I’m pretty much an HGTV design star. Not just because I put up crown moulding in my living room and master bedroom.¹ But also because I went to an interior design store once.
The store was called Rustica Hardware. It’s an amazing store, but the thing that dug into my brain like a Ceti eel from The Wrath of Khan was this sign they had up in their shop:
I LOVE THAT. Partly because, as I already established, I’m an HGTV design star, but also because who wouldn’t accept that challenge? Living in art is better than living in mindless acceptance of the default. I intentionally try to approach my home like an artist approaches some kind of art thing. Read more