Minnesota Maker | Solid Manufacturing Co.

Portrait by Mariah Brink, product shots provided Dan and Alex Cordell launched Solid Manufacturing in 2012 knowing that quality handmade products could be manufactured in the United States and built to last. The couple makes...

Custom Craftsmanship

Photos by David EllisAt a young age, master woodcarver Erik Wyckoff “fell in love with beautiful, personalized interiors,” he recalls. “Whether it was a restored Victorian full of ornate detailing or a Craftsman bungalow...

Frank Foo’s Feng Shui Practice is a True Balancing Act

Photos by Wing Ho  Nowadays, when discussing a new restaurant, location, or even a new friend, you’ll often hear a certain phrase included if the review is positive: “The vibes were good.” The same can be...

Minnesota Makers: Deep Cut

Photos courtesy Deep CutA 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...

Photographer Cynthia Yang Takes Passion for Home Décor to Social Media

Photos courtesy of Cynthia YangThe ongoing pandemic affects each of us, along with our productivity and creativity, in different ways. For Minneapolis-based photographer Cynthia Yang, boredom led to creating a TikTok account that’s racked...

The Collective: Jeff Sorensen

Photos provided  Jeff Sorensen’s glass creations have a certain rebel spirit melded with the finesse of a fine artist. Inspired by a Chihuly exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Art while attending Minneapolis College of...

Manomin Resawn Timbers Reclaims History—One Plank at a Time

Photos by David Ellis Growing up in central Wisconsin, Sarah Londerville wanted one thing: to end up in Minneapolis. In the early 1990s, that dream became reality when she accepted a job with Knott’s Camp...

Brianne Boettner of Timber & Tulip Talks 2022 Trends in Wood

Photos by Chelsie LopezSince Brianne Boettner started Timber & Tulip in 2016, the Minneapolis furniture designer and business owner has been creating custom furniture for her clients with originality and flair. “Not only do...

Go-to Recipes for Holiday Hosting

Photos by SpacecraftingLemon & Herb Pasta “This is great made ahead either earlier in the day or even the day before, and served at room temperature,” says Burton. “Adding crispy artichokes or capers on top...

Artist Annie Hejny Explores the Depth of Water

Photos by Nate Ryan When the Casket Arts Building in Northeast Minneapolis hosted one of its monthly open-studio events, people visiting Annie Hejny’s studio found themselves in a surreal environment, enveloped by calming hues of...

Harriet Bart: Reckoning Resonates Within NewStudio Gallery

Interior designers love to delve into the power of objects; their provenance and materiality, power to transform a space, and ability to invoke memory. In her new exhibition at NewStudio Gallery in St. Paul,...

Go-to Spring Recipes by Call it Christian

Photos by Anna Christian  As the temperatures warm and the sun makes its resurgence, you might find yourself feeling increasingly productive, energetic, and overall, happier. With this seasonal shift comes the responsibility to not only...

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

Photos by Jayme Winkelman PhotographyOn 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...

Vintage Dealer Gladys Tay’s Eclectic, Maximalist Design Style Turns Heads in Shoreview

Photos by Wing TaThe moment Singapore-native, vintage dealer, and social media maven Gladys Tay picks up her camera, her “little monsters”—three miniature schnauzers and one Pekingese—know it’s time to strike a pose. When scrolling...

Herbed Potato Salad

Photos provided  Summer isn’t complete without some perfect potato salad alongside something off the grill. When I was growing up, my mother made a similar potato salad, and she always made two bowls—one with onions...

Patti Wagner Dishes on Making a Home Meaningful

Photos by Wing TaPatti and Brian Wagner’s kitchen, once an attached garage, is famous. The two bedrooms the couple remodeled together are nice, but the kitchen still takes the cake. In the polished photos...

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...

Margaret Krohn’s Design Legacy

For nearly two decades, Margaret Krohn has been an influential force in Minnesota’s kitchen and bath design scene. With a strong reputation among the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) Minnesota chapter members as...

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...
Co-founders and principals of Haus and Rowe, Kate Adamcsek and Marcelle Timonen

Meet the Two Designers at the Helm of Haus of Rowe

Photos by Shari Fleming PhotographyKate Adamcsek and Marcelle Timonen both say that the pandemic didn’t affect the July 2020 launch of their new residential and commercial interior design firm, Haus of Rowe. In fact,...

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