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Our Work

01

A Breath of Fresh Air

For our extensive renovation of this home in Park City, Utah, we had several goals: Ditch the stone fireplace and other trappings of a traditional mountain retreat in favor of more contemporary décor. Create a more open floor plan to accommodate gatherings of family and friends. And maximize the property’s connections with its stunning outdoor…

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Modern Sensitivity

They wanted to find a home on the North side of the Longfellow Neighborhood of Mpls, no other location would do. These newlyweds also knew they wanted a modern home designed to fit respectfully within a neighborhood of mostly traditionally styled homes. They approached Shelter to design their new home ...even if they didn't know…

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Graphically Modern

This project began with our Reality Check service.  In our first visit we found a 1980s home and clients who desired modern influences and fun touches to add whimsey and personality to their home.  Our clients, a talented graphic artist and his wife, were key contributors to the design of this space and were creatively…

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River Residence

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city along the beautiful St. Croix River, the site of this residence is unparalleled. Having lived at this location for many years, the client was unwilling to move from this gorgeous site but needed updates to their space. Shelter was tasked with adding more life and…

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Bent Paddle Brewing

When the owners of Bent Paddle Brewing went in search of a place to call home they were drawn to the waters of Lake Superior and Duluth, Minnesota. When it was time to expand, water and outdoor adventure were the logical theme of their new taproom. The design team repurposed an old furniture warehouse into…

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CREED Interactive

CREED Interactive is a web design company that is doing big things with interactive media. They work primarily with clients in the local Minneapolis and Saint Paul area, but their clients have goals that extend far beyond simple geography. They strongly believe in partnership with their clients and offer them a team of senior-level talent…

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Enriching the Kitchen

The University of Minnesota prides itself on the ability of Greek Life communities to make a large University feel like home. Therefore, this University sorority partnered with Shelter to update the kitchen and dining spaces in their home in order to improve the functionality of the space. Custom chairs and a desire for a relaxing…

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Visit Eau Claire Experience Center

Article from Volume One magazine October 31st, 2018 Visit Eau Claire is now planted firmly in the heart of Eau Claire. The tourism marketing organization held a grand opening Oct. 26 for its new space in the Pablo Center at the Confluence, 128 Graham Ave. Although the new center – at the intersection of Graham…

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