Design at its Finest: The 2020 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

A flawless design is not determined as such just because it’s easy on the eyes (although that’s certainly a plus). Clients often turn to interior designers to entirely rethink and revitalize their spaces; to...

The Art of Building Beautiful Charcuterie Boards

A charcuterie (shahr-kyu-tuh-ree) board nearly led to my giving up 30 years of vegetarianism. The fateful board, created with artful precision, was ordered—not by me—from the now-closed Spoonriver. As I dipped yet again into...

French Furniture Company Roche Bobois Opens Showroom in Edina

Written by Abbi Kiesau || Photos courtesy Roche BoboisPicture a rich blue room with floor-to-ceiling windows made inviting with vivid pops of deep purple, bright yellow, and vibrant green in luxe materials like velvet...

Now Open: The Market Home + Design

Photos by Hayley Bodin Photography When Ferrin’s Furniture in Red Wing permanently closed after a devastating fire in 2019, resident interior designer Jodi Caverly sat back and soul-searched. “It was basically where my whole career...

5 Design Trends to Try in 2021

Staying up to date on industry happenings is what we do best at Midwest Home, especially when we’re talking trends. Each year, we see a fair share of it all—including luxurious lake homes, innovative...

Interiors by J. Curry Restores Historic Barn in Rochester

Photos by DM Creative + DesignIt may be history. It might even be apocryphal. But as the story goes, this cheery red barn in Rochester’s southwest “Pill Hill” neighborhood once housed William Mayo’s horses....

Photographer Cynthia Yang Takes Passion for Home DĂŠcor to Social Media

Photos courtesy of Cynthia YangThe ongoing pandemic affects each of us, along with our productivity and creativity, in different ways. For Minneapolis-based photographer Cynthia Yang, boredom led to creating a TikTok account that’s racked...

Muted Heathers, Bold Mood Busters, Techy Blue: Decoding the 2021 Colors of the Year

Pantone's annual Color of the Year announcement is always much anticipated, but what about the others? First Valspar announced its 2021 Colors of the Year,  a selection of calm, quiet, muted, even dusty colors....

Get the Look: The Coziness of Koselig

Photo by Janelle Olson || Styling by Jocelyn KrackeBouclé pillow, $34, Foxwell Chunky blanket, $79, Target Wool and wooden bead garland, $24, Foxwell Animal wallpaper, $70/roll, A-Street Prints, Mahones Wallpaper Shop “Hello Deer”...

This Indigo Icebox in St. Paul Gives Us Chills

Photos by Kory Kevin StudioSometimes, when a homeowner is ready for something new, the solution is something old. That was true for LiLu Interiors’ client, a physician who had recently purchased a 1923 Dutch...

Rose Cottage’s European Delight in Afton

Photos by SpacecraftingIn the 40 years that Steve and Debbykay Peterson have lived in their treasured Afton, Minnesota, abode—an 1880 structure built by Swedish immigrants that the couple affectionately call Rose Cottage—they’ve slowly remodeled...

Highlights from High Point: Notes on the Market Style Report for Winter/Spring 2021

Photos courtesy of High Point Market AuthorityAn Art Deco-style resurgence in curved profiles and sumptuous textures. Accent tables for cocktails or coffee. Nature-inspired materials and shapes. Bars as furniture for the essential at-home happy...