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...

Joleen Emery of Big Raven Yoga Creates Yoga Mats to Admire

Photos courtesy Big Raven YogaBig Raven Yoga’s most popular mat is one of owner Joleen Emery’s own personal favorites. It says, “I am obsessed with being a woman comfortable in my own skin.”Emery, a...

Holly Hunt’s New Blurred Lines Collection Stuns with Indoor/Outdoor Performance Fabrics

Photos provided by Holly Hunt We have crystal clear opinions about Holly Hunt’s new Blurred Lines collection—featuring dozens of luxurious performance fabrics and textiles that aim to “blur the lines” between indoors and out. Available in...

New Year, New Home

As we welcome in the new year, we simultaneously welcome in the opportunity to make the home we've always wanted, well, our home. We've pulled together our top 10 tips to make sure 2019...

Dutton Brown Design is More Than Lights

Photos by Bernadette FoxIn 2013, a family member’s Lakeville basement became the birthplace of Zach Dutton and Thomas Brown’s contemporary light fixtures. From an in-home operation to the Etsy online marketplace to a full-fledged...

Now Open: Circa Lighting’s Showroom in Minneapolis’ North Loop

From cascading chandeliers and crystal flush mounts by heiress Aerin Lauder to dangling pendants and tasteful table lamps by world-renowned designer Kelly Wearstler, dozens of curated collections illuminate Circa Lighting’s new 5,000-square-foot-plus showroom in...

Miss Mustard Seed Gives us the Skimmy on Milk Paint

Photos courtesy Miss Mustard SeedGot milk? Old milk going bad, for instance? Before the industrialization of commercial paint and finishes, many homeowners would mix their own paint from leftover milk. Milk paint, also known...
The showroom at DesignBar in Wayzata, Minnesota.

The DesignBar Space Lift

Interior designer Bridget Chirigos opens the DesignBar in Wayzata for DIYers, the budget-conscious, and anyone with spaces in need of sprucing up
Marbled enamel plate, by Bornn, $19.99 @ Flotsam + Fork.

Online to Brick & Mortar

E-commerce retailers Duke Albert, Flotsam + Fork, Arden Trading Co., and Upstate MN open storefronts in Minneapolis

A Cosmopolitan Gathering Space for Faraway Family

Photos by LandMark Photography, Jim Kruger, and Jon HuelskampHe’s from the Netherlands, and likes classic design and compartmentalized rooms. She’s from Venezuela, and loves rich textures and vibrant colors. The two have traveled around the...

Retro Holiday Décor Adds the Perfect Touch to This Modern Hudson Home

A Hudson family celebrates the old and the new for their happy holidays.

11 Tips for Shopping the Faribault Woolen Mill Warehouse Sale

Snag the biggest deals of the year from the Minnesota heritage brand.
A room with decor influenced by the east features a blue rug, blue curtains, blue wall, chair, and table.

Eastern Influence

You don't have to travel around the globe for a taste of the far East

Experience the Tile Shop’s Renovation in Plymouth

You’ve seen the trends: the resurgence of herringbone, the widespread manufacturing of glass mosaics, and we probably even have enough subway tile to span around the world multiple times (though you shouldn’t quote me...

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,...

The Collective: Tin Cup Design Co.

Portrait by Along an Inland Sea || Products by Poly MendesJordan Sundberg of Tin Cup Design Co. is more than just an illustrator—she’s also a storyteller and archivist of the seasons. Crafting her works from...

Midwest Home Welcomes Katelyn Bloomquist as New Editor

Midwest Home magazine continues its incredible year after having received the 2019 Magazine of the Year honor from the Minnesota Media and Publishing Association and hosting a wildly successful Luxury Home Tour last month. We want to...

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...

Wildwood Kitchens and Baths: A One-Stop Shop for a Room or Whole-House Design

Photos providedKitchen and bath designer Janel Swanson was selling cabinetry online to her clients when she quickly realized “people spending a large amount of money on a product want to see it before the...

New Shop: Brick + Linen in Stillwater

Photos provided Visitors to downtown Stillwater will notice a new addition to the north end of Main Street—Brick + Linen. Reminiscent of a smaller-scale Pottery Barn, this cozy home décor shop is filled with an...