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Design Philosophy

A SIMPLE FESTIVE TABLE

A SIMPLE FESTIVE TABLE

Images above show various items from our upcoming Vintage and Collected Collection (available early next year), Hand Dyed Velvet Cushion Covers in Vault Blue, Handmade Fluted Side and Dinner Plates, Stone Washed Flatware Set, Hand Craved Black Walnut Cutting Board, Classic French Table Glasses, ...
OUR HOMES - INDIVIDUAL LIKE OUR LIVES

OUR HOMES - INDIVIDUAL LIKE OUR LIVES

In a recent interview, I was asked to state what my prediction for the next big trend in interior décor would be – my reply was individuality. As our possibilities expand and the range of what is acceptable and tolerated grows, so too will our desire to create spaces that reflect this diversity.
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.
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.

LEARNING TO BE WITH THE UNDONE

LEARNING TO BE WITH THE UNDONE

It is common for the process of designing interiors to be based on creating a ‘look’. This look becomes a pre-determined vision of what our homes should look like and the process of creation becomes about fitting our spaces into this vision as closely as possible. A softer, gentler approach to design is to create spaces that are intentionally 'undone' leaving room for the future. 

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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