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.

August 17, 2017 in Blog

Recreating a Lake Home Guest Book

by Phil Bruckbauer When my mom was in her twenties, and with the Makahta dance company, she spent a period of time living in Seattle doing dance workshops and exploring the city.  The ever lover of unique art, she came…

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August 10, 2017 in Blog

Choosing the right size, finish and style of Dining Table for your space.

Measure your dining room. Tape measure, paper, pen. Knowing the size of the room is the first step in establishing the most functional and fitting dining table for your space. The dining room is a gathering space. Wether with family,…

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August 3, 2017 in Blog

The Highlight of Summer: Wiffle Ball World Series

By Patrick Bresnahan There are a lot of weekends that I look forward to every summer but perhaps the weekend I look forward to most is Wiffle Ball World Series weekend. What began five years ago as an excuse to…

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