A living room full of random treasures including a three-legged chair, clock and wooden giraffe.

Small Spaces, Big Ideas

A cozy Edina home teems with color and life after a remodel.

Design Matters: The 2019 ASID MN Interior Design Awards

Interior design starts with a conversation, with designers asking their clients, “What do you need? What do you like? What do you value?” Our area’s local interior designers routinely engage in these kinds of...

HGTV’s 2019 Urban Oasis Embraces a Scandinavian-Farmhouse Feel

Photos courtesy of HGTVThe modest 1920’s Foursquare near Minnehaha Falls was typical of hundreds of homes across the city of Minneapolis—it featured two and a half stuccoed stories of boxy, practical space that fit...

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...

Willful Goods Launches Spring Line—And Expands Global Artisan Offerings

The Minneapolis-based home goods line adds new one-of-a-kind goods from artisans in Morocco, Guatemala, and Turkey.

Sustainable 9 Design + Build Creates the Perfect Partnership

Photos by Spacecrafting“Sustainability and luxury are at the core of what we do,” says Chad Hanson, managing general partner of Sustainable 9 Design + Build. For those planning on purchasing a luxury home, he...

mnima Introduces Exigen Lighting Series

Photos by Jeff Cords of Cords PhotographyInterior designers often say that one significant change in décor can enliven or elevate an entire room. mnima llc’s new Exigen lamp is a perfect example. The table...

Rose Cottage’s European Delight in Afton

Photos by SpacecraftingIn the 40 years that Steve and Debbykay Peterson have lived in their treasured Afton, Minnesota, abode—an 1880 structure built by Swedish immigrants that the couple affectionately call Rose Cottage—they’ve slowly remodeled...

Interior Impressions Transforms St. Paul Condo

Photos by Spacecrafting  With their three oldest children settled into places of their own and their youngest headed off to college, Clint and Diane Blaiser decided they were ready for a change of venue...
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Twist Interior Design Brings Color to a Cedar-Isles-Dean Home

A designer incorporates one couple's travel collections and love of color into their home.

ASID MN’s Guide to Good Design 2014

Learn how the Minnesota Chapter of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers) can help you design the room of your dreams.

Artisan Insights: Kristi Abbott

Photos by David EllisAfter a sold-out exhibition at Gamut Gallery in 2018, collage portraitist Kristi Abbott opened her own highly successful studio and gallery in downtown Minneapolis. But the COVID-19 pandemic and riots following...

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...

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...

La Belle Maison

Photos by Annie SchlechterWhen you first see the chateau, with its rich cream-colored exterior, delicately sloped rooflines, and 10-foot-high doorway framed by a pair of Corinthian columns, you can’t help but think it looks...

Joanna Craw Finds The Balance of Form & Function Through Pottery

Photos by David EllisJoanna Craw grew up fascinated with art but had no idea where it could take her. Now, looking at the detailed etchings and thoughtful coloration on the ceramic works she creates...

‘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...

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