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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Pet peeve

Trevor Tondro for The New York Times.

Staggered art hanging.

The decorating equivalent of this...

19 comments:

Kate said...

PERFECT! I've always been irked by the stagger too but could never articulate why!
thank you!!
kate

Cathy Wall said...

Oh you are back....in full snark force! I am laughing as I write!
Cathy

An Urban Cottage said...

Ewww.

NK: Style-ING w/ Children said...

:) so true, so true. I don't know why ppl do that :)

meenal bishnoi said...

What fun we have missed all these months!! welcome back!! xx meenal

David said...

And she's back! Yay =)

life, in small chunks said...

I agree 100%. Happy to see you BTW!

Annie Smith said...

I will never look at wall hangings the same way again!

Nick @ Cupboards said...

Could I be more happy to see my favorite blog in my reader?! And with boobs?!

YHBHS said...

you are back on my blogroll! this makes me week Raina:)

court. said...

yayyyy! I can FINALLY click on La Lampshade and it works! missed ya!

Alcira Molina-Ali said...

Mm, indeed.
Both are most unfortunate afflictions to which, alas, I must plead doubly guilty ;P
So stoked you're back in the game!
Cheers, Alcira

nerochronicles.com

Margaret said...

The "staggered sag" happens because they cannot negotiate hanging horizontal pictures. Lift one, or both, pictures, and I guarantee you'd find multiple drywall holes, looking much like the anatomical reference image.

Bromeliad said...

Unforgetable visual lesson.

Jane Kilpatrick Schott said...

HAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHA....good to see that wonderful and biting humor back on line!!!

Jessie said...

Well said, Raina. Welcome back.

The illustration says it all! LOL.

Happy weekend!

Jessie
www.mixandchic.com

Teri said...

Love it!

Now I must confirm that I have no staggering.

Lausi said...

HA HA... how I have missed this. Your snarky comments :)

And this is so true!!!

Perfect comparison!

SHERRY HART said...

I have no words to tell you how I feel when I see art hung like that. I know nothing but I do know not to do it!!!