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Wearable Art: MIA x MOA Artist Statements T-Shirt Project

  Cool collaboration alert: In celebration of the Minneapolis Institute of Arts’ 100th birthday, the museum and Mall of America have teamed up with five contemporary artists to create a limited-edition t-shirt collection called the Artist Statements T-Shirt Project. Artists…

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Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection 2015 Preview

As images of New York Fashion Week flood through all my social timelines, I can’t help but get excited for upcoming local events that are worthy of dressing up, braving the cold and taking in some of the best of Twin Cities…

MacPhail Center for Music

October changes

Shooting on location at MacPhail Center for Music Outside the Museum of Contemporary Art – Chicago for the David Bowie Is exhibition Chuck Close’s “Big Self Portrait” at the Walker Art Center Summit Avenue – St. Paul The past…

Design Style

Starved for color

via Tumblr If you live in the Twin Cities and pay at all attention to the design communities in town, you’ve no doubt noticed one of the stand-out and growing trends: the minimalist, nordic, heritage aesthetic. It’s clean, functional,…

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Katie in Chicago

On the list of of “Places I’d Actually Consider Moving To,” Chicago sits near the top. It’s beautiful, full of culture, offers amazing food, shopping and nightlife and, above all, is home to some of my closest friends from…

Neon Esquire photo shoot

Sneak peek: Neon Esquire photo shoot

Mondays don’t have to be a drag. I had a fun morning this week with the Neon Esquire team helping with a photo shoot for an upcoming Meet Minneapolis event planners conference. The theme is “City by Nature” and it’s…

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Less is more: one piece inspiration

Yep, less is more – skin, that is. One piece swimsuits have slowly become more on-trend the last few summers and it seems like they’re finally the must-have item for 2014. I’m going to go ahead and credit Jessica…

Hackwith Design House "Haven Top" for ARC

Hackwith Design House x ARC collaboration for a cause

I love a good designer collaboration – especially one that gives back – and the latest comes from Twin Cities’ own Hackwith Design House who has teamed up with American Refugee Committee (ARC) as part of their first “garment…

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Support local artists with Color Space Editions

If you’re looking to get your hands on some great limited-edition art at a reasonable price, consider checking out this new venture from Color Space Editions in Minneapolis. The print production company is now offering the opportunity to purchase…