Signs of the Times

Meissenburg Designs in Bigfork has evolved from a small husband-and-wife operation into a renowned sign-making business that pumps out 500-600 signs daily and employs more than 40 people

Preservation and Innovation on Main Street

Primarily working alone, retired aerospace engineer John Hinchey has restored three historic buildings in downtown Kalispell

Mountain Mirage

The Caribou Lake Houseabsorbs and reflects the landscape in such a way that the exterior seemingly disappears

Go Big or Go Home

If you’re looking for a little design inspiration, think big

Interview with Michael Keaton

"Once you see the West, there is no going back."

The Boom and Bust of the Eureka Christmas Tree Industry

Led by the town known as the ‘Christmas Tree Capital of the World,’ for decades Northwest Montana shipped more tannenbaums than anywhere else in the country

The Grand Architect of Kalispell

Fred Brinkman, with up to 100 structures to his name, including some of the town’s most recognizable homes and businesses, is perhaps more responsible for shaping Kalispell’s appearance than any other person

Singing Saws

It's uncommon to use a crosscut saw. It's rare to know how to tune one. Fred Flint is Northwest Montana's resident expert.

Snow Ghost Chalet

The chalet style may resonate with a jet-set lifestyle, but it has never lost touch with its rural, high-alpine European roots

The Endless Possibilities of Mixing Patterns

Mixing and matching is a great way to add punch to your space

Paddling Purists

Greg Morley established a human-powered ethos that keeps his business, Morley Canoes, and his family running strong, with his son now by his side in the workshop

Family, Forests & the Future

The Chrismans, stewards of hundreds of acres up the North Fork since 1958, have been recognized as the outstanding tree farmers of the year for the western United States

Old West with a Modern Flair

Bunkhouses once accommodated working cowboys, but this innovative version offers contemporary flourishes and comforts without losing the style’s traditional spirit

Abstract Concrete

Trevor Osburn uses concrete and salvaged materials to create furniture that is as beautiful as it is functional

Timeless Trends

Keep it simple and classy, and it will never go out of style