minnow mama : heather taylor

our latest minnow mama is heather taylor, the LA-based textile designer behind Heather Taylor Home. mother to scarlett (4 years) and goldie (20 months), we've always loved heather's eye for classic, elevated designs, which is why we were thrilled to team up with her for our latest beach market addition, the minnow x heathertaylorhome beach towel! Read on to learn more about heather's inspiration, life motto, and favorite travel spots!


  • what brings you the most joy as a mother? watching my babies grow into these awesome little girls with strong personalities. there's nothing more exciting than seeing them blossom into good people. 
  • what's your ideal family vacation? we took scarlett to paris when she was two and it was a great place to visit with kids. there is literally a carousel on every block and french fries at every restaurant. 
  • your life (or) family motto? what's life without a celebration?
  • what is your favorite beach in the world? the rocky beaches of greece or off the coast of italy. 
  • where do you find inspiration? my group of hardworking girlfriends who (like me) are juggling motherhood and careers. i'm always designing with them in mind. 
  • favorite hotel? hotel cenobio dei dogi on the ligurian coast of italy. 
  • what are some of your beach necessities for yourself and your girls? minnow rashguards, sunscreen from beauty counter, one of our tablecloths that i use as a beach blanket, a craft for the girls and lots of snacks!