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Camille LeFevre

Camille LeFevre
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Camille LeFevre has been writing about architecture and design for local and national publications throughout her career as an arts journalist. Her love of home as a place of sanctuary, inspiration, and community is profound, whether she’s teaching Pilates out of her home studio in Saint Paul or welcoming guests to her family house in Sedona.

Miss Mustard Seed Gives us the Skimmy on Milk Paint

Photos courtesy Miss Mustard Seed Got milk? Old milk going bad, for instance? Before the industrialization of commercial paint and finishes, many homeowners would mix...

Clean, Simple, and Sustainable Living

Photos by Jim Kruger, LandMark Photography For nearly a decade, the Walsh family and their two dogs traveled to the North Shore for vacations. Over...

Rain Garden 101

Photos courtesy Mom's Design Build As more homeowners look for ways to increase sustainability in their yards, while introducing more flowers and shrubs to feed...

Staying In & Reading Up: New Books and Blogs to Keep You Busy and...

The US Postal Service continues to vow that, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the...

A Familiar Dog-Walking Route Leads to a New Creekside Home

Photos by Andrea Rugg They owe it all to Winston. For years, an Edina couple had walked their dog Winston by a small colonial-style home owned...

Modernism Week 2020: Small is Beautiful

Photos courtesy Modernism Week A pilgrimage to the spring fête Modernism Week, held yearly in Palm Springs, yields all sorts of delights—and perhaps even gives...

Events Celebrating the Life and Work of Modern Architect Elizabeth Close

Photos courtesy Goldstein Museum of Design Earlier this month, the Goldstein Museum of Design opened a new exhibition in Rapson Hall at the University of...

Insights Design Series Tackles Yogurt Messaging, Community Fashion, Affordable Housing and More

What do Chobani yogurt, fashion in LA’s Crenshaw neighborhood, Marilyn Manson, affordable housing, and Agnes Varda have in common? All are “objects” of design,...

Arboretum’s Third Annual Spring Flower Show Branches Out

“Spirit of place and natural settings are such a trend in horticulture around the world right now,” says Alan Branhagen, the director of...

New Architecture Book & Exhibition Celebrates Minnesota Modernism

“Lisl Close was born to modern architecture,” explains architectural historian and author Jane King Hession. The daughter of culturally savvy parents, Elizabeth (Lisl) Scheu...

2020 Color Camps: A Professional Analysis

Photos courtesy Adobe Stock Sherwin-Williams picked “Naval” as its 2020 Color of the Year, calling it “a rich navy that creates a calm and grounding...

Cozying Up to Winter: Q&A with Founders of Hygge & West

Photos courtesy of Hygge & West Those Norwegians. They endure the longest, snowiest, coldest winters and yet—as research done by Kari Leibowritz, a PhD student...