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To celebrate another year of Home of the Month, a partnership between the Star Tribune and the AIA Minnesota, and to learn more about the psychology of design, come to an event at Studio 185 in Minneapolis.

Keynote speaker at the event, which will include the next 12 Home of the Month winners and comments from jurors, is Toby Israel, an architect based in Princeton, N.J. Israel's practice focuses on designing houses "from the inside out" to create spaces with meaning and soul. She's the author of "Some Place Like Home: Using Design Psychology to Create Ideal Places."

The event is 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 18. at Studio 185, International Market Square, 275 Market St., Mpls. Tickets: are $15, including light appetizers. Call 612-338-6763 or go to