Why We Need to Create a Home

This article was published on the website “The School of Life”. It describes and explains in detail how we are drawn to create our own universe at home…

Open_lounge

“One of the most meaningful activities we are ever engaged in is the creation of a home. Over a number of years, typically with a lot of thought and considerable dedication, we assemble furniture, crockery, pictures, rugs, cushions, vases, sideboards, taps, door handles and so on into a distinctive constellation we anoint with the word home. As we create our rooms, we engage passionately with culture in a way we seldom do in the supposedly higher realms of museums or galleries. We reflect profoundly on the atmosphere of a picture, we ponder the relationship between colours on a wall, we notice how consequential the shape of the back of a sofa can be and ask with care what books really deserve our ongoing attention.” Read more

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Main Photo from CARGO Architecture who created this Villa Boreale in Quebec, Canada

Image of the open lounge is from Veranda Magazine issue January / February 2017

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