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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.

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...

Sustainable 9 Design + Build Creates the Perfect Partnership

Photos by Spacecrafting“Sustainability and luxury are at the core of what we do,” says Chad Hanson, managing general partner of Sustainable 9 Design +...

Lantern on the Lake

Photos by SpacecraftingThe bachelor, business owner, and empty nester for whom this spectacular yet right-size modern home was created works hard and loves to...

Room & Board Launches New Table Line with Wood from the Hood

Photos courtesy of Room & BoardRoom & Board’s Urban Wood Project, through which the furniture retailer partners with city businesses to design and manufacture...

Top Fall Trends? Expect Comfort, Connection, and Class

Photos courtesy of High Point MarketComfort and curves meet class, and nature’s intriguing textures combine with Lucite and brass accents in the recent High...

Sculpture in the Mill District by Trellage-Ferrill Studio Named to the 2021 CODAawards Top...

Photos courtesy of Shawn TrentlageMinneapolis artists Shawn Trentlage and Darcy Ferrill, of Trellage-Ferrill Studio, a glass- and metal-arts studio that also works in architectural...

A St. Paul Garden Undergoes An Ornamental Evolution

Photos by Tracy WalshEven though she fondly remembers her Italian grandfather’s terraced vegetable gardens, her grandmother’s “little glass greenhouse” for growing begonias and fuchsias,...

Hammond Art Now Open at Northrop King

The Northrup King Building, which is home to more than 350 artists (and their studios), as well as a number of small businesses, added...

Circa Gallery Welcomes Luminous Sculptures by Karian Amaya

Photos provided by Circa GalleryCirca Gallery, which has been exhibiting exquisite work by emerging and established contemporary artists for more than 30 years, recently...