• Bring Your Dream Bedroom To Life

    Bring Your Dream Bedroom To Life

    Bring Your Dream Bedroom To Life   Your bedroom should be a haven of tranquillity—to curl up with a good book, film, or simply shut out the outside world. We all desire a space to call ours, not just for the pride in ownership but so that we can create it in a way that is unique and special to us.   “Not having...
  • What’s Hot On Our Sustainability Checklist!

    What’s Hot On Our Sustainability Checklist!

    What’s Hot On Our Sustainability Checklist!   Living more sustainably isn’t a hippy thing, it’s a survival thing. We can't all relocate to Mars so why don't we try to live a more Earth-conscious life instead? It's easier than you think. Our checklist below breaks down all we’re currently doing, watching, listening … well, consuming but in a conscious way. Scroll through and share...
  • The Art Of Conscious Gifting

    The Art Of Conscious Gifting

    The Art Of Conscious Gifting   It’s that time of year where spirits run high and celebrations are in order. Good food, great company and the act of gifting makes the festive season all the more memorable.    Exchanging gifts is a tradition that should be pleasurable rather than stressful. If you think about it, it is one of the most tangible ways we...
  • How To Bring Fall Home

    How To Bring Fall Home

    How To Bring Fall Home   A crisp new season is starting, leaves are turning, and summer has sung its last hurrah. The arrival of fall marks a symbolic end and beginning, a chance for fresh habits to set in before the holidays roll around. The drop in temperatures also offers the opportunity to make your home an inviting refuge to nest. The beauty...
  • Micro-Gardening: How To Start Yours At Home

    Micro-Gardening: How To Start Yours At Home

    Micro-Gardening: How To Start Yours At Home   In an increasingly overpopulated world with ever-decreasing space, micro-gardening has found a rapidly growing niche. For the urban citizen, growing one’s own plants, vegetables and herbs has become equal parts passion, therapy, self-sufficiency and economics.   What is micro-gardening? Micro gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating your own vegetables, herbs or roots in a...
  • Have You Tried These Therapeutic Bathing Rituals?

    Have You Tried These Therapeutic Bathing Rituals?

    Have You Tried These Therapeutic Bathing Rituals?   At all times, but especially in the summer, a ritual we look forward to is a refreshing bath. Along with the opportunity to sing in the shower and being a conduit for when that big idea strikes, few daily habits offer tranquillity and reinvigoration in equal measure. In fact, in ancient cultures across the world, bathing...
  • Highlights from Salone del Mobile 2022

    Highlights from Salone del Mobile 2022

    Highlights from Salone del Mobile 2022   Founded in 1961, Salone Internazionale del Mobile takes place every April. Over time, it has become one of the most anticipated events in the world of furniture. Comprising a mix of established names, new faces and international brands, Salone holds court in every interior designer’s mind as a primary source of trend forecasting and inspiration.  Below is...
  • The Science Behind Good Sleep & How To Get More

    The Science Behind Good Sleep & How To Get More

    The Science Behind Good Sleep & How To Get More   As the Dalai Lama once said, “Sleep is the best meditation.” For an activity we spend 1/3rd of our lives doing, it is surprisingly recent that the science behind it has come to light.  Early beliefs were puritan, at best, such as the New England clergyman Cotton Mather’s sermon in 1719 where he...
  • The Role Of Colour Psychology In Your Bedroom

    The Role Of Colour Psychology In Your Bedroom

    The Role Of Colour Psychology In Your Bedroom   If home is where the heart is, then our bedrooms are headquarters – sacred spots where we truly feel ourselves. As a sanctuary and refuge, it is undoubtedly a safe zone whose calm can cradle you on your worst days. What we love most is the freedom for self-expression: as an empty canvas that you...
  • Do Your Bit: There Is No Planet B

    Do Your Bit: There Is No Planet B

    Do Your Bit: There Is No Planet B   On April 22nd every year, the world celebrates Earth Day. Now in its 52nd year of advocacy, the movement began in 1970, fuelled by the Santa Barbara oil spill of 1969. Over 20 million US citizens rallied for a cleaner and safer environment. It was a movement powerful enough to influence Government policy and as...
  • The Case For Conscious Bath & Bedding

    The Case For Conscious Bath & Bedding

    The Case For Conscious Bath & Bedding   Himêya’s raison d'être emerged from our quest To Do More With Less. Since the brand’s inception, every choice we make has passed the litmus test of, “How can we do better?”  Through thoughtful design and considered interventions, our goal has been to transfer these savings to our planet and our learnings to you–our community. Himêya is...
  • To 2022: The Year We Listen & Learn

    To 2022: The Year We Listen & Learn

    To 2022: The Year We Listen & Learn   While 2022 may throw a few curveballs, the beginning of the new year is still a perfect time to focus on personal growth. Putting things into motion, however, gets a little thornier because that requires change and change often puts you on the path of most resistance, which is an easy deterrent. And so we’re...
  • To Rest Better Is The Greatest Gift Of All

    To Rest Better Is The Greatest Gift Of All

    The holiday season is our favourite time of year to wind down and make warm, cosy memories — this year more than ever. We adapted our lifestyles to take more care of ourselves and one another and this in turn, helped us make changes major and minor.
  • Darn-It: There’s Magic In The Mend

    Darn-It: There’s Magic In The Mend

    A hallmark of good design is its ability to last. The moment to make low-impact choices about materials and production is at the beginning of the creative process. Designers and developers can control upwards of 80 percent of a product’s environmental impact, according to the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
  • A Guide to Better Sleep

      A Guide to Better Sleep

      Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3am, but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restorative slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene"—that can help anyone maximize the hours spent sleeping, even those whose sleep is affected...
    • The Sun, Moon & Power of Yogic Rituals

      The Sun, Moon & Power of Yogic Rituals

      The word ‘balance’ has its roots in Late Latin, the combination of bi (“twice, having two”) and lance (“scale pans”). It conjures the image of weighing scales, often associated with ideals of justice, order and harmony.
    • Shower Thoughts & the A-Ha! Connection

      Shower Thoughts & the A-Ha! Connection

      Shower Thoughts & the A-Ha! Connection   Legend has it that Greek scholar Archimedes had an idea so revolutionary he shouted “Eureka!” (from the Ancient Greek word that translates to, “I have found [it]”) while running naked through the streets. The idea was discovered in the bathtub, calculated roughly as June 14 those many years ago.  Whether the story holds good or not (1),...
    • Redefining Work-Life Balance

      Redefining Work-Life Balance

      Redefining Work-Life Balance   Mental Health Awareness month comes at a critical moment this year. It’s difficult to put words to the multitude of emotions many of us are experiencing, and tougher still is balancing the professional and personal. We consider it a privilege to be able to think about this amidst the crisis India is enduring and have put together a few resources that...
    • What Makes Himêya Earth-Friendly

      What Makes Himêya Earth-Friendly

      What Makes Himêya Earth-Friendly   Typically assigned a different area of focus each year, 2021’s Earth Day theme is “Restore Our Earth”. Most years, events range from neighbourhood cleanups to removals of invasive plants, but with social distancing still in place for many of us this April, events have gone digital. It’s a good year to think about what you can do at home,...
    • Better Health At Home

      Better Health At Home

      Better Health At Home   It’s been exactly a year since our lives became more intrinsically connected to home. This month, as restrictions due to COVID-19 are reestablished, we thought it apt for a refresher on better health indoors. World Health Day, being April 7, is another timely reminder! Here are three ideas you might not have tried at home – but should:   01. Use...
    • Meaningful Ways to Connect for a Love-ly Weekend

      Meaningful Ways to Connect for a Love-ly Weekend

      Meaningful Ways to Connect for a Love-ly Weekend  Galentine's, Valentine's or well, Sunday? It’s a hallmark weekend, and whichever side of Cupid’s arrow you sit, take it as a sign to get your heart rate up and fluttering. Love is a many splendored and complex thing – but we’ve got three ideas that simplify the journey to intimacy: 01. GET COOKING Featured: Vitamin D multipurpose, fast-drying...
    • All You Need To Know About Biophilic Design

      All You Need To Know About Biophilic Design

      All You Need To Know About Biophilic Design   Being cooped up indoors more often than customary has probed many of us to reevaluate our relationship with the environment. Launched mid-pandemic, our latest collection, Vitamin D, speaks of this very sentiment – the deficiency of sunlight in urban realities and interventions through design to bring vibrancy back into our homes. Biophilia is humankind’s innate...
    • Happy New Year/You!

      Happy New Year/You!

      Happy New Year/You!   Clarified intentions at the beginning of a year offers the leverage of a head start. While it seemed like time stopped for a bit in 2020, the opportunity to carry our learnings into 2021 is precious.  Preparing for – while leaning into – uncertainty can be a delicate challenge. The trick lies in keeping it clean and simple. Ever heard...
    • The Himêya Holiday Gift Guide

      The Himêya Holiday Gift Guide

      The Himêya Holiday Gift Guide   We’re looking forward to winding down 2020 on a hopeful – and grateful – note. Whether for yourself or loved ones, what could be more deserving than gifts we can actually use – that will bring joy and make a difference for years to come?  Read on for our Holiday Gift Guide curated with six essentials for the...
    • To Love, Light & Less!

      To Love, Light & Less!

      To Love, Light & Less!   As our favourite time of year approaches, we’re looking forward to a festive refresh. The scale of events might be altered this season – yet – in a year of uncertainty, the need for spiritual light to shine through is ever present.  We’ve put some thought into how we’d like to celebrate the five happy days that make...
    • A Mental Health Check-In

      A Mental Health Check-In

      A Mental Health Check-In   Cultivating our health - physical and mental - requires additional attention this year.  Says WHO: “This year’s World Mental Health Day, on 10 October, comes at a time when our daily lives have changed considerably as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The past months have brought many challenges: for health-care workers, providing care in difficult circumstances, going to...
    • Night Owl Or Early Bird?

      Night Owl Or Early Bird?

      Night Owl Or Early Bird?   Ever wondered at what time of day you hit your stride? Or felt - that despite efforts to rise and shine - your best ideas come to you after sunset? With our circadian rhythms adjusting to working from home, it might help to give some thought to your natural patterns of productivity. Daniel H. Pink, author of When:...
    • 5 Must-Watch Conscious Documentaries

      5 Must-Watch Conscious Documentaries

      5 Must-Watch Conscious Documentaries This March, we’ve rounded up five documentaries that made us sit up and take notice. From mindfulness to sustainability – these thought-provoking films share insight into important issues of our time. So get into your pajamas, and turn tonight’s binge into a moment of inspiration: 01. Brene Brown: The Call to Courage  In this soul-stirring documentary, Brene Brown leverages the power...
    • New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping

      New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping

      New Year’s Resolutions Worth Keeping It’s those first sparkling days of the New Year, and our hearts are full with the endless possibilities that come with this fresh start. The turning of a New Year is a time to reflect on how far we’ve come, and how much we have yet to achieve. If you’re like us, you’ve probably set multiple resolutions over the...
    • Keeping it Together: A Guide for Modern Times

      Keeping it Together: A Guide for Modern Times

      Keeping it Together: A Guide for Modern Times   “Only you know when you’re using things to protect yourself and keep your ego together, and when you’re opening and letting things fall apart, letting the world come as it is – working with it rather than struggling against it.”  These words of Buddhist teacher Pema Chodron have tided us over many a rollercoaster moment....
    • Bedroom Magic: The Mindful Mix & Match

      Bedroom Magic: The Mindful Mix & Match

      Bedroom Magic: The Mindful Mix & Match Amidst brimful schedules, home is the sanctuary we can’t wait to return to. We look to our bedrooms as a space for solitude and rejuvenation, and the bed, an invitation to rest and dream. Minimalist, maximalist or something in between? We’ve decided to embrace dualities within our aesthetic preferences, underscored always with utility as priority. Enjoy our...
    • Tame Your Wandering Mind

      Tame Your Wandering Mind

      Tame Your Wandering Mind   Like a dog trying to catch his own tail, we’re all guilty of coming in the way of our own progress sometimes. Often, this is because we’re mired with stress or chasing one thought after another without pause for clarity. What we forget is that there are simple techniques available to improve our concentration, and strengthen our minds. Here are...
    • The Unexpected Joys of Bathing

      The Unexpected Joys of Bathing

      The Unexpected Joys of Bathing The bathroom is a personal space, one that has the possibility of offering more value to your life and day (other than being clean, that is). It’s a place to wash away your troubles, and soothe the senses. To help you make bathing a source of daily pleasure and self care, below are some thoughts on making the most...
    • A Lived-in Bed: Comfortable & No Fuss

      A Lived-in Bed: Comfortable & No Fuss

      A Lived-in Bed: Comfortable & No Fuss Statistically, humans spend a third of their lives in bed. On average, that is nearly 26 years of one’s life. Naturally, the bedroom plays a big role in how we prioritise rest and sleep. Research and personal experience shows that when one wakes up refreshed and relaxed after a good night’s sleep, the day is already off...
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