The job market for academic mathematicians is notoriously fickle. I had always assumed that, once I failed on the job market, I would transition to interior design. I got lucky on the market, and that eventuality never came to pass. However, design is still something I am passionate about and it informs my thinking in other venues.
In 2017 we bought a new house, and we’ve been slowly bringing it up to standard. Here are some pictures: