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A Globe-Trotting Designer On Becoming A Creative SAHM

Written by Katie Hintz-Zambrano

Photography by Photographed by Michelle Drewes

Anyone who says staying home with a child isn’t “work,” probably hasn’t done it themselves. Of course, it’s also one of the most rewarding (but under-appreciated) “jobs” a parent can have. Silver Lake-based mama Cheri Messerli knows this fact all too well, trading in her gig as the co-founder (along with her husband David Rager) of Weekends design studio for a less intense involvement in the company in order to raise her 2-year-old daughter Anouk. Here, Messerli (who has been in L.A. for a little over a year after a 5-year stint in Paris) discusses taking a break from “work-work” and bringing her creative talents to FT mama duty.

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