A particularly popular trend in Eastside, one way people show off their wealth is by paying big bucks for products that look broken. In this example, we have laminated glass that is designed to look broken.

Lots of little details, even spidering shown from each mounting hole.

I once worked at a house in Kirkland where they used special (by special I mean seldom bought and expensive) “rustic bronze” hardware, which basically all looked like it was salvaged from condemned prisons. The cabinets also looked intentionally worn.

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There’s big money in looking poor, I guess. Just seems dense. Is this an unfortunate byproduct of some fashion designers having runway models dress like homeless people at those big fashion shows?