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Using Both Sides of a Small Space

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Interior of the "I Am David" bookbox scene exhibited at the Spring 2010 Small Endeavours Miniature Show.

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Although it is a very narrow display space, Trish has used both sides effectively to convey the important contents of a boy's room. The narrow shelf on the front cover and the posters above, add a great deal to our knowledge of the occupant. Small spaces can suggest a great deal if you leave out the obvious (the bed) and keep the other items that belong in the space, as if they were placed on the outside wall edges.

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