FALL 2013

 

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.

Grain Designs first shop

WINTER 2013

 

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.

Grant Blain Phil Grain Designs Shop

SUMMER 2014

 

In 2014 we had the opportunity to expand our operations and rent a farm shop southwest of Fargo . This was 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; internally we called it “The Pines” to differentiate the property from our other shop location. 

SUMMER 2018

 

We took on more expansion in 2018 with the addition of a Fargo retail store, Grain Designs Furniture + Mercantile. Our first permanent retail store allows customers to shop ready made furniture and our expanded line of wall decor and home goods. The retail store also has a design/build center to explore and design your custom project with our in house design staff. 3265 45th St. S Fargo, ND

FALL 2018

 

In addition to expanding the Grain Designs brand we made ‘The Pines’ our permanent home and purchased the entire property! With this purchase we added capacity for growth and started a new venture, The Pines Weddings & Events

January 30, 2019 in Blog

From Our Table To Yours: Solberg Table

Grain Designs: From Our Table to Yours Published Article in Midwest Nest Edition 16, January 2019. Story by Tracy Nicholson Shop photography by Dan Francis Photography Finishes table photos by Grain Designs Store photos by M. Schleif Photography Our team…

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January 16, 2019 in Blog

Functional Art: FAQ’s About Sliding Barn Doors

One of the hottest design trends from the past couple of years has been the introduction of sliding barn doors into homes and offices. Sliding barn doors are commonly rustic in appearance and the designs are modeled after their agricultural…

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January 3, 2019 in Blog

A Year in Review, 2018

Albeit redundant to say the same sentence year after year, it is safe to say that this year has been the busiest, craziest, most stressful year in the history of Grain Designs. Quite frankly, that may also be the understatement…

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