Minnesota Makers: Deep Cut

Photos courtesy Deep Cut A great idea and business often starts in the family. Take two brothers, Rich and Clark, and their wood-working cousin, Rob, and you have the men behind Deep Cut. These three northern...

Wit & Delight’s Kate Arends Talks Mental Health and Home Renovations

Photos by Wing Ta Kate Arends is many things. She’s an entrepreneur, designer, podcaster, and mom, but at the heart of it all, she’s a creator and storyteller who openly shares her struggles with depression...

Tia Scott of Fox Run Tells the Story Behind Her Mobile Marketplace

Photos by Jayme Winkelman Photography On the outside, Fox Run Mobile Marketplace is an expandable, five-ton ex-military truck. On the inside, it's a curated home décor boutique with items from 13 local vendors. But behind...
Portrait of Jamie Reich

Q&A with 5th & Malcolm’s Jamie Reich

Jamie Reich, a local designer, business owner, and collaborator, pulls his design and business philosophy from his extensive background in theater: The show must go on. Reich and his team work diligently to apply...

Minnesota Maker: Anthony Siewert

Photos courtesy Kona's Custom Lodging Anthony Siewert knew no regular bed would do for his beloved Weimaraner and company namesake Kona, so he did what any great maker would do: He used his metalwork talents...
Fall flower bed

Q&A with MN Landscape Arboretum Director Peter Moe

September is here, and fall draws near. Soon enough, trees will adopt their fiery fall hues, lattes will become increasingly pumpkin-spiced, and yards will fill with premature Halloween decorations. Fall is a time of...

A Peek Inside Erin Francois’s Remodeled 1930s Tudor Duplex

Photos by Wing Ta At the tender age of seven, Erin Francois would bunker down in her basement, throwing hot glue and dried flowers onto anything she could get her hands on from her mother’s...

Q&A with Barbara Schmidt

Barbara Schmidt, the leading lady behind studiobstyle, is a queen of all trades. Based in Minneapolis and New York, her integrated branding company offers services in every realm of the creative industry. She’s an...

Personality Profile: Q&A with Home Organization Pro Danielle Lanning

Meet the Minnesota woman behind Minne Pristine & Co, a company that hopes to create comfortable and organized living spaces for everyone.

Intentional Style

Photos by Wing Ta "I just think guys can do better,” says biology professor and sartorial influencer Paul Buttenhoff. “Less pleats, fewer Crocs.” The current program director for St. Catherine University’s liberal arts and sciences...

Q&A with Travis Gienger

Elemental Engineer As a former competitive skier and semi-pro fisherman, Travis Gienger’s passion for the outdoors is evident in his career. After spending nearly 20 years in the landscape design-build industry, Gienger began his own...