Wake Up Your Walls With Mercury Mosaics

Photos courtesy of Mercury MosaicsMercury Mosaics recently released Mid Mod Squares—the Minneapolis-based handmade tile company’s newest (and arguably most nostalgic!) tile pattern to date. Geometric and colorful, unique but refined, and vintage yet fresh,...

Spacious Living for an Accessible and Accommodating Home

Photos courtesy of The Brand GuildAs soon as Kelly Allen talked with Jean Sazevich and Dave Hedlund, she was smitten. A former design associate with Room & Board and principal of Kelly Allen Design,...

Entrepreneur Erin Zosel’s Stylish Instincts

Photos by Dina KantorErin Zosel is a multihyphenate who may just be getting started. Case in point: Six years ago, she opened her first salon, Sloane’s Beauty Bar, after 25 years as a hairstylist....

Designer Spotlight: Tricia Huntley, Huntley & Co.

When interior designer Tricia Huntley, sporting a chunky, bold necklace and sleek black blazer, handed over a gold-gilded business card at the counter of Fiddlehead Coffee in Bloomington, it was evident her personal taste...

Personality Profile: Kira Vanderlan of Zestful Design

What began as a simple side hustle has evolved to be an award-winning interior design, decluttering, and home staging firm in Maple Grove, Minnesota. Kira Vanderlan, owner of Zestful Design, strives to create more...

Tips & Tricks: Designing Custom Furniture

Midwest Home Editor Katelyn Bloomquist recently ordered custom furniture from Interior Define, one of the Galleria’s newest home furnishings destinations. Here’s what she learned along the way:Consider your lifestyle. As clean as a classic,...

A Lakeside Kitchen’s Singular Aesthetic

More than a decade ago, Streeter Custom Builder, PKA Architecture, and Engler Studio Interior Design joined forces on a brick, Georgian-style colonial for a Twin Cities family. It went off without a hitch. And...

Butler’s Pantries with Chirigos Designs

Photos by Chelsie Lopez In recent years, butler’s pantries have transitioned from a maybe to a must-have, and no one knows it to be more true than Bridget Chirigos of Chirigos Designs and Mark Williams...

A Midwest Look at the Infamous “Modern Farmhouse”

Clean lines, open spaces, black-framed windows, and natural wood accents add up to create what we all know as modern farmhouse. Through the influence of celebrity designers like Joanna Gaines of HGTV’s “Fixer Upper,”...

Get the Look: Tropical Treehouse

Born from a shed-like garage, tucked beneath a tree canopy, and inspired by the clients’ love of plants and passion for gardening, this light-filled accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in South Minneapolis is a tropical,...

Tays & Co. Design Studios’ Guide to Plaid

Photos by Spacecrafting  Laura Tays, founder and principal designer of Tays & Co. Design Studios, is a jack of all trades. She has an eagle eye for detail, an innate ability to design cutting-edge spaces,...

‘Eastcliff: History of a Home’ Available Now

On the banks of the Mississippi River, one St. Paul home holds a historic legacy of architecture, academics, and politics: Eastcliff. From its multiple bedrooms to the library, the carriage house to the catering...

Martha O’Hara Interiors’ Creative Storage Solutions

Photos by SpacecraftingMartha O’Hara Interiors is known for pushing the envelope, designing classic, yet current spaces across the Twin Cities and beyond our borders to states like Texas and neighboring North Dakota. In fact,...

2023 Ideas to Steal: Colors, Paint, & Wallcoverings

Jewel-Tone DripSteer clear of “sad beige,” and opt instead for jewel-toned selections like Twigg + Lu Design Co. did inside this remodeled dining room, which is drenched in a deep blue hue with pops...

Western Minnesota Hunting Lodge is Rustic Like Redlin

Photos by Scott Amundson“Growing up, I was always inspired by the old, rustic hunting cabins in Terry Redlin’s paintings,” says the owner of a discreet, yet classic lodge in western Minnesota. Having worked with...

Trend Alert: Holistic Interior Design

Sheree Vincent, principal of Fusion Designed, has been helping people design spaces of well-being for over 25 years. In fact, Vincent is a certified Feng Shui Master, certified Green AP, and an award-winning interior...

Shopping Spotlight: Vivid Home

Photos by The Fraiche StudioMinneapolis’ North Loop extends a warm welcome to Vivid Home (formerly Vivid Interiors), one of the newest interior design, home goods, and decor destinations to dot the Twin Cities. Its...

2023 Ideas to Steal: Interiors

So SurrealWhether it’s a nonsensical art print or larger-than-life sneaker or box of Crayola crayons, surrealism—an avant-garde movement first coined in 1917—is circling back. Gladys Tay’s Shoreview home is decked out in these drool-worthy...

Tips & Tricks: Choosing Finishes

If you’re an interior design junkie, you already know that design palettes are trending warmer. You might wonder, though, how has this shift impacted finishes for lighting, hardware, and plumbing? Brass accents are certainly...

2023 Ideas to Steal: Finishing Touches

A Splash of WarmthInterior designer Emily Pueringer, owner of Emily Pueringer Design Studio, takes big risks that result in beautiful rewards—especially when it comes to her plumbing and hardware selections. “My clients are still...

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