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Birds and decor

Birds and decor

To woo a mate, male bower birds decorates their nests with all manner of objects, including vibrant berries and flowers. Interested females will visit many competing nests, often returning for a second look by comparison. It appears that bower birds even use the rules of perspective to arrange objects in order to emphasize or deemphasize […]

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Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

Design Rules: Decorate the drawers

For a musical accompaniment, please consider the score  for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film Vertigo. Remember those 80’s anti-drug commercials?  “This is drugs” (sizzling skillet).  “This is your brain on drugs” (egg fries in sizzling skillet).  Well the above image is my bedside table drawer on crazy.  And I like it.  When I was ten or […]

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A post about Ikea becomes a rumination on free will

A post about Ikea becomes a rumination on free will

This post is a few pargraphs long, but I believe in you. I’m so exhausted that I almost went to bed instead of writing this post.  I was at Ikea, you see, and as much as I’d like to say the visit was an unfortunate accident, it was quite deliberate.  I need accent lights for […]

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