This North Loop home store is a haven for the hostess (or host) with an affinity for clean, modern design and artisan-made goods. Since opening in 2012 in a onetime brass and metal foundry, the store has been stocked by Anna Hillegass with thoughtfully curated goods from all over the world, including Swedish towels, Spanish wine glasses, Japanese brass cutlery, French rolling pins and Moroccan jute baskets — plus Minnesota-made beeswax candles and ceramics. 125 N. 1st St., Mpls., 612-333-8484,

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