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Our Building Partners


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THE MANKATO DESIGN CENTER is a custom, all in one design center showcasing five independent businesses which include The Design Element, Lights on Madison, Artisans, Cabinet Lab, and R. Henry Construction. MDC provides furnishings, design services, and products for your home or business, as well as residential and commercial new construction and remodeling services, all under one roof. Our setting was custom designed and built to accommodate each business and it’s specific needs.


THE MDC is made up of a network of collaborating professionals including experienced drafters, builders, designers, and artisans who share our vision. The unique distinction of having builders and interior designers, as well as furnishings and products all in one firm means our clients benefit from a collaborative approach, integrated to create spaces that are stunning as well as functional. Our holistic approach means our clients find our projects to be a harmonious, cohesive whole.



R. HENRY CONSTRUCTION is a full service construction company providing a broad range of services including drafting and project design, residential and commercial new construction and remodeling, and interior design services. Both larger scale and smaller size projects are welcome. We specialize in providing design driven, custom building solutions.



THE DESIGN ELEMENT is a full-service interior design studio specializing in residential and commercial projects. Established in 2009, we are located in the heart of the Mankato Design Center. Our unique location allows us the opportunity to help you with all your building and design needs in one convenient setting.

Our goal is to create thoughtful, beautiful interiors that meet our clients’ aesthetic, functional, and economic goals while honoring our client’s schedules. We help you understand and define your desires, then create a design that accommodates and elaborates on your objectives.

Our designers can manage your project from beginning to end and act as your liaison to ensure that your desired goals are met. We want the space to be representative of you and to be the environment you aspire to reside within.

We work with you as a partner and advocate for your project from design concept to finished space.


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ARTISANS sets the standard when it comes to home improvement stores. They offer an experience to help make all of your exterior housing dreams a reality, with experienced staff to walk you through every step of the way. They specialize in selling only the best quality exterior and select interior products that are reliable and durable. They carry products ranging from siding, decking, railing systems, windows, stone, brick, exterior doors, patio doors, interior doors, overhead doors, exterior and interior door hardware, and more. They carry brand names that you can trust such as Marvin, Schlage, Masonite, TimberTech, Eldorado, LP, James Hardie, just to name a few. With free service such as product selection services, consultations, and personalized quotes, they are the new standard in home improvement.

Cabinet Lab carries kitchen cabinetry, countertops, cabinetry hardware, cabinet pulls, knobs


How can our Full-Service Cabinetry and Interior Design Studio help you?
Let’s talk about your ideas and inspiration for your project and make it a reality.

Cabinet Lab @ TDE

1711 Premier Dr.

Mankato, MN 56001

Ph. 507-720-6053

Monday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Tuesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Friday: 9:30am – 5:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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