Liberating Our Homes From the Real Estate–Industrial Complex: Having a personal aesthetic at home has become financially detrimental. By Kate Wagner
The home is no longer seen as a space of personal expression or comfort, or as the backdrop of everyday life, but primarily as an investment and as an asset—meaning that enforcing one’s aesthetics is a financially detrimental decision.
(When neutral / greige is what sells.)
What makes a home feel good? By Ingrid Fetell Lee
If you see yourself in your space, it reinforces your identity, your sense of self. It helps you go out into the world feeling grounded and confident. When you don’t see yourself reflected in your space, a disconnect can happen — you feel like you’re living in someone else’s house.