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Design Forward

Strong design connects this colorful yet comfortable space to its traditional home. Nestled in the heart of the city, this transitional kitchen and living space look out onto an inviting and beautifully landscaped courtyard.

Elegance on the Lake

This spacious lakeside retreat received a grand redesign. A beautiful palette of stone and tile details are complimented by the use of walnut and painted cabinetry. With a stunning view of Lake Minnetonka, this homes open design is perfect for entertaining.

Elevation

This stylish recreation of a 1920’s historic grain silo offers dynamic views of lakes and the city skyline. The spherical spaces are balanced by the strong horizontal lines in the quarter sawn sapele cabinetry. Painted white cabinetry at the kitchen and baths creates a classic backdrop to the modern aesthetic.

Artistic Background

Situated on the river, this urban loft overlooks downtown Minneapolis. A quiet respite was the main drive for this remodel. A fitting display for the owners art was important as well.

Teak Transition

A much needed interior redesign brings this suburban home into a modern cohesive state. Quartersawn teak veneer graces several areas including two separate office spaces.

Vibrant with a View

Striking colors and bold design decisions brought this classic 1920’s space back to life. The ample sized living room was enhanced by a beautiful new ash ceiling recessed into the buildings structure adding scale and visual drama.

Handsome and Rugged

A bold, modern kitchen is the centerpiece of this remodel, seamlessly pairing steel and cerused white oak. A vast expanse of calcutta gold marble countertop provides ample prep surfaces in this chef friendly kitchen.

Parkway Traditional

A beautiful white oak inglenook welcomes you to this turn of the century home. Combining classic details and existing design elements, this inglenook adds to the charm of the home. A custom cherry kitchen with modern appliances provides a family friendly gathering place.

Living with Style

All of the period millwork details were matched in the renovation of this traditional 1920’s space. This remodel began with two distinct living spaces being brought together by a cohesive design aesthetic. While almost every area was revitalized, the master suite was the focus of this project.

Rustic and Refined

This whole home remodel focused on updating the home and establishing a cohesive design presence. Rustic rough wooden beams provide a dramatic statement amid smooth venetian plaster walls.

Kenwood Manor

Every detail was meticulously restored or updated on this classic Kenwood home. Amidst graceful landscaping, a beautiful old grow cedar pergola provides a shady respite from the city.

Tudor Revised

This classic Kenwood tudor has been the site of a second floor addition and houses a modern master bath suite featuring custom teak cabinetry. A sleek rift-sawn white oak kitchen graces the first floor providing views of the backyard.

Modern Craftsman

This kitchen, featured in the 2012 Kitchens and Baths issue of Fine Homebuilding magazine, incorporates modern design while staying true to the heart of this craftsman home. The use of quarter-sawn white oak and a timeless design have created a wonderful inviting space.

Classic Connection

A new spacious garage provides the foundation for a large entertaining room in this classic Kenwood home. Connecting this spacious great room to the existing home is a naturally lit multi-use space featuring a mudroom, office space, and built-in storage cabinetry.

Metro Modern

This modern home in St. Paul is the first new construction in University Grove in 20 years. A three story soapstone wall provides a stunning backdrop for the open staircase. Combined with an open floor plan, walls of full-height windows and skylights keep this home warm and bright with natural light. This home was featured on the 2012 AIA Homes by Architects Tour.

LEED Led Summit Splendor

A complete restoration of a home originally built in the twenties, the focus of this project included energy saving enhancements and sustainable building practices. Renovated beyond its original beauty, the home now exhibits 21st century technology including a geothermal heat source and a high efficiency building environment. Walnut floors and period millwork grace the first floor of the home, and the second floor living space features contemporary styling. A pool and tennis court round out the exterior complements.

Isles Perch

After languishing for many years on an overgrown lake-view site, this house was completely renovated from top to bottom, from new mechanicals to finish paint. The architect also added space and reoriented the views while maintaining the essential character of the home originally built in the early part of the twentieth century.

Crane Island Cabin

A challenging island site is the setting for this fine lake home. Its features include wood at all surfaces, including pine paneling on the walls and ceilings, ash flooring, painted cabinetry, and hickory countertops, shelves and stairs. A wrap-around porch and soapstone wood burning fireplace surround are among the many amenities.

Lakeside Remodel

An extensive restoration and enhancement of a turn-of-the-century home on Lake Minnetonka, these photos represent a small sampling of the exquisite design and craftsmanship employed here. Fine woodworking is featured throughout the interior and exterior of the home.

Sixties Spiffed

This spacious, modern kitchen faithfully brings a 60’s modern home into the new millennium. A 7-foot sliding pocket door allows the kitchen to be closed for entertaining.

East Harriet Elegance

A walnut paneled sitting area provides the view to Lake Harriet in this luxurious master suite. Maccassar ebony accentuates the bed stands and footboard with additional walnut cabinetry throughout. The bedroom features a vaulted ceiling and contemporary-styled gas fireplace. The master bathroom incorporates terrazzo tile with shellstone countertops and spa tub deck. A separate dressing room with a full complement of cabinetry is also featured.

River Respite

An ipe wood deck enhances the panoramic views of the Mississippi River from this classic mid-century modern home. Custom Spanish cedar patio doors and screens provide access to the remodeled living room with its raised dining area. The stunning kitchen features teak cabinetry with soapstone countertops. Teak cabinets also encompass the master suite as well as the guest bathroom. Teak clad interior doors provide dramatic accents throughout the home.