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,...

Spring Sensations With Alora Ambiance

Photos courtesy of Alora Ambiance  Life in Lake Como, Italy, inspired the conception of Minnesota-based Alora Ambiance, the creator of America’s first reed diffuser. Sisters Ann and Therese Gibbons, originally from southern Minnesota, founded the...

Cultural Collaboration: IKEA’s OVERALLT Line

Images courtesy IKEAModern African design meets classic Scandinavian style in OVERALLT, IKEA’s latest line. The idea for the collection began a few years ago when the Swedish furniture chain joined forces with Design Indaba,...

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Photos by Janelle Olson | Styling by Paula Bjerketvedt | Location K2 Studios Emerald Opulence Whether for the kitchen or office, go green with these varied giftsSencha tea, Rival Bros, $12.25 | The Modern Cook’s Year cookbook, Foxwell,...

Picture-Perfect Pet Furniture

Those with furry family friends know the struggle of trying to integrate functional-yet-chic pet accessories into a space. For so long, these pieces lacked intention in their design, failing to think of the pet...

No Waste for Winsome

When I asked Kathryn Sterner-Sieve of Winsome Goods what possessed her to create Winsome Zero, a product line to eliminate all of her studio's fashion leftovers, she didn’t tell me the statistics, like how...

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...

Handcrafted Wood Art and LGBTQ+ Community Activism Make Hagen and Oats One to Watch

Whether you need a wall-mounted bottle opener, a “stainbow” Minnesota sign, or a wooden portrait of a furry friend, Hagen and Oats has you covered when it comes to wood-based crafts.Nikki Hollerich and Anna...

Scandinavian-Style Tapestries by Bad Scandi Pay Homage to Heritage

Photos by David EllisWhen the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Ashley Dias, like so many others, found herself suddenly spending more time at home. Although the self-taught artist had been painting abstracts on canvas for a...

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