Local Interior Designer Bria Hammel Featured in New Book “On Style”

By Maggie SelnerLocals are proud to see Minnesotan interior designer Bria Hammel’s inclusion in the new book On Style: Inspiration and Advice from the New Generation of Interior Design. The book, available Sept. 24,...

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...
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Art in the Home

Curated by Lisa Peck of Lilu Interiors, Art in the Home runs from February 16 through April 13 at the Bloomington Center for the Arts.

Present Perfect in St. Paul

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen Karen Pervo and her late husband bought their Arts and Crafts-style home in 1999, it was perfect in many ways. Karen grew up in a midcentury home and craved the detail,...

A New Century-Old House by Kyle Hunt & Partners

Photos by SpacecraftingWhen a couple with three boys decided to move from their urban abode to a family-focused neighborhood in Deephaven, they selected an idyllic setting in which to build their dream home. But...

The Collective: Bradley Hall Gallery

Photos providedFrom his Granite Falls studio in a former Episcopal church built in 1889, artist Bradley D. Hall captures it all with his signature linoleum block prints—from life’s little moments to the grand landscapes of...

Benjamin Moore Color of the Year 2024: Blue Nova 825

Photos courtesy of Benjamin MooreBenjamin Moore is going blue for 2024. Inspired by the beauty of space and the night sky, this year’s captivating color blends hues of blue and violet for a soft,...

Design at its Finest: The 2020 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

A flawless design is not determined as such just because it’s easy on the eyes (although that’s certainly a plus). Clients often turn to interior designers to entirely rethink and revitalize their spaces; to...

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...

Nine56 Studio Expands into Midwest-Sourced Livable Luxury for the Home

Fewer and better, useful and beautiful are the concepts behind the luxury loungewear offered by Nine56 Studio, which owner Meg Floersch founded in 2016. Now, she’s bringing those same ideas into homeware. The line...

Design Indulgence: The 2021 ASID-MN Interior Design Awards

The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) has long been a trusted, go-to source for home and business owners looking to draw up their dream spaces. These association members are not only successfully creating...

Trulia Keeps Tabs on What Home Buyers Really Want

Trends in home features come and go—witness shag carpeting and tile countertops. If you’re updating and considering resale potential in the not-too-distant future, it pays to keep tabs what today’s home buyers want.Trulia, the...

Fall Décor Picks at Isles Studio

If you’re searching for some new décor to brighten up your spaces for the season, or simply a unique conversation piece, head over to Isles Studio on West 25th St., which offers nature-inspired artifacts...

Home Design Style of the Month: Bohemian Meets Biophilic

Ever since Justina Blakeney’s The New Bohemians: Cool and Collected Homes was published last fall, the home décor style that originated during 19th-century France (cue the soundtrack from Puccini’s La Bohème, or Les Mis if...
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Trendspotting: Flea Market Portraits

Vintage portraits can add gravitas, history, mood and a little something unexpected to spaces.

RH Introduces New Lighting Collections by Alison Berger

Photos courtesy of RHFor more than 20 years, renowned glass artisan Alison Berger has been designing gorgeous glass works in her Los Angeles–based atelier. Esteemed by collectors and homeowners around the world, Berger’s work...

Color Pop

Photos by Alyssa LeeWhen a vacant lot opened up in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis, Rehkamp Larson Architects and Reuter Walton Companies were brought on board to design and build a new house...

Three Holiday House Tours Inspire Historic Reveries

Three iconic Twin Cities homes, managed to retain their historic grandeur, open their doors during the holiday season to visitors seeking respite from their own domestic dramas. Enter and find yourself immersed in another...

The Year of the Dragon: A Ming Dynasty-Inspired Primary Suite

Photos courtesy of James McNeal Architecture & Design  Architect James McNeal of James McNeal Architecture & Design (JMAD) collaborated with local woodcarver Erik Wyckoff, builder Boyer Building Corp., and interior designer Jean Drum to design...

Dining Room Office

An underused dining room can be a smart place for a home office. Here are some tips on how to do it.

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