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Challenged by a small, outdated kitchen, the P/K team collaborated with interior designer Brandi Hagen to create a spacious kitchen, galley pantry, and family room that reflects the original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

Edgewater Kitchen

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.

York Residence

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 9

Cottagewood Residence

Highlands Residence

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.


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.

Spring Valley Residence

Lowry Hill Cottage

Lakeside Oasis

Basswood Remodel

Photography: Spacecrafting

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.

Green Dream Home

Ridgedale Residence

Brookview Residence

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

A modern home for a young family.

Roanoke Residence

Unbuilt: Hillside Residence

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

Zenith Cottage

Orono Retreat

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.

Crooked Lake Cabin

Canine Approved

Wooddale Cottage

St Louis Park Residence

Golden Valley Prospect

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

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.

Lake Harriet Arts & Crafts

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

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.

P/K + A

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.

Zenith Contemporary Cottage

Mid Mod Kitchen

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.

Garage becomes reading room

Kenny Kitchen

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

Kitchen Alfresco

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

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 7

East Calhoun Residence

Indianola Residence

In Progress: New York Manor

Lakeside retreat

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.

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.

Eminent Residence

East Calhoun Residence

Edina In Progress

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

Crocus Hill Georgian

Crocus Hill Renovation

Burnham Remodel

Crocus Hill Residence

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

Golden Valley Mid-Century

Golf Terrace Residence

Rolling Green Remodel

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.

Lakeview Resiedence

Contemporary Cottage

The Stable

Med'oza Ponds Residence

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.

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.

Unbuilt: Harriet Park Residence

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

Nordic Prairie

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

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.

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 8

Bright way to start your day

Brookview Residence

Design Team:Gabriel Keller

Photography: Spacecrafting

Woodhill Ranch

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

Modern Kitchen

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

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.

Clothes Heaven

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.

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 6

Welcome to the lake

Blank Canvas


2010 Art Show


Iconic Design

Private Oasis

Team Work

Feel like home?

Snow Day

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 5

In Progress: Costa Rica

2012 Art Show


Lakeside Sunset

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 2

Shoreline Vista

Linden Hills Craftsman

Edgewater V

Laundry Suite

Unbuilt: Seaside Retreat


P/K arcade

Take your Corgi to work day

Sunday Paper

Ross & Orenstein

How it begins

Art of Cake

Lake of the Isles Residence

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 12

Design is in the Details

Iowa Farmhouse

Breezy Point

Illuminating the axis

Every House Has A Story

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 4

Edgewater VII

Blend Awards

Beginning with bumwad

2015 Art Show

2011 Art Show

P/K Style

Section by hand

Isles Craftsman

Sheridan Residence

Concept: Kenwood

Butler's Pantry

Garage Beautiful



Material: Curved Wood Flooring

Zeno Cafe


LEED Platinum Bungalow

Tribeca meets Crocus Hill


At home with art

Design by hand


Karch Mobil

Harry Wild Jones

Concept: Calhoun

Edgewater VI

Safety in the Workplace

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 10

Zenith Stairway

Artist in Residence

P/K in #hashtags

2014 Art Show

It's in the details

East Isles Tuck Under


The eye must travel

Anything for the Shot

Dreaming of Nosara

Isles Suite

2013 Art Show

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 3

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 1

Twelve Days of Sketching: Day 11

We love fun details!

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.

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

East Calhoun Residence

Indianola Residence

B&B or Master Suite?

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.

Family Cabin

Colfax Residence

East Isles Renovation

Where materials meet.

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.


There's beauty in the unexpected.

Surf's Up!

Reading in the sunlight.

For the aspiring cook