Interior design and yoga have been part of my life since living abroad.
Moving from apartments to houses, from China to the Middle East, my interior design instinct became more evident and the practice of yoga a welcome reprieve when living such a busy and hectic life.
After more than 10 years working in the fashion industry as an area visual merchandiser in France and Germany, I followed my husband to Shanghai. Already a yoga practitioner, this move to Asia provided me the opportunity to delve into the practice more and be trained by amazing yogis. I have now been a certified yoga teacher for more than 5 years.
When Dubai became our new home, I decided to consolidate my natural eye with some specialized design skills and embark on a new learning journey with an Interior Design course.
I quickly realized my interest in well being, mindfulness, and meditation had an impact on the way I was styling homes.
Meaningful home environment boost the mood and overall sense of well being. We all do better when our homes are better, says Nate Berkus.
With AYI, I endeavor to bring the best out of a space using my Interior styling skills, to create a sense of calm and where possible use products that have been consciously designed.
I also encourage a sense of wellbeing from a young age through a yoga line developed and designed for the little yogis.
During our time in China we were also lucky to have a wonderful "Ayi", meaning aunt in Chinese. She became and she is still a very important part of our family.
AYI: an atelier where Yoga and Interiors work in harmony.