Araya Jensen is devoted to making kitchen and home products that are both functional and colorful. “For me, function comes first,” Jensen says, “and of course, I love creating and mixing new colors.”Read More
It all started in 1870, when French-Canadian Camille Poirier came to Minnesota and started a leather goods store selling shoes, canoe packs, and other leather and canvas goods. He filed a patent for the Original Duluth Pack in 1882, and the echoes of this design are still present today.Read More
Marlo Cronquist took her first official glass blowing class at FOCI-Minnesota Center for Glass Arts five years ago and never looked back. She was hooked.
“That’s all it took. Just one class and I knew that was what I needed to be doing,” she says.Read More