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11.19.2010

How to be a Design Snob

A fun list of some made-up and some not so made up qualifications.  
  1. Use obscure references that you are sure that those listening will have no clue what you are talking about.
  2. Have 6 bathrooms, but live by yourself.
  3. Use an individual wine aerator.  
  4. Use only custom pencils in your signature color.
  5. Discuss the provenance of the mid 19th century French Louis XVI fauteuil.  
  6. Why you are at it, discuss the difference between the all the Louis (XIV, XVI, XV, etc).
  7. Demand 600 count sheets and wash and iron them every other day. 
  8. Pay $1000 for a design coffee table book.  
  9. Name your house.  As in "we'll be at The Gables this weekend if you want to call".  
  10. Have $3000 worth of sheets shipped to your vacation house in Mustique, because the rental sheets could ruin your vacation.  

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