This Small LA Rental Rocks a 1980s Plaster Floor Lamp and Blue Checkered Rug

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Living room with light specks on white walls and blue and white checkerboard rug
Credit: Lindsey Son

Name: Lindsey Son and dogter, Awkwafina 
Location: Los Angeles, California (Echo Park)
Type of home: Apartment
Size: 600 square feet
Years lived in: 1 year, renting

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Credit: Lindsey Son

Tell us a little (or a lot) about your home and the people who live there: I identify as a single Asian American woman. My dogter and I love my small apartment in Echo Park. We’re both homebodies, so we gotta make sure the vibe is just right for all the shows we watch.

Credit: Lindsey Son

What is your favorite room and why? My living room because it is the brightest with my natural light from my skylight.

Credit: Lindsey Son

Describe your home’s style in 5 words or less: A funky-fresh pop dream

Credit: Lindsey Son

What’s the last thing you bought (or found!) for your home? A 1980s vintage plaster floor lamp and my blue checkered rug from Etsy!

Credit: Lindsey Son

Any advice for creating a home you love? Find inspiration and curate your own vibe. Make it you, but also know that you’re forever evolving so don’t be afraid to change it up every now and then.

This submission’s responses and photos were edited for length/size and clarity.