Modern Living

Harry Allen for Areaware banana bowl, $140, Lisa Congdon for Poketo dish towels, $20 each, Bower cutting board, $175, Ole Jensen juicer by Room Copenhagen, $40, all @ Walker Shop, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., 612-375-7633,; Shino Takeda tumblers (used as planters), $34 each @ A Mano,; Wind & Willow Home salad scoop, $24, and Son of a Sailor nesting dolls, $72 for set, both @ Forage Modern Workshop, 4023 E. Lake St., Mpls., 612-886-3603,; Iittala glass bird, $325 @ AlwaysMod, 905 Decatur Ave. N., Golden Valley, 763-746-5600,

Give new life to your home this spring by adding a pop of color—or 20. A minimal living space acts as a clean, crisp backdrop for the season’s kaleidoscope of colorful home objects. Cheerful, modern-style objets d’art add personality to a sleek room while giving it a cozy, lived-in feel.

Fritz Hansen chair, $3,746, Artek stool, $318, Marimekko pillow, $50, Design Ideas bookends, $40, all @ AlwaysMod; Abanja Kesh bed cover, $345, The Gentlewoman magazine, $15, Alyson Fox rug, $85, and Beatrice Valenzuela flats, $248, all @ Mille, 316 W. 48th St., Mpls., 612-209-7364,; Louisa Podlich mug, ring dish, and spoon, $12–$25 each, and Shino Takeda tumblers (used as planters), $34 each, all @ A Mano; Julia Moss Designs tiered tray, $85, footed tray, $150, and platter, $195, books, $19–$55, all @ Walker Shop; Carlo Moretti glassware, $11 each, Pendleton throw, $149, and magazines, $18–$20 each, all @ Forage Modern Workshop