Lou Maxon is the future owner of Maxon House and the founder and principal creative director of M, a brand storytelling agency. He has worked as a creative director and designer for magazines, advertising agencies, marketing and design firms, and in-house creative teams in Seattle and New York. The Maxon House project is the subject of a documentary film series produced by Kontent Partners that chronicles the art and craft of a modern dwelling from beginning to end. Maxon, his wife Kim, their three sons and great dane reside in rural Carnation, Washington where their future house will be built. The family is sharing their entire experience of planning, designing and building the home with Dwell readers to inspire others to to think outside the norm when it comes to modern living.

Building the Maxon House: Week 25
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the…
Building the Maxon House: Week 22
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the…
Building the Maxon House: Week 20
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the…
Building the Maxon House: Week 16
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the…
Building the Maxon House: Week 15
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs,…
Building the Maxon House: Week 12
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs,…