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Decorating with a brain and a crane…


Blog Guy, several months ago you analyzed the Libyan conflict by comparing the furniture styles of the Gaddafi supporters and the rebels. I believe you called it “Divan intervention in Libya?” What else can we learn by looking at protesters and their furniture?

Good question. Check these demonstrators in Israel in the top photo. They’ve done a fine job of turning their protest site into a cozy living room.

They’ve combined a contemporary sofa with traditional rugs to create a relaxed mood. I admire their use of a push broom as what we decorators call an “objet…”

Judging from the fact that one of those guys looks like he’s picking his nose, they’ve succeeded in creating a very homey feel.