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A London Pub on the Lake

This custom home on Minnesota’s Lake Minnetonka incorporates the homeowners' love for London into its antique walnut bar


Guest Column: Blurred Lines

Using floor-to-ceiling sliding or folding glass doors is an effective means of enhancing the connection between interior spaces and the outdoors.

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Design Spotlight

Design Spotlight: Outbuildings by LDa Architecture & Interiors

Tudor-style home with central stone fireplace in the pool house


Design Details: Float On

Hidden tension rods float this terrazzo staircase

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Design Spotlight: Outbuildings by Charles Hilton

Pyramids, Doric columns, and a dialogue framing the pool and its terrace


Design Spotlight: Outbuildings by Rotelle Studio

See the creative results from the ultimate battle of backyard sheds

Best Practices

Light Touch

Understanding these basics will help you create better lighting transitions


Design Spotlight: Storage Solutions by John Cronin

A place for books, wine, and paperweights


Design Details: Hidden Secret

A hidden library door gives this new custom-built house the quirkiness of an old home.

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Design Spotlight: Storage Solutions by Rodger Owen

Creating a home where children and adults can feel comfortable in all spaces

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Design Spotlight: Storage Solutions by Richard Laughlin

From a space to stow the Christmas tree to an island with cookbooks


Q + A: Happy Place

Architect Michael Lehrer on great windows, hand-built models, and builders with high emotional intelligence

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