Art-A-Whirl Returns to Northeast Minneapolis

Photos provided  Now in its 28th year, Art-A-Whirl, the largest open studio tour in the country, takes over Northeast Minneapolis May 19-21. One of spring’s outstanding social and art-shopping events, Art-A-Whirl brings together art enthusiasts...

Bria Hammel Curates A Holiday Collection that Spans the Seasons

Photos courtesy Brooke & LouYou won't find a single Santa Claus figurine or ostentatiously bedecked Christmas tree in Brooke and Lou's latest holiday collection. (Let’s all just breathe a sigh of relief.)In the midst...

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...

Brooke & Lou 2020 Holiday Collection Layers Classics with Texture and Color

Photos courtesy Brooke & Lou“This year, I knew that more than ever, when people’s homes are everything to them, that the right holiday décor would be really important,” says Bria Hammel, founder of Bria Hammel...
Courtesy Brooke & Lou

Brooke & Lou Launches First Garden Collection for Spring

“Timing is everything,” says Bria Hammel, founder of Bria Hammel Interiors in Mendota Heights. For several years, she’s been traveling to antique shows and markets around the globe in search of the perfect items...

Clay Coyote & Dock 6 Pottery Collaborate at Mall of America

For thousands of gift givers across Minnesota, a holiday shopping trip to Mall of America is a given. While you’re there, make sure to stop by pottery pop-up shop Ceramica: A Collaboration in Clay...

The Collective: B+D Custom Crafts

Photos by Kate Becker PhotographyFounders Brittany and Debbie Travis are not just lifelong crafters, but a mother-daughter duo with a love for locally designed home décor and at-home craft experiences. In 2017, they launched B+D...

Going Green | Spring Style

Photo by Janelle Olson & Styling by Anna Lundberg“Radar Kelly” cement tile, $10.48/square foot, Clé Tile BODARP cabinet door, prices vary by size, IKEA Mia rattan handle, $22, Anthropologie Cotton mesh produce bag...

Beth Dooley Celebrates Regenerative Agriculture in New Book

Photos by Mette Nielsen, courtesy of UMN PressAs a follow-up to the James Beard Award-winning cookbook she wrote with chef Sean Sherman, Beth Dooley takes a deep dive into local, regenerative (or sustainable) agriculture...

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...

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...

Interior Define Opens Brick-and-Mortar Shop in Galleria Edina

Photos provided Interior Define, a leading customizable furniture brand both online and through select studios across the U.S., now has a brick-and-mortar studio in the Galleria in Edina. In addition to offering thousands of upholstery...
Owners (and husband and wife) Joe Hasler and Adrianna Fie at their store, Flotsam + Fork

The Goods: Flotsam + Fork

Read how this South Minneapolis storefront got established and how its owners are helping their community rebuild after the death of George Floyd
A picnic blanket spread outdoors

The Art of Picnicking: Tips and Products for Your Next Picnic

 Picnicking is an art. It’s fun, it’s summery, and to be honest, I think you’d be hard pressed to find a more wholesome sunny-day activity. But preparing for and going on a picnic requires...

Beyond Ornamental

1. Lake Superior Art Glass Each piece created by Lake Superior Glass Art is a labor of love. Owner Dan Neff’s passion for both the art of glassblowing and the natural beauty of Northern Minnesota...

Get the Look: Festive Feeling

Photo by SpacecraftingFeel truly at home this holiday season by re-creating this festive look, complete with holiday decor, designed by Martha O’Hara Interiors. This bright, clean, and aesthetically pleasing kitchen received a merry glow-up...

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 Ontologia Collection Breaks the Mold With Made-To-Order Light Fixtures

Photos provided  “Ontology is the study of existence… a little heady, I know,” says Victoria Sass, principal and design director of the Minneapolis interior design studio, Prospect Refuge. Nonetheless, the studio’s first product launch is...

5 Product Picks That Speak to the Senses

The bedroom, where we begin and end our day, should support every strand of our well-being, calling on the senses—from touch and taste to sight, sound, and smell— to craft a sanctuary of health and harmony....

Marian Parsons’ New Book Guides Readers to Create the Home of Their Dreams

Photos and styling by Marian ParsonsMarian Parsons, aka Miss Mustard Seed, has written books before—as well as created fine art, refinished furniture, crafted a beloved blog, innovated product design (including her own line of...

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