Every year during Houses from Within people open their homes to complete strangers. And occasionally, their neighbors who weren’t approached to open their house want a bit of the action – and open their homes too. These are typically the the unforgotten unsung heroes of the proletariat. Older people alone looking for some recognition living in simple design with a smattering of kitsch.
Todays post is for them.
I didn’t get his name but he had lived in this flat for decades, if not longer. Originally one single flat, he broke it into two so that he could receive a stipend of rental income. However, that was years ago and the flat is now a single one again.
And while the place was not grand, it had some seriously sexy details, like these arched ceilings that I would be willing to give my eye teeth for.
The stone surrounding and stain glass windows above the doorways are a nice touch.
Looking into what was a second apartment. I love the old arched windows and the way the light pours in from it.
Carpet tile on the floor, real carpet on the wall.
Shira Abel is the CEO and founder of Hunter & Bard, an award-winning public relations and design agency that works with scale-ups and enterprises on building their brand, awareness and thought leadership.
As CEO of Hunter & Bard, Shira oversees a team that manages public relations, marketing, design, and brand development for clients across multiple industries. She develops strategies for organically growing companies through sincere digital engagement and the application of behavioral marketing.
Clients include JELD-WEN, Benchling, Sixth Continent, Totango, Folloze, Radix DLT, Axa Tech, Allianz, and many more. Shira is also a sought after corporate speaker and marketing mentor, and has spoken at events such as Confluence and Content Marketing World, and taught at institutions such as Kellogg School of Management and S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research in Mumbai.
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