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Camille LeFevre

Camille LeFevre
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.

Docomomo US/MN’s Minnesota Modern Tour Day 2018

Photos by Ben Clausen Where can you find the only Alcoa Aluminum Company home in Minnesota, built in 1958 as a marketing ploy to showcase...

Docomomo US National Symposium Highlights Iconic Architecture

In Minneapolis and St. Paul, it’s well-known that such pioneering industrialists as Dayton, Pillsbury, and Washburn (and later Cowles) not only drove the businesses...
Inside a room at the Lora Hotel in Stillwater, Minnesota.

Hello, Lora

Carved out of the limestone cliffs by the Minneapolis architecture and design firm ESG, Lora brings the hidden history of Stillwater—buried within rock, concrete, and centuries of folklore—vibrantly into the present.
The showroom at DesignBar in Wayzata, Minnesota.

The DesignBar Space Lift

Interior designer Bridget Chirigos opens the DesignBar in Wayzata for DIYers, the budget-conscious, and anyone with spaces in need of sprucing up
A newly remodeled bathroom featuring a shower with live plants growing inside that bring nature indoors.

Earthy Glam

A heavenly rain shower transforms a dysfunctional and—let’s face it—ugly bathroom
Built by Stonewood, LLC, this Orono home’s "mountain-modern" exterior combines a contemporary aesthetic with rustic materials, such as reclaimed barn-wood siding paired with dark metal accents. Featured on Midwest Home's 2018 Luxury Home Tour.

Lakeside Dream Home

Perfect for entertaining, this contemporary home’s generous floor plan is rivaled only by its sweeping lake views.
The exterior of a home, to which, upon arrival, guests are met with an inviting front porch tucked beneath one of the home’s two distinctive gabled pavilions. Part of Midwest Home's 2018 Luxury Home Tour.

Contemporary Cottage

Spacious yet warm with getaway spaces for both parents and kids, this charming home was built for family living
In the open plan living area, entertaining opportunities abound–guests can gather around the gas fireplace or jaunt out onto the balcony for a breath of fresh air. Part of Midwest Home's 2018 Luxury Home Tour.

Smart Sophistication

With towering windows offering stunning views of the Minneapolis skyline, this modern condo feels like a luxurious urban tree house

Heirloom Shopping at the Twin Cities Arts & Crafts Show and Sale

An heirloom is commonly thought of as an item of jewelry, tchotchke, or home accessory (lamp, rug, chair, or artwork) passed down within a...

How Siah Armajani’s Sculptures Confound and Connect Us to “Home”

Four walls and a roof, windows and doors: In western culture, the basic components of a house are immediately recognizable, as are the ways...

Weavers Guild Celebrates Innovations in Textile Arts

As the warp of late-summer crisscrosses through the weft of early autumn, the Weavers Guild of Minnesota (founded in 1940 by six women) and...

Amy Rice Expands Home Décor Line with Sweet New Wallpapers

Amy Rice, one of Minnesota’s most beloved artists and artisans, has long delighted her fans with wistful, nostalgia-infused and richly imagined imagery. She uses...