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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.

How Siah Armajani’s Sculptures Confound and Connect Us to “Home”

Four walls and a roof, windows and doors: In western culture, the basic components of a house are immediately recognizable, as are the ways...

Weavers Guild Celebrates Innovations in Textile Arts

As the warp of late-summer crisscrosses through the weft of early autumn, the Weavers Guild of Minnesota (founded in 1940 by six women) and...

Amy Rice Expands Home Décor Line with Sweet New Wallpapers

Amy Rice, one of Minnesota’s most beloved artists and artisans, has long delighted her fans with wistful, nostalgia-infused and richly imagined imagery. She uses...

American Swedish Institute’s Gudrun Sjödén Exhibition Delights with Color, Pattern and Texture

If you’ve ever paged through The New York Times Magazine on Sundays, you’ve probably seen the advertisements for Gudrun Sjödén’s women’s clothing. The Swedish designer,...

Zillow “Lists” The Incredibles Midcentury Modern Digs

Superheroes need a super home, right? As in a fantastic midcentury-modern dream home overlooking a fictitious city with loads of features, from floor-to-ceiling windows...

Stillwater’s Lora Hotel Infuses Design Savvy with Local History

Before the Lora opened in Stillwater in June, the marvelous renovation of the Joseph Wolf Brewery block into a hotel, restaurant and coffee bar...
Lin Nelson-Mayson of the Goldstein Museum of Design.

The Goldstein Museum of Design: Small, But Mighty

When sisters Harriet and Vetta Goldstein arrived at the University of Minnesota in 1912 and 1914, respectively, they brought with them a new educational...
The exterior of a modern north woods home designed by Strand Design.

A Crisp and Clean Cabin

Having a cabin “up North,” seemingly a Midwest tradition if not a residency requirement, used to conjure visions of a rather ramshackle structure. Plain...

Chirigos Designs’ Grand Opening Showcases Artwork from Kolman & Pryor Gallery

  Three years ago, after Bridget Chirigos moved with her husband from Houston to the Twin Cities, she opened Chirigos Designs to indulge her two...

Relamp Sparks Creative Bulbs

Jess Schaack and her husband have lots of Edison bulbs in their home. “We love exposed lighting,” she says, “but after a while, I...

Sylvie & Mira Releases New Fabrics Inspired by Family

New patterns from Sylvie & Mira, by Minneapolis designer Lisa Peck of LiLu Interiors.

Alchemy Architects’ weeHouse Lives Large with New National Award

Alchemy Architects’ weeHouse continues to live large. Designed in Minnesota (the firm is located in St. Paul), built in Oregon, and delivered to the...