Edina, MN

Blended to Perfection

LiLu’s custom design for this blended family in Minneapolis incorporates an atypical mix of styles, proportions, and a lively color scheme to reflect vibrant charm and an active lifestyle. We created rooms for individual moods and varied activities while continuing a consistent spirit throughout their home. Arty, whimsical touches bring into play distinct tastes that provide shared enjoyment for the entire family.

Lilu’s Role

  • Designed and developed an overall concept and color palette based on our clients lifestyle.
  • Selected interior finishes and composed materials palette.
  • Designed and drafted furniture space plans.
  • Selected and purchased all furnishings, fabrics and accessories.
  • Selected all decorative lighting fixtures with finishes and lamping.
  • Designed custom furnishings.
  • Designed custom cabinetry.
  • Designed fireplace and architectural trim details.
  • Designed custom window treatments.
  • Selected and custom colored area rugs.
  • Selected new artwork from local galleries.
  • Reviewed and revised shop drawings.
  • Worked with workrooms and sub-contractors to implement design solution.
  • Attended site meetings and provided construction supervision services.
  • Designed remodel and drafted construction drawings and notations for contractor.
  • Designed overall space plan.
  • Designed lighting and switching plan and specified all lighting fixtures with finishes and lamping.
  • Selected all plumbing fixtures with finishes.
  • Selected hardware with finishes.
  • Wrote interior specifications for use by contractor.


Photography: Alex Steinberg