Kitchen Alfresco

A visual connection between this kitchen and the outdoors was a vital element of this renovation.

Lakeside retreat

Crocus Hill Residence

This venerable Victorian home was renovated to create moments of surprise and delight.

The Stable

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Crocus Hill Georgian

We collaborated with our client, a design connoisseur, to renovate this classic 1920s Georgian, bringing new light, better flow, and a sophisticated design sensibility to the home.

Golden Valley Prospect

Contemporary Cottage

Wonder Wall

For a client who loves the colors and textures of nature, we combined a breathtaking marble wall with a dramatic center island of American walnut.

Lake Superior Retreat

For a simple yet sophisticated family home on Lake Superior, Nature dictated the perfect location. Set on 14-acres with spectacular views of water and sky, the main cabin and guest house are connected by a covered breezeway.

Deephaven Residence

Challenged by a small, outdated kitchen, the P/K team collaborated with interior designer Brandi Hagen to create a spacious kitchen, galley pantry, and family room that reflects the original modernist spirit of the home.

Lakeview Resiedence

Lakeside Oasis

Brookview Residence

This new home captures the spirit of Midwestern charm and blends it with a classic Americana aesthetic of the east coast cottage.

Mid Mod Kitchen

Edina In Progress

With any new project, the true test is whether the design is beautiful, even sans furnishings.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

Crooked Lake Cabin

Ridgedale Residence

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

This Arts & Crafts Tudor was honored with a B.L.E.N.D. Award for the beautiful renovation.

Crocus Residence

Working closely with interior designer Martina Willegale, ASID, of Designs by Martina, we transformed a warren of small, dark rooms into an open, welcoming space for cooking, entertaining, and hanging out.

Golden Valley Residence

This award-winning sustainably designed home features geothermal HVAC and photovoltaic solar panels. The home won an AIA Minnesota Home of the Month Award, and was featured in Architecture Minnesota.

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Orono Retreat

Rolling Green Remodel

Linden Hills Cottage

Nearly a century ago, this Lake Calhoun cottage was a summer home. This renovation respected the original spirit while making it comfortable, energy-efficient, and functional for a modern family.

Competition: Van Alen Paris Prize

Challenged to design a temporary building on Wall Street, Gabriel Keller explored the process of remembrance. By re-conceptualizating the slave market, he creating a provocative juxtaposition between stock exchange and human exchange.

UNBUILT: Long Island Retreat

Gabriel Keller co-conceived this Hamptons home with glass facades to reveal the ocean beyond.

P/K + A

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

Ryan J. Fish, AIA, designed this 3D model to illustrate the fusion of great design with energy efficiency.

In Progress: New York Manor

Concept: Surly Brewery

We collaborated with Surly founder Omar Ansari to develop a conceptual design for a destination brewery with a restaurant, a terraced beer garden,a green roof, and outdoor ampitheater.

Golden Valley Ranch

We renovated this mid-century ranch home in Golden Valley with an improved space plan, an open staircase, and oversized windows that allow light and energy to flow easily throughout the home.

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

Wooddale Cottage

Kenny Kitchen

We renovated this narrow galley kitchen to make it more ship shape, with maximum space for prepping food and cooking.

St Louis Park Residence

Spring Valley Residence

Twin Lakes Rambler

The client loved their mid-century home, except for the drafty windows and the exorbitant energy costs. Now that the renovation is complete, the living--and the heating bills--is easy.

East Calhoun Residence

Edgewater Kitchen

Canine Approved

Cottagewood Residence

A modern home for a young family.

Garage becomes reading room


P/K is honored to restore this John Howe original to its former glory. Often referred to as the pencil in Frank Lloyd Wright's hand, John Howe designed many houses in Minnesota in the prairie style. We're ecstatic to have the chance to work on this truly original home.

Zenith Cottage

Green Dream Home

Selected as the Green Dream Home for the 2013 Parade of Homes Spring Preview, this home includes geothermal HVAC, photovoltaic solar panels, a plug-in system for an electric car, and other sustainable design features.

Gyst Fermentations

The owners of Gyst, a café that serves biodynamic wines, artisanal cheeses, and other fermented specialties, asked us to help transform a former vintage clothing store into a space that feels like someone's kitchen.

Highlands Residence

Washburn Cottage

We updated this charming Craftsman-style bungalow to create better flow and bring more light into the rooms. The porch functions as an outdoor room for reading, relaxing, and shooting the breeze.

Competition: Bearden Place

With Bearden Place, Carl Olson, now at P/K, and Patrick Freet envisioned six green and affordable units where residents can live, work, and flourish in a North Minneapolis neighborhood.

Clothes Heaven

Bright way to start your day

The Lynn on Bryant

When our client, a chef, asked us to design a new restaurant at 50th and Bryant in Minneapolis, we were honored to help realize his vision of a petite, French-inspired bistro with an organic modern design aesthetic.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

Competition: Evolo Skyscraper

Andrew Edwins, a gifted P/K designer, designed this innovative Skyfarm, 20 acres of climate-controlled farmland for the Evolo 2011 Skyscraper Competition.

Nordic Prairie

A mudroom that has as much character as the family that it belongs to.

Eminent Residence

We collaborated with Brandi Hagen of Eminent Interior Design to update her 1960 rambler. The project received an ASID Minnesota award and was featured in Kitchen Trends magazine.

Unbuilt: Harriet Park Residence

This new home offers a fresh, contemporary twist on Scandinavian cottage style.

Modern Kitchen

This sophisticated kitchen features striking teak cabinets and a polished walnut bar with a dramatic raw edge.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 6

Woodhill Ranch

This project, a dynamic addition to a 1950s mid-century modern home, was featured in Midwest Home magazine.

Brookview Residence

Design Team:Gabriel Keller

Photography: Spacecrafting

Med'oza Ponds Residence

Academic: Hydroponic Architecture

Carl Olson, one of our very talented designers, wrote his 2007 thesis on an architecture of hydroponic agriculture to bring sustainable farming to urban areas.

P/K in #hashtags

2015 Art Show

Isles Craftsman

Sunday Paper

Zenith Stairway

Edgewater V

Safety in the Workplace

Artist in Residence


Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Blank Canvas

Iconic Design

Ross & Orenstein

Anything for the Shot


How it begins

2012 Art Show

Lake of the Isles Residence

Linden Hills Craftsman

Private Oasis


Welcome to the lake

Iowa Farmhouse

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3

P/K arcade

Breezy Point

Take your Corgi to work day

2011 Art Show

Zeno Cafe

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

Team Work


LEED Platinum Bungalow

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Lakeside Sunset

Karch Mobil

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Edgewater VI

2010 Art Show

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

At home with art

East Isles Tuck Under

In Progress: Costa Rica

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill


Concept: Calhoun

Edgewater VII

Sheridan Residence

Design by hand


P/K Style

Illuminating the axis


2014 Art Show

Laundry Suite


Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat

2013 Art Show

Shoreline Vista

Isles Suite

Harry Wild Jones

It's in the details

Dreaming of Nosara

Art of Cake

The eye must travel

Butler's Pantry

Garage Beautiful


Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1


Section by hand

Design is in the Details

Blend Awards

Concept: Kenwood

Beginning with bumwad

Feel like home?

Snow Day

Every House Has A Story

For the aspiring cook

The Edgewater

Situated on the shores of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, the Edgewater features 22 shell units that have been built-out as custom-designed homes.

East Calhoun Residence

Indianola Residence

Family Cabin

Highlands Mid-Century

B&B or Master Suite?

Framed Vista

Whether by happenstance or design, many of our clients share our passion for lakes, oceans, and rivers. While each project is as unique as the clients, our work is always guided by a respect for the environment, an understanding or how a home should relate to its surroundings, and our commitment to exceptional design and enduring quality.

East Isles Renovation

Linden Hills Farmhouse

Visitors find it hard to believe that this charming home is brand new, as the scale, detailing, and welcoming front porch are perfectly at home in the Linden Hills neighborhood. It even received a Buildings and Landscapes Enhancing the Neighborhood Through Design (B.L.E.N.D) award!

Iowa Farmhouse

Colfax Residence

East Isles Arts & Crafts

An addition on this stately Harry Wild Jones designed home, blends beautifully on the exterior, while infusing the house with a modern twist on the interior.

Surf's Up!

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11


There's beauty in the unexpected.

Reading in the sunlight.

We love fun details!

Where materials meet.