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Accent Pillows by Barbara O’Brien

The animal photographer's close-up flower shots make a bold statement.

“Dirty Laundry” Series at the U Delivers the Dirt on Design

One of the liveliest annual events in the Twin Cities design world is “Dirty Laundry.” Presented by the College of Design at the University of Minnesota, the series (which began in 2008) brings together...

Excelsior Boulevard Home Retailers to Launch SLP Design District

When Andy Higgins first opened his furniture import store, Ciel Loft & Home, on St. Louis Park’s Excelsior Boulevard in 2013, he saw an area full of potential. The area is home to several specialty...

2022 Ideas to Steal: Surfaces

Slab It On Although tile backsplashes are still uber in, large slabs of paneled marble and quartz are having the moment they deserve. Instead of a classic subway tile behind your range, consider coordinating with...

Subscription Boxes: The Perfect Gift for the Décor Enthusiast (and You!)

With another long winter on the horizon and a growing need for indoor comforts to keep us cozy after our outdoor pursuits—or as replenishment after a long day working or learning at home—subscription boxes...

7 Products for Ultimate Poolside Panache

Land & Sea Wall ArtAdd a bit of paradise to your pool house with this framed canvas of the ocean waves lapping up against a golden beach ($230). And don’t worry—its size is measured...

The Collective: B+D Custom Crafts

Photos by Kate Becker PhotographyFounders Brittany and Debbie Travis are not just lifelong crafters, but a mother-daughter duo with a love for locally designed home décor and at-home craft experiences. In 2017, they launched B+D...

Madre Cacti Co. Brings Southwest Style to Minnesota

The new home and garden shop carries a wide variety of cacti, handcrafted terra-cotta pottery from Mexico, and Japanese hand gardening tools.

Minnesota’s First Fine Art Auction House Finds an Eager Market

Revere Auctions, a new fine art auction house, opens in Minneapolis.

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...

Holiday Cocktail Recipes to Celebrate the Season

By Mary SubialkaThere will be plenty of times in the next month when you’ll need cocktails. Throughout the season there are get-togethers with friends, family, coworkers, book club—you name it—and different cocktail recipes in...

How to Create a Festive Tabletop with Minnesota-Grown Bounty

Make the most of what nature offers year round with Minnesota-grown flowers and flora—all available in winter
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Hygge & West Introduce Bedding Collection

From wallpaper to bedding

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...

Designing the Home Office: A Q+A with Kate Regan of The Sitting Room

Photos by Emily John PhotographyIt was a question with an obvious answer, but we had to ask nonetheless. “Have you been helping clients set up and style a home office since quarantine?” “Yes,” said...

5 Design Trends to Try in 2021

Staying up to date on industry happenings is what we do best at Midwest Home, especially when we’re talking trends. Each year, we see a fair share of it all—including luxurious lake homes, innovative...

Hunt Slonem’s Bunnies and More Hop into Julia Moss Designs in Wayzata

Photos providedThe Easter Bunny has come and gone, but Mother’s Day is on the way. And the whimsical world of cult-favorite artist and décor designer Hunt Slonem is available at Julia Moss Designs in...

Ūmei Boutique Showcases Handcrafted Pottery by Japanese Makers

The Minneapolis home goods storefront hosts a special event this weekend highlighting Japanese pottery.

Warm Up Your Interiors With Brooke & Lou’s 2021 Fall Collection

Photos courtesy Brooke & LouWith warm summer days shifting to cooler autumn afternoons, Brooke & Lou founder Bria Hammel channeled her inspirations—the combination of natural elements and textures, she says—into the designs of this...

How to Have a Hygge Home

Bring home some hygge with the just released Hygge & West Home: Design for a Cozy Life (Chronicle Books) by Christiana Coop and Aimee Lagos. The new book by the cofounders of Hygge &...