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Foster Art Donates to Foster Care with Every Art Purchase
Foster Art also collaborates with public and private schools, art and community centers, and art institutions
Study in White
An old Wisconsin fishing cabin gets a new life as a serene and happy retreat
Mill City Farmers Market Now Open, With New and Returning Makers of Home Goods
Spring has irrevocably arrived, along with one of our most looked-forward-to heralds of lush growth, fresh produce and blooming flora: Mill City Farmers Market.
Mia’s Third Thursday in May Focuses on Sustainability, With Special Appearance by Alchemy Architects’...
On Thursday, May 19, the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) is dedicating its monthly Third Thursday event to sustainable living. During Mia’s Third Thursday: Art of Sustainability, visitors can make and take home a bamboo bee house modeled after the ones on the museum’s roof.
MidModMen Celebrates Local Makers and Artists with Mid-Century Flair During Weekend Showcase
MidModMen are celebrating four of their favorites with a weekend event, MidModMakers Showcase 2016. The showcase includes a reception Friday evening from 5-8 p.m., and a chance to browse the artists’ work through Sunday, May 8, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Dearly Beloved: Purple Passion Infuses Como Conservatory’s 2016 Summer Flower Show
Marjorie McNeely Conservatory’s Summer Flower Show in Como Park Zoo & Conservatory opens Saturday, April 30. And the star of the show? But of course: a new lily called “Purple Prince.”
2016 Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour is “The Year of the View”
2016 Minneapolis & Saint Paul Home Tour is “The Year of the View”. View residences overlooking the Mississippi River in St. Paul, & the perches at the top of the A-Mill Artist Lofts with views of the Minneapolis skyline.
Art in Bloom, Mia’s Annual Spring Fling, Flourishes
MIA’s 33rd Annual Art in Bloom—the four-day festival runs from Wednesday evening (that’s the gala) April 27 through Sunday, May 1—has welcomed in the Minnesota State Horticultural Society, which is celebrating its 150th anniversary, to create its own exhibition on the third floor of the Target Wing of the museum.
CopperSmith Quickly Expands Its Copper-Based Products Lines with Kitchen and Home Décor
CopperSmith Companies based in Golden Valley, with products ranging from copper sinks and tubs, range hoods and furnishings, tabletops and kitchen wares.
Bob Ganser Wins 2016 Emerging Talent Award
Architect at MSR Design in Minneapolis wins for elegant solutions using simple materials.
Mark Larson Wins 2016 Architect of Distinction Award
Cofounder of Rehkamp Larson Architects is recognized for his well-designed homes in a range of styles.
Minneapolis-based TandemMade Introduces Line of Customizable Products
The four new furniture designs celebrate artistry and hand craftsmanship.
Doings from the Design Trenches: “Design in 7: 7 Stories, 7 Minutes,” Now in...
Seven Twin Cities makers, architects, developers, retailers and other design-related luminaries present the inside scoop on their practices in seven minutes.
Matt Olson, Formerly of RO/LU, Launches New Studio to Examine the Art of Furniture...
Early this year, Matt Olson (formerly of the conceptual design and furniture studio RO/LU), opened a new venture. He calls it OOIEE, which stands for “The Office of Int.\Est.\Ext.”
“10 Homes That Changed America” Takes Viewers Into America’s Most Iconic Residences
“10 Homes That Changed America,” premiers Tuesday, April 5, on PBS as a three-part television and web series called "10 That Changed America".
Como Park’s Spring Flower Show Brings A Sunny Array to the Sunken Garden
The Como Park and Conservatory Spring Flower Show runs March 19-April 24. Show includes snapdragons, hydrangea, Asiatic lilies, Oriental lilies and more.
Mary Jo Hoffman’s STILL Lines Now at Target and West Elm
STILL by Mary Jo Hoffman features images from her blog in eight color-themed collections of sheets, shams, pillowcases, duvet covers, shower curtains, and art.
Koonyai Studio designs jewelry inspired by architecture and sustainable materials that make buildings possible.
SelfEco’s Plant-Based Partyware and Garden Pots Blend Design and Sustainability
Stillwater-based company, SelfEco, seeks to make partyware eco-friendly.
Macy’s Flower Show Blooms with All-American Splendor
About 30 truckloads of plants and flowers were brought in, totally nearly 100 varieties and thousands of blooms. That’s right: The 2016 Macy’s Flower Show has begun.