A Black-and-White Bathroom Beauty in Rochester

At the dawn of a new decade, hexagon tiles are all the rage, classic black-and-white color schemes are gaining momentum, wallcoverings are everywhere, and...

Mercury Mosaics’ Mercedes Austin Talks Tile

Photos by David EllisSporting a cheerful smile, perky pixie cut, and plastic safety glasses, local entrepreneur Mercedes Austin takes us on a tour of...

A Cosmopolitan Gathering Space for Faraway Family

Photos by LandMark Photography, Jim Kruger, and Jon HuelskampHe’s from the Netherlands, and likes classic design and compartmentalized rooms. She’s from Venezuela, and loves rich...

25+ Cosmically Fun Finds to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Photo by Janelle Olson || Styling by Anna LundbergFantasia “Diamond Galaxy” wallpaper, $36/double roll, Ralph Lauren “North Hemisphere” wallpaper, $205/double roll, Essentia “Star Collision”...

Arboretum’s Third Annual Spring Flower Show Branches Out

“Spirit of place and natural settings are such a trend in horticulture around the world right now,” says Alan Branhagen, the director of...

Five Home Design Trends to Follow in 2020

At Midwest Home, staying up-to-date on industry happenings is what we do best—especially when it comes to trends. And even though they’re constantly evolving,...

Winter DIY Project: Indoor Herb Gardens

Tips for planting an indoor herb garden to get fresh, bold flavors year-round.

New Architecture Book & Exhibition Celebrates Minnesota Modernism

“Lisl Close was born to modern architecture,” explains architectural historian and author Jane King Hession. The daughter of culturally savvy parents, Elizabeth (Lisl) Scheu...

January 2020 DIY Class Calendar

As we transition into a new decade, we don’t see the popularity of do-it-yourself classes dying down anytime soon. Whether paint pouring or calligraphy...

11 Must-Have Items Inspired by Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year

These past few years we’ve needed, according to Pantone, revival (Greenery, 2017), visionary thinking (Ultra Violet, 2018), and convivial comfort (Living Coral, 2019). Looking...

2020 Color Camps: A Professional Analysis

Photos courtesy Adobe StockSherwin-Williams picked “Naval” as its 2020 Color of the Year, calling it “a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding...

Midwest Home Named 2019 Magazine of the Year

We were honored to take home several awards from this year's Minnesota Media + Publishing Association's Annual Excellence Awards Ceremony.