A Naturally Norwegian Abode Near Lake Harriet

Photos by SpacecraftingAs a young couple, R. J. and Krista Kern adored the charming homes that lined Minneapolis’ Fulton neighborhood. The pair would walk the block and dream up fictional stories about the houses...

A Revived Mediterranean by Anne McDonald Design

Photos by Amanda Marie StudioThere’s something romantic about Mediterranean Revival architecture. Easily recognized by terracotta roofs, crisp white stucco, and wrought-iron details, these homes bring to mind a sunny Italian villa or old Hollywood...

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...

Vintage Dealer Gladys Tay’s Eclectic, Maximalist Design Style Turns Heads in Shoreview

Photos by Wing TaThe moment Singapore-native, vintage dealer, and social media maven Gladys Tay picks up her camera, her “little monsters”—three miniature schnauzers and one Pekingese—know it’s time to strike a pose. When scrolling...

Bria Hammel Expands Brooke & Lou Offerings and Will Open a Brick-and-Mortar Pop-Up

As a tastemaker and entrepreneur (not to mention interior designer), Bria Hammel is seemingly unstoppable. In January, Hammel added more than 100 new pieces to her popular Life Friendly home furnishings collection, Brooke &...

A Luxurious Sanctuary in South Haven by Crystal Kitchen + Bath

Photos by SpacecraftingAs urban apartment dwellers and repeat clients, the owners of this lake home in South Haven wanted a “sanctuary away from the city with a luxurious farmhouse vibe,” says Jolynn Johnson, president of...

Mint Interior Design’s Lakeside Cottage Embraces the Nature of Water

Photos by SpacecraftingWater sparked the update of this Lake Minnetonka cottage—and not just the water along the shore. Alas, extensive water damage had necessitated repairs and new windows, which organically blossomed into a thorough...

This Lowry Hill Kitchen is a Culinary Delight

Photos by SpacecraftingThe empty nesters who inhabit this dreamy Tudor Revival in Minneapolis’ Lowry Hill neighborhood raised a family of creatives: Their two grown children (plus their partners) all boast artistic talents, and it’s...

Meet Victoria Amegno: Interior Design’s Local Up & Comer

Photos by Wing Ta We could all use a dose of Victoria Amegno. In fact, if her demeanor could be bottled, it would likely be in the shopping cart of every cabin-fevered, supervising-kids-in-online-school adult around...

Interior Designer Bria Hammel Creates a Soft, Sophisticated Master Bath in Edina

Photos by Spacecrafting“Eighties awesome” might best describe the old master bath on the chopping block in Meghan and Matt Letne’s Edina home. The vaulted ceiling, miles of white sheetrock, black marble-topped Jacuzzi tub, and...

LiLu Interiors Transforms Historical Home into Joyful Place

Photos by Chad Holder When a young family and previous client of Minneapolis-based LiLu Interiors was planning to buy their next home, they leaned on the interior design firm’s years of experience and refined expertise...

The Collective: Tokheim Stoneware

Photos provide by Tokheim StonewareFrom practical to collectible, Tokheim Stoneware’s Scandinavian folk art pottery has been adding a touch of handmade history to homes since 1973. Husband-and-wife duo Gene and Lucy Tokheim met in...