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Sure, every home has a bed and a couch, and probably also that Ikea LACK coffee table (even if it has been demoted to holding last-season's shoes in that hidden-away corner)…but, who would have guessed that there would come a day when most of the apartments you'd come across would also feature decorative antlers on the walls? Or, the same handicraft throw draped across the couch? Or, the same exact limited-print magazine littering the same Kilim-rug-covered wood floor?
It's no coincidence that a few choice, indie objects are becoming more and more ubiquitous — as more of your friends turn toward the hipster lifestyle, so too do their interiors. To investigate this phenomenon, we've done a little ethnographic field work and filed our notes for you. Ahead, several typical hipster rooms and the telltale signs that you (or your brethren) are living in just such an abode.
Hint: You'll want to enjoy this apartment tour in full-screen mode.
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