In Minnesota, a Family Business Thrives Making Homespun Toys by Hand
Lark Toys aims to make customers happy, one wooden toy at a time.
The Artist Using Playful Designs to Reimagine Public Space in the Twin Cities
An artist’s interactive public work fosters unity in Minnesota.
Frank Lloyd Wright's Little Known Gas Station For the Future
Frank Lloyd Wright is renowned for numerous iconic structures—but not the little Minnesota gas station that was part of his...
Air Purifiers
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The Real Good Experiment
In early November, Minnesota–based furniture and design company Blu Dot dropped 25 Real Good Chairs on the streets of Manhattan...
Palm Springs Modern: Wexler Steel Houses
Architect Donald Wexler was thinking prefab long before prefab was popular.
Designer Spotlight: Matthew Plumstead
Minnesota-based designer Matthew Plumstead has had quite the year.
The Original Homeowners of a Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed House Ask $1.4 Million
It’s a rare occasion when a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright goes on the market.
Modular and Modern in Canada: 2 Cool Homes Popping Up in Calgary and Beyond
Founded in 2004, Minnesota-based Hive Modular creates affordable high-end prefab homes that minimize exposure of building...
The People's Park
An amorphous profession, landscape architecture embraces everything from civic plazas, highways, and landfill reclamations to the...
A Lake Superior Escape With a Whitewashed Masonry Sauna
Wood and masonry come together in this Minnesotan refuge that balances the built environment with the natural setting.
Illustrator Mike Perry
Mike Perry knows how to fill a page--and beginning this week, he's filling a 2,800-square-foot exhibition space at the...
Remote Control
A family selects prefab to make sure their new home, located 1,700 miles away, is turnkey-ready upon their arrival.
Dive Into a Visually Stunning Book That Celebrates Modernist Architecture and its Evolution
Covering a wide range of iconic homes from Le Corbusier's Villa Savoye to Shigeru Ban’s Curtain Wall House, Phaidon's recently...
17 Modern Rentals That Give You a Front-Seat View of Incredible Fall Foliage
From coast to coast, these contemporary homes are the perfect autumn retreats from which to watch the leaves change.
Balthazar Korab: Architect of Photography
A new biography highlights the rich, black-and-white photography of Balthazar Korab, whose sharp imagery helped give a face to...
Modern, Lakeside Living in Minneapolis
Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.
Dwell Reflects on Frank Lloyd Wright in Honor of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth
It's no secret that Frank Lloyd Wright has received his fair share of coverage over the years at Dwell—and rightfully so,...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.

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