Mankato Design Center

The Mankato Design Center is a custom, all in one center design center showcasing four independent businesses which include The Design Element, Lights on Madison, Artisans, 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 .

The Design Element

Established in 2009, The Design Element is located in the heart of the Mankato Design Center! We are a full-service interior design studio specializing in residential and commercial projects. Our unique location allows us the opportunity to help you with all of your selections in one convenient place. Our designers can manage your project from beginning to end to ensure that your desired goals are met.

Lights On Madison

Now located within The Design Element, Lights On Madison is a lighting showroom with dedicated, ALA certified Lighting Specialists available to assist with your plans. We offer lighting, artwork, mirrors, and accessories.

R. Henry

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.


Artisans is a home improvement store primarily showcasing cabinetry, windows, siding, doors, counter tops, door hardware, and cabinet hardware.



The Cabinet Lab, in collaboration with The Design Element located in the Mankato Design Center, will custom design and provide options for cabinetry, cabinet hardware, and countertops. Our showroom displays an array of vendors from each of our specialties and provides samples and materials for informed project decisions.

We have kitchen and bath designers on staff for new construction and remodel projects that can provide their expertise and a rendered layout for start to finish guidance and execution.