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...

Catch A Copy of B. J. O. Nordfeldt: American Internationalist

Let the seascapes, portraits, and still lifes of B. J. O. Nordfeldt decorate your walls and your coffee table. This 160-page catalogue explores the Swedish-born American printmaker and painter's modernist works—from oil paintings and...

Midwest Home Announces 2021 Luxury Home Tour Editor’s Choice Home

The demands of this year’s Luxury Home Tour hit our team like a freight train. With our company’s other events like Minnesota Monthly’s GrillFest and Fine Spirits Classic taking place just weeks prior, it...

Fall in Love with Finlanders Farm

Photos by Chelsie LopezAs soon as Marcelle Timonen stepped foot on this Delano property, she could picture her three daughters running through the apple orchard and enjoying the surrounding nature. Framed by a white...

Saint Paul Art Crawl: Art as a Rite of Spring

It’s an annual rite of spring: the St. Paul Art Collective and Lowertown Arts District’s spring Saint Paul Art Crawl. In particular, the Lowertown Lofts Artists Cooperative—with multiple floors of artists’ studios open and...

Best Friends from Minneapolis Launch a Removable Wallpaper Line Inspired By Curaçao Vacation

Photos provided by She SheWhen Kate Worum and Jenny Hornig met, they became instant best friends. They were introduced by two people who thought they would complement each other’s style, creativity, and drive—and they...

Shop Winter Wonders at Bachman’s Holiday Tour

Photos provided As we embark on yet another holiday season, businesses are gearing up for the influx of homeowners seeking holiday home decor. This year, Bachman’s has built its own winter wonderland, showcasing themed decorations...
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Twist Interior Design Brings Color to a Cedar-Isles-Dean Home

A designer incorporates one couple's travel collections and love of color into their home.

Zillow “Lists” The Incredibles Midcentury Modern Digs

Superheroes need a super home, right? As in a fantastic midcentury-modern dream home overlooking a fictitious city with loads of features, from floor-to-ceiling windows and a sunken conversation pit to a massive stone fireplace,...

DIY Digs: Gathered Goods Company

Gathered Goods Company is a triple threat: They have an in-store boutique with a little bit of everything, DIY classes and workshops, and work tirelessly to make a difference in women's lives—not just in...

Flotsam + Fork Brings European Home Goods & Kitchen Wares to Minnesota

The Minnesota-based online retailer sells stylish, high-quality home goods from small, European companies.

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...
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3 Tips for Hosting This Holiday Season

Hosting guests for the holidays can be stressful, but here are some house prepping tips to make sure your party goes off without a hitch.

La Belle Maison

Photos by Annie SchlechterWhen you first see the chateau, with its rich cream-colored exterior, delicately sloped rooflines, and 10-foot-high doorway framed by a pair of Corinthian columns, you can’t help but think it looks...

Stranger & Co. Opens Brick-and-Mortar Location in Edina

Photos by Maura Kelly DoyleThe Stranger & Co. ethos is one of inclusion, accessibility, and visibility—but the philosophy doesn’t just exist on the internet anymore. After being an online-only shop for merely a year,...

Artisan Insights: Tia Salmela Keobounpheng

Photos by David Ellis“I’ve always been in the art realm,” says Tia Salmela Keobounpheng (who also goes by the moniker Tia Keo), even though she has long practiced design and architecture. A high school...

A Classic Vintage Kitchen Comes to Life in Maple Grove

Photos by Alyssa LeeAfter a Saturday morning workout in 2019, the owner of this Maple Grove kitchen came home to a not-so-lovely surprise. Drip, drip, drip. A line break in the refrigerator’s ice maker...

Life in Color 2021: A Colorful Design Competition

2021 Jury Katelyn Bloomquist || Editor, Midwest Home Dr. Tasoulla Hadjiyanni || Northrop Professor of Interior Design, University of Minnesota Mac Plumstead || Design Director, Loll DesignsFrom an early age, color plays an enormous role in our...

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...

Top-Floor Transformation: Elevated Living at the Carlyle

Photos by SpacecraftingWhile many couples opt to downsize their home after the kids move out, few choose a high-rise in downtown Minneapolis as the setting for their next adventure. But for the new owners...