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These calming pieces will add international panache to your interiors, direct from artisans and companies around the Twin Cities

Hammock Chair

Courtesy Ten Thousand Villages

While this Bohemian hammock chair ($125) was made by artisans in Nicaragua, you can find it at Ten Thousand Villages, a national fair-trade store with locations in Minnetonka, St. Paul, and more. Ten Thousand Villages (

Bengal Sunrise Wallpaper

Courtesy Hygge & West

This four-panel wallpaper mural by Hygge and West ($90/panel) measures 96 inches wide by 124 inches tall and features broad leaf palms and chattering monkeys, bringing a hint of safari to any room. Hygge and West (

Orange Carnelian Tree

Courtesy Heart of a Beholder

Handmade in Minnesota, this whimsical six-inch tree ($45) features a rhyolite base, gracefully curving trunk, and orange carnelian stone leaves. Etsy, Heart of a Beholder (

Four Seasons Rug

Courtesy Cyrus Rugs

From Bloomington-based Cyrus Rugs, this wool and silk Nepali rug (prices available upon request) is awash with earth tones that evoke minimalism, peace, and seclusion. Cyrus Rugs (

Kintsugi Bowl

Courtesy Jonathan Janssen

Jonathan Janssen, general manager of Norseman Distillery in Minneapolis, specializes in kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing ceramic with lacquer to give pieces new life (prices available upon request). Instagram, Jonathan Janssen (@fancyjanssey)

Dracaena Plant

Courtesy Mother

For a lush and spiky new friend in your living room, choose any of the five-foot dracaena—also known as Madagascar Dragon Trees—from Erik Hamline’s Northeast Minneapolis shop (pictured: dracaena marginata v. Tarzan, $140). Mother (

Meditation Cushions

Courtesy Ethel Studio

Minneapolis-based Ethel Studio uses textile scraps to create handmade, zero-waste meditation cushions ($148 each) perfect for all of your zen poses. Ethel Studio (

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