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Kenny Neighborhood Newsletter – Growing and Aging in Place

Kenny Neighborhood Newsletter – Growing and Aging in Place

Retooling Ramblers and Other Mid Century Dwellings for Today‚Äôs Needs Laura Bischoff hears from a lot of Kenny residents who struggle with the layout of their houses. As a Kenny resident and interior design professional, Laura is frequently contacted by prospective clients who are challenged…

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Star Tribune Article Part 1 – The elements of style … and taste

Star Tribune Article Part 1 – The elements of style … and taste

You’ve probably had the experience of walking into a room — maybe even one in your own home! — and instantly feeling relaxed and cozy. In other rooms, you’ve noticed feeling restless and on edge. Annoyed. Bored. Overwhelmed. Sometimes it’s hard to put a finger…

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Star Tribune Article Part 2 – Personality

Star Tribune Article Part 2 – Personality

Your home reflects your personality through the accessories you choose, the way you mix styles, the pieces that reflect your interests and tastes. “How do I know I’m at your house when I walk in the door?” Laura Bischoff said. “Because I want to know…

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Star Tribune Article Part 3 – Color

Star Tribune Article Part 3 – Color

Color is one of the major influences on a room’s mood, and paint one of the cheapest ways to dramatically alter it. “You can change the room from something you maybe didn’t like to something you love,” Christine Frisk said. So if you find you’re…

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Star Tribune Article Part 4- Light

Star Tribune Article Part 4- Light

Let there be light from many different sources, the designers agreed. The quality of light — bright or soft, harsh or flattering, useful or soothing — is more important than most people realize in determining how you feel in a room. “One of the first…

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Star Tribune Article Part 5 – Functionality

Star Tribune Article Part 5 – Functionality

Even minor inconveniences can get to you after a while. A dishwasher on the wrong side of the sink, lack of storage space for recyclables, mudroom lockers that are too small for your son’s hockey bag, a TV set that’s not at quite the right…

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