Roam Interiors remains a best-kept secret, despite being the only Minnesota retailer to carry Blu Dot. Owner John Stedman moved the store, which he founded in 2007 as an addition to the Ligne Roset furniture showroom, to Uptown in 2011. Its design-driven selection of midpriced to upscale furnishings and home goods includes items often found in Dwell magazine, such as Magis and Kartell chairs, furniture by world-renowned architects Patricia Urquiola and Zaha Hadid, Alessi tabletop accessories and Italian designer Mario Bellini’s famous Cab chair. 2914 Hennepin Av. S., Mpls., 612-377-6465,

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