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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. 

A FORCED SLOWING

A FORCED SLOWING

When our world rushes at its normal pace, it can be hard to allow ourselves the time required to let things unfold at their own pace. I think if we stop to reflect, the haste that drives many of our actions is really just our own restlessness...

CULTURE, VALUES AND THE AESTHETICS OF HOME - PART 2

CULTURE, VALUES AND THE AESTHETICS OF HOME - PART 2

Our buildings and homes shape and mould the life that unfolds within them. They have the power to move us and to influence our behaviour in subtle and not so subtle ways. However unconscious this influence may be, the spaces and objects we surround ourselves with serve as a reminder of what we value most...

CULTURE, VALUES AND THE AESTHETICS OF HOME - PART 1

CULTURE, VALUES AND THE AESTHETICS OF HOME - PART 1

The cutlers we immerse ourselves in profoundly shape our view of the world. They shape what we believe and what we value, and they influence what we perceive as beautiful including our preferences when it comes to our homes...

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.

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