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Tour Designer Victoria Sass’s Global Boho Home

The Prospect Refuge Studio principal takes us inside her historic Minneapolis home and details its inspired design.

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Artful Living | Inside the Important Politics of Fashion

Inside the Undeniable Politics of Fashion

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Best Of,Culture,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

In my career as a fashion editor, I often find myself occupying two very different worlds at once. The more extravagant, most photogenic parts of my existence coexist...

Why Americans Can’t Resist Multilevel Marketing Schemes

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Best Of,Culture,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Jill Drehmer claims to have cracked the code to financial freedom. The year was 2015, the place an upstate New York grocery store, where the 36-year-old mom of two...

Artful Living | At Auction: The Art of Selling Famed Fashion Photography

At Auction: Christie’s Sells Iconic Fashion Photography

by | Sep 21, 2022 | At Auction,Autumn 2022,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Fashion photography is having a moment. In the midst of a chaotic world, filling our walls with resplendent haute couture imagery makes everyday life feel more...

Artful Living | MA Peterson Crafts a Coastal Chic Abode

MA Peterson Crafts a Coastal Chic Lake Minnetonka Home

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home | 0 Comments

It’s pure Americana: the dream of living by the sea in an abode with open views of the shifting tides. That was the idea when MA Peterson set out to create a new house...

Artful Living | Inside Prospect Refuge Studio Designer Victoria Sass' Dreamy Home

Tour Designer Victoria Sass’s Global Boho Home

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home,Style | 0 Comments

Victoria Sass knows a thing about global boho design. Born in Minnesota, the Prospect Refuge Studio owner/principal spent a decade in Santa Cruz, California, and...

Artful Living | Inside Interior Designer Bruce Kading's New Kitchen

Inside Bruce Kading’s Redesigned Kitchen

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home | 0 Comments

Twin Cities interior designer Bruce Kading is a patient man. He waited 46 years to finally renovate the cozy kitchen in the 1930s Tudor where he and his wife, Marcia,...

Artful Living | Martin Patrick 3 Brunello Cucinelli Womenswear

Martin Patrick 3 Welcomes Brunello Cucinelli Womenswear

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Italian cashmere is an art. So much so that Brunello Cucinelli, one of the world’s leading cashmere brands, has its own School of Contemporary High Craftsmanship and...

Artful Living | Publisher's Take: Autumn 2022

Publisher’s Take: Autumn 2022

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Autumn always feels like the start of the year to me in many respects: back to school (even if I’m not going), back to sweaters and back to a slower pace of life after...

Artful Living | Wixon Jewelers Vintage Watch Collection

What’s Driving the Vintage Watch Collecting Trend

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Escaping time is virtually impossible in today’s world. Glowing numbers stare back from smartphones, laptops, dashboards and all the other screens in our lives. Digital...

Artful Living | Inside the World Equestrian Center

The World Equestrian Center is America’s Premier Horse Destination

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Adventure,Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

Until recently, Ocala didn’t top many travelers’ bucket lists. But with the addition of the World Equestrian Center, the Central Florida city is quickly edging out...

Artful Living | How Qatar Became an Arts and Architecture Hot Spot

How Qatar Became an Arts and Architecture Hot Spot

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Adventure,Autumn 2022,Culture,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

My first indication that Qatar is a country unlike any other is the herd of metallic oryxes that greets me in the arrivals hall at Doha’s Hamad International Airport....

Artful Living | The Guide: Gifts for the Ultimate Host

The Guide: Gifts for the Ultimate Host

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Whether you're ready or not, gifting season is right around the corner. If you're looking for something special for the ultimate host in your life (the person who all...

All Aboard a Two-Week Caribbean Sailing Trip

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Adventure,Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

I’m told I learned to swim before I could walk. My dad tossed toddler me like a pebble into Missouri’s Table Rock Lake, and I apparently took to the water as if I had...

Artful Living | The Top 5 New International Fashion Capitals

The Top 5 New International Fashion Capitals

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Fashion trends seem to change with the wind, yet the cities we look to for style inspiration — places like Paris, Milan and New York City — have managed to remain the...

Artful Living | A Brief History of the Beloved Department Store

Revisiting the Heyday of Luxury Department Stores

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Culture,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

White beads drape down pillars in the Dayton’s Oval Room in downtown Minneapolis. A woman known simply as Madame A rules the floor. She’s dressed in all black and...

Artful Living | John Kraemer & Sons and Charlie Co. Lake Minnetonka Retreat

Tour a Stunning Modern Lake Minnetonka Retreat

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home | 0 Comments

You might not catch it at first — the glass box home tucked into the woods off Maxwell Bay. That’s because the simple rectangular form was crafted to complement the...

Chris Plantan on the Art of Bookscaping

How to Decorate Your Home with Books

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home,Style | 0 Comments

What does every beautiful room have in common? Books. They’re like favorite companions that make a space feel personal. Bibliophiles and interior designers agree that...

Artful Living | Hendel Homes Nature White Box Home

Hendel Homes Balances Art and Minnesota Nature

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,From The Pages,Home | 0 Comments

Dubbed the “white glass box on the hill,” this dwelling literally checks all the boxes. The owner, a single woman moving from Chicago to the Twin Cities to be near...

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Artful Living | Inside the Important Politics of Fashion

Inside the Undeniable Politics of Fashion

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Best Of,Culture,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

In my career as a fashion editor, I often find myself occupying two very different worlds at once. The more extravagant, most photogenic parts of my existence coexist...

Why Americans Can’t Resist Multilevel Marketing Schemes

by | Sep 21, 2022 | Autumn 2022,Best Of,Culture,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Jill Drehmer claims to have cracked the code to financial freedom. The year was 2015, the place an upstate New York grocery store, where the 36-year-old mom of two...

Artful Living | Boutique Hospitality Design

American Inns Are Becoming Design-Driven Experiences

by | May 18, 2022 | Best Of,From The Pages,Home,Travel | 0 Comments

While we all love luxe getaways, there’s no place like home — especially a friend’s super stylish home. Hoteliers are tuning in to this craving, clicking their heels...

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4 Top Home-Industry Tastemakers on Contemporary Design

by | May 18, 2022 | Best Of,From The Pages,Home | 0 Comments

Contemporary design shines a light on how people are living right now. It asks home industry leaders to posit what hasn’t yet been considered. “It’s a balance of styles...

Artful Living | Athena Calderone EyeSwoon Feature

Inside EyeSwoon Founder Athena Calderone’s Beautiful Life

by | Mar 16, 2022 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages,Style,Wellness | 0 Comments

She has been dubbed “the modern girl’s Martha Stewart” by The New York Times. And in this elite club of domestic goddesses is an apt place for Athena Calderone. The...

Artful Living | Turkish Cookware

Searching for the World’s Greatest Copper Cookware in Istanbul

by | Mar 16, 2022 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

Confession: I’ve been pulled aside at an international airport due to the inherent danger of unidentified cookware not once, but twice.  The first time I got flagged...

Artful Living | What’s Driving Today’s Mushroom Boom?

Inside the Mushroom Boom of 2022

by | Mar 16, 2022 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages,Wellness | 0 Comments

In an animated 1950s wonderland, a caterpillar sits atop a mushroom and watches on as Alice takes a bite of fungi and grows to the size of a house. Blue-hued Smurfs...

Artful Living | Is the Power Lunch Dead?

Is the Power Lunch Dead?

by | Mar 16, 2022 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages | 0 Comments

It’s noon: Where are you? If the answer is donning a perfectly tailored suit, perched in a red leather banquette and sipping a crisp white wine — all while discussing...

Uncovering the Mysteries of Sable Island

by | Jan 4, 2022 | Adventure,Best Of,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

The deadliest place in the Atlantic is slender, breathtaking and cloaked in cyan green. Its waters have swallowed some 350 ships, countless sailors, tons of silver and...

Inside the Billion-Dollar Dog Fashion Industry

by | Sep 20, 2021 | Best Of,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

Vogue has officially crowned her the new fashion It girl. Her fans — including the likes of Lizzo, who called her “an actual bad bitch” — can’t wait to see the latest...

Today’s Hottest Designers on the Future of Interior Design

by | May 19, 2021 | Best Of,From The Pages,Home,Style | 0 Comments

After we’ve all spent a year at home, our houses have transformed just as much as we have. Interior design went from a luxury to a necessity as we shifted our spaces —...

Artful Living | Robyne Robinson Street Art

Robyne Robinson on the Importance of Street Art

by | May 19, 2021 | Best Of,Culture,From The Pages | 0 Comments

In the days following George Floyd’s death, the public was glued to TV screens and social media feeds, absorbing news and images of protests, rioting, and destruction...

Prince Guitar Origins | Artful Living Magazine

Uncovering the True Origins of Prince’s Iconic Cloud Guitar

by | Mar 18, 2021 | Best Of,Culture,From The Pages | 0 Comments

I didn’t want this story to end. For years now, I’ve been slowly unwinding a story about one of Prince’s most intriguing and iconic instruments, the white Cloud guitar...

10 Food World Luminaries on Why Food Matters

by | Mar 18, 2021 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages | 0 Comments

“Why does food matter?” is a daunting question. As a writer who’s devoted her entire career to celebrating food and the people who’ve built their lives around it, I had...

How Kikkoman Soy Sauce Changed a Wisconsin Community

by | Mar 18, 2021 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages | 0 Comments

The year is 1959. Navy Pier is a global business showcase, with the Chicago International Fair and Exposition attracting the likes of Queen Elizabeth herself. A young...

Food Editor Lee Svitak Dean Reflects on 40 Years at the Star Tribune

by | Mar 18, 2021 | Best Of,Culture,Food,From The Pages | 0 Comments

The newspaper stacks crowd me at the dining room table, more than 2,000 sections in all, many stuffed in boxes, others in bound volumes, vying for space and attention....

7 Unsung Natural Wonders of the World

by | Jan 4, 2021 | Adventure,Best Of,From The Pages,Travel | 0 Comments

The coronavirus pandemic has upended life as we know it — travel in particular. But a global lockdown hasn’t made us any less curious about the world and its treasures....

Future of Fashion | Artful Living Magazine

The Future of Fashion: Where Do We Go From Here?

by | Sep 24, 2020 | Best Of,Fashion,From The Pages,Style | 0 Comments

On the surface, fashion moves fast. What’s hot one moment becomes distinctly not in the click of a heel. But 2020, the year that saw the word “unprecedented” dominate...

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Revisiting the Heyday of Luxury Department Stores

Department stores hold a special place in American history, creating space for the most desired fashions, curated window displays and more.

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