Saint Paul Art Crawl: Art as a Rite of Spring

It’s an annual rite of spring: the St. Paul Art Collective and Lowertown Arts District’s spring Saint Paul Art Crawl. In particular, the Lowertown Lofts Artists Cooperative—with multiple floors of artists’ studios open and...

Hunt Slonem’s Bunnies and More Hop into Julia Moss Designs in Wayzata

Photos providedThe Easter Bunny has come and gone, but Mother’s Day is on the way. And the whimsical world of cult-favorite artist and décor designer Hunt Slonem is available at Julia Moss Designs in...

2022 Ideas to Steal: Furniture & Styling

Mix & Match Bouclé, velvet, sisal, and fur all in one space? We say go for it. Mixing patterns? It’s now or never. This Lenox House Design seating area (above), for example, pulls fur and...

2022 Ideas to Steal: Flooring

Go With the Faux  Don’t knock it ‘til you try it. Luxury vinyl, as seen in this one-of-a-kind Stonewood craft room, is hardworking, durable, and resistant to knicks, scuffs, and paint spills—making it the perfect...

Tare Market Opens Second Zero-Waste Location on Earth Day

On Earth Day, which is Friday, April 22, this year, Tare Market, which stocks only plastic-free items, celebrates the opening of its second location in the Broadway Building in Northeast Minneapolis with a party...

Bryce Borkhuis Forges A New Path at Vandalia Glassworks

Photos by David EllisIf you had asked Bryce Borkhuis five years ago if he could imagine himself in a full-time career managing a glassblowing studio and regularly instructing others in the ancient artistic technique,...

2022 Ideas to Steal: Home Décor

A Personal Museum An art piece or two to grace your living room walls is always a safe way to add life and color to your spaces, but a full art gallery—featuring a collection or...

Ideas to Steal: Cabinetry & Millwork

Top to Bottom  Add visual interest to your space with two-toned cabinetry, incorporating two colors or woods that complement and coordinate between uppers and lowers. Fusion Designed pulled off the aesthetic with ease in this...

Throw a Springtime Soirée With Brooke & Lou’s Spring Collection

Photos provided by Brooke & LouThere are plenty of reasons to throw a springtime soirée, whether it’s to welcome the warmer weather or celebrate Easter or Mother’s Day. Brooke & Lou, founded by Bria...

This Nature-Inspired Home Makeover by Mint Interior Design Offers A Breath of Fresh Air

Photos by Spacecrafting“Ninety percent of the time that we’re here during the day, we’re outdoors,” says one of the owners of this 3,800-square-foot house nestled among 40 acres of lush fields, prairie, and wetlands...

2022 Ideas to Steal: Wall Coverings, Color & Paint

Naturally NeutralAlthough black is back for good, color palettes are also growing increasingly more brown—flaunting stunning shades that trend from taupe and tan to chocolate and cream. If pops of punctuated color aren’t your...

Design Indulgence: The 2021 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has long been a trusted, go-to source for home and business owners looking to draw up their dream spaces. These association members are not only successfully creating...

Five Minnesota Ceramicists You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered about the faces behind your favorite mug or set of plates? Here, we peek at five ceramicists dipping in and out of the kiln to make beautiful, functional pieces in...

Alec Soth Brings “A Pound of Pictures” Home

Photos courtesy of Weinstein Hammons GalleryMinneapolis photographer Alec Soth’s work is internationally acclaimed and in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, among many...

Seeing Green: Four Creative Ways To Incorporate The Color At Home

Green, from soft sage and light mint to rich forest and deep evergreen, is a go-to hue for packing a sophisticated, yet lively punch of color into our spaces. These four projects turned up...

Lucy Penfield of Lucy Interior Design Delights Her Clients with Vibrant Mood Boards: Now,...

Mood boards provided by Lucy Interior DesignMood boards aren’t new, but the ways in which designers use them continue to evolve. Lucy Penfield, the genius and design principal behind Lucy Interior Design in Minneapolis,...

Exhibition “Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art” Explores Mystery in Visual Culture

Whether or not you believe in ghosts, they’re an inescapable part of our history, culture (from pop culture to fine art), literature, and even our understanding of the domestic. Who hasn’t, at one time...

Artisan Insights: Kristi Abbott

Photos by David EllisAfter a sold-out exhibition at Gamut Gallery in 2018, collage portraitist Kristi Abbott opened her own highly successful studio and gallery in downtown Minneapolis. But the COVID-19 pandemic and riots following...

Larissa Loden Teams with Betsy Vohs for Posh New Storefront in St. Paul

Renderings providedAfter years in the Northrup King Building where she designed, crafted, and sold her contemporary jewelry, Larissa Loden is moving into a new storefront location in St. Paul. The former art teacher turned...

“Totally Radical: Designing the 1980s” Inspires Viewers to Explore a Nuanced Version of the...

Photos courtesy of Goldstein Museum of DesignAfter the countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, along with the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War, oil embargoes, and economic crises, the 1980s gave rise to...