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...

Shop Handcrafted Gifts for the Holidays

European Christmas MarketShop 60-plus artisan vendors, savor traditional European foods, sip on mulled wine, and more at the European Christmas Market inside St. Paul’s Union Depot. This charming event combines Old-World traditions with modern...

Smart Tech Simplified

LG Styler Steam ClosetBoasting TrueSteam Technology, this clothing care system ($1,199) reduces bacteria, diminishes wrinkles, and refreshes your favorite fabrics—from cashmere to velvet—in 20 minutes flat. LG (lg.com)Fully Autonomous DroneSunflower Labs’ on-the-ground sensors and fully...

Rosenthal Contemporary Interiors Opens Minnetonka Showroom

Photos courtesy of Rosenthal Contemporary InteriorsRosenthal Contemporary Interiors, located in downtown Minneapolis, weathered the COVID-19 pandemic just fine, says Daniel Ledo, vice president of operations. Perhaps this success was thanks in part to company...

Get Ready for Holiday Hosting With Room & Board Upgrades

Photos provided  Travelers are eager to hit the road this holiday season—and that includes family and friends. Travel is at a pre-pandemic high after two challenging years of pandemic travel bans, restrictions, and lockdown. According...

JKath Design Build + Reinvent Launches Bath Vanity Collection

Photos provided  After maintaining a cabinet shop for more than a decade, producing custom cabinet work for its renovation projects, JKath Design Build + Reinvent has launched its first bathroom vanity collection. Katie Kath, partner...

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...

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:...

Get the Look: Sunlit Sanctuary

Indoors and out seamlessly converge in the sunroom of this European-style Tudor, nestled on a wooded lot with picturesque views of lush trees and water on each side. With balance at the forefront of...

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...

Shopping Guide: November 9-16

Events at Retro Wanderlust, Craft'za, and more.

The Collective: Heidi Derner

Photos provided  Heidi Derner is a multidimensional artist. Her days are split between her “job” as a graphic designer and her love of photography and painting. However, what she is best known for is her...

Sales + Events: March Includes Spring Flowers and Produce, Maker Crafts, and Decor

Winter Flower ShowIf you haven’t yet, soak up some color, warmth, and humidity by visiting the 2023 Winter Flower Show in the Como Conservatory’s Sunken Garden. Through March 19, the garden is abloom in...
A portrait of Araya Jensen, owner of Willful.

Araya Jensen Expands Willful Home Goods

Araya Jensen's Willful in Minneapolis' Tangletown neighborhood expands to include colorful wool rugs, throw pillows, tea towels and more.
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
Rose quartz crystal bathtub made in Italy

Global Online Marketplace 1stdibs Makes Antique Shopping Easy

Photos courtesy 1stdibsFor all the Minnesota antique lovers, designers, and collectors out there: You no longer need to wonder about when, where, or how you’ll discover that unique find needed to complete your latest...

Belt Publishing Releases New Book on Midwestern Architecture

If you’re looking to start your holiday shopping early, take a peek at architecture critic Alexandra Lange’s latest book, Midwest Architecture Journeys, a meditation on the forgotten architectural beauty of the Midwest. The book,...

Pop-Up Shopping Favorites

Black Friday? Small Business Saturday? Cyber Monday? Plenty of shopping opportunities coming right up. But keep some gift buying in reserve for Saturday, December 3—when several pop-up shops around the Twin Cities will showcase local artisan wares.

Magnetic Magenta

Photos provided   1. Dressed to the Nines Sensational shades of pink, navy, and white comprise this unapologetically bold and daringly dramatic “floral dress” painting by St. Paul visual artist Christina Johnson. Inquire for pricing. christinabjohnson.com2. Visual Warmth Need...

The Collective: Ashtyn Sibinski

Photos providedThe beautiful randomness of Ashtyn Sibinski’s artwork is inspiring and thought-provoking. Known for her comforting color palettes that change with the season, her art is an extension of her mood at hand. From...

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