A collection of wool blankets from Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

MN Makers’ New Blankets

Whether you’re in the market for a durable and lightweight blanket for outdoor endeavors or searching for a handspun, chic throw to dress up a loveseat, these Minnesota-made blankets have you covered—literally. Faribault’s Wool...
A statue of a naked woman contributing to a wabi-sabi aesthetic.

The Trend Toward Wabi-Sabi

Maybe it’s the fast pace of life, political rancor, or our anxiety-inducing Instagram feeds, but interest in wabi-sabi is growing. A Japanese aesthetic with roots in Zen Buddhism, wabi-sabi loosely translates to transient or...
A new showroom for Clio Surfaces displaying a table and chairs and marbler countertop.

Clio Surfaces’ New Edina Showroom

Add another showroom to the burgeoning design district on France Avenue in Edina. Clio Surfaces, part of Georgia- and Michigan-based Clio Holdings, opened a luxury showroom featuring its quartz, granite, and engineered marble surfaces....
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 approach to design developed by their mentor Frank Parsons at...

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 passions. One is “to bring design to more people at...

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 wanted more.” Meaning, she wanted more color, something brighter, a...
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Local Designer Creates a Lasting Spark in a Celebrity Nursery

Minnesota designer Laura Wiedmann design of the nursery for Jordin Sparks and Dana Isaiah's new arrival is featured by People magazine.
Utensil holder with spoons. Geometric, lots of lines

Functional Ceramic Art for Every Room

A collection of handmade ceramic pieces (that function as well as they look) for each room of your home.
Red background with pom pom border

A New Place for Pom Poms

It's not your imagination: Suddenly, pom poms are everywhere. These fuzzy orbs can be big or small in any color, and can be used in countless ways.
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Five Design Apps To Make Your Plans Reality

Using augmented reality (AR) technology, anyone with a smartphone can "see" the design, landscape, and furnishings of their indoor and outdoor spaces with a quick tap of their touch-screen.
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Powered by Flowers

Include these edible flowers in your meals for new summer flavors.

Martha O’Hara Interiors’ Flash Sale Continues

Designer's Flash Sale for June only includes furniture and accessories at 60 percent off.