Great lighting is a bright idea for both function and style

  Never underestimate the importance of good lighting in your home or workplace. It’s not just practical. It adds style. Let’s start with practical considerations and think about the lighting needs you have in a room – or even a particular spot in the room: General light illuminates the whole room. A lampshade can make…

Essential tools for furniture shopping

Shopping for home furnishings can be a pleasure or pain – and sometimes both. There’s pleasure in the exploration and discovery, of weekend shopping excursions to search for hidden gems, and making unexpected finds. Yet there can be pain if you’re not sure where to look and how to make sense of the overwhelming options….

Design inspiration: black and white in color

As a design palette, black and white is anything but boring. It can be a strong foundation for a room full of texture, nuance or contrasts. Choosing furniture and accessories should be a process, thinking about shapes and proportions, relationships and room dynamics. With black and white as a backdrop, you can add excitement and…

Future Heirlooms: Linda Ricklefs Baudry

EXHIBIT ENDED. To see more of the artist’s work, visit her web site. MidModMen+friends featured new works by Twin Cities artist Linda Ricklefs Baudry as part of its “Future Heirlooms” series. The collection of four originals in pastels and charcoal are inspired by the artist’s ongoing relationship with nature, as well as her heightened interest…

We’re donating our fifth anniversary to benefit People & Pets Together

(St. Paul, MN) Oct. 10, 2017 – MidModMen+friends celebrates five years in business this October and is using the occasion to raise money and awareness for the local nonprofit organization People & Pets Together (PPT). “People & Pets Together is at the front lines in our community keeping pets in their homes when their people…