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Spotlight on Scandinavian Design

In this Q&A event sponsored by Cultured Stone and Kindred Outdoors + Surrounds, owner/designer Amy Matthews and Boral Stone Division Director of Marketing Sarah Lograsso discuss the Scandinavian-inspired design elements of the TOH 2021 Modern Barnhouse.

Fall 2021, Idea House, Modern Barnhouse, St. Paul, MN, Amy Matthews at the front dor

2021 Modern Barnhouse: Exterior Reveal Tour | Ep. 6

Join designer/homeowner Amy Matthews to learn more about the design principles and building products used to create this Scandinavian-inspired stunner.


2021 Modern Barnhouse Build: Finishing Touches | Ep. 4 

We’re getting close to the finish line at the 2021 Modern Barnhouse in Minnesota. In this episode, designer/homeowner Amy Matthews gives us a sneak peek at the finishing touches inside and out, as we get ready for our big reveal!

Shower Installation Solutions | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

TOH Modern Barnhouse designer/homeowner Amy Matthews demonstrates how Schluter-Systems helped her create a perfectly waterproofed, completely customized shower experience.

Design & Decor Tips from Amy Matthews | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

Details make all the difference when it comes to creating a cohesive look—regardless of your design aesthetic. Here, designer/homeowner Amy Matthews shares some of the products, materials, and ideas that completed her vision for this Modern Scandinavian Barnhouse. 

Outdoors & Outbuildings | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

Tour the property, get a closer look at the exterior building materials, and take a peek inside the remodeled outbuilding/workshop

Ground Floor Gathering Spaces | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

Take a tour of the ground floor gathering spaces in this Scandinavian-inspired stunner

Welcome to the TOH 2021 Modern Barnhouse Idea House!

The simple barn shape is traditional. But the clean lines, spacious open plan, and dramatic sightlines are all about modern style.

Second Floor High-Functioning Spaces | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

Upstairs isn’t just for sleeping; it’s where business, laundry, and exercise also happen. And Amy designed the rooms to be both practical and inviting.

Amy Matthews with paint brush

Scandinavian-Inspired Palette | 2021 Modern Barnhouse

Here’s how a thoughtful Nordic-inspired palette from Benjamin Moore put the finishing touches on designer/homeowner Amy Matthews’ dream house

See the Plans for the Modern Tudor Idea House

Check out the floor plans for the 2022 Idea House, the Modern Tudor, in Charlotte, NC.