The Collective: Rovan Handcrafted Furniture

Photos provided by Andy WeldAndy Weld’s work began in an Iowa garage, where he found crafting custom drum shells and the concept of “making” both rewarding and challenging. When he later moved to St....

Mrs. Minnesota America’s Basement Bowling Alley is Open for Business

Photos provided“It’s been super fun,” says Mrs. Minnesota America Jessica Koehler of the bowling alley she had built into her family’s home in Andover. Since we last reported on the project, Koehler has been...

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...

Private Island Mansion Up for Grabs in Greenwood

Photos by Spacecrafting || Courtesy of Prudden CompanySituated on its own little island on Lake Minnetonka's Saint Albans Bay is the not-so-little Windermere Estate. This unique and one-of-a-kind four-story property was constructed on a...

Register Today: 2020-21 Docomomo US National Symposium

For midcentury modern enthusiasts unable or not willing to travel, this year’s Docomomo US National Symposium is for you! (And for anyone else, of course.) As the organization (the acronym stands for Documentation and...

Get the Look: Bold Renewal

Photo by Janelle Olson || Styling by Jocelyn KrackeWool hand-knotted floral rug, contact for pricing; green floral linen fabric in “Hillside,” contact for pricing, CR Laine, Grace Hill Design Pink square tile, $13/square...

Spanish-Style Splendor: A Kitchen Upgrade by Stier Construction

Photos by The Moments of Life The owners of this eclectic Spanish-style home, a husband-and-wife duo with two young children, knew they wanted to purchase an older house in Rochester. After they toured this one—a...

Shop Country Club Takes to the Streets with a Store in Shoreview

Photos by Tiffany Bolk PhotographyAfter working in corporate retail for more than a decade, Amanda Morell decided that between layoffs and a pandemic, “anything is possible at any time.” So, why not expand her...

St. Paul’s NewStudio Gallery Presents “Material Language” Exhibition

 When one considers the idea of painting, the mind might trend toward ideas of a clean white canvas covered in soft watercolors or hand-pressed paper flaunting thoughtfully placed smears of acrylic—maybe comprising a flower...

The Collective: Alora Ambiance

Photos providedWhile living far from their family farm in southern Minnesota, two entrepreneurial sisters—Ann and Therese Gibbons—launched home fragrance business Alora Ambiance while residing in Lake Como, Italy. Now in its 21st year and...

May Markets at the Arboretum

Photos provided by MLA & Lisa Rydin EricksonWith April showers have come May flowers—and May Markets at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Showcasing delectables, décor, and art by regional artisans and makers, the markets are...

Prior Lake’s Bohemian Beauty by Martha O’Hara Interiors

Photos by SpacecraftingThere’s a certain house in Prior Lake with a pink front door, and if you happen to be driving by, the cheerful color is bound to capture your attention. Accentuated by crisp...