Starting out a series of posts about modern living marketing and aspects about decorating emphasizes what influence homes have in our personal life.
The author of the book “House as a Mirror of Self” Claire Cooper Markus explains that what we place in and around our home are material expressions of our identity and self disclosure in a safe and private and environment. http://ced.berkeley.edu/ced/faculty-staff/clare-cooper-marcus
A home is more than a place to live in. Citing Claire Cooper Markus a home fulfills many needs:
- a place of self expression
- a vessel of memories
- a refuge from the outside world
- a cocoon, where we can feel nurtured and let down guard
- a place where we can feel safe