Top Fall Trends? Expect Comfort, Connection, and Class

Photos courtesy of High Point MarketComfort and curves meet class, and nature’s intriguing textures combine with Lucite and brass accents in the recent High Point Market Style Report, which showcases 19 stellar design trends...

Sculpture in the Mill District by Trellage-Ferrill Studio Named to the 2021 CODAawards Top...

Photos courtesy of Shawn TrentlageMinneapolis artists Shawn Trentlage and Darcy Ferrill, of Trellage-Ferrill Studio, a glass- and metal-arts studio that also works in architectural design, was recently named to the 2021 CODAawards Top 100...

Circa Gallery Welcomes Luminous Sculptures by Karian Amaya

Photos provided by Circa GalleryCirca Gallery, which has been exhibiting exquisite work by emerging and established contemporary artists for more than 30 years, recently went online exclusively—with selected works available for in-person viewing by...

The Collective: Natalia James Designs

Photos by Just Be. PhotographyNatalia James reconnected with her creative side when art and the process of making was exactly what she needed. Motivated by a diagnosis of depression and anxiety, the self-taught artist...

A Calm Oasis on Diamond Lake

Photos by Alyssa LeeEach and every morning, the first light of day seeps into this Diamond Lake kitchen through its copious windows, inviting Katie Kelley to linger at the breakfast nook with a cup...

The Collective: Fiber Artist Mandi Smethells

Portrait by Liz Schultz, product shots by Mandi SmethellsMandi Smethells describes herself as an “imaginative” fiber artist, but first and foremost, she’s a mother—and that’s where she finds her inspiration to “create something beautiful...

Jamie & Morgan Molitor of construction2style Are Anything But Ordinary

Photos by Wing TaDespite the disappointment that accompanied a layoff in 2011, carpenter Jamie Molitor’s ambition didn’t allow for downtime. Instead, he bought a bank-owned foreclosure in Andover with the sole intention to renovate...

Rosenthal Contemporary Interiors Opens Minnetonka Showroom

Photos courtesy of Rosenthal Contemporary InteriorsRosenthal Contemporary Interiors, located in downtown Minneapolis, weathered the COVID-19 pandemic just fine, says Daniel Ledo, vice president of operations. Perhaps this success was thanks in part to company...

Aülik Design Build’s Bespoke Beauty on Robinson Bay

Photos by Spacecrafting“Walking through our house is an experience,” says the owner of this contemporary home on the shores of Lake Minnetonka’s Robinson Bay. “Every detail is intentional.” Completed last fall, the modestly scaled...

Fall Trends Alert + More With Interior Designer Natalie Talley

Photos provided by Natalie TalleyAfter working at The Sitting Room in Excelsior for over half a decade, interior designer Natalie Talley got the “7-year itch.” “I decided it was time to make a change,...

Artisan Insights: Todd Randall of Sanborn Canoe Co.

Photos by David EllisGrowing up with an arborist grandfather and a mother who lived her life on the lakes, Todd Randall has water—and woodcarving—in his blood. At a family reunion in 2009, Randall’s grandfather...

Coastal Charm Abounds Within This Excelsior Lake Home

Photos by Spacecrafting“We always knew this is where we wanted to build a house,” says one of the homeowners of this East Coast-style abode situated on the shores of Lake Minnetonka. “It just took...