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Journal

THE BUILDERS

THE BUILDERS

When we consider our life from a long and wide perspective, we begin to see that every decision and new step we take is built on what came before and lays the foundation for what will come after. In this context we consider Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's beautiful poem the Builders written in 1850 and the value that it still holds today.

HOW OUR ENVIRONMENTS SHAPE US - PART 1

HOW OUR ENVIRONMENTS SHAPE US - PART 1

The world around us has an enormous influence on our internal world and the environments we spend our time in play a significant role in shaping who we are and how we feel. This post considers how our environments exert their influence on us and our daily lives. 

EMBRACING THE REALITY OF WHERE WE ARE - PART 2

EMBRACING THE REALITY OF WHERE WE ARE - PART 2

In the second part of this two-part blog post we continue to consider why a flexibility that allows us to embrace the reality of where we are when designing our homes, rather than force fitting them into a preconceived mould can be so helpful. 

ROUTINES AND RITUALS IN A YEAR OF LOSSES

ROUTINES AND RITUALS IN A YEAR OF LOSSES

The year past has been a year of learning how to make do with less. Without the stimulation of new sights and sounds it becomes incredibly challenging to know where to draw energy or inspiration from. This lack of inspiration and ability to refill our depleted energy resources has an impact on every aspect of our wellbeing...

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.