This North Loop store is attached to one of Minneapolis’s most popular restaurants, The Bachelor Farmer, and is owned by Eric and Andrew Dayton. As descendants of the owners of the much-missed Dayton’s department store, these brothers have retail in their blood, and their store showcases men’s fashion, accessories and interior products. askovfinlayson.com
Wind & Willow Home
Araya Jensen launched her tableware company after she was laid off from her job as a kitchen and bath designer. The shop features bowls, spoons and cutting boards crafted from a variety of woods then dipped in rubber to create a slip-free surface. Pictured: Sea Blue & White Crossed Cherry Bowl, $75; windandwillowhome.bigcartel.com.
Sanborn Canoe Company
Started by a few friends in 2009, this artisan company handcrafts each paddle to order. With painted designs inspired by Minnesota history and landmarks, these paddles are pretty enough to hang on your wall but durable enough to actually use on a canoe trip. Pictured: Minnetonka Paddle, $160; sanborncanoe.com.
The Foundry Home Goods
Minnesota-born Anna Hillegass opened her beautifully curated store in 2012 to showcase tabletop and home goods, many of them made by local artists. thefoundryhomegoods.com
Two college friends started this Minneapolis-based furniture company in 1997 in an effort to make affordable furniture with great design more widely available. Their Real Good Chair, pictured, is a designer favorite. $299; bludot.com.
Former interior designer Marian Dahlberg weaves nature-inspired linen towels and table runners in her Minnesota workshop. The shop’s name comes from the Swedish and Norwegian words for “weave.” Pictured: Cabin Series II Tea Towel, $80; vavaveve.com.
Artist Cooper Ternes produces incredible wooden bowls by hand in the Scandinavian tradition in his workshop in Grand Marais, Minnesota, on the edge of Lake Superior. nordicwoodenware.com.
Sculptor Ginny Sims and ceramicist Jess Hirsch started this Minneapolis-based online store last fall to sell a rotating collection of their handmade cutting boards, ceramics and other home goods. Pictured: Tiny Diamond Board, $28; powderhornkitchen.bigcartel.com.
Furniture Designer Matt Eastvold runs this modern furniture company out of tiny Dennison, Minnesota (population 213), but his midcentury-inspired designs would look at home in any city. Pictured: Alden Sideboard, $3,930; eastvoldfurniture.com.
Faribault Woolen Mill
Originally started in 1865, this family–run woolen company was recently revived using the original machines and techniques with new designs. Pictured: Ticking Stripe Wool Blanket, $165; faribaultmill.com.
Hypermodern and eco-friendly, this Duluth-based company has collaborated with Design Within Reach and Room & Board. Loll’s furniture is made in the US from recycled materials. Pictured: 4-Slat Adirondack, $659; lolldesigns.com.
Forage Modern Workshop
Filled with vintage finds and work from Midwestern artists, this midcentury–focused Minneapolis store also offers design services and furniture rental. Pictured: Minnesota-made Dining Stool by Solid Manufacturing Co., $275; foragemodernworkshop.com.