The progression of our studio space is a visual understanding of our dreams for gd and where we started. Our first shop was in a two-stall garage apartment garage of GD partner Blain Mikkonen.  No heat, no air, but here the dream was started.

From there we grew into our first “OFFICIAL” address as Grain Designs in West Fargo complete with a custom reclaimed basketball hoop, pull-up bar, and our first office.

Grain Designs first shop
Grant Blain Phil Grain Designs Shop

Today we have a great facility on a farm southwest of Fargo.  The perfect rural location with room to grow, and hit golf balls around the yard.  I guess you could call this location Grain Designs world headquarters.

July 5, 2018 in Blog

Progress of the Pines Wedding and Event Center

The Grain Designs team is testing the limits of “spreading yourselves thin.” In the most perfect example of being unable to pass up a good opportunity, the Grain Designs team has found themselves knee deep in responsibilities this summer. By…

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June 28, 2018 in Blog

How to Choose a Dining Table for Your Home

The dining room table is where friends and family come together over a bountiful meal to share stories, trade jokes and catch up. Choosing the right dining room table is crucial to decorating and completing your look. But before you…

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June 21, 2018 in Blog

Modern Meets Rustic on the Rise

For the past several years, reclaimed wood has been on the rise. It’s appearing everywhere, from coffee shops to high-end restaurants, as tables, bars, walls, and beds. If it can be built out of wood, someone has probably built it…

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