Collection by Matthew Keeshin

Homes with a Midwestern State of Mind


The Midwest might have a reputation for being polite, but these homes are unapologetically modern.

Architect Charlie Lazor opted for a wash of black on the prefab cabin he designed on Madeline Island, Wisconsin.
In one of the last industrial pockets of West Town, UrbanLab’s Martin Felsen and Sarah Dunn created a modern live-work...
The residence is set back a few feet from the site’s edge, allowing more light to flood into neighbors’ windows and...
The exterior of the Field House, designed by Wendell Burnette Architects in Ellington, Wisconsin.
Geoff and Joanna Mouming’s compact modern farmhouse is the first permanent structure at Yum Yum Farm in Wellman, Iowa.
Photo by: Dan...
Rough-sawn plywood and standing-seam metal siding clad the house.