COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
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Minnesota Private Residence traditional kitchen
 

Minnesota Private Residence

http://www.cookarchitectural.com
Perched on wooded hilltop, this historical estate home was thoughtfully restored and expanded, addressing the modern needs of a large family and incorporating the unique style of its owners. The design is teeming with custom details including a porte cochère and fox head rain spouts, providing references to the historical narrative of the site’s long history.
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Lisa Salas Dixon wrote:
Dog island - Where can I purchase a dog island and how much?
   Comment   May 22, 2013
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Renae Hiatt
dont know , but I like it!
May 22, 2013 at 9:23pm   
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. This is custom built by Braaten Creative Woods, which is located in Savage, Minnesota.
May 23, 2013 at 1:34pm     
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fosterkw wrote:
Dogs - Where can I buy these cuties?
     Comment   March 28, 2013
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penfreed
Is there a standard sort of cabinet holding these pups or was it custom built? and what if i get it and my dogs don't like it? my dogs would do that.
June 23, 2013 at 8:24am   
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
The cabinetry is custom built for this project. Unfortunately only you know if your dogs will like a bed or not, maybe fill it with treats at first to get them used to the idea. Good luck!
July 18, 2013 at 7:07am     
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sclips wrote:
Is this an Island? What size is it?
     Comment   February 10, 2013
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. The pet island is approximately 9'-5" with a 2' column on each end. The surface is approximately 5'-5"
February 14, 2013 at 8:42am     
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sochockire wrote:
What paint was used around the windows?
   Comment   February 2, 2013
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. The interior designer RLH Studios located in Minneapolis selected the interior finishes on this house. They may be able to assist you with the answer to your question.
February 5, 2013 at 8:38am   
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sochockire
Thank you.
February 5, 2013 at 9:14am   
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tarloo wrote:
What type/size of dogs are shown in the picture?
   Comment   August 27, 2012
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dharris02
Looks like a Golden Retriever and the white dog a poodle/Maltese mix
April 13, 2013 at 11:24am     
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Shari Horowitz
This is awesome -- great idea. Can you please tell me what kind of floor you used? Are they porcelain tiles (12 by 12 or what size?) or is it another material?
Thank you so much.
November 20, 2013 at 10:50am   
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pookakat wrote:
Drawer Metal Hardware - Perfect metal drawer pulls...who makes them and can you tell me the name of the design line ? Thanks...
   Comment   July 31, 2012
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for your interest in our project. We were the architect of record and designed the home. The interior designer for the project selected the finish materials. The interior designer is RLH Studio located in Minneapolis.
August 14, 2012 at 9:32am   
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August 14, 2012 at 1:13pm   
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missbitsy3 wrote:
I love the pillows - I have been looking for pillows to use on a wonderful red sofa and love these. Are they available somewhere? Thanks
   Comment   June 17, 2012
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COOK ARCHITECTURAL Design Studio
Thank you for interest in our project. The interior designer selected the finishes for this project, The interior designer was RLH Studio located in Minneapolis.
August 27, 2012 at 12:29pm   
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nataleejo wrote:
I love the chairs. Where can I get them?
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ejg4
These chairs are made by Century Furniture in Hickory, NC. They are from the Town & Country Collection and are available in over 100 finishes. www.centuryfurniture.com
February 11, 2014 at 4:20pm      Thanked by nataleejo
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anebertran wrote:
What size is the dogs bed?
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motherbear
I would think that it was custom made to fit the space.
January 6, 2012 at 5:48am   
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lapreilly
i love this...perfect solution for the dogs beds that take up space on my living room floor. so much more attractive too!!
July 27, 2012 at 4:06pm     
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rpio wrote:
I love the cake stands and dome where are they from?
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dmyoung15
Did you receive a reply on the cake stand? I'm interested in the source as well.
December 17, 2012 at 7:33pm   
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Leslie Cording wrote:
What is the paint color of the walls?
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Leslie Cording
Thank you so much - I love it!!
June 3, 2011 at 1:35pm   
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kirsten69
please tell me where i can find the same exact flooring.thanks!!
October 8, 2013 at 4:22am   
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Holly Berecz wrote:
Photo Permission? - We're compiling a blog for WoodIQ.com on a built-in place for pets. May we use your photo? We will, of course, provide credits. Thanks!
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kbryan22 wrote:
Could you please tell me the brand, shine, and paint color used on the walls in this space? Thanks so much it is beautiful.
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