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Mike Berger

Michael Berger is executive editor of Midwest Home and Minnesota Monthly magazines. He’s been writing about home design, historic preservation, and all things home-improvement for over twenty years.

Make Magic Happen

When you think of home remodeling, what comes to mind? If you’re like many, you might envision a scenario not unlike the 1986 movie,...

Q+A with Shane Schaaf

Photos by Spacecrafting Styled by Sam Beberg To think outside the box; it’s a phrase that connotates originality, creativity, and uniqueness. To Shane Schaaf, founder of...

A Sacred Space

Designed for Japan. Crafted in Canada. Assembled in Minnesota. Anywhere else you’d be hard pressed to put these three statements together, but at Sacred...

Marvin Windows: Inside Looking Out

Photos courtesy Marvin WindowsAt their most basic form, windows are nothing more than big holes in our homes that are covered over with glass....
Designed by Divine Custom Homes, this new home’s contemporary, mountain-lodge style is heightened by black board-and-batten siding and stone, cedar, and iron accents.

Enter Into Luxury

Step inside the homes on Midwest Home’s 2018 Luxury Home Tour