The media, in its many forms, has taken notice of our company and our projects. Many have been featured locally, as well as in places as far away as Alaska and China.


“The Innovators, Lynn Monson” Kitchen & Bath Design News magazine, October 2018
“St. Louis Park Business Owner Wins Design Award” Sun Sailor Newspaper, December 18, 2018
“Remodeling 550 Top Full Service Remodelers” Remodeling Magazine, May-June 2018


“Before and After: Thoroughly Modern Makeover” Mpls Star Tribune, October 15, 2017
“Remodeling Top 550” Remodeling Magazine, May 2017


“ASID Designer Kitchen Tour” Midwest Home, April/May 2016
“Remodeling Top 550” Remodeling Magazine, August 2016
“St. Louis Park Business Owners Win Remodeling Award” SLP Sun Sailor, June 25, 2016
“NewsBusiness Honors” Pioneer Press, June 19, 2016


“Remodeling Top 550” Remodeling Magazine, August 2015
“Before and After: Fresh Face for a Tired Kitchen” Mpls. Star Tribune, October 25, 2015
“14 Award-Winning Kitchens and Baths” Midwest Home Magazine, November/December 2015
“Before and After: Cooking up an Award-Winning Kitchen” Mpls Star Tribune, February 1, 2015


“America’s Top Remodelers 2014” Professional Remodeler, November 2104
“Baby Boomers are Remodeling to Stay” Mpls Star Tribune, February 15, 2014
“Making a Splash in Today’s Bathrooms” Mpls Star Tribune, January 26, 2014
“NARI Offers Design Tips During May Home Improvement Month” Chicago Tribune, Trib Local Desplaines, May 6, 2014
“Vibrant Color Returns in Remodeling Projects” Florida Coastal Real Estate Guide, May 29, 2014
“Guide to Good Design: An Example of What an NKBA Designer Can Do” Midwest Home, August 2014
“Use of Color Key Among Trends Seen in 2014 Kitchens” Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2014


“West Metro Home Remodeling Fair” St. Louis Park Magazine, February 2013
“550 Full Service Remodelers” Remodeling Magazine, August 2013
“Winners of the 2013 NARI Contractor of the Year Awards” Southwest Journal, December 19, 2013 and MN Parent Magazine, January 2014.


“2012 Designer Kitchen and Bath Tour” Midwest Home, September/October 2012
“NKBA 2012 Awards: A welcoming Design” Midwest Home, November/December 2012
“Downtown Condo,” “Traditional Kitchen,” “Blue Bath” International New Architecture, Kitchen and Bathrooms 6, December 2012
“Baths—The Latest Products” Alaska Home Magazine, Winter 2012-13


“Sleek and Affordable,” “Often Entertaining,” “His & Her Comfort” Distinctive Kitchen Solutions, Spring 2011
“Minnesota Twins” Remodeling Magazine, January 2011


“Color My World” Bathroom Trends, Vol. 26 #3
“Bath Remodels, Part 2: Tiny Bathrooms”, Homegirls blog, March 5, 2010
“ASID Kitchen & Bath Tour: Euro Love, American Style” Mpls.St.Paul Home, Fall 2009
“550 Full Service Remodelers” Remodeling Magazine, August 2009


“Showrooms 101” Mpls.St.Paul, December 2009
“Back to Basics” Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2009
“ASID Kitchen & Bath Tour: Euro Love, American Style” Mpls.St.Paul Home, Fall 2009
“550 Full Service Remodelers” Remodeling Magazine, August 2009


“Personal Outlook” Bathroom Trends, November 2008
“Great Room, Great View” Spaces, October/November 2008
“Remodeler of Distinction: It’s All About Choice” The Builder’s Journal TC, September/October 2008
“Dream Kitchen Auction” Midwest Home, September 2008
“Top 500 Remodelers 2008” Qualified Remodeler, August 2008
“ASID Kitchen Tour: Versatile Views” Mpls.St.Paul, August 2008
“Italian Charmers” Twin Cities Home Improvement, April 2008
“Partners on Award Winning Projects” ASID MN Design Directions, Spring 2008
“Elevated Perfection” Mpls.St.Paul, February 2008
“Design Statement” Twin Cities Home Zone, January 2008
“Kitchen & Bath Tips from the Pros Mpls.St.Paul Home 2008
“Hometime” HomeTime syndicated show, airing December 6, 2008


“Packed with Function” Better Homes & Gardens, Dec. 2007/Jan. 2008 SIPS
“MN NKBA & Reuse Center Team for Garage Sale” Retail Observer, November 2007
“$100,000 auction of a Dream Kitchen” Midwest Home, October 2007
“Sleek Outlook,” “Sparkling Makeover,” “Made to Order” Midwest Home, October 2007
“2007 ASID Kitchen Tour: 17 Kitchens, One Weekend” Mpls.St.Paul, August 2007
“Open and Shut Case” Twin Cities Home Improvement, July 2007
“Amazing Multi-Tasking Bathroom” Kitchen & Bath Design News, June
“Making a Splash” MARQ, February/March 2006
“17 Ways to Lighten Up” Remodeling, Better Homes and Gardens, Feb./March 2006


“Warming Up in Contemporary Style” Midwest Home, December 2006/January 2007
“Splish Splash” Kitchen & Bath Design News, November 2006
“Remodel Behavior” St. Paul Pioneer Press, October 10, 2006
“Top 500 Remodelers 2006” Qualified Remodeler, September 2006
“A Remodel with Pizzazz” Home by Design, August/September 2006
“Remodelers Showcase” BATC Remodelers Council


“Room to Breathe” Home Remodeling, Women’s Day Special, Fall/Winter 2005
“A Complete Kitchen Warm-Up” Midwest Home, December 2005/January 2006
“Master of Illusion” Midwest Home, October/November 2005
“Going Down Market—With Care!” Mpls Star Tribune, Business Section, September 21, 2005
“QR Top 500” Qualified Remodeler Magazine, September 2005
“Medicine Cabinets Go Outside the Metal Box” Mpls Star Tribune, Home & Garden Section, March 2, 2005
“Remodelers Showcase” BATC Remodelers Council


“Hers alone” Midwest Home & Garden, October/November 2004
“QR Top 500” Qualified Remodeler Magazine, September 2004
“Small Business Owners Honored as IFA Franchisee of the Year” Franchising World Magazine, March 2004
“Splurging on Surfaces” This Old House Magazine, March 2004
“Ah Spa!” Mpls Star Tribune, Home & Garden Section, Feb. 25, 2004


“Man Made” Midwest Home & Garden, October/November 2003
“COTY Winners Feature Natural Materials, Bright Hues” Kitchen & Bath Design News, July 2003
“NKBA 2003 Design Competition” Kitchen & Bath Design News, April 2003
“DreamMaker Introduces Specialty Kitchen & Bathroom Remodeling” Sun Newspapers, March 20, 2003
“Products – Readers Choice – Personal Assistant” Remodeling Magazine, March 2003
“Past Perfect – Restoration” Kitchen & Bath Business, March
“10 Tips for Smooth Running Projects” Better Homes & Gardens, Feb/Mar 2003 Special Interest
“Remodelers Showcase” BATC  Remodelers Council
“Kitchen Make-Over Contest” Rainbow and KARE-11 TV


“Big 50 Soloutions, Q&A, 20/20 Hindsight” Remodeling Magazine, December 2002
“Beyond Builder Basic” Professional Remodeler, December 2002
“Chrysalis award Winners” Design/Build Business, October 2002
“National Kitchen & Bath Awards” Midwest Home & Garden, October/November 2002
“Your Business – Tech @ Work – Pocket Camera” Remodeling Magazine, September 2002
“Your Business – By Design – Trend Watch” Remodeling Magazine, September 2002
“Color and Fashion” Kitchen & Bath Business, August 2002
“Products – Reader’s Choice – Warm Wood” Remodeling Magazine, July 2002
“Franchisors Build a Future In Remodeling & Construction” USA Today, Wednesday – July 24, 2002
“One Hundred & One Best Companies to Work For” Professional Remodeler, June Issue 2002
“Kitchens That Cook” Remodeling Magazine, April Issue 2002
“Room For Change” (3 Separate Segments) Home & Garden Television (HGTV), Airing 2002/2003


“Franchise Fever” Remodeling Magazine, December 2001
“2001 Chrysalis Award Winners” Design/Build Business, October 2001
“Bright Ideas” Midwest Home & Garden, October/November 2001
“Prominent Woman In Our Industry-DreamMaker in the Twin Cities” Retail Observer, September 2001
“ASID Showcase Home: Historical Accessible Bathroom” Mpls St.Paul Magazine, May/June 2001
“Big 50: Fine  Design” Remodeling Magazine, May 2001
“Best Practices: Outwit, Outplay, Outlast a Remodel” Remodeling Magazine, April 2001
“Ask the Pros” Midwest Home & Garden, February/March 2001


“Two-Pronged Strategy Provides Enhanced Market Coverage” Kitchen & Bath Design News, October 2000
“Movers and Shakers” Remodeling Magazine, May 2000
“The Middle March” Mpls StarTribune Home/Garden


“Making a House a Home” Mpls StarTribune Home/Garden
“Making Wishes Come True” Highland Villager Newspaper, April 7, 1999


“Sink Solution” Midwest Home and Garden June/July 1998
“Offering Options for Remodeling” St. Louis Park Sun/Sailor Newspaper, January 21, 1998