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Mar022010

Gunkelman Flesher

It's been quite some time since Minneapolis interior design firm Gunkelman Flesher has been featured on DTI so how about a long-overdue encore. They have an undeniable creativity and unique use of colour, but on the other hand a wonderful ability to keep things muted yet still eye-catching. I love the lines of the furniture used throughout. Captivating, sophisticated and timeless.

  
  
  

Reader Comments (15)

Gorgeous! I saw the top picture in a magazine (Domino?) years ago and became obsessed with the curved glass coffee table. Probably 90% of my furniture has come from thrift stores or estate sales and cost less than $150, so when I finally found a place in Italy that would custom make the coffee table for me, I figured it was okay for me to splurge. Twelve weeks and $800 later, it arrived. I still love it as much as I did the day it was delivered. :)

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAmber

I am totally delighted. Pure breath of fresh air!

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterPatricia

Again a wonderful inspirational post! I love the rooms with the paneling! Thank you so much for sharing! To me it is very inspirational!
xx
Greet

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterGreet

yay for Minneapolis! there are not many cutting edge designers here but thank goodness for GF

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterAppleTree

Traditional GF is home to me -- but I'm always inspired by their contemporary and what they call "the transitional" (a blend of the two: classic and modern). This is a great overview.

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRichard Rothstein

that navy blue velvet couch is what dreams are made of. obsessed.
Lindsey
http://www.insidestoop.com/

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterlindsey

So many great chairs! I can't pick a favourite!

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterJordana

So beautiful! These designs inspires me a lot! thank you so much for posting!

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterCarla Loo

I appreciate the first-rate designs featured here. They are at once tasteful and sophisticated and are unblemished by pretentiousness. I would be proud to showcase these designs in my home. Gunkelman Flesher is deserving of praise for their effort.

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterNelsonOH

Unconventional elegance. I love that they turn what was obviously meant to be a dining room in an arts&crafts house into a conversation area -- and it works. They love egg chairs, maybe more than is seemly, but ALL the chairs are chosen so carefully; althogh leather in a bathroom? I'll object to that because of the squeakiness factor. The blue velvet room is my favorite (cue song) for the sheer exotic vibe it sends out.

2 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenteroregonbird

The black chandelier caught my eye. Looks like vintage, does anyone know where it comes from and who designed it?

3 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdesign traveller

I absolutely love first picture.
Thank you!

3 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterRaru

so so so beautiful. thank you for introducing me!

3 Mar 2010 | Unregistered CommenterDesign Darling

Hi,
Can you tell me the colors of paint that you used in the bedroom and what I think is the bathroom powder room?
Lovely, lovely shades..... so amazing.

Thank you!!!

3 Mar 2010 | Unregistered Commenterdesigngal

Kim, OMG! How much I would give for that dark velvet blue couch with matching photos! LOVE!

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