Get ready for Spring!

Spring is just around the corner! I love that the days are getting longer and that it’s still light when I get home from work! Daylight savings time starts this weekend and the forecast for next week includes some 50 degree days. When it starts getting warmer, I always think about freshening up my house. It’s […]

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A Hand for Charles

Thursday, February 26   4 – 7 p.m. MillerRossom Showroom – Suite 267 International Market Square Our Unique by Design showroom manager, designer Charles Madson, suffered a severe stroke this past August which left him debilitated and unable to work. Please join us in a fundraiser to assist Charles and his partner Mark Councilman with medical expenses. Charles […]

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Design Trends – Blue, etc.

It’s amazing how many different lists there are telling us about the important design trends for 2015.  Each one has their own take on what’s happening, but reading through them gives you an overall feeling for what’s new and exciting and shows how much variety there is in the design world. Here are a few of my favorite trends: 1. Blue […]

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Less is More

Downsizing is the trend today. There are the empty nesters moving into a downtown condo, young families opting for a smaller space to care for, and everyone becoming more conscious of the “green factor” of living smaller. Younger families are looking for a simpler aesthetic for their furnishings and spaces. Their parents want to simplify and […]

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Entertaining for the Holidays and Beyond

From now until the new year, the holiday season is a busy time for entertaining. Do you want to find some items to make your home feel a bit more elegant? Do you need some fun new accessories to liven up your party? Stop into our Minneapolis showroom and let the Unique by Design team recommend some […]

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Paladin Furniture at Unique by Design, Ltd.

Paladin Furniture produces sofas, chairs, ottomans, benches, and upholstered headboards. Each piece of furniture is meticulously hand cut, sewn and bench made to the customer’s specifications.  All their products are made in the USA. Frame within a frame construction for strength and durability. Comfort Flex spring unit. Four-way match- horizontally and vertically. Premium wood finishes- $150 upcharge. […]

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Semi-Annual Sale Now Thru October 13th

 Our semi-annual sale is the time to save!  Many of our manufacturers offer an additional 10% off on orders placed through October 13th.  This is a great time to start on a project you want finished by the holidays. In addition, our showroom offers additional savings on our green tag items, displayed throughout our floor.  This […]

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Find the Right Interior Designer For You

   Taking on a home improvement project can be intimidating and costly so why not take that extra step and hire an interior design professional to give your house the “Wow” factor it deserves? Hiring Tips Get referrals from family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. Realtors are also a good resource. Once you have your list, […]

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The “Green” Accessory

I’ve noticed more and more that homeowners are once again incorporating live plants into their spaces.  Whether you lean towards traditional, transitional or contemporary living, plants can add just the right touch.  Wondering what plants will survive  indoors?  Check out this Houzz article, “10 Top Plants to Grow Indoors“.

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White-Not So Boring After All

I don’t know if it is my age or if I’m just getting tired of the “neutral” tones but I find myself getting drawn more and more to white walls.  Not only do they cheer up spaces, they showcase furniture, art and accessories.  I love a recent article in Houzz which captures great before and […]

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