In The Media

Putting the Fun in Farmhouse

American Farmhouse Style Magazine, Spring 2017

Interior designer Darsi Floersch of Martha O’Hara Interiors shows off a custom farmhouse family home in American Farmhouse Style Magazine.

Design Interview with Kate O'Hara

Million Dollar Decorating Podcast, Winter 2017

The Million Dollar Decorating Podcast with James Swan interview Martha O'Hara Interiors' Marketing Director, Kate O'Hara, on what it's like to work with her...

Style Section: Through the Designers' Eyes

Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase Guidebook, Spring 2017

Martha O'Hara Interiors featured inside the Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase Spring 2017 Guidebook Style Section for our interior design work on home #263...

Trends in Renovation

Luxe Austin Magazine, March/April 2017 Issue

Luxe Austin Magazine's March/April 2017 issue features Martha O'Hara Interiors talking about trends in renovation.

3 Red-Hot Fireplace Makeovers, Winter 2017 showcases the incredible transformation of our Oak Leaf Residence remodeling project with before/after photos by Martha O'Hara Interiors.

2017 Readers' Choice Winner

Hopkins Sun Sailor News, 2017

Martha O'Hara Interiors named 2017 Readers' Choice Winner in the category of interior design by the Hopkins Sun Sailor Newspaper.

Traditional Coastal Home with Classic White Kitchen

Home Bunch Blog, Winter 2017

Waterfront property in Washington State by Martha O'Hara Interiors featuring Fay + Belle rugs, transitional style, and custom furnishings.

"Houzz Tour: Color Makes This House a Home" Home Tour, Winter 2017

Martha O'Hara Interiors Houzz Home Tour featuring a new construction interior design project in Edina, MN with bright and preppy colors.

A Well Designed Business Podcast

With Guest Speaker Kate O'Hara

Kate O’Hara, Director of Marketing and Business Development at Martha O’Hara Interiors, shares business best practices on the popular podcast A...

"Easy Elegance"

Home Design & Decor, Winter 2017

When an active family wanted time together but also time apart in their newly remodeled four-bedroom home in Austin they called on Austin/Minneapolis interior...

"Tips for Incorporating Greenery, Pantone's Color of the Year, Into Your Next Project"

Builder & Developer Magazine, Winter 2016

The folks at Pantone are on to something, selecting Greenery: the fresh and vibrant yellow-based color as a hue to emulate in 2017. Channeling green tones...

"Create a Dazzling Holiday Display"

Star Tribune, Winter 2016

Here are tips for displaying everything from Santas to tinsel trees.

"Interior Design Trends You'll Love in 2017"

Builder & Developer Magazine, Winter 2016

If the return of gold has you feeling like a winner, or if shiplap has stolen your heart, you're in good company. These are two design trends that are on...

"Life in Color"

Midwest Home Magazine, November & December 2016

ASID & Midwest Home present Life in Color Competition Winners.

"Keys to Kitchen Island Lighting"

The Scout Guide, September 2016

A focal point, a place to perch, and a highly functional space, a kitchen island must accommodate a number of needs— which means selecting the right...

Artisan Home Tour 2016

Artisan Look Book, Fall 2016

Looking for inspiration? You'll find it here in the 2016 Artisan Home Tour Look Book. Inspired is the one adjective that applies to every one of the 21...

"Gorgeous in Gray"

Dream Kitchens & Baths, Fall/Winter 2016

Elegant but comfortable, this Minnesota Kitchen serves an active family with grace and style...

Pup-Approved Shower

Midwest Home Magazine, September 2016

The perfect spot in your home to clean wet and muddy paws, tails, and bellies as well as boots and garden tools! ...

Traditional vs. Transitional: What's the Big Deal?

City Homes LLC Newsletter, Summer 2016

When it comes to personal style, what you call your style isn't important. You like what you like and really, that is what matters. But when you are...

Extending Character

MSP Magazine, May 2016

It's tough to tell what's old and what's new in this 1922 Minneapolis home - and that's exactly what the design team intended...

Color Theory

Lavish Living Magazine, March 2016

Spring time is the perfect descriptor of the color green. When someone says "green" you automatically picture grass, plants and flowers. It has long...

Green Flash Color Trends

Concepts & Colorways, Winter 2016

Vibrant. Eye-Catching. Fun!2016 Color Trends: Green Flash, Pantone 15-0146 ...

Porch Pro Feature: Victorian Revival, Winter 2016

Victorian Revival ScrapbookMartha O'Hara Interiors, Interior Design & Photo Styling | Corey Gaffer, Photography ...

A Little Vino

Canadian Home Trends Magazine, Winter 2016

Clever wine storage for your kitchen...

Organization & Space-Saving Design Secrets, Winter 2016

Learn designer's secrets on the most innovative ways to staying organized while keeping a pristine home.

The Home & Design 100

MSP Magazine, November 2015

She may run a hugely successful interior design business, but when it came time to decorate her own home, Martha O'Hara, founder of Martha O'Hara...

Cool Off with Eucalyptus

Better Homes and Gardens, November 2015

"Gray-greens have an earthy yet sophisticated contrast, which makes them interesting." Darsi Floersch...

Clean Lines, Bright Colors & Lots of Wallpaper

Embark Magazine, Winter 2015

Originially built in the 1990s, this home needed a youthful and bold update. As a professional working couple with two teens, familial comforts with some...

Interior Design for Exterior Spaces

Lavender Magazine, May 2015

Summer is quickly approaching and with the occasional perfectly sunny day already upon us, it's time to open our homes to the outdoors.

Colorful Cases

St. Louis Homes + Lifestyles, April 2014

Spruce up built-in shelving with a pop of color. Painting or adding wallpaper to the back of the shelves makes a striking statement.

House Beautiful

Woodbury Magazine, March 2014

Location, Location, Location. Anyone who’s ever bought a home knows this phrase; it usually implies the sacrifice that’s made to get the home of...

Coastal Season & Spring Into Pink

Parade of Homes Magazine, Spring 2014

Spring 2014 interior design trends: coastal living and pink! Pages 46-52.

"Color Inspired," Feb 2014

If colors influence your mood, why not surround yourself with fabulous shades that will bring out the best of your personality? We've rounded up room...

"Make It Organized," Jan 2014

Make It Organized Magazine

Your entry should be a statement, giving guests a good first impression of your home. Don't be afraid to used color and balance function with style.

"Stylish Study Break," Jan 2014

MSP Magazine

Forget the paneled library room, what’s really hot right now is the homework nook. For this kids’ study, Martha O’Hara Interiors used...

"What's Old is New Again," Winter 2013

Austin Home Magazine

Having lived in their Windsor Road house for 14 years, David and Kim Hood weren’t sure how much longer they would stay. They had four grown children, and...

"8 Things Interior Designers Want You to Know", December 2013

Have you been dreaming of hiring an interior designer? Wondering if hiring a designer is right for you, or just want to know more about what the process is...

"Houzz Tour: Comfort and Balance in a Minnesota Manse", September 2013

The husband wanted a masculine home. The wife wanted a place full of vibrant color. Short of calling a marriage counselor, what was the designer to do?

"Castle By the Lake," Aug 2013

Midwest Home Magazine

This Tudor-style estate has it all: fine architectural details, intricate millwork, and an enviable location on Lake Minnetonka’s Gray’s Bay....

"As You Like It," Aug 2013

Midwest Home Magazine

One of the few things that the eventual owner will not be able to customize about this home is the view. The .62-acre lot sits on a rise that looks down over a...

"Recipe for Color," June 2013

Romantic Homes Magazine

Finding the right balance between feminity and function was the challenge presented to designer Jayme Meyer when her client wanted a family-friendly kitchen...

"Staging Your Home to Sell," April 2013

Lavender Magazine, Kate O'Hara

One of the most stressful times in a homeowner’s life is when they decide to sell their home and move to the next big thing. The process becomes...

"Fresh Spring," April 2013

The Inspired Room Blog

What’s Your Home’s Seasonal Style?

"Gray is the Color of the Hour for Home Interiors," April 2013

Star Tribune

“50 Shades of Grey” isn’t just the title of a racy novel. It also describes the paint chips now arrayed on countless kitchen counters as...

"Off the Field," March 2013

MSP Magazine

Before joining the Vikings and being named Defensive MVP in 2010 by his teammates, Chad Greenway was a country boy who grew up on a pig farm in South Dakota....

"Refined Patina," Fall-Winter 2012

Elegant Homes

Multiple sojourns to Europe - first as newlyweds, then with their two daughters - have instilled a love of all things old-world in Mark and Emily Joern. It...

"Timeless Beauty," Fall-Winter 2012


The threshold to this home in Edina, Minnesota, is undeniably impressive. High-gloss ebony wood floors shimmer underfoot. Shale-colored walls instill a sense...

"Organize This: Gift Wrap!" Nov 2012

Better Homes & Gardens Blog

It’s the holiday season! And the giving season! That means gift wrapping galore is about to take place, so getting all of those ribbons and bows and...

"The Lodge Goes Lux," Oct 2012

MSP Magazine

Antlers and animal heads have hit the home scene hard. And rather than steering into kitschy camp territory, the trend has evolved into the land of luxury....

"11 Spaces That Aced High School", September 2012

Kids everywhere are again packing lunches and sharpening their No. 2 pencils. The traffic seems to be heavier first thing in the morning as the streets bustle...

"Family Function," August 2012

Midwest Home Magazine

It’s the kind of neighborhood where kids still gather to play kick the can or capture the flag until their parents call them home at night. The school is...

"Minnehaha Creek Chic," August 2012

Midwest Home Magazine

The east-flowing Minnehaha Creek is so important to the history of Edina that the city’s founders named the town after a busy gristmill powered by the...

"Rustic Elegance," Aug 2012

Midwest Home Magazine

Perched on the shores of Lake Minnetonka at Palmer Pointe, this five-bedroom home in Minnetrista affords some of the longest lake views possible. The front...

"Designers We Love: Martha O'Hara Interiors," June 2012

Layla Grace, The Backroom Blog

Creating spaces for the modern world that incorporate classic, timeless pieces is one of our favorite things to do at Layla Grayce, so naturally we feel a...

"Neutral Zone," Spring 2012

Beautiful Kitchens & Baths

Enjoy our work, featured in the latest issue of Beautiful Kitchens & Baths! This master bath offers plenty of marble, luxurious details, and a...

"Style Touchdown," April/May 2012

Midwest Home Magazine: Cover Story

Abby and Ben Leber are as Midwestern as buttered ears of corn. Abby was raised in Concordia, Kansas, (pop. 5,395), the daughter of an electrician/plumber. Ben...

"Your Door: Shades of Privacy and Light", January 2012

A roman shade can add stylish appeal to any French door. It incorporates softness to a room, allows you to get creative with the materials -- and of course a...

"Readers' Choice: The Top 20 Home Offices of 2011", December 2011

With more people working from home in 2011, finding room for a home office became a necessity. Smart solutions for multi-purpose spaces, small spaces, and ways...

"Gorgeously Gray," Winter 2011

Beautiful Kitchens & Baths

Deep blue-gray. Some might compare it to pewter, others to a thunderstorm rolling in over one of Minnesota's 10,000 lakes. Few would suggest it for a young...

"Sunny Disposition," Winter 2011

Beautiful Kitchens & Baths

When Annie Murphy lists the qualities she wants in a master bath, she sounds like she's describing a favorite weekend spa: serenity, peacefulness,...

"A Balanced Blend," Nov/Dec 2011

Midwest Home Magazine: Cover Story

When Mark and Emily Joern decided to build a new home in the tree-lined Rolling Green neighborhood of Edina, they envisioned a traditional, European-style...

"Five Designers at Home," Nov 2011

Spaces Magazine

Five interviews with Twin Cities interior designers include talks with Carrie Rodman and Jayme Meyer of Martha O'Hara Interiors.

"After the Storm," Sept 2011

The Today Show

The students at Sojourner Truth Academy spent the first two weeks of the school year eating in their classrooms. That's because a team of contractors from...

"Harmonic Convergence," Aug 2011

Midwest Home Magazine

When the owners of this two-story cottage first contacted Schrader & Companies, they planned on renovating their 1970s home. They loved the location, but...

"Room for Creativity," May 2011

MSP Magazine

By its very nature, creativity is unruly. Zany crayons with names such as atomic tangerine and electric lime refuse to stay in their original box. Tall...

"Spring Preening: In Living Color," April 2011

Star Tribune

If your home feels like it's stuck in winter, here are some budget-friendly ways to add a seasonal punch of color to your decor, create a front-door-worthy...

"Spinning the Color Wheel," Feb 2011

Star Tribune

At work, Jayme Meyer creates color palettes to please her clients. But at home, the designer for Martha O'Hara Interiors can show her true colors.Meyer...

"Color of the Year: Here Comes Honeysuckle," Jan 2011

Star Tribune

Want to freshen up your color scheme for the new year? Consider coral. Not just any coral, but a bold hot-pinky one, a hue that the color poobahs at Pantone...

"A Triumph of Teamwork," Sept/Oct 2010

Midwest Home: Cover Story

If cameras had been rolling when Landyn and Steve Hutchinson walked into their new house for the first time, it would have played like the final minutes of an...

"Aspen on the Lake," Aug 2010

Midwest Home Magazine: Cover Story

Imagine dramatic cedar-covered cantilevers that frame the house front and back. Picture floor-to-ceiling walls of windows that disappear—as if by...

"Fairytale Cottage," Aug 2010

Midwest Home Magazine

Nestled on a 2-acre wooded lot in Deephaven, this 5,700-square-foot European-style cottage takes luxury to the next level. “Our goal was to create a...

"A Few of Her Favorite Things," Spring 2010

Artful Living

Deb O'Brien has the time of her life furnishing her Edina home.

"Lakeside Delight," Aug 2009

Midwest Home Magazine

This charming cedar-shingle and Fond du Lac stone cottage on Lake Minnetonka’s Gray’s Bay offers the homeowners, a family of four with two teenage...

"Sustainable Luxury," Aug 2009

Midwest Home Magazine

This significant home has earned a LEED silver rating from the U.S. Green Building Council for building practices that take into account energy and water...

"Wallpaper is Back Baby!" Jan 2009

Kori's Korner Blog, Midwest Home Magazine

On Monday I stopped over at KARE11 to do a segment with Di Pierce on tips and trends found in our annual Home Book. Among the trends…wallpaper!...

"Cottage Charm," Aug 2008

Midwest Home Magazine

The sweeping approach to this home in the Rolling Hills neighborhood of Edina might put visitors in mind of an English estate—that is, until they spot...

"Fit to Scale," Aug 2008

Midwest Home Magazine

Inspired by the philosophies of Sarah Susanka, author of The Not-So-Big House (Taunton, 2001), DiGiacomo Homes & Renovation, Inc. transformed a beautiful,...

"French Fairytale," Aug 2008

Midwest Home Magazine

The empty-nester couple that owns this French-style manor in Wayzata had a specific request for builder David Bieker, owner of Denali Custom Homes, Inc....

"Historic Charm," Aug 2008

Midwest Home Magazine

On the shore of Edina’s Highland Lake sits the newest creation by TC Homebuilders. Led by owner Tony Giannakakis, TC Homebuilders follows just one...

"Interior Design Firm Helps Sellers Stage Homes," Dec 2007

Twin Cities Business Journal

When Martha O'Hara started her career with Arthur Andersen as an accountant and financial adviser, she didn't think she would end up as the owner of an...

"Mod Mode," Dec 2007

Midwest Home Magazine: Cover Story

Interior design trends once trailed the fashion industry by a season or longer—but no more. Today, what’s hot in ready-to-wear immediately appears...

"The Golden Years," Aug 2007

Midwest Home Magazine

Just a short two-mile drive from the bustling lakeside shops of Wayzata lies a hidden turn into a single-lane private road. Suddenly, the landscape undergoes a...


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