Edit ModuleShow Tags

Golden Age Design Opens Its First Storefront


Published:

Golden Age Design's new storefront

Jahna Peloquin

Five years after setting up shop in a home garage, Golden Age Design finally has its own storefront.

Founded by the husband-and-wife team of Bill and Kara Kurth, the company began as something of a happy accident—the pair ended up with a garage full of furniture that didn’t work in their new home, so they decided to put it on Craigslist. “There was no intention for Golden Age to really happen,” says Bill, who works full-time as a union painter. “I’m just a working joe who likes fancy furniture.”

The company quickly developed a cult reputation for its cultivated selection of midcentury and Danish-modern furnishings, all expertly restored to mint condition by Bill and a team of craftsmen.

When the business eventually outgrew their garage (and Craigslist), they realized it was time to look for a storefront. They found it in the form of a 125-year-old building located across the street from Travail Kitchen & Amusements in Robbinsdale.

The renovation of the historic space—which formerly belonged to a blacksmith—ended up taking two years to complete. But it was well worth the wait: The well-lit space is arranged with beautifully styled vignettes pulled straight from a modern home design magazine. And the original plaster walls help add an edge to the space—“We really loved the texture of all the years of drill marks in the plaster,” Kara says. “The juxtaposition between the walls and the modern furniture is really cool.”

Midcentury-modern furniture enthusiasts take note: the store is only open the third weekend a month, so plan accordingly. But one thing’s for sure: It sure beats shopping on Craigslist.

Open 3–9 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sat., noon–5 p.m. every third weekend or by appointment, 4157 W. Broadway Ave., Robbinsdale 612-408-6896, facebook.com/goldenagedesign


Golden Age Design

Jahna Peloquin

Edit ModuleShow Tags

About The TC Style Blog

From boutiques to salons to your own closet, TC Style will bring you expertly curated tips and tricks from the local shopping, fashion, beauty, wellness, and design scene. Odds are if you put it on, take it off, hang it up, or cut it out, we’ll tell you how to get it. Most importantly, we know that when you look good and feel good, you do good—the beautiful life is about much more than the material world. (But that won’t stop us from loving it.)

Learn about the contributing writers.

Have a style-related question? 
Email Online_Editor@greenspring.com

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Recent TC Style Posts

Review: Samantha Rei's "Vanitas" Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

The "Project Runway" alum makes a strong, sure-footed return after a year-long hiatus.

Hearts for Fashion Show Raises Heart Disease Awareness Through Red Dresses

The 9th annual show features red dresses by local student designers to raise awareness of heart disease in women.

Transparent Accessories Brand Oliver Cabell Launches Luxury Shoe Line

The Minnesota-based startup known for championing transparent manufacturing expands into footwear.

Shopping + Style: February 13-19

This week’s top shopping events include last-minute Valentine’s sales & more.

Slow-Fashion Label Dallas Daws Designs Creates Season-Free Clothing

The Minneapolis-based brand creates minimalist, design-oriented women’s wear that’s made to last.
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags