US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Trends Vol. 29/11 - Page 30

Architect: Gabriel Keller Assoc AIA, Lars Peterssen AIA, Carl Olson Assoc AIA, Peterssen/Keller Architecture (Minneapolis, MN) Interior designer: Linda Engler ASID, Emily Thull ASID, Engler Studio Cabinet company: Braatan Creative Woods Builder: Bob Near, Streeter & Associates Structural engineer: Joe Cain, Mattson Macdonald Young Doors and windows: Marvin Windows and Doors; SP Windows; Simpson Door Company Flooring: Rift-sawn red oak Paints and varnishes: Benjamin Moore Lighting: Urban Electric Company, Waterworks, Rejuvenation, Circa Lighting, Currey & Company, Lamplight Designs Furniture, blinds and drapes: Engler Studio Audiovisual and home theater: John Deering Theater Design Kitchen cabinetry: Inset cabinets with exposed finial hinges, Cliffside icebox latches, Rejuvenation bin pulls Countertops: Soapstone; walnut butcher block on island Backsplash: Ann Sacks Medina field tile in Pale Blue; Marrakech border in White/Pale Blue from Fantasia Showroom Kitchen sink: Shaws Fireclay; Rohl Faucets: Rubinet Raven Range: Wolf Ventilation: Custom, with Vent-A-Hood insert Refrigeration: Sub-Zero Dishwasher: Miele, integrated Bathroom vanity: Braaten Creative Woods, Calacatta marble top Basin: Kallista Barbara Barry Faucets and shower fittings: Kallista Hampstead Tub: Porcher Epoque Nouveau Story by Charles Moxham Photography by Karen Melvin Above right: In the master bedroom, light patterns and textures bring a soft aesthetic. The bed is by Hickory White and the bench by Hickory Chair. A subtle Ralph Lauren drapery fabric finishes the room. Right: A fireplace formerly at the far right of this picture was removed, allowing the space to be reconfigured more effectively. 28 more renovations at Before “We initially drew a floorplan that included more furniture, but having decided it would make an ideal area for reading and reflection, the room now has just two chairs. The conc rete tile floor is a departure from the rest of the home, and so is the ceiling. Porch ceilings are often painted pale blue – said to keep bees away – so I followed this tradition, but made a stronger statement, with a more intense blue.” Upstairs, Peterssen/Keller created a spacious new master bathroom off the existing master bedroom, allocating the old bathroom space to walk-in closets.