Ode to Color

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID Design nerds everywhere are rejoicing! Why? Textile Designer Lori Weitzner has written a new book; Ode to Color. It's a love song to color through lovely images and warm reflections on all that influences the color around us. We recommend picking it up on a gray day and enjoying [...]

Friday’s Look for the Day: Dining Room Fabrics

By Christina Rymer, Allied Member ASID The dining room, breakfast nook, island eating area...whether it is to be elegant, casual, or somewhere in the middle the one thing that these rooms can all be is durable.  The textile world has come a long way with offering beautiful, durable fabrics to the residential world of interior [...]

Monday’s Peek at a Project: Dynamic Eating Areas

By Christina Rymer, Allied Member ASID Today's Peek at Project is a peek at a condo that we have had the pleasure of designing with a custom banquette dining space along with a high island with bar stools.  When it comes to Condo living things are often in open and smaller spaces than your typical [...]

AIA Tour: Ohm Sweet Ohm

By Christina Rymer, Allied Member ASID At the net zero house, we didn't stop at just finishes, plumbing and lighting when it came to incorporating the sustainable story of the home.  We researched and selected furniture and fabrics from manufacturers that are implementing green practices and have products that have recycled content, can be recycled [...]

Jim Thompson Spring Fabrics

by Ally Evander, Allied Member ASID According to LiLu: The new collection from Jim Thompson is gorgeous! The globally inspired fabric line is one of my personal favorites. Here's a stunning photo from the latest collection.     Representing the style and interior design ideas of LiLu Interiors Minneapolis, MN.

May Flowers – Monday’s Peek at a Project

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID The saying April showers bring May flowers feels especially true this year! There were lots of fresh flowers to fill May Day baskets yesterday after all of the April rain. We recently completed a whole house remodel for clients who wanted a fresh new look. Part of the project included reupholstering their [...]

Sustainability in Furnishings

By Christina Rymer, Allied Member ASID   On Monday's Peek at a Project, you were able to take a look inside of a Net-Zero Energy home that LiLu has had the opportunity to collaborate on with the homeowners, the architect and the builder.  The urban design, landscaping, site location, exterior materials, interior finishes, lighting, furniture [...]

Anna French

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID Take a look at Anna French. Fresh, fun, light this collection can inspire a beautiful interior. Keeping up to date on all the fabrics and furnishings that come to market four times a year are a part of life in the LiLu Interiors studio. Ooos and Ahhs can often be heard when [...]