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Hi, I’m Ingrid Fetell Lee. A designer and author, I founded the Aesthetics of Joy to help you create more joy in life and work through design.

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14 ways to make chores more joyful

Lately it seems like we're all spending more time doing chores. Read on for 14 ideas to help you make tedious tasks easier, less stressful, and maybe even fun.

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“This book has the power to change everything! Writing with depth, wit, and insight, Ingrid Fetell Lee shares all you need to know in order to create external environments that give rise to inner joy.”

- Susan Cain, Author of Quiet and Founder of Quiet Revolution

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What’s your design superpower?

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What to do when you don’t see eye to eye on home design

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3 questions to ask when your house doesn’t feel like a home

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