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Humor is a major theme throughout both the pair’s work and their décor. I note the presence of American flags here and in the bedroom, and Mead explains: “I bought those for an American Design Club show. I think it’s funny to buy mini flags and have club members wear them, because were not at all a political movement, so it’s a kind of falsely overzealous patriotism. But it feels so criminal to throw them away, and that’s why I still have them.” As for the mirror over the coffee maker, “we decided it would go here because it’s fun to look at yourself in a fish-eye view while you wait for your coffee."