Miele Opens Innovation Center in St. Paul

The luxury German appliance manufacturer has opened its first store-within-a-store concept in the Midwest.

Sales + Events: 11/7-11/12

The week in sales and shopping events

Measuring Up: Living Room Design

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“Dirty Laundry” Series at the U Delivers the Dirt on Design

One of the liveliest annual events in the Twin Cities design world is “Dirty Laundry.” Presented by the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, the series (which began in 2008) brings together...
New boho: clean and bright, with distinctive Moroccan tile on display in a kitchen.

Bohemian Home Style Gaining Traction

Kristin Rackner of Studio Vice dishes on why she embraces bohemian home style, and how the aesthetic is gaining traction.

Pillivuyt France Celebrates 200 Years of Porcelain

Plus: The iconic cookware brand’s surprising Minnesota connection.
picking the right light bulb

Pick the Right Bulb

Lost in the light bulb aisle? Here's a field guide.
Minnesota cocktail glasses

Stock The Bar, Local Style

The local craft spirits market is flourishing and a bottle of their best makes a fun gift, especially when paired with MN themed glassware.

Trendspotting: Unpainted Kitchen Cabinets

After decades of enameled kitchens, unpainted wood cabinets are back in a big way. But the new interpretation is more refined, and really, a breath of fresh air.
upcycled design

Upcycling

Upcycling is going beyond simple reuse into the realm of beautiful design.
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ASID MN’s Guide to Good Design 2015

A guide to design from the Minnesota branch of the American Society of Interior Designers.

Opalhouse: Target’s New Spring Home Collection

Cure your home of its winter blues.
Inside Forage Modern Workshop shows shelves stocked with products, including, bowls, books and other home decor.

Forage Modern Workshop’s Worldly Décor

Forage Modern Workshop is your one-stop-shop for unique and functional home décor and gifts by design studios from around the globe.

Sales + Events: January 23-29

Check out these home & garden events and sales this week in the Twin Cities.
After photo of NKBA home

Four Millennial Misconceptions and Facts

As a millennial myself, I often hear concerns about marketing to the millennial generation, especially regarding the home industry. While some of them are true, some are merely misconceptions.
Poinsettia plant from the top.

Poinsettias

A little history and a few ideas on how to style this ubiquitous holiday plant (spoiler alert: it involves removing the shiny foil wrapper).

Shopping + Events: 10/3-10/8

The week's shopping and events highlights.

Designing a Gallery Wall? There’s an App for that

Augmented reality to the rescue. Art.com’s new app, ArtView allows you to see artwork on your walls before you even buy it.

Ciel Loft and Home Launches Pikka Designs Co.

Ciel Loft and Home launches Pikka Designs Co., their new customizable, in-house artisan crafted furniture brand using reclaimed wood from China.
Wild Birds Flying framed

Wild Birds Flying

In one brief strobe flash the colors and details of birds come alive. The act of flight is captured in Photographer Paul Nelson’s lens to share the beauty of these creatures.

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