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Living Desk: Ayesha Patel

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Deputy Creative Director Ayesha Patel's office is a treasure trove of inspiration. Known for her colorful cork board and beautiful finds, Ayesha has created an office that is both a home for collections and a springboard for genius ideas. Here is a peek at her amazing workspace.

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This is part of Ayesha's inspiration board which she is known for.

1 This is part of Ayesha's inspiration board which she is known for.

The fern print on her wall is by Hugo Guinness.

2 The fern print on her wall is by Hugo Guinness.

Here is a pulled back view of Ayesha's office.

3 Here is a pulled back view of Ayesha's office.

Ayesha collects venetian glasses and keeps them at the ready on shelves in her office.

4 Ayesha collects venetian glasses and keeps them at the ready on shelves in her office.

I love all of the different shapes of these glasses.

5 I love all of the different shapes of these glasses.

Here are a few more containers on display.

6 Here are a few more containers on display.

She collects and surrounds herself with beautiful objects.

7 She collects and surrounds herself with beautiful objects.

I am dying for the marbled bowl in the back.

8 I am dying for the marbled bowl in the back.

These iridescent cups are beautiful. Ayesha, where did you find these?

9 These iridescent cups are beautiful. Ayesha, where did you find these?

I love this collection of natural materials.

10 I love this collection of natural materials.

Here is a close-up of beautiful wooden boards.

11 Here is a close-up of beautiful wooden boards.

Look at all of the cutting board shapes!

12 Look at all of the cutting board shapes!

Ayesha labels her notebooks with washi tapes in different colored stripes.

13 Ayesha labels her notebooks with washi tapes in different colored stripes.

This is such a pretty grouping of objects and the photo displayed in the glass in such a nice idea.

14 This is such a pretty grouping of objects and the photo displayed in the glass in such a nice idea.

Gorgeous!

15 Gorgeous!

Isn't this random assortment of materials just perfection?

16 Isn't this random assortment of materials just perfection?

This great typeface is made using tape!.

17 This great typeface is made using tape!.

This is Ayesha's inspiration board.

18 This is Ayesha's inspiration board.

Another snapshot of the inspiration board.

19 Another snapshot of the inspiration board.

So inspiring!

20 So inspiring!

I love the mix of colors and materials.

21 I love the mix of colors and materials.

I love looking at all of the different typefaces Ayesha has collected.

22 I love looking at all of the different typefaces Ayesha has collected.

Each part of her office is its own beautiful snapshot.

23 Each part of her office is its own beautiful snapshot.

This palette is amazing!

24 This palette is amazing!

Beautiful boxes make a great collection.

25 Beautiful boxes make a great collection.

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Comments (4)

  • Hi Kevin,
    Ayesha's office is amazing, love love her workspace, beautiful colors and objects. Her inspiration board is so inspiring, she is so neat and organized Wow!

  • What an inspiring space! It's like a scrapbook on the wall.

  • I found out you had made the list over on Anne's blog, and I had to stop by and tell you congratulations!!! I love your blog and I think you have elelxecnt taste. How exciting to be mentioned in Martha!

  • I love those iridescent cups as well. They were made for tea lights and were available at Anthropologie last year.

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