And finally, a neighbor in Jean-Marc's building tagged the walls of all four floors -- with the blessing of the other inhabitants.
For apartment dwellers, dealing with your neighbor's taste is usually limited to what you can glimpse through a window, the contents of their balcony, or their taste in music if the walls are thin. But these full-blown statements are hard to ignore. So what do you think? Are door murals and bumper stickers a no-no or do you believe in your neighbors' right to self-expression, no matter the aesthetic consequences?
- Kristin Hohenadel blogging from rue Vieille du Temple, Paris, France. If you have an idea for a European house tour, please write kristinh @ apartmenttherapy . com