A Designer’s Dream Home in Minneapolis

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen buying a house, you’ll often hear the phrase, “Location, location, location!” Because while you can change almost everything else about your new home, the one thing you won’t be able to...

Fresh Start, Old Soul: A Mill District Penthouse Receives New Life

Photos by SpacecraftingThe stately St. Paul home Tom and Kathy Awe had lived in for 20 years took a while to sell, which didn’t end up being a bad thing. “We raised our four...

Q&A: Lake Wood Designs Lets “The Wood Speak for Itself”

Photos by John Keefover of KeefographyWhile working with Duluth Timber Company (now closed), Devin Garrett got antsy. He was helping with sales, a website launch, and other initiatives, “but I had a vision of...

M/I Homes’ New Maple Grove Townhome Community Caters to All

Photos courtesy of M/I HomesThe Minneapolis team at M/I Homes is no stranger to fast-paced growth. In fact, the year after the Ohio-based builder bought Hans Hagen Homes in December 2015, it closed on...

Present Perfect in St. Paul

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen Karen Pervo and her late husband bought their Arts and Crafts-style home in 1999, it was perfect in many ways. Karen grew up in a midcentury home and craved the detail,...

mnima Introduces Exigen Lighting Series

Photos by Jeff Cords of Cords PhotographyInterior designers often say that one significant change in décor can enliven or elevate an entire room. mnima llc’s new Exigen lamp is a perfect example. The table...

An Italianate Escape in Chanhassen

Photos by Spacecrafting“Sprawling, open, and warm,” is how architect James McNeal describes his recent build, a 9,400-square-foot Tuscan-style villa that, while located in Chanhassen, was designed to make guests feel as though they’ve been...

The Collective: Bradley Hall Gallery

Photos providedFrom his Granite Falls studio in a former Episcopal church built in 1889, artist Bradley D. Hall captures it all with his signature linoleum block prints—from life’s little moments to the grand landscapes of...

Beth Dooley Celebrates Regenerative Agriculture in New Book

Photos by Mette Nielsen, courtesy of UMN PressAs a follow-up to the James Beard Award-winning cookbook she wrote with chef Sean Sherman, Beth Dooley takes a deep dive into local, regenerative (or sustainable) agriculture...

Historical Ambience, Modern Comforts

Photos by Troy ThiesThere are some spaces that wear creativity in plain sight while others quietly tuck innovative details into traditional, timeless surroundings. This bathroom addition by Ben Quie & Sons, which specializes in vintage and historical...

A Naturally Norwegian Abode Near Lake Harriet

Photos by SpacecraftingAs a young couple, R. J. and Krista Kern adored the charming homes that lined Minneapolis’ Fulton neighborhood. The pair would walk the block and dream up fictional stories about the houses...

A Revived Mediterranean by Anne McDonald Design

Photos by Amanda Marie StudioThere’s something romantic about Mediterranean Revival architecture. Easily recognized by terracotta roofs, crisp white stucco, and wrought-iron details, these homes bring to mind a sunny Italian villa or old Hollywood...