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RITUAL 5: Self-Love in Hibernation

  Winter is always a challenging time for me, as I know it is for many. The shorter days and gloomy weather can often distract me from my routines, and make me want to put things off that I would normally do. I’m always a big advocate for self-love, but I find it extra vital to my happiness during these colder months. Here are a few ways I help practice self-love in the winter: 1. STAY ACTIVE Exercise not only helps me de-stress, but it also pulls me out of the house. I tend to gravitate towards yoga in the winter months to stretch out any tight muscles and keep me feeling balanced. I also try and walk more in the...

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Inspired By: Artist, Lynne Golob Gelfman

 One of the most constant sources of inspiration for me when developing MAVE was art. In this 'Inspired By' series, we will be sharing people, places, and things that inspire us here at MAVE. It was Constantin Brancusi's Bird in Space that inspired the design of MAVE's first product: The Razor. The streamlined, sculptural design of the razor mimics that of the slender sculptures. Not only is the sleek design beautiful, but it also lends itself ideally to the function of a razor handle.    One artist that continues to motivate me is Lynne Golob Gelfman. She is most notable for her un-conventional technique of beginning her pieces on the backs of the canvas. This allows the paint to seep...

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RITUAL 1: The Ritual of MAVE

I admit that many things in my life sometimes feel like a chore, but I wanted to change that outlook and creating rituals around my daily routines made them more enjoyable and beautiful. MAVE New York was created for that exact purpose - to add beauty into a routine that typically felt like a “have to."

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