Define: Ordered Chaos

Ordered chaos, an interior design technique generally used for pieces of art, knick knacks, or collective structures. Used primarily as an arrangement technique. This can also be applied to science: under the right conditions, chaos spontaneously evolves into a lockstep pattern. This definition can still be used in the interior design technique as shown in…

Featured: San Diego, California

San Diego: gleaming beaches, endless ocean, beautiful colonial architecture, and everlasting summer days. San Diego is all about relaxation and vacation vibes, even for those who live there. As a San Diego native I have always found that even when stress builds from work and school at the end of the day I am living…

The Impression Given by Bali Hai

Stepping into San Diego’s Bali Hai restaurant an instant message is thrown at you– that of vacation. It was clear that this restaurant was Hawaiian themed complete with tikis and bamboo umbrellas. These were the most obvious signs of encompassing the vacation vibe. Alongside this were aspects of placement and location. The inside space was…

Define: Materialism

Materialism, material (n.) + ism. Material, the matter from which something is made. Ism, a specific, identifiable¬†practice or philosophy. Word first formed in 1748. “Philosophy that nothing exists except matter” (Harper, 2017). Modern concept: the idea that that which is material (i.e. purchasable, tangible, “stuff”, “things”) is valued highly and over things of spiritual value…