Creative Space Design, Part 2 — Zorba & Buddha

ZORBA & BUDDHA: Self knowledge to Decor.

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This one will take you back to Greece with me, when… in a squabble with my boyfriend I accidentally ended up in a room with a very interesting woman who helped me learn something out about my true nature. This revolutionized my approach to designing a more truthful creative space. When you have that, well… it’s really difficult not to be on fire in every aspect of your life.

* This is part 2 of a 3 part essay series on “Designing Your Creative Space.”

Part 1: Conditions of Genius

Part 2: Self Knowledge to Decor

Part 3: It’s a surprise.

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  • Douglas Gorney February 6, 2014  

    Valuable insight; well told. 

    I think I need an octagonal office/studio/workout area/meditation space. Where to start???

    (Who am I?)

    • niya February 8, 2014  

      You are making fun of me, aren’t you?

  • JJ Jacobs February 7, 2014  

    Thanks for the inspirational and very descriptive post, Niya — I could so relate to your experience and adore the painting you created. It’s so happy and full of life — just like you!!

    • niya christine February 9, 2014  

      I’m so happy you read it JJ. Love the work you are doing now. I’m about to start a series on bunny butts. ; )
      Yes, designing our space is a big deal I think. I’m enjoying writing these essays.