Home Dish is a place Midwest Home readers can drop in to catch up on the Twin Cities’ home and design scene- the news, events and trends. A variety of contributing editors will share their inspirations, finds and design obsessions. We’ll dish on the latest happenings, and bring you along as we attend exclusive previews, discover cool products, and talk with design experts.
In Minneapolis, Shane Schaaf is making his own foray into Cargotecture with BlackBox Container Studios. The owner of Earthscape Stoneworks, Schaaf just completed his first project for BlackBox: the Nordic Bungalow, made from two shipping containers. We talked with him about the appeal of steel boxes and his transformation of them into a home.
Jay Nuhring has a gift for “re-seeing”—rooms, furniture, artwork, and more.
Binge-Worthy Netflix Series: “Abstract: The Art of Design” Explores the Creative Processes of Visionary Designers
We’re expected snowmageddon this weekend (maybe) or at least a return to February. Perfect timing for a deep dive into the creative processes of eight visionary designers. The new eight-part documentary series, “Abstract: The Art of Design,” now streaming on Netflix, is good stuff.
Q&A with Goldfinch Blankets founders Debra Herdman and Caroline Vaaler on design influences, maker culture, and making it through winter.
Rumors of an upcoming movie about Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s iconic Farnsworth House in Illinois, are swirling around with Jeff Bridges reportedly signed on to play the famous architect and Maggie Gyllenhaal will take on the role of the Chicago doctor who commissioned the house.