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Welcome to My Parlor

Welcome to My Parlor

As I prepare to take my psychotherapy licensing exams, my dreams of having a wonderfully designed and decorated office takes up a lot of head space. I cannot duplicate the glorious wall in The King’s Speech, not without buying an office building first, but I find this […]

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

Behind the Scenes, in Front of the Camera

I rarely watch television shows as they are broadcast. I prefer to wait until a show is complete, and to watch it at my pace. This happened with Dexter. It’s about a serial killer who kills serial killers. It ended September 22, 2013 after eight […]

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

Light and Airy Live/Work Space

In a minimalist live/work studio (once a jukebox and pinball repair shop in the 1930’s), what designer Caroline Gomez┬ámaximizes is light, color, creative possibilities, and furnishings that delight in their simplicity and beauty. Notice in the photograph below how the lack of clutter highlights the […]

Announcing the Animal of the Year: Horse

Announcing the Animal of the Year: Horse

Happy Lunar New Year! According to the East Asian Zodiac, it’s the Year of the Horse. Yippee kai yay! Humanity’s relationship to horses is a long one, so it figures that these majestic beings would appear in our art and our homes as symbols of […]

On a Shelf with No Paddle

On a Shelf with No Paddle

As I’ve written before, I’ve never gone camping, but if I did? I’d probably be in the cabin messing with the ham radio at this handsome workstation. I love that someone repurposed this canoe as shelving, because it is practical, attractive, unconventional, resourceful, and reminiscent […]