NATIONAL CotY WINNER 2016
To accommodate two toddlers and a large dog, these homeowners traded their loft in Minneapolis’ North Loop for a unique, modern home in the first ring suburbs. The house had some great features, but the kitchen…
The kitchen and adjoining living space was dark and isolated from the open flow of the rest of the house. The complaints were numerous:
The owners’ directions were clear: “Surprise us! No generic modern spaces. We are not worried about style—we want something that feels unique and personal but that fits the house. And practical—nothing with fancy trim or hard to clean surfaces.” Their wish list included:
The final design was the result of deep collaboration with the homeowners and reflects their unique aesthetic and personalities. At a home tour, after the project was completed, a visitor commented that the space felt like their favorite neighborhood coffee shop. The homeowners enthusiastically agreed.