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...

This Lowry Hill Townhome Channels Classic Ralph Lauren

Photos by Wing HoWhen Annie Waters was ready to refresh the interior of her townhouse, she drew inspiration not from Instagram or Pinterest, but from her own life and memories. And because Waters is...

Durable Materials and Reclaimed Wood Texturize An All-White Abode by Lenox House Design

Photos by SpacecraftingWhy would a woman with three young boys, a dog, and a husband who hunts want an all-white house? Here’s the backstory.When pregnant with her first child, she and her husband were...

A Blissful Escape on Balsam Lake

Photos by Alyssa LeeA cabin is as much a state of mind as it is a structure—a break from daily life where it’s OK to pretend potato salad is actually salad, read nothing of...

Chateau Margaux Fuses Farmhouse With Eclectic, Yet Classic Design

Photos by Rubinski WorksMinnesota-raised Margaux Christianson loves flowers, food, and her family—the latter, after all, is largely what brought her, her husband, Paul, and their three young sons back to the North Star State...

“The Steger Homestead Kitchen” Cookbook Focuses on Simple Abundance

Wild mushrooms, smoked fish, ember-roasted corn, beet butter, wilderness bars: Just fanning through this new cookbook, “The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life,” conjures images of foraging and farming among the...

A Nature-Inspired Transformation on Lake Minnetonka’s Crystal Bay

Photos by Spacecrafting“We were a little desperate,” admits Karyn Whitely, when reflecting on the house she and her husband, Bill, found themselves buying in 2001. The couple had just relocated from Chicago with their...

Brianne Boettner of Timber & Tulip Talks 2022 Trends in Wood

Photos by Chelsie LopezSince Brianne Boettner started Timber & Tulip in 2016, the Minneapolis furniture designer and business owner has been creating custom furniture for her clients with originality and flair. “Not only do...