Shawn Gilliam

Almost Alfresco

Photo by Spacecrafting

Lighter surfaces with coastal textures and colors breathe new life into this California-inspired renovation. Read more

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Universal Design

Photographs by Chad Holder

A new Northfield home designed by architect Michael Graves embodies accessible design in every sense. Read more

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Living Room

Photos by Chad Holder

Layers of bright color create the perfect backdrop for family life while preserving—and even enhancing— the architectural beauty of an early 20th-century Prairie-style home. Read more

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Living Room

Photos by Steve Henke

Sustainable design, building, and landscaping choices shape a new home on Minnetonka's Libbs Lake. Read more

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Billy Beson and James Dayton

Photograph by Steve Henke

An iconic Minneapolis design duo—interior designer Billy Beson and architect James Dayton—combined their talents to renovate a penthouse loft in a landmark Mill District building. Read more

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Pop art and modern furnishings add youthful touches to a Minnesota couple's chic penthouse getaway. Read more

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Photos by Kim Cornelison

A streamlined mix of materials and sleek architectural lines create a “modern Georgian” backdrop for favorite art and furnishings in this new Minneapolis home. Read more

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Photo by Melinda Nelson

A top-to-bottom renovation brings a Lake Minnetonka home something it never quite had— a connection to the lake. Read more

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Photos by John Haynes

The budding shopping area just north of Target Field houses Veronique Wantz Gallery, Spring Finn & Co., and now, Ūmei. Read more

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Jeff Murphy

Photo by Caitlin Abrams

Jeff Murphy's new space in Minneapolis fuses classic style with an unexpectedly elegant edge, similar to the homes the architectural firm designs. Read more

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Photo by John Haynes

Minneapolis architect Toby Rapson—son of the late Ralph Rapson—reflects on his family’s past and looks ahead to its future. Read more

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A young couple brings a cottage back to its roots—paving the way for the family to play a key role in its rich history. Read more

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At their new cabin near Hayward, Wisconsin, a Minneapolis couple makes the most of life on the lake, from logrolling to dreaming about Ralph the bear. Read more

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Copper window bay on home

Photograph by Seth Hannula

Inside and especially out, copper is making a comeback. Read more

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By tapping into nature, this new home in Roseville is designed to consume next to nothing. Read more

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Thoughtful design features helps a new home find its place in an established Edina neighborhood—and in the hearts of a young, growing family. Read more

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Photos by Jeff Johnson; Styling by Lisa Evidon

It’s tough to tell what’s old and what’s new in this 1922 Minneapolis home—and that’s exactly what the design team intended. Read more

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Rebecca Kolls with her dog, Cash, who hangs out at the store

Photograph by Caitlin Abrams

From weather forecaster to magazine editor to shop owner, expert gardener Rebecca Kolls makes her move to Main Street. Read more

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maren kloppmann

Stephanie Colgan

Shawn Gilliam tells the story of ceramic artist Maren Kloppmann. Read more

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casa verde design

Karen Melvin

Sean Gilliam writes on how the new Casa Verde Design showroom highlights green and sustainable homes with more traditional '20s and '30s styles, including Arts and Crafts and Tudor homes, thanks to the work of Rosemary Merrill, Susan Jacobs... Read more

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