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...

Brooke & Lou Tiny Treasures

Photos courtesy of Brooke & Lou 1. Sweet Ditsy Floral DishThis ceramic catchall dish ($40) ensures even small household items can have a place to call home.2. Scalloped Brass Wall HookAdd antique charm and modern-day...

Woman-Owned Wednesday Empowers Female Designers & Boutique Owners in Minneapolis

Minneapolis-based female entrepreneurs, including those in the home decor and design sphere, are shaking up the local business scene with the new Woman-Owned Wednesday initiative. Launching on May 29 and continuing through the summer...

Pikka Design Co. Creates Custom and Affordable Wood Tables

Given how much time is spent around a dining table, it ought to be a good one. If you’ve been struggling to find a hardwood table that balances high quality and low cost, look...
A lifestyle shot with a Lucy sofa, pillows, and ottoman. Photo courtesy Ethan Allen.

New Ethan Allen Collection Goes Mid-Century Modern

While the solid hues of the Lucy collection are nice, add a bold accent piece with one of the its prints

The Collective: Alora Ambiance

Photos providedWhile living far from their family farm in southern Minnesota, two entrepreneurial sisters—Ann and Therese Gibbons—launched home fragrance business Alora Ambiance while residing in Lake Como, Italy. Now in its 21st year and...

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: Scent and Psyche

Photos providedConfessed candle addict, Christie Wells began hand-pouring candles with scents she loved in 2020, and by January of 2021, Scent & Psyche was an official business. After years in product development and brand...

Edina Art Fair Announces 2023 Featured Artist: Suyao Tian

Photos provided  The theme of the 2023 Edina Art Fair, considered one of the top 50 art fairs in the United States, is “Art of Connection.” “We live in a time when so many ...

2023 Holiday Gift Guide

Photography by Janelle Olson at Shelter Studios || Creative direction and styling by Paula BjerketvedtBlushing Beauty These rosy-hued kitchen and dining finds will bring a refreshing touch of radiance to holiday wish lists“Bread Winner” print,...

25+ Cosmically Fun Finds to Celebrate the Lunar New Year

Photo by Janelle Olson || Styling by Anna LundbergFantasia “Diamond Galaxy” wallpaper, $36/double roll, Ralph Lauren “North Hemisphere” wallpaper, $205/double roll, Essentia “Star Collision” wallpaper, $162/double roll, Wallpaper Direct  |  Constellation coaster set, $29, lacquer...

Minneapolis Craft Market’s Digital Shopping Experience

Written by Justine Szafran Minneapolis Craft Market hosts its fair share of in-person events each holiday season—sometimes up to 15 markets in one weekend. Given this winter’s inevitable restrictions, founder Hayley Matthews-Jones moved the market...

A Fresh Start for Wayzata’s Historic Studio

Photos provided At interior design firm Historic Studio, new management and offerings lead to blissful new beginnings. After 25 years, the Wayzata-based boutique studio and retail store was recently sold to two local businesswomen: Brooke...

New Titles from Assouline Take a Global Perspective

 Photos providedAssouline, the luxury publisher of books and gifts celebrating culture, design, and lifestyle, celebrates summer with four new design releases to set hearts aflutter and turn spirits aspirational. Here’s a sneak peek at...

Room & Board Expands Sustainable “Circular Wood Process”

Photos providedSustainability is an integral aspect of Edina-based furniture company Room & Board, whether sourcing materials from Minneapolis companies such as Wood from the Hood, or using recycled plastics, fabrics, or steel in its...

American Craft Council’s Online Pop-Up Open Now

Photos courtesy of American Craft CouncilA national nonprofit organization, the American Craft Council is dedicated to educating and inspiring crafters, collectors, and artists nationwide about the artistry of craft in its multitude of expressions....

Valentine’s Finds at Foxwell

Photos courtesy of Foxwell Shoppe x StudioLove is in the air, and Foxwell Shoppe x Studio is offering a wide selection of Valentine’s-themed products perfect for gifting (or treating yourself!) this season. All the...
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...

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