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Gregory Euclide: Relief Work

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Paper, found objects, and elements of nature integrated in complex landscape works

From subject matter to materials, nature informs the work of Minnesota-based artist Gregory Euclide. From his home outside of Minneapolis, Euclide makes mixed-media landscape works that incorporate paper, found objects, and natural elements. The pieces are based on his memories and experiences of the outdoors. Euclide explained his process to Paper Darts Magazine: "I think about nature and I......read more

Cabin Time 2: Bogus Lake

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Roaming artist residency heads to the Minnesota backwoods

How cool does this project look? Billing itself as "a roaming artist residency to remote places," Cabin Time takes a bunch of artists off-grid to create work in the wilderness. For the second installment of the project, eighteen artists traveled to Bogus Lake near Grand Marais, Minnesota, a stones throw from the Canadian border. With the lake right there and the Superior National Forest......read more

Rapson Low Back Lounge

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Loll Designs launches the Rapson collection, including this midcentury-style lounger made from recycled milk jugs $1,099.00

Got milk... jugs? If so, pass them along to the good people at Loll Designs in Minnesota; they're going to need plenty to keep up with demand for their latest series of eco-smart outdoor furniture. Loll's newly launched Rapson collection resurrects classic designs by famed midcentury architect Ralph Rapson, reimagining them as outdoor pieces manufactured from 100% recycled HDPE. Included in the......read more

Ackerman & Gruber: Frozen

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Icy Minnesota landscape photos reveal the quiet stillness of winter

When husband-and-wife photo team Jenn Ackerman and Tim Gruber relocated to Minneapolis, they were correctly advised that the only way to deal with cold winters is to embrace them. Both heeded the advice; Tim started playing hockey and Jenn took up cross-country skiing. The pair even went a step further, pursuing a personal, medium format photo project about winter in Minnesota. The resulting......read more

Zag Blanket

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Collaborative blanket in merino wool by Askov Finlayson and Faribault Woolen Mill Co. $185.00

Minneapolis menswear purveyors Askov Finlayson teamed up with local weavers Faribault Woolen Mill Co. to create the limited-edition Zag Blanket, which pairs Faribault's 147-year tradition of craftsmanship with AF's colorful modern design. The double-woven jacquard blanket is woven with domestic merino wool, blended with a small amount of cotton for softness. And for a feel-good finale, for every......read more

Snowboarding's Dead

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An inside look at snowboarding in mountain-less Minnesota

This from the director: This is episode 1 of snowboarding's dead, an inside look at Minnesota, a hub for snowboarding, and all around amazing place. Over the years, a lot of great snowboarders have come from Minnesota, and as i spend more time there, it becomes more and more apparent why. Not known for its Big mountains, but more for rope tows, amazing snowboard parks and a snow blanketed......read more

Trapper Throw by Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

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Stay snug and warm over the holidays with a Minnesota-made, merino wool throw $198.00

As the temperature continues to drop, we're finding ourselves increasingly obsessed with wool. And there are few brands that do wool as well as Faribault, the Minnesota weavers whose heritage dates back to 1865. With a heavy emphasis on function and quality, the company's merino wool Trapper Throw is a good example of what the brand is about: simple, high-end wool products churned out by a......read more

Bowerbirds "Northern Lights"

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Minnesotan lakes and forests provide the perfect backdrop for duo's earthy folk-pop.

North Carolina band takes a trip to the northern wilderness in new vid filmed at Ten Mile Lake in Minnesota. Directed and edited by Matt Amato of The Masses....read more

Minnesota's High-Tech, Net-Zero House

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The aggressively passive Isabella Eco Home.

In the middle of winter, Isabella, Minnesota may as well be the Arctic. The town sits at the north end of Lake Superior, twenty miles from the Canadian border, in one of the coldest regions in the continental United States. But inside the Isabella Eco House, there are no cold drafts, no freezing tile floors, and no hum of the furnace. In fact there is no furnace at all. This is the home of Dr.......read more

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