I work as an architect. Part of my job is to listen to people. Actually, it is extremely relevant part. During those conversations I can hear what my customers want their renovated apartment to be like, what they obviously don’t want, what are they afraid of et cetera. What I have noticed during those discussions is that there are a few things which are common for most of my clients. Many of them want to have rather modern apartments, that would look a bit different than apartments of all their friends. Simultaneously, they are pretty scared to be creative. At the beginning I was rather angry with that and was doing my best to fight against that kind of attitude. After a while, I managed to find a solution I can offer for such customers. It’s wallpapers. They enable to go creative, but still look elegant. I am going to show you some concrete examples of that.
1 of my customer was a director of a well-known bank. He wanted his flat to be extremely elegant and impressive. I believe he wanted his colleagues to be jealous of how great apartment he has. It is was also very necessary for him that his guests know that he has this amazing taste – read . He insisted to keep all very elegant and simple. At first, he didn’t even wanted to hear about wallpapers.
However, I managed to convinced him that this may be very good option for him. As a result of this, he may show to his guests not just his elegant side, but also that more creative one. We agreed to use stadium wallpaper in his living room. Presently, he seems to be greatly happy with his choice.
Later I was also renowating apartment of successful business woman. As we extremely liked each other, during our conversation we started to talk about our dreams, past etc.. She admitted that she loved travelling when she was younger and that she eventually has travelled more than 25 countries.
At this moment, she can’t travel anymore because she is too busy with duties. But she hopes that she would be able to do it when she is retired. Thus, I suggested that we find map mural in her bathroom. As a result of this, she may wake up every morning, seeing the map and all of these amazing places that are waiting for her and which she would visit in the future.