Saint Paul Art Crawl: Art as a Rite of Spring

It’s an annual rite of spring: the St. Paul Art Collective and Lowertown Arts District’s spring Saint Paul Art Crawl. In particular, the Lowertown Lofts Artists Cooperative—with multiple floors of artists’ studios open and...

The Collective: Tonic Living and Plantscapes

Photos courtesy of Tonic Living and PlantscapesFrom her sun-filled studio in the Northrup King Building, Racquel Wakefield, founder of Tonic Living and Plantscapes, designs green spaces for clients—from plant lovers looking to add life to...

Five Minnesota Ceramicists You Need to Know

Have you ever wondered about the faces behind your favorite mug or set of plates? Here, we peek at five ceramicists dipping in and out of the kiln to make beautiful, functional pieces in...

Red Wing Arts Announces Expansion With New Clay Arts & Creativity Center

Red Wing, Minnesota, a quaint river town situated an hour southeast of the Twin Cities, is known for its boots, the Sheldon Theatre, Barn Bluff, and historic downtown, but it’s also recognized for its...

Larissa Loden Teams with Betsy Vohs for Posh New Storefront in St. Paul

Renderings providedAfter years in the Northrup King Building where she designed, crafted, and sold her contemporary jewelry, Larissa Loden is moving into a new storefront location in St. Paul. The former art teacher turned...

“The Steger Homestead Kitchen” Cookbook Focuses on Simple Abundance

Wild mushrooms, smoked fish, ember-roasted corn, beet butter, wilderness bars: Just fanning through this new cookbook, “The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an Abundant Life,” conjures images of foraging and farming among the...

Ruth Artistry & Décor Blends Boho Chic With a Touch of Wanderlust

Photos provided by Ruth Artistry & DécorRuth Artistry & Décor crafts lifestyle goods that sit somewhere in the middle of cabin chic, balancing bohemian craft with pure wanderlust. The company is named after Biblical...

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...

Home Goods and Lifestyle Boutique Henri Home Opens in Wayzata

Photos by Judith MarilynHenri Interiors, founded by owner and principal designer Amanda Lorenz in 2019, is a relatively new addition to the Twin Cities interior design community. But since then, the St. Paul-based firm...

Good Reads: “Art Deco Style” Proves Sophistication Will Continue to Transcend the Test of...

Photos provided by AssoulineIn the wake of 2022, two design trends are here to stay: Coffee table books are still ever-so popular, and the iconic Art Deco era—an early 20th-century movement with a resulting...

The Collective: Sanborn Canoe Co.’s Home Goods Delight Water and Land Lovers Alike

Photos courtesy of Sanborn Canoe Co.Something remarkable happens in a Winona woodshop under the handpainted Sanborn Canoe sign, the place Todd Randall and his team transform the utilitarian canoe and paddle into works of...

The Collective: Pitched

Photos courtesy of PitchedAlready dreaming of warmer weather? Us too, and that's why Pitched is top of mind.Founders Kenny and Autumn Young had one goal in mind when launching their Twin Cities-based glamping company:...

The Collective: Tin Cup Design Co.

Portrait by Along an Inland Sea || Products by Poly MendesJordan Sundberg of Tin Cup Design Co. is more than just an illustrator—she’s also a storyteller and archivist of the seasons. Crafting her works from...

NewStudio Gallery Deploys New Technology for First Online Exhibition: Printmakers Pop-Up

Photos providedHousing an art gallery within an architecture firm has definite benefits. When NewStudio Architecture moved its offices into a 1902 building in St. Paul’s Creative Enterprise Zone—the former American Folding Bed warehouse, which...

New Shop: Brick + Linen in Stillwater

Photos provided Visitors to downtown Stillwater will notice a new addition to the north end of Main Street—Brick + Linen. Reminiscent of a smaller-scale Pottery Barn, this cozy home décor shop is filled with an...

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Photos by Janelle Olson || Styling by Paula Bjerketvedt Golden Grandeur Nothing says glitz and glamour quite like gold, and these gleaming gifts are sure to add a touch of festive flair to every abodePortrait, $150 and up,...

From Pop-Up to Permanent: Brooke & Lou Storefront Now Open at 50th and France

Photos courtesy of Brooke & LouEarlier this year, interior designer, entrepreneur, and tastemaker Bria Hammel introduced her first brick-and-mortar venture: a six-month pop-up shop at the Nolan Mains shopping center at the corner of 50th...

New Exhibition: Ethereal Willow Sculptures by Martha Bird

Photos courtesy of Susan Hensel GalleryArtist Susan Hensel opened her eponymous gallery in 2004 as an exhibition space and workplace in which she could create her unique small- and large-scale multi-disciplinary textile works. Today,...

The Collective: House Copper & Cookware

Product photos by Christian Watson || Portrait by John DahmenAs a coppersmith, Sara Dahmen has one foot in the now and one in the past, but her journey to becoming an artisan maker did not...