Talya Cousins is a freelance creative director, jewelry consultant and editor. Growing up on a kibbutz outside of Tel Aviv has deeply influenced her personal aesthetic, which moves playfully between a natural and urban sense-memory of place. Cousins' craft of visual storytelling was honed during a formative eight years at W Magazine where she was the senior accessories and jewelry editor. Her freelance work has been published in T Magazine, Robb Report, WJ, Bloomberg Pursuits, Departures, Martha Stewart Weddings, In Design and WWD. Cousins studied modern dance, studio art and holds a diamond certification from the GIA.  She lives with her family in NYC.