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feeny
My mother always let me make design decisions for my own room. Then she made me live with whatever I had chosen for many years--long after I was embarrassed by my juvenile choices and my taste had evolved in other directions. This taught me patience--to weigh designs carefully, sketch them out, imagine their effects, and research other options before committing to a purchase. It also taught me how much design matters.
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Cathy Lara
@feeny, Thanks so much for sharing! So many people I've talked to shared such vivid memories of their first design story, one that's almost aways linked to their moms.
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