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Journal

THE POST-PANDEMIC CULTURAL CHANGES AND THEIR IMPACT ON OUR HOMES

THE POST-PANDEMIC CULTURAL CHANGES AND THEIR IMPACT ON OUR HOMES

Our homes are infused with our cultural values both in the ways they are designed as well as the objects we bring into them. Whether they are filled with seasonal trends or thoughtfully collected pieces, the choices we make impact not only the story we share of our values with others but more importantly the story we reinforce to ourselves.
POST-PANDEMIC CULTURAL CHANGES

POST-PANDEMIC CULTURAL CHANGES

For over two years we have endured enormous amounts of upheaval and change. As the changes unfolded one after the other without any time to catch our breath, it has been difficult to predict what would emerge out of all of this turmoil...
CONSTRAINTS AS A MEANS OF FOSTERING CREATIVITY

CONSTRAINTS AS A MEANS OF FOSTERING CREATIVITY

We have more choices than any humans have ever had before us. While this can be viewed as, and indeed is, a blessing in some sense, in other ways the options available to us are so numerous that making decisions has become time-consuming and overwhelming. 
PROCESS OVER PERFECTION

PROCESS OVER PERFECTION

Our world has been profoundly impacted by the events that have unfolded over the last two years. So much has changed and so many of us have changed and continue to shift and transform...
THE STABILISING EFFECT OF QUALITY AND LONGEVITY IN OBJECTS

THE STABILISING EFFECT OF QUALITY AND LONGEVITY IN OBJECTS

In challenging times such as the ones we find ourselves in, it is easier than ever to scoff at the frivolity of aesthetics and beauty and dismiss their pursuit as self-indulgent. And yet at the same time, it is precisely in the most trying of periods that the true redemptive qualities of aesthetics and beauty can offer a healing balm where little else can.

HAND DYED VELVET - THE POETRY OF SILENCE

HAND DYED VELVET - THE POETRY OF SILENCE

Our new collection of Hand Dyed Velvet Cushion Covers in muted greens browns and olive tones is called 'The Poetry of Silence' and was inspired by the quiet paintings of Vilhelm Hammershoi. 

Introduction

The Ellei Home Journal is where you can discover the thoughts that drive all that we do – from our product selection to our philosophy on design to a more thoughtful approach to life.