A home that reflects you [Part 2]
Our homes need to reflect our collective life experiences and tell “our story” – not what others think
looks nice! In this blog post, we continue with our series on designing homes that reflect our personality.
So, which of these personality types do you fit into ?
The Giver or The Teacher (ENFJ - Extraverted iNtuitive Feeling Judging) personality type – The Givers are extremely people focussed and love supporting, encouraging and understanding other people. They even sacrifice their own needs for the sake of others. They are considered to be great leaders and are charismatic. They like things to be well-organized – they love structure and dislike any kind of ambiguity. People love to be with ENFJs since they are considered to be straight-forward, honest and fun. Some famous people with this personality type include Barack Obama, Nelson Mandela and Oprah Winfrey.
Decorating tips for the Givers – The Givers love to be with people, hence their homes need to be as hospitable as possible. It could be in the form of a large entertaining space or a welcoming guest bedroom. Since they like things to be organized and in place, they need to have ample cabinets and wardrobes to keep the clutter away.
The Executive (ENTJ - Extraverted iNtuitive Thinking Judging) personality type – The Executives are natural born leaders and they deal with everything rationally and logically. They are assertive, ambitious and extremely career oriented. ENTJs generally have no patience with inefficiency and they offer their judgments very freely before considering the feelings of others. Some famous people with this personality type include Hillary Clinton, Bill Gates and Warren Buffet.
Decorating tips for the Executives - ENTJs want their home to be beautiful, well-furnished, and efficiently run. They are known to be extremely quick and decisive in their thinking and so, their home decoration will not be a lengthy process – since they know exactly what they would like for their house. The Executives love invigorating conversations, hence their homes need to have spaces where small or large groups of people can gather together.
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The Performer (ESFP - Extraverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving) personality type – The Performers love people and new experiences. They love to be the centre of attention and they like to keep busy, filling their lives with hobbies, sports, activities, and friends. They are flexible, kind-hearted, and gifted with a special ability to enjoy life. The Performers do not like structure and routine. Some famous people with this personality type include Bill Clinton, Beyonce and Richard Branson.
Decorating tips for the Performers – Performers like their home to be a fun and comfortable environment for all who come home. They love excitement in their lives – so their house needs to reflect this aspect of their personality! They like boldness and drama in their home décor. Since they do not like structure and routine, they like decorating their house without following any rules of what is “expected” – they just like to follow their instincts.
The Artist - (ISFPIntroverted Sensing Feeling Perceiving) personality type – The Artists are gentle caretakers who live in the present moment and enjoy their surroundings with cheerful enthusiasm. ISFPs tend to be quiet and unassuming and difficult to get to know well. They are likely to be kind and sensitive in their dealings with others. Some famous people with this personality type include Michael Jackson, Princess Diana and Paul McCartney.
Decorating tips for the Artists – Artists are in tune with their surroundings and deeply appreciate beauty, so the rooms in their houses need to incorporate lovely arts and soothing colours, which in turn will help Artists to think creatively. Their creativity enables them to come up with some bold décor for their space. Since they are introverts, they need a space for relaxation where they can recharge and spend time with themselves - doing things that make them happy.
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