President of ron brenner architects and Simply Elegant Home Designs in Stillwater Minnesota, brings over 25 years experience designing single family homes, community facilities and performing residential development planning. His home designs and house plans have been featured in numerous publications including Midwest Home and Garden, Professional Builder, Taunton Press and Architecture Minnesota.

Ron's work has been described as having a “casual elegance”. Strong building forms combined with clean yet simple detailing, and appropriate but restrained ornamentation give his home designs a distinct aesthetic. His home designs and house plans clearly pay respect to the past, but move it forward with open space planning and modern conveniences. The result is a home that is inviting, comfortable, functional and beautiful, but not fussy.

Ron also seeks to provide helpful design tidbits and news on his blogs at
Contact: Ron Brenner
226 Myrtle Street East
Stillwater, MN 55082
License Number: MN 20137
Commented: New build This kitchen was about 16' (left to right) x 14' (front to rear). The wide angle lens probably distorts this a bit.
September 23, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: Wood floors? I believe these were #2 red oak planks with a watco danish oil finish.
August 14, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Commented: Is this a sunroom or sitting room? This was meant to be a bright den, office or sitting room. The wall panels were simple 1x6 or 1x8 boards butted together with a slight reveal.
August 14, 2014 in Photo Questions  
Ron Brenner Architects commented on a discussion in Photo Questions: New build
September 23, 2014
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