May 2020, lockdown in the UK – Prince Charles makes headlines with his desk which is a wonderful example of a perfect feng shui in action. Unfortunately, people and ‘journalists’ who follow Marie Kondo minimalistic, decluttering cult, found it too messy. How wrong they are.
Einstein, famously said, “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?”
Can feng shui and environmental psychology enlighten us about the significance of the metaphoric representation of desks of famous people? What is the semiotics of office desks?