By Paula Pant
A few months ago, I was watching a horror movie on my laptop. (I think it was Paranormal Activity II). Several scary scenes within that movie take place in the kitchen. The audience gets a prolonged look at the set as the music swells and the suspense builds.
I wasn’t noticing the suspense. I kept staring at the kitchen design.
“I like that they’ve chosen outswing exterior doors leading towards the patio,” I said, hitting the “pause” button to study it more closely. “That helps with the household traffic flow.”
My boyfriend rolled his eyes. “This is supposed to be the scary part.”
“It …read more