Five Products for a Healthy Home

Home is where the heart is—and the rest of your body, so the air quality and amenities in your house should promote a healthy lifestyle. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) links poor air quality...

Tech Talk: TapGlance Interior Design App

Nope, these aren't professional photographs. Believe it or not, they're 3D renders made and designed in TapGlance, an award-winning interior design app by Black Mana Studios. The app, only available for iOS devices, provides...

Personality Profile: Interior Designer Annie Tropple

Images courtesy Home Design by Annie Annie Tropple, interior designer and owner of Home Design by Annie, has always loved to make a space her own. As a child, she often rearranged her room and...

Design Trends: Retro Revival

Old has been made new again with trends popularized in decades past making a comeback (with a contemporary twist) in modern homes. Local interior designer Bridget Chirigos, of her eponymous firm Chirigos Designs, says,...

New Service: A One-of-a-Kind Experience

Photos courtesy Sue Brady This spring, freshen up your home with some custom fragrances from Olfactory Scent Studio, which recently opened in The Shoppes at Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove. Owner Sue Brady, who spent...

Celtic Collections for Your Home

Photos by Josh Grubbs Styled by Tim Creagan Glass cake plate, $32.95, glass cake dome, $28.95, glass plates, $15.95 each, Golden Fig Fine Foods // Irish fairy mounds, $1.99 each, Hudson Flower Shop // Gold tone...

Modernism Week in Palm Springs: An Annual Bucket-List Item for Modernistas

Opportunities to explore midcentury architecture—houses in particular—abound, from Modern Phoenix Week (go here for a recap of the 2017 event ) to SarasotaMod, to Docomomo US MN’s annual fall Minnesota Modern Tour Day. Yet...

Editor’s Product Pick: Relamp Lightbulbs

The team at Midwest Home just can't get enough of Relamp, the Minneapolis-based LED lightbulb company that brands their energy-efficient bulbs with hand-painted designs. Last year, longtime Midwest Home writer Camille LeFevre whipped up a...

Seven Indoor Plants to Freshen Up Your Home

At this time of year, we're all having the same problem: It feels like it's high time for the snow to melt away and reveal some fresh greenery (maybe even a few blooms), but...

Joleen Emery of Big Raven Yoga Creates Yoga Mats to Admire

Photos courtesy Big Raven Yoga Big Raven Yoga’s most popular mat is one of owner Joleen Emery’s own personal favorites. It says, “I am obsessed with being a woman comfortable in my own skin.” Emery, a...

Editor’s Product Pick: Urbanwalls Removable Wallpaper and Decals

There are just some things in design that a solid coat of paint can’t do. It can’t always bring your personality to life, tell your story, or complement your unique style. Sometimes, it looks...

Marie Kondo’s Netflix Series, “Tidying Up,” Sheds a Gentle Light on Intentional Living and...

To see Marie Kondo, the tidying-up sprite with a mission and a method, bound into mess after mess with exuberance is a bit shocking. She does just that, in episode after episode of her...