The Saint No Collection
This time at home, preparing to wrap up Ardent Market's first year and navigating the stillness in this pandemic, I've spent a lot of time in my rearview mirror. Thinking about the road already traveled and taking a look back at where it all began, literally on a highway three years ago.
Ardent Market began from wild, intuitive, epiphanies. Out of an impulse to see, explore, connect, I found a way to visualize, share, and build. It's part of AM history to take to the road in discovery and exploration, just to see what could happen... I'm so grateful for the road we've covered together, and I'm so looking forward to the miles ahead, uncharted, with a full tank.
Quarantine is turning me into a hobbyist, and I'm not entirely mad about it. I slowly realized that I didn't need more time (once I was gifted with it); I just needed more discipline— more of an understanding of how my time is spent. This investigation lead to an overwhelming shift in priorities. I crave using my time to be BAD at something. If there...
Scrolling through social media platforms can be a wonderful tool to curate a home, but also an unfortunate stifling of human expression. Your home is more than a shelter to decorate. It's your sacred space to fully be yourself, and all this time in our dwellings has made this point even more important...it doesn't matter what anyone says, teaches you, explains how to do, or sells you. The only thing that matters to me is that you can carve out your home-identity, love it, and be inspired by it.