“Back in the day, there used to be more distinction between the aesthetics of the ruling class and those of everyone else,” writes architecture criticKate Wagner, whose new column in The Nation explores the built environment. But now everything is a grey-beige color, drab, and boring. What do we do about the world turning “greige”?
“If we really want to move past interior conformity, we have to think about housing and home in a radically different way,” Wagner says. We have to start viewing our homes not as “investment assets, but as canvases for creativity and self-expression.”
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