Virtual Art Gallery Featured Artist: Bonnie Cutts

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on January 19, 2015

Bonnie Cutts believes the process of painting is as important as the finished artwork; what is not visible is as important as what is seen. The images are reflections of distinct periods of the creative journey that is her...

New Website! With Interior Design Resources, Art & Feng Shui

Posted in Art, Color, Commercial Design, Decluttering, Featured Artists, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, News, Residential Design, Uncategorized on September 15, 2014

CHANGE YOUR SPACE, CHANGE YOUR LIFE Minneapolis, September 15, 2014 – After 20+ years in business, local interior design firm president Julie Ann Segal announces the firm’s name change, from Metropolitan Interiors to Metro Interiors, and the fully redesigned...

When You Need an Interior Designer and When You Don’t

Posted in Color, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on July 21, 2014

By Julie Ann Segal As featured in Exploring TOSCA magazine, Spring 2014 issue. Find it here. Your home is important to you. Day in, day out, it’s there – welcoming you back, offering comfort. Whether you’ve been there for...

Choosing the Right Granite

Posted in Color, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on May 2, 2013

Adding an element of granite to your home? How do you know what granite will work best in your space? When selecting granite, take a look at the space it will be going into, and what colors you would...

Art Review by Julie Ann: Gary Borse’s Wekiva Chief

Posted in Art, Color, Featured Artists, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on April 25, 2013

By Julie Ann Segal (Originally published in Exploring TOSCA Magazine) I was attracted to “Wekiva Chief” because its bold colors command attention. After speaking with artist Gary Borse and learning his creative intentions, the piece was even more striking....

Feng Shui for Your Bedroom: Energize Your Love Life

Posted in Bedding, Color, Feng Shui, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Residential Design, Uncategorized on November 27, 2012

By Margie Kampf Ready for a new look in your bedroom? Remake your bed this winter to not only keep warm, but also energize your love life! When using Feng Shui in interior design, we enhance or balance energy...

Reupholster Heirloom Furniture

Posted in Color, Feng Shui, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized on October 25, 2012

By Victoria Mott Do you have heirloom furniture – something handed down from a relative, a sentimental piece that’s been in the family, but looking a little worse for the wear? Maybe not a good fit with your current...

Home Office Makeover

Posted in Accessories, Art, Color, Decluttering, Furniture, Home Design, Interior Design, Lifestyle, Office Design, Residential Design, Uncategorized, Window Coverings on September 18, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Have you seen the latest addition to our portfolio? We’ve shared photos/features of a home office – formerly used for storage – turned Wonderland retreat. We created it to be both functional, for office activities,...

Winning Condo Hallway Redesign Concept

Posted in Color, Commercial Design, Flooring, Interior Design, Uncategorized, Wall Coverings on September 7, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal Remember this hallway “Before” photo we shared on Facebook back in July? Drab, worn, dated – uninspiring? It’s in a large condominium complex in Edina. We created three material boards with different design concepts to revitalize...

What We’re Working On: Contemporary Apartment Design

Posted in Art, Color, Commercial Design, Uncategorized on July 19, 2012

By Julie Ann Segal We’re continuing work on transforming a brand new, empty apartment into a sophisticated place to call home. The unit is in the new 1800 Lake Street Apartments across from Lake Calhoun. To fit the unit’s...
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