The Places

In search of the "wow" factor for your space? Let these ones inspire you, and follow the experts.

70-640x400.jpgMaison Spring

This studio is truly a slice of Europe in the North Loop from the charm—low doorways, handwritten notes, wooden ladders—to the fabrics and linens from Italy, France, England, and other lovely global destinations. Owner Talin Spring has exclusive fabrics you won’t find anywhere else in the state (and often the country) and makes upholstery projects a dream. Open to all by appointment. 125 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-245-7861,

The People

From TV shows to dinnerware lines, these individuals are doing big things.

The Products

We're loving these paints, couches, chairs—even candles. The latest trends are all right here.