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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 envy can help you find more joy

Envy is one of life's most unpleasant emotions, but if we pay attention to it, it can help us understand what truly brings us joy.

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.

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How to take a vacation without leaving home

Need a vacation but can't get away? Here are 8 ways to bring a sense of adventure to your next staycation.

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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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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

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