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Hewing Hotel

Masculine Industrial Design Last week I had the privilege of joining a handful of amazing creatives in Minneapolis for an inspiring getaway. It was basically a collaboration between brands and businesses that all have common morals and values (more on that within the post). Long story short, they put us up at the insanely gorgeous Hewing Hotel. Here’s a little peek into the Hewing, in case you’re planning travel & adventure in Minnesota. The vibe and aesthetic is industrial, masculine, and eclectic all at the same time- so basically, really good!

Hewing Hotel Stationery The color palette and layering of textures in this hotel is done to perfection. Prior to entering my room, I took a moment to admire the teal door with clean lines and brass hardware.

Teal Door

Industrial Bedroom

Exposed Brick in Bedroom The exposed brick inside was making me seriously wish I had a home that could boast an industrial brick wall. The Hewing is actually a century-old brick and timber warehouse that has been restored in the North Loop district. Based on the images alone, I’m sure you can tell it’s very charming.

Eclectic Bedding I also appreciated little details like quality bedding and functionality (lots of hanging space) throughout the room.

Clothing Rack The rooms look pretty cohesive, but they vary in style. I snuck into some friends spaces to get a quick look at how the decor varied throughout the hotel.

Double Beds

Pattern For the most part it’s pretty consistent, but some rooms had monochromatic wallpaper, while others had the best of both- brick and a fun pattern!

Hewing Hotel Bedroom The bathrooms were pretty classic (in a good way), and if you follow along on snapchat and stories, you probably took the virtual tour with me.

Brizo Litze Shower Trim

Modern Industrial Bathroom I had to laugh because some of the plumbing fixtures *might* also appear in our bathroom renovation. Brizo is cranking out some really cool plumbing products, you guys! They definitely fit the minimal industrial vibe of the Hewing.

Brizo Litze Shower Head

White Subway Tile Shower

Hewing Hotel, Minneapolis Minnesota Downstairs, the lobby didn’t disappoint! This place was hopping every single night. There’s a really great restaurant and cocktail bar that is clearly very popular with the locals (and for good reason).

Insutrial Glam Living Space

Hewing Hotel Lobby

Hewing Hotel Cocktails It felt more like a lounge and less like a cocktail bar. It was nice to find cozy vignettes spread throughout this open concept level.

Cozy Modern Fireplace

Modern Seating and Large Scale Art To elaborate a bit more about the trip and who was involved, Liberté (a new organic yogurt company), flew a bunch of like minded creatives to Minnesota. Their goal was to unite businesses and individuals who appreciate quality, well-crafted (and designed), made-in-America products. I felt so lucky to meet so many wonderfully talented people and explore a few companies that I’m a big fan of- especially now. Later I’ll be sharing a recipe and design ideas, along with a textile mill tour that go into greater depth. Basically, it was a fun-filled, inspiring few days at the Hewing and around Minneapolis.

Hewing Hotel Restaurant

Hewing Hotel I’d definitely recommend staying here and I truly hope I’ll be back someday! I know Emmett would love this place and the history behind it. The North Loop is hiding lots of gems! Aside from the Hewing, there’s so many great shops and restaurants.

Liberté covered all travel expenses for me to attend this event; however, all opinions expressed here are entirely my own. Thank you for supporting the sponsors that allow us to create unique content while featuring products we truly use and enjoy! 

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    Leah Prevost
    February 2, 2017 at 1:50 am

    How fun!! I use to live really close to Minneapolis and have been there lots but have never been to the The Hewing. It’s stunning!!!!! Exposed brick walls 😍😍

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      February 2, 2017 at 5:06 pm

      You would love it!! xo

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    Oksana |
    February 2, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    What an incredible experience and what a well-designed, gorgeous hotel! It reminds me a little of a local place in Chattanooga, called the Dwell Hotel. If you ever find yourself in Tennessee, I highly, highly recommend it.

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      February 2, 2017 at 5:06 pm

      I definitely added Dwell Hotel to my list. Thanks for the tip, Oksana! Hope your reno is going well. xo

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    February 2, 2017 at 2:42 pm

    Beautiful! You don’t happen to know where the mirror in the bathroom is from do you? Not sure if they provided a list of product sources in the room. It’s a long shot, but I thought I’d ask anyway!

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      February 2, 2017 at 5:04 pm

      Thanks, Meg! Unfortunately, I do not. If I come across it, I’ll definitely let you know. xo

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    Kelly @ toast and tea
    February 4, 2017 at 10:51 pm

    OMG – that headboard, those light fixtures, those night tables! I could go on and on. I’m going to have to go on a mission to find something similar!

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    February 5, 2017 at 1:57 pm

    Looks like a great spot, that wallpaper was so whimsical! Must have been nice to get away from your reno for a few days.

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      February 6, 2017 at 5:28 pm

      I loved it! It was a nice weekend away. Hope yours was great too, Holly! xo

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    August 21, 2017 at 9:41 am

    Love your work! Inspiring!!! Exposed brick walls

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    February 28, 2018 at 10:16 pm

    Great combination of brick walls and wooden flooring.. Awesome work!!!

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