What's Happening August 2012
IDC-Automatic Wins Two Prestigious Awards
Clopay Doors recently awarded IDC-Automatic the “Presidential Award” and “Superior Achievement Award” recognizing the top dealers in the nation. Visit this award-winning dealer and their new showroom, located in Coon Rapids, for ideas. The knowledgeable staff can help answer questions and take care of details regarding installation and repair of residential and commercial garage doors. 763-571-2525 • idc-automatic.com.
David Heide Design Studio on Fall Tours
You’ll have several opportunities to see the work of David Heide Design Studio, the award-winning architecture, interior design, and restoration firm, on home tours this fall.
First up, visit elegantly updated and remodeled upstairs and downstairs condos and a remodeled circa-1880 carriage during the Summit Hill House Tour. Don’t miss this biannual event on Sunday, Sept. 9. For more information, visit summithillassociation.org.
See the studio’s latest work—a sleek contemporary house that is the first new construction in University Grove in 20 years—at the Fifth Annual AIA Minnesota Homes by Architects Tour, Sept. 22 and 23. For details, visit homesbyarchitects.org.
Tour an 1890 Cass Gilbert house in Saint Paul’s Summit Hill neighborhood, and see the remodeled kitchen, breakfast room, and powder room. This house will be on the Fall Parade of Homes Remodelers Showcase, Sept. 28 to 30, and the American Society of Interior Designers’ Kitchen and Bath Tour, Oct. 13 and 14. For more information about upcoming tours or about David Heide Design Studio, visit dhdstudio.com or call 612-337-5060.
LiLu Interiors Inspiring Design Series
Join the designers at LiLu Interiors for “The Inspiring Design Series,” demonstrating why good design matters while providing a spark for those who need to ignite a renovation project. The newest event, “Designing from the Soul,” begins in September and explores the relationship between personal wellness and the built environment through a series of vignettes and displays. For more details, visit the “About” section of liluinteriors.com and search under “Events.” Follow LiLu Interiors on Facebook or sign up for the newsletter to get the latest news on “all things different by design.”
Custom Metal Services Now Offered at Yardscapes
Yardscapes, Inc., a design/build landscape company, recently added a custom metal division to better serve clients. The demand for specialty metal projects and unique designs inspired the staff at Yardscapes to open their own welding space—and hire talented welding experts—to help create the masterpieces that enhance clients’ homes while showcasing their personal style. Specialties include gates, fencing, furniture, planters, light fixtures, birdbaths, water features, arbors, and sculptures. For more information, visit yardscapesinc.com (look under “custom site amenities” portfolio) or call 952-887-2794.