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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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How to dress for the joy you want

Looking for ways to bring more color and fun to your wardrobe? Try these 7 tips for embracing your joyful style.

A playful way to problem-solve

Stuck on a problem that feels impossible to solve? Try this simple mindset shift to get unstuck and have more fun in the process.

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Joy is an Act of Resistance: How Celebration Sustains Activism

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Lost your spark?

Feeling burned out, worn out, or lacking in joy? This is your roadmap to breaking out of a rut and rediscovering what makes you feel truly alive.

“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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10 Steps to a Fresh Start

There’s no perfect home. But there are lots of joyful ones.

A simple trick to help you get inspired

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5 ways to make better decisions

Why your home’s worst feature might be key to creating more joy

How to make a home feel unique and personal

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What’s your design superpower?

Fix your home’s funky energy with these 3 tips

Timeless or trendy? How to avoid impulse buying and choose items you’ll love for the long-haul

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