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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...

SPACES THAT HELP US COME ALIVE AND THE CHARACTER OF NATURE – PART 5

SPACES THAT HELP US COME ALIVE AND THE CHARACTER OF NATURE – PART 5

This is our final post in a series that has tried to convey how the most beautiful spaces are always those spaces that help us to come alive. Spaces made with care and intention, slowly over time, inspired by elements of the natural world we have evolved to thrive in and designed to facilitate the life-giving activities of our everyday existence...

SPACES THAT HELP US COME ALIVE AND THE CHARACTER OF NATURE - PART 3

SPACES THAT HELP US COME ALIVE AND THE CHARACTER OF NATURE - PART 3

When it comes to spaces and interiors, what we naturally deem to be beautiful is not arbitrary or a whim but is, in part, rooted in something primal within us. Many of our aesthetic preferences are tied into the character of nature and the very core of what it means to be human, shaped by all of the influences on our heritage that have made us into who we are. As a result, certain elements that contribute towards what perceive as beautiful are more universal than we think...

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.