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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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Trina Turk's joyful designs evoke a world of sunshine and whimsy. In our interview, the first in our re-launched Joymakers series, she gives us a peek into her colorful, creative life.

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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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How to enjoy without going overboard

With the beginning of the holiday season comes a tendency toward indulgence. Here's how to revel in the joys of abundance without tipping over into excess.

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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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Free Resource

Find more joy every day

The Joyspotter’s Guide is a free resource that shares my favorite tips for finding more joy, everywhere you go!

You'll also receive periodic updates on new things from The Aesthetics of Joy. We respect your privacy. Unsubscribe at any time.