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A Window in Time : Exploring the World’s Greatest Minds From the Rooms That Inspired Them

Let’s take a peek through the windows of some of history’s most famous creative minds

We may take the rooms in our home for granted, but they can be a great inspiration in the creation process.

They are rooms we feel great comfort in. Rooms we can relax and let the creative juices flow. These are rooms that can inspire us in different ways and make history.

Aspire Doors have designed these beautiful illustrations inspired by some of the world’s most influential creative minds.

Let’s take a peek through the windows of some of history’s most famous creative geniuses from music, technology, art and literature and see how their rooms inspired them…

Roald Dahl

The Writing Hut in the Garden

Road Dahl’s writing hut was very much inspired by Dylan Thomas’s writing shed and it is the room where he penned many of his later books. The shed was distraction free and comfy and both helped in the writing process.

Steve Jobs

1982 Living Room, Los Gatos, California

Apple co-founder was known for his minimalism. Despite Jobs being a multi-millionaire at the time, you’ll notice there isn’t a great deal in his room. Furniture? Who needs it. A cup of tea, a light and some music are all he needed for inspiration.

Frido Kahlo

Casa Azul, Coyoacan, Mexico

The Art Studio based where she as born and died at her family home where Frida created many of her masterpieces and recovered from her horrific injuries.

John Lennon & Yoko Ono

Room 1742 Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal

This was the 2nd ‘Bed-In for Peace’ location, and it is where ‘Give Peace a Chance’ was written and also recorded and features many other musicians who supported their cause.

Ernest Hemingway

Home Study, Key West, Florida

Hemingway would work in his study from 6am until noon to avoid the hot Florida heat and he wrote the following novels in there –  Death in the Afternoon, Green Hills of Africa, To Have and Have Not, For Whom the Bell Tolls

Dylan Thomas

Writing Shed, near the Boathouse, Laugharne, Wales

From here Thomas was able to write some of his most famous works including the poem ‘Over Sir John’s Hill’ which describes his view from the writing shed.

This little shed on the cliff top had some inspiring views. Everything could be seen from here; from beauty and life, to death and tragedy, which all fostered creativity.

Written by Alyssa

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