Seven Smart Devices for Your Home

As humans, we naturally try everything to make our homes more comfortable—adding throw pillows, blankets, and ottomans. Yet there’s still a few inconveniences. To remedy these issues, technology companies have been working to solve...

Minnesota Makers: Justin Hossle

What began years ago as building hay forts on the family farm has turned into creating simple, midcentury-modern inspired furniture for Justin Hossle. By day, Justin often builds with the help of his three-year-old son,...

Color Pop

Photos by Alyssa Lee When a vacant lot opened up in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Rehkamp Larson Architects and Reuter Walton Companies were brought on board to design and build a new house...

Casa de Cason

Photos by Wing Ta If you’ve browsed @carouselandfolk or the Carousel + Folk storefront in South Minneapolis’s Longfellow neighborhood, you have a good sense of the owners’ style: a warm blend of vintage/midcentury/boho. The same...

Five Products for a Healthy Home

Home is where the heart is—and the rest of your body, so the air quality and amenities in your house should promote a healthy lifestyle. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) links poor air quality...

Tech Talk: TapGlance Interior Design App

Nope, these aren't professional photographs. Believe it or not, they're 3D renders made and designed in TapGlance, an award-winning interior design app by Black Mana Studios. The app, only available for iOS devices, provides...

Personality Profile: Interior Designer Annie Tropple

Images courtesy Home Design by Annie Annie Tropple, interior designer and owner of Home Design by Annie, has always loved to make a space her own. As a child, she often rearranged her room and...

Design Trends: Retro Revival

Old has been made new again with trends popularized in decades past making a comeback (with a contemporary twist) in modern homes. Local interior designer Bridget Chirigos, of her eponymous firm Chirigos Designs, says,...

New Service: A One-of-a-Kind Experience

Photos courtesy Sue Brady This spring, freshen up your home with some custom fragrances from Olfactory Scent Studio, which recently opened in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove. Owner Sue Brady, who spent...

Celtic Collections for Your Home

Photos by Josh Grubbs Styled by Tim Creagan Glass cake plate, $32.95, glass cake dome, $28.95, glass plates, $15.95 each, Golden Fig Fine Foods // Irish fairy mounds, $1.99 each, Hudson Flower Shop // Gold tone...

Modernism Week in Palm Springs: An Annual Bucket-List Item for Modernistas

Opportunities to explore midcentury architecture—houses in particular—abound, from Modern Phoenix Week (go here for a recap of the 2017 event ) to SarasotaMod, to Docomomo US MN’s annual fall Minnesota Modern Tour Day. Yet...

Editor’s Product Pick: Relamp Lightbulbs

The team at Midwest Home just can't get enough of Relamp, the Minneapolis-based LED lightbulb company that brands their energy-efficient bulbs with hand-painted designs. Last year, longtime Midwest Home writer Camille LeFevre whipped up a...