From "Prison" to Plenty of Pattern: A 275-Square-Foot New York City Artist's Pad On Acid (Green)

From "Prison" to Plenty of Pattern: A 275-Square-Foot New York City Artist's Pad On Acid (Green)

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Jennifer Hunter
Mar 11, 2015
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When artist George Venson saw this tiny Chinatown apartment, he took it on the spot even though he says it "looked like a prison." He sure changed that by covering almost every surface with color and pattern. Want to see more?

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Venson used his own designs from his wallpaper line Voutsa (and used them with abandon).

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In such a small space, his biggest challenges were finding a place for the bed (he decided on a Murphy bed that can be folded up) and the ever-important element: good lighting.

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He also did something that we often suggest around here: he tried to "listen to the space." Whatever this space told George, we're guessing it shouted it!

See more at The Cut.

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