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How to Set Up a Professional At Home Work Space

Are you working from home these days? Same! I don’t know about you, but my family went from one person working from home (small business perks!) to three of us all on video conference calls at the same time. Since we live in New York City and are short on space, we ran into some…

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My Top 9 Favorite Trips: Where I Have Traveled the Last Few Years

One of the best parts of running Meridian is the connection and impact we’re able to create with our artisan partners, who are now working in over 20 countries around the world. Using traditional methods of hand craft, we’re working together to create home decor and gifts that tell a story of their cultural heritage….

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4 Reasons Why We Love Using Vintage in Our Home Decor

Have you ever heard the expression “thanks, it’s vintage”? It’s a satisfying response when a friend asks where you got something that looks great in your home. It feels good to get a compliment, and even better to acknowledge that it’s something you uniquely own! Thanks, it’s vintage. When we’re traveling to meet with our…

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The Designer Secret to Styling Gorgeous Global Shelves

Do you want a magazine-worthy shelf that reflects your love of travel, but don’t know where to begin? It doesn’t need to be overwhelming to style a bookshelf from the ground up. Follow these simple tips for an effortless and gorgeous setup for your global collector shelves. FIND YOUR COLOR You don’t have to have…

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Hidden Symbols Within Our Woven Palm Basket Collection

It’s clear why one of our most popular items from our core collection is our Woven Palm Baskets from Zimbabwe. Each basket is one-of-a-kind, and handmade by a women’s cooperative using natural fibers native to Southern Africa. As an organization, we are dedicated to the preservation of heritage crafts, and we love working with our…

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Mood Board: Global Traditional

Welcome to our new series, Mood Board! We love to decorate our homes with objects and stories that reflect where we’ve been and where we want to go. Our latest Capsule Collection features objects for your home that have been handmade using traditional crafts. These objets are tailored and timeless pieces that transcend seasons and…

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Behind the Addis Tea Towel

With the launch of our new Fall Capsule Collection, we welcomed a new artisan group to our growing global community. Our newest partners are from Ethiopia, and they are the manufactures of our neutral and natural Addis Tea Towel. Our partners are based in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, where they are known globally…

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