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Interior Designer Jon Call Talks Dorm Design

The back-to-school season is upon us once again, and this year we’re taking a closer look at dorm design and student housing. Student housing is a hot topic these days for both students and parents. Real estate companies are giving countless college towns a facelift, and kids all over the country are getting a crash …

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Traditional Home Hamptons Showhouse: Master Bedroom

The Master Bedroom at Beachcomber for the Traditional Home Showhouse uses a daring mix of color and pattern to bring the space to life. The Mine’s Style Director, Eddie Ross,  curated the Master Bedroom look based on unique #minefinds, vintage pieces and pieces sourced from local artists to create a room that anyone would be …

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Small Space Styling

With growing cities and rising rent, small space living is a part of life for a lot of people. Some may think living in a studio or small space can be a challenge but I see it as an opportunity to incorporate your personal style while maximizing the room you do have! To make the …

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Buying Vintage

Buying vintage items used to mean digging through multiple stores of less-than-ideal states of cleanliness and smells only to maybe find one item to go home with. Although you can still find those places around, the vintage industry is changing and becoming much more curated and accessible! In order to tap into this emerging market, …

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Design Showdown: East Coast vs. West Coast

The East Coast and West Coast have long been passionate rivals. And why shouldn’t they be? In the U.S., the two coasts represent vast differences in music, culture, landscape, weather, fashion and a whole lot more. Perhaps nowhere are the differences more notable than in the area of design for the living space. Let’s take …

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The Mine ‘Pops Up’ With Brian Paquette

This past weekend we hosted a pop-up with Brian Paquette in his Seattle studio! Brian selected pieces from The Mine to decorate his space and the launch party was a great success. We sat down with Brian to learn more about what he chose and why. The Mine: What’s the inspiration behind the items you …

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Art in the Home

Amazing art can be hard to find, and it’s often not very affordable, but with online resources our options are now pretty much endless. We all want artwork we love, and now it’s easier than ever to find a jaw-dropping piece that takes a space from “ow” to “wow.” But, the most important thing is …

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American Splendor

Summer’s high is right around the corner, and for many of us that means pool parties and backyard barbecues showing our red, white and blue. But the real fireworks this Fourth of July are the decorations, home accents and entertaining essentials we’re dishing up to help you celebrate the holiday in style. Whether you’re planning …

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Create & Cultivate

Create & Cultivate – a conference series for women pursuing their dream careers – is creating quite a stir across the country. We at The Mine had the pleasure of providing some furnishings for their New York event, and flying out to see what it was all about. And, all we can say is, “Wow!” We …

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Designers Guild’s Trendy Textiles & Styles

The name Designers Guild may not mean much to the everyday American interior design enthusiast, but it’s only a matter of time before the U.S. catches on to the fact that famed British designer Tricia Guild’s eponymous brand is a European design staple with promise. Guild Goodies & Glam Founded in England in 1970, Designers …

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Wedding Gift Guide

Wedding season is upon us, and I know my summer is full of friends tying the knot! When I got married I loved the gifts that were practical and luxurious; things I wanted, but didn’t want to buy! Here are a few items that were on my registry that made me smile. FOR THE BEDROOM …

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Q&A With Brian Paquette

When it comes to design, Brian Paquette is leading the pack with his innovative designs and interiors. We love being neighbors with Brian here in Seattle, and were excited to sit down with him to talk about design, inspiration and how he plans to host The Mine pop-up at his store, Brian Paquette Interiors, June …