To kickstart this series, meet Ali Mroz: an exuberant hair-stylist-turned-landscaper with a penchant for plants, books, and vintage goodies. When it came to designing her studio in Vancouver’s East Village, she had one goal in mind: to feel a sense of relief as soon as she walked through the door.
Just think about a time when you’ve cracked a joke into the middle of a circle of new people and, almost miraculously, everyone throws their head back laughing. Or perhaps you managed to articulate a clever thought and several strangers all nod their heads in affirmation. Did you just get smarter? Yeah, you (feel like you) did. Sometimes, you just nail it.