An Expat’s Guide to Making a Home Away From Home | Houzz

A link to an article I wrote for Houzz on the subject of dealing with culture shock through home design and decor.

How you know you’re in Emilia, Italy… even from inside an IKEA.

Somewhere in Sweden there’s a well designed room of blonde people eating meatballs and discussing how to best debilitate various consumer groups into subjection. I am here to report that they have yet to conquer the Italians!