bejing, china



Beijing has a lot of indoor market places that sell small cheap products. Some merchants are specialized in making bedcovers. The walls of their booths are covered by photo examples of the different choices in textiles they have (first and second picture).
The photos display a perfect world of cosy and bright bedrooms with soft beds and multiple pillows.

I found this image very contrasting with the way the average Chinese citizen lives and that was also true for my own dwellings while in Beijing.
Instead of trying to recreate the illusionary world displayed by the image, I decided to transform my children's bedroom into one of the indoor market booths specialized in bedcover textiles.

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