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Sunday Slideshow: Studio Visit with Crystal Quinn


Seamstress Crystal Quinn is a maker of many things; in addition to her current project creating really fun house shoes, she and her partner David are starting a gallery/work space called the Dressing Room.

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Sunday Slideshow: Studio Visit with Andy DuCett

The artistic work of Andy DuCett is detailed, imaginative, and nostalgic all in one.  As such, it should be expected that DuCett’s studio has many delightful treasures: there’s including tiny model railroad figurines, vintage furniture, tons interesting pieces paper, band-aid tins, random supplies for various hobby things, books, old photos, some old notebooks of his childhood drawings — and even a scandalous letter he found in his desk at the University of Wisconsin-Stout from a mistress to her lover.

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Secrets of the City Studio Visit iPhone Wallpapers

We’ve been having a lot of fun with our Studio Visits, and thought “How else can we share these visits with our readers?”  So here’s our first installment of our “Wallpapers” series.

For this run we’ve picked some of the photos that will look pretty cool as a lock screen on an iPhone.  In the future we’ll also be doing desktop wallpapers, and maybe even some actual wallpaper for your home.

You can download all of this installment’s wallpapers as a single .zip file, or you can browse the wallpapers and download them individually here: (more…)


Sunday Slideshow: Studio Visit with Emily Snyder

Emily Snyder, the one woman calligrapher Queen Quills, has been continually developing her own personal “writing style” after her study at New York’s Society of Scribes.  She now features a client base all over the country — including some celebrity fans — and keeps them happy with her delightful penmanship.

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Sunday Slideshow: Studio Visit with Kim and Namdev of MVA Studios

As if married life on its own wasn’t busy enough, husband and wife team Kim and Namdev currently run the MVA Studio and put out some of the most viewed design work in the Twin Cities.  MVA’s portfolio includes the Soap Factory’s Haunted Basement and recent Theory of Values show, as well as design for MCAD and the Weisman Art Museum.  Additionally, when Kim is not helping out with the studio end of things, she’s doing wedding photography that mixes with her personal work.

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