Tuesday, July 13, 2010


07.13.10, originally uploaded by colemama.

Corners can be sharp or rounded, outside or inside, and are often taken for granted. This chair's corner, highlighted by a triangle of reflected sunlight, looks cozy and inviting - where's that unread book?

Though a comfortable and welcoming environment is an important component for any home or business, it does not necessarily reflect the inner workings! We are drawn to people and things for our interpretation of their 'aesthetic' value and yet, the 'halo effect' is often in action, allowing us to be trapped solely by the external views. Complicating matters, the Nisbett & Wilson study showed that even if we intellectually understand the 'halo effect' we might still deny it! I wonder how we can translate this concept to critical thinking? Lorenzo Walker campus, Naples, FL


  1. Looks like a great place to curl up with a book. I'm sure the pleasure we get out of reading is multiplied by the comfort of the place in which we read it.

  2. I love the simplicity of this shot. Great lighting as well!