Colfax Remodel

We worked with Kristine Anderson of Peterssen/Keller Architecture to remodel the dining room, kitchen, bathroom and music library of this stately Uptown family home. The contemporary tile work in the bathroom adds a new chapter to the residence while the … Continue reading →

St. Louis Park Addition #2

The addition of two dormers, one for the dining area and one for Elena’s bedroom, allowed us to create a dynamic eat-in kitchen which is much more suited to the family’s lifestyle. The family also gained a valuable future basement … Continue reading →

St. Anthony Park Basement

A previous addition to this home turned the basement into a series of fragmented rooms. By removing a portion of the old concrete foundation wall, we were able to finish the basement with a much more logical flow. We insulated … Continue reading →

Kingfield Family Home

Working with Studio 134 we removed the wall between this home’s kitchen and dining room and replaced it with a comfortable seating area as well as substantial cabinet space. Every inch counted in this project! The result is a free-flowing … Continue reading →

Minneapolis Tangletown Addition

In partnership with SALA Architects we totally transformed the first floor of this stately Tangletown Tudor in Minneapolis. A bar area and much needed powder bath replaced the old kitchen, while the kitchen and sunporch addition have a strong visual … Continue reading →

Arden Hills Flip-Flop

A cramped and poorly designed kitchen interrupted the flow between living room and dining room in this 80’s rambler near Lake Johanna. By removing an underutilized fireplace and two partition walls we were able to invert the kitchen and living … Continue reading →

St. Louis Park Addition #1

The relatively modest square footage of this addition stands in contrast to its importance to the owners: they love it! We removed the exterior wall of the kitchen and added a generous dining area and a mudroom / “landing area.” … Continue reading →

Modern Condo

Working in collaboration with James Dayton Design, Ltd, we helped transform a developer-driven condominium in Minneapolis into a bright, airy showcase for the owner’s contemporary art collection. The residence features “aging in place” elements, extensive custom millwork, and translucent glass … Continue reading →

Mac-Groveland Addition

This addition takes full advantage of its southern exposure and blends seamlessly into the fabulous backyard landscaping. We increased the size of the kitchen enough to add two seating areas: a single seat at the end of the island as … Continue reading →

Mill City Condo

Working in collaboration with James Dayton Design, Ltd, we turned this mundane, industrial space into a warm and inviting retreat in the heart of the city. Extensive larch paneling on the walls and ceiling create a tactile envelope that also … Continue reading →

Golden Valley Remodel

Sometimes the most critical projects occur outside of the “public” areas of a house. In this Golden Valley remodel, we completely renovated the sleeping and bathing quarters. The master suite now includes a generous bathroom and an ample walk-in closet … Continue reading →

Portland Avenue Whole House

The client’s recent move from the Southwest prompted us to remodel their dank, leaching limestone basement into warm haven inspired by the tones and textures of Santa Fe. We lowered the floor four inches for a little more headroom and … Continue reading →

Summit Avenue Remodel

The complete remodel of upper levels of this stately Summit Avenue home included removing a portion of the ceiling between the third floor and attic to create an airy, vaulted space. The new space includes a child’s play loft, accessible … Continue reading →

Crocus Hill Music Studio

This St. Paul carriage house took on a new identity with this stylized upper level music studio. New windows, recycled denim sound batting, heated flooring, and a “sound wall” constructed of cedar 4×4 post cut-offs all contributed to a space … Continue reading →

Highland Park Remodel

A luminous, high-vaulted space filled with blond oak, this client’s house was built as an antidote to Minnesota’s winter gloom…in the 70s. The kitchen layout matched the clients’ habits but they sought an upgrade with Scandanavian elements. Working with SALA’s … Continue reading →

West St. Paul Addition

This single story addition added much needed light and space to a heavily shaded home with predominant living space on its northern side. Now, southern sunlight pours through the new windows and spills into the adjacent dining room with its … Continue reading →

St. Paul Tangletown Basement

A stone’s throw from Macalester College, this residence once served as student housing. The project began with the ceremonial removal of an ancient Macalester sauna, as well as other strange relics: a neon concrete floor tile and a .45 caliber … Continue reading →