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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.

Glass Menagerie: Your Guide to Selecting The Best Windows For Your Midwestern Abode

If “eyes are the windows to your soul,” as Shakespeare so eloquently suggested, we would argue that windows may just be the eyes of...

Alec Soth Brings “A Pound of Pictures” Home

Photos courtesy of Weinstein Hammons GalleryMinneapolis photographer Alec Soth’s work is internationally acclaimed and in permanent collections at the Museum of Modern Art and...

Lucy Penfield of Lucy Interior Design Delights Her Clients with Vibrant Mood Boards: Now,...

Mood boards provided by Lucy Interior DesignMood boards aren’t new, but the ways in which designers use them continue to evolve. Lucy Penfield, the...

Exhibition “Supernatural America: The Paranormal in American Art” Explores Mystery in Visual Culture

Whether or not you believe in ghosts, they’re an inescapable part of our history, culture (from pop culture to fine art), literature, and even...

Artisan Insights: Kristi Abbott

Photos by David EllisAfter a sold-out exhibition at Gamut Gallery in 2018, collage portraitist Kristi Abbott opened her own highly successful studio and gallery...

Larissa Loden Teams with Betsy Vohs for Posh New Storefront in St. Paul

Renderings providedAfter years in the Northrup King Building where she designed, crafted, and sold her contemporary jewelry, Larissa Loden is moving into a new...

“Totally Radical: Designing the 1980s” Inspires Viewers to Explore a Nuanced Version of the...

Photos courtesy of Goldstein Museum of DesignAfter the countercultural movements of the 1960s and early 1970s, along with the Watergate scandal, the Vietnam War,...

Four Gardens on Virtual Tour Will Jumpstart Your Planting Plans

Photos provided by Mary Ellen BeckerLast year, the volunteers of the Hennepin County Master Gardeners decided to put their spring tour online. The virtual...

Durable Materials and Reclaimed Wood Texturize An All-White Abode by Lenox House Design

Photos by SpacecraftingWhy would a woman with three young boys, a dog, and a husband who hunts want an all-white house? Here’s the backstory.When...

“The Steger Homestead Kitchen” Cookbook Focuses on Simple Abundance

Wild mushrooms, smoked fish, ember-roasted corn, beet butter, wilderness bars: Just fanning through this new cookbook, “The Steger Homestead Kitchen: Simple Recipes for an...

Brianne Boettner of Timber & Tulip Talks 2022 Trends in Wood

Photos by Chelsie LopezSince Brianne Boettner started Timber & Tulip in 2016, the Minneapolis furniture designer and business owner has been creating custom furniture...

This Palm Springs-Inspired Backyard Getaway is a Desert Oasis

Photos by Andrea RuggEnter Ayla’s backyard through the orange-framed door set into a white breeze-block wall, and your first question will surely be, “Where...

Craft a Floral Wall Hanging: Paisley and Sparrow’s Jen Biswas Tells You How

Photos provided by Jen BiswasJen Biswas, the busy blogger and professional DIYer we spoke with last week about stenciling her powder bath, might be...

Home Remodel? Landscape Re-Do? There’s an App for That

The DIY approach to re-envisioning your interior décor, a room or home remodel, or landscape design has never been more at your fingertips than...

Wildwood Kitchens and Baths: A One-Stop Shop for a Room or Whole-House Design

Photos providedKitchen and bath designer Janel Swanson was selling cabinetry online to her clients when she quickly realized “people spending a large amount of...

Stenciling a Powder Bath: Paisley & Sparrow’s Jen Biswas Shares Her Story

Photos by Paisley & SparrowMinneapolis lifestyle blogger Jen Biswas is just as lively and creative as she appears in her Paisley & Sparrow blogs....

Sherwin-Williams’ 2022 COTY Evergreen Fog Communicates Calm and Carrying On

When Sherwin-Williams revealed its 2022 Color of the Year (COTY), Evergreen Fog, Victoria Sass’ first thought was, “It’s very conservative. This color doesn’t rock...

The Contemporary Print: 20 Years at Highpoint Editions Highlights Exquisite Work by Local Artists

When the Highpoint Center for Printmaking opened in 2001, the nonprofit community-oriented organization introduced public access to the printmaking arts in the Upper Midwest....

From Pop-Up to Permanent: Brooke & Lou Storefront Now Open at 50th and France

Photos courtesy of Brooke & LouEarlier this year, interior designer, entrepreneur, and tastemaker Bria Hammel introduced her first brick-and-mortar venture: a six-month pop-up shop...

New Exhibition: Ethereal Willow Sculptures by Martha Bird

Photos courtesy of Susan Hensel GalleryArtist Susan Hensel opened her eponymous gallery in 2004 as an exhibition space and workplace in which she could...