• Backyard pool area

    Photo by Tracy Walsh

    A Renewed Sense of Place

    A lakeside vista with a foundation of evergreens gave this Minneapolis landscape good bones to cultivate and space for new plantings to take root. Read more

  • Terrace Seating

    Photo by Spacecrafting

    One with the Landscape

    Comfortable scale and thoughtful detail come together with an open floorplan in this new home, creating a sense of history where every space looks out to the lake. Read more

  • Living Room

    Photographs by Spacecrafting

    Spice Girl

    Designer Carrie Ellington outfits her Minneapolis cottage like she puts together her wardrobe: Sweet feminine pinks, sparkles, and ruffles tempered with edge—jet black, animal prints, and plenty of sassy attitude. Read more

  • Living Area

    Photographs by Scott Amundson

    Coastal Connection

    East Coast meets Midwest in a lakefront beauty that gains personality from exquisite detailing and fun splashes of color. Read more

  • Foyer

    Photographs by Spacecrafting

    Color and Confidence

    Elissa Bean, cofounder of Bean + Ro gift shop in Edina, is no wallflower. She prefers flirty, vibrant butterflies that bask in her sunny vestibule, which hints at the surprise colors and patterns in the personality-filled rooms beyond. Read more

  • Study

    Photographs by Jeff Johnson

    Elements of Style

    Tried-and-true design principles meld with personality and a touch of play in a nearly century-old Minneapolis home. Read more


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