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...

Nate Berkus & Jeremiah Brent Release New PetSmart Collection

Photos courtesy of PetSmartInterior designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent are breaking the mold for pet products. For so long, pet furniture and accessories have been eyesores in peoples’ homes, with pet owners adhering...

Sales + Events: August Presents Art and Antiques

Uptown Art FairCreated in 1964 to enhance the energy of the Uptown community, The Uptown Art Fair is a juried fine arts fair that showcases a variety of quality art from local artisans. Every...

Sales + Events: February Spotlights Art in the Community

Sonder 2024The word “sonder” represents the realization that each random passerby is living a life as vivid and complex as your own—a sentiment that is reflected through this artistic community event. This year, celebrate...

Christina B. Johnson Creates Art with Heart

Photos courtesy Christina B. JohnsonBright colors and textured blooms fill the canvases in Christina B. Johnson’s studio. It’s not very organized like the rest of the house, the local artist admits, but that’s okay....

5 Meditation-Focused Products to Achieve “Om” at Home

Our homes aren’t just for relaxing during nights and weekends anymore. We’re now working at home, maybe teaching online (our children, or perhaps yoga or pilates) at home, working out at home, and struggling...

Dutton Brown Design is More Than Lights

Photos by Bernadette FoxIn 2013, a family member’s Lakeville basement became the birthplace of Zach Dutton and Thomas Brown’s contemporary light fixtures. From an in-home operation to the Etsy online marketplace to a full-fledged...

Vintage Vibes: Minneapolis Vintage Market at The Machine Shop

Photos by Darin Kamnetz Have an affinity for vintage home goods, décor, and furnishings? The Minneapolis Vintage Market offers a trove of one-of-a-kind treasures that align with an array of aesthetics. Whether you’re seeking furniture,...

Furbo Dog Camera: Calming Homeowner and Puppy Separation Anxiety, One Treat at a Time

Photo courtesy Adobe StockIf the pandemic had (has) any upside, it’s that we’re spending more time with our pets. For remote workers, that time is multiplied even further. In fact, according to the Washington...

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...

Sales + Events: October Presents Fall Events of All Varieties

St. Paul Art Crawl The St. Paul Art Crawl, produced by St. Paul Art Collective, returns this month. As the longest-running art crawl in the U.S., it is one of the city’s must-see art showcases....

Sales + Events: May Celebrates the Beauty of Spring

South Lake Minnetonka Community-Wide Garage SalesThe third-annual South Lake Minnetonka Community-Wide Garage Sale is happening this month, with participation from Shorewood, Deephaven, Minnetonka, Greenwood, Tonka Bay, and Excelsior. With a wide range of products...

Smith + Trade’s Home Décor and Live-Action Art Shake Up Stillwater

For handmade gifts with an original touch, head to downtown Stillwater and browse Smith + Trade Mercantile to find them all: paintings, pillows, leatherwork, wall art, food, and even the local “smiths” who make...

Freeze Design Build Creates Custom Furniture

Photos courtesy Freeze Design BuildWhile recently reorganizing my home office, I ventured online in search of a new desk, which led me to a real beauty. Designed by Kiley Friese and Sam Busko at...

May Markets at the Arboretum

Photos provided by MLA & Lisa Rydin EricksonWith April showers have come May flowers—and May Markets at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. Showcasing delectables, décor, and art by regional artisans and makers, the markets are...

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...

Artful Gift Giving Begins with Holiday Art Marts

Photos provided  One of Minnesota’s most significant natural resources—local artists—are ready to present their unique home decor, sculptures and paintings, textiles, and jewelry for your holiday shopping delight. Grab a friend and head to one,...

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...

Sales + Events: December Features Happy Holiday Celebrations

Nordic Village MarketNordic Village provides an overnight cabin experience amid the bustle of downtown Minneapolis. Hosted by Four Seasons Hotel Minneapolis, this winter celebration is the perfect place to hunker down and enjoy a...

Louise Gray Releases New Tabletop Collection

Written by Emily HeegaardPhotos by Josh Grubbs Louise Gray, a Minnesota-based company known for its artisan-made contemporary quilts, recently released its first line of home goods with the Tabletop Collection—a series of kitchen and dining...

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