* Plain Simple Useful by Terence Conran

Another weird book! Plain Simple Useful: The Essence of Conran Style awkwardly combines fervent sales pitches for Conran-designed products, embarrassing boasts of his possessions (reminiscent of Martha Stewart, “in my farm with the 1000-square foot kitchen…”), dumbed-down decorating advice (sample: for children’s rooms, focus on  safety, no trailing wires), and… very beautiful photographs of lovely spaces, with lovely objects, arranged in lovely ways.

My advice: pretend you cannot read!

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