14 Millennials' Rooms From Around the World

A dose of social realism and style inspo combined.
by Mara Agner   |  Oct 11, 2016
Image: John Thackwray
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Some people travel for the scenery, some for the food, while some for the adventure. Others take a trip to experience the culture or to shop. In John Thackwray's case, he explored the world to photograph different bedrooms of more than 1,200 millennials from 55 different countries and talked to them just about anything under the sun—politics, religion, education, and relationships among others. This passion project is his way of sharing their stories and letting other people experience how diverse our lifestyles, cultures, and traditions are.

These images will be published along with each interviewee's story in a book, which is slated to come out before the year ends. You can pre-order the book in John's website, My Room Project. (via upworthy.com)

Andreea, 24, a civil engineer in Bucharest, Romania


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Ryoko, 25, an IT engineer in Tokyo


Yuan, 22, a seller in Dali, China


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Asha, 17, a housewife in Bamansemilya, India


Pema, 22, a Buddhism student in Kathmandu, Nepal


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Zhalay, 18, a high school student in Zhambyl, Kazakhstan


Ben, 22, a movie student in Dallas


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Maja, 22, an architecture student in Berlin, Germany


Marcello, 18, a high school student in La Paz, Bolivia


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Claudio, 24, an archivist in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Fatou, 17, a seamstress in Thiès, Senegal


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Mohamad, 18, a high school student in Saint Catherine, Egypt


Ezekiel, 22, a warrior-nomad in Echo Manyata, Kenya


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Osia, 18, a shepherd in Ha Selomo, Lesotho


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