Tech Talk: Artfully Walls Makes DIY Gallery Walls Easy

Photos courtesy Fotolia/Photographee.eu Over the past couple of years, gallery walls have gained heavy traction in the rising category of DIY. They're a fabulous, foolproof way to add visual interest, vibrant contrast, and vivacious personality...

Three Bathroom Trend Alerts for 2019

Images courtesy David Heide Design Studio The spa-like experience. The tub and shower (i.e., a water space) behind a glass partition. Statement art on the walls. Concrete, terrazzo, marble. Asymmetrical fixtures and mirrors. When considering...

Houzz’s 2019 Trend Predictions

The home design and remodeling juggernaut with over 40 million users has made its predictions for 2019, and the forecast calls for darker colors, splashy tile walls, glass room dividers, and feature tubs in...

Personality Profile: Interior Designer Brooke Voss

When it comes to interior design, Brooke Voss has one rule: There aren't any rules. Sure, she's a rule breaker—but she's also an avid traveler, a loving dog mom, and the founder, principal interior designer,...

Trend-Spotting in 2019: Four Décor Ideas That Take Us Back to the Future

Images courtesy Chirigos Designs January 1 has come and gone. Are you ready for your décor reboot? Apparently, according to sites like Decoraid and Interiorsonline, rose gold is out (did we know it was in?)...

Pantone’s Pick for 2019 Color of the Year: Living Coral

The annual trend-watching rite known as “Color of the Year” finished up this month with Pantone’s announcement of its 2019 pick, Living Coral. Characterizing the bright pinkish color as “vibrant yet mellow…lively yet nurturing,”...

New Year, New Home

As we welcome in the new year, we simultaneously welcome in the opportunity to make the home we've always wanted, well, our home. We've pulled together our top 10 tips to make sure 2019...
A dresser with various gifts found in the Holiday Gift Guide placed on top, including shoes, candles, a vase, and more.

Holiday Gift Guide

Perfect picks for every room in your home

Books for Design Lovers

If you’ve got architecture and design lovers on your gift list, think books. Several recent releases celebrating Minnesota’s profusion of talent would be good choices for architectural aficionados, design buffs, and even local history...

Local Artist Mary Jo Hoffman Expands STILL to Include New Zen Collection

Photos courtesy Mary Jo Hoffman Shoreview artist and photographer Mary Jo Hoffman, whose work we’ve profiled as her STILL blog has drawn national attention and commissions from Target and West Elm, has now created what she...

Coen+Partners Releases New “Contextual Minimalism” Book

Running into Shane Coen is always a delight. Sure, interviewing him for articles in Landscape Architecture or Midwest Home reveals new insights into his “minimalist-modern approach to landscape architecture and residential living,” as he...
A portrait of Chip Addington, founder of Addington Co.

Minnesota Makers: Chip Addington

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