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Camille LeFevre

Camille LeFevre
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Camille LeFevre has been writing about architecture and design for local and national publications throughout her career as an arts journalist. Her love of home as a place of sanctuary, inspiration, and community is profound, whether she’s teaching Pilates out of her home studio in Saint Paul or welcoming guests to her family house in Sedona.

5 Ways to Maximize Small Spaces

Photos by Kory Kevin ReckingerAre you living, working, playing, and relaxing in small home, condo, or apartment? And wondering how to fit it all...

A Light, Bright, and Durable Home for an Active Family

Photos courtesy Interior Impressions“Oftentimes, there will be nerf footballs flying through the room,” mused Amy Leferink’s client, who has three boys and a dog....

Chisel Architecture Trademarks its Pattern of Life® Approach to Design

Photos by Alyssa Lee. Project done by Marcy Townsend as architect while at Charlie & Co. Design.Nearly every residential architecture firm purports to design...

Freeze Design Build Creates Custom Furniture

Photos courtesy Freeze Design BuildWhile recently reorganizing my home office, I ventured online in search of a new desk, which led me to a...

Home Style of the Month: Contemporary Rustic

Photos by Scott AmundsonIn today’s style parlance, the descriptor “rustic” often gets applied to residences ranging from tiny log cabins to sprawling mountain retreats,...

The District Edina Plans to Begin Construction in Fall 2020

Photos courtesy The District EdinaJust steps from beautiful Nine-Mile Creek, on a wooded three-acre lot, is a white three-level building long used as office...
Lighted stairs lead down to the swim-up bar, dining table, and grill area, all of which overlook the surrounding wetlands.

A Saltwater Oasis

Photos courtesy Mom's Design BuildMaximizing Minnesota’s short summer months is challenging when a third of the home property is a wetland that can’t be...

Cyrus Artisan Rugs Offers Luxury Hand-Woven and Hand-Tied Rugs for Comfort Underfoot

Photos courtesy Cyrus Artisan RugsFor five generations, beginning in Iran, Alex Farahan’s family has worked in the luxury hand-woven and hand-tied rug business. His...

Tips for Upping Your Outdoor Living Spaces this Summer

Photos courtesy Southview DesignThe scene is set for summer in the cities: Play it safe and avoid exposing yourself and your family members to...

7 Flowers to Outlast the Summer Heat

Avid gardeners never give up, even when storms, heat, humidity, or drought threaten to bring summer’s blooms to end. To discover which flowering plants...

Residential Design Firm Nguyen Architects and Resilience Following Fire

Photos courtesy Nguyen ArchitectsAfter George Floyd’s murder on May 25, protestors and rioters took to the streets in an uprising that brought international attention...

Alchemy Architects Launches the lightHouse ADU

Photos by Plant PrefabAcross the U.S. and Canada, cities are increasingly allowing homeowners to construct ADUs, or accessory dwelling units, on their property. ADUs...