“Good ideas are inevitibly contstained by the parts and skills that surrond them. We have a natural tendency to romanticize breackthrough innovations, imagining mommentous ideas transcending their surroundings, a gifted mind somehow seeing over the detritus of old ideas and ossified tradition. But ideas are works of bricolage; they’re built out of that detruis. We [...]
Archive for April, 2012
In 1950, the average new house was less than 1,000 square feet; in 2000, the average new house was over 2,000 square feet. Owning less space so were forced to own less stuff is not only more affordable and conducive to being more creative, it’s totally possible.