One night a friend of mine walked into my apartment. I hadn't been expecting to have anyone over, and it was a mess.
I started apologizing.
"People have lives,” he said simply. And walked right in.
People have lives.
Details is my attempt to capture the "details" of my life via my apartment but also the life of my life, rather than the staged ethos of most home design books.
Here, I looked for the beautiful in the mess, the intrigue in the happenstance. I didn’t stage anything and just clicked away.
This is my apartment.
Strawberry Saroyan is the author of Girl Walks into a Bar (Random House). Her writing has appeared in The Believer, The New York Times Magazine, Open City, Salon, and Zyzzyva.
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