When Joshua Plumlee of Ransom Interiors removed the cover of Collected: Living with the Things You Love, I was captivated. I knew immediately that this would be a piece that wasn’t going to be wrapped in a jacket; but more on that later.
I have distinct memories of the way my mom displayed her collection of antique mirrors in our dining room. I remember going to my Aunt Kay’s every December to try and figure out which piece was new in her Christmas Village display. My Aunt Barbara’s kitchen was full of vintage Coke memorabilia. My favorite, and most unforgettable among even my friends, was the way my grandmother exhibited my grandfather’s “trucker hats.” The logos, designs, and bright colors made it such a fun, quirky showing….