A flowery Germany

LACMA's blog post today sparked my loving sentiment about floral wallpaper in Germany:
"Floral wallpaper is characteristic of the living space design of the German petit bourgeois in the 1960s and ’70s. It reflects the desire of an entire social class in postwar Germany to express their newly gained economic wealth. However, this group’s unshakable belief in material goods, coupled with overall narrow-mindedness and conservatism, soon became a target for mockery by the younger generation and artists..."
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures
January 25, 2009–April 19, 2009 @ LACMA

Here are some pics from my past place in Berlin. Oh, how I miss that wallpaper...and city!

photos: tryharder

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