Design the Life You Love is a creative platform that brings together creativity, inspiration, and self-reflection, using the principles and creative process of award-winning designer, Ayse Birsel.

Life, just like a design problem, is full of constraints -- time, money, age, location, and circumstances. You can’t have everything, so you have to be creative to make what you want and what you need co-exist.

Our current offering includes Ayse’s book, free online tea time conversations, online workshops, and one-on-one coaching sessions.

Design the Life You Love is a joyful, inspirational way to build the life you’ve always wanted. Join our community now, anyone can design a life they love!


Ayse (pronounced Eye-Shay) Birsel is the creator of Design the Life You Love. She is one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People 2017 and is on the Thinkers50 Radar List of people most likely to shape the future of organizations. In addition to being the author of Design the Life You Love, she leads workshops, gives lectures and coaches individuals privately on how to design the life, work, leadership, management and teams you love. Ayse is also the co-founder of Birsel + Seck, the award-winning design and innovation studio, and consults to Amazon, Colgate Palmolive, Herman Miller, GE, IKEA, The Scan Foundation, Staples and Toyota, among others. Her work can be found in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For more information on Ayse visit aysebirsel.com