Not Rocking Chairs

From Peanuts and Core77, a discussion of how “modern” is a moving target. (You’ve got to click on that link, or this will all be gibberish.) Charles Schultz, in 1953, was making a point about traditional forms of design being displaced by the new, so that small children might be confused; Rain Noe, in 2023, is …

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Three Levels of Hierarchy

I’ve discussed this topic before, but since three days ago was the first time I saw this photo, I know that I didn’t say exactly what I’m going to say here. That’s a photo, from the 1984 HAER survey work, of the interior of the Statue of Liberty. There’s a nice distinction to be made: exterior views …

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