Albert Compagner

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The Pitfalls of Minimalism – More or Less – Medium

<i>“Minimalism is a tool to rid yourself of life’s excess in favor of focusing on what’s important — so you can find happiness, fulfillment, and</i> …

The 1970s Design Manual That Quietly Shaped Everything You Use Today

Humanscale is as relevant today as it was in the 1970s–and it’s being reissued through Kickstarter.<p>The 1970s has been a frequently revisited decade in the design world lately, most notably in the resurgence of reissued graphic standards manuals from that era. For many graphic designers, the …

Product Design

Mastering Interior Minimalism

A great mind once told me that making an effort to have less than 100 things visible in your home at any time would not only declutter your aesthetic …

The Psychology of the Curated Closet

It was only recently that I completed Anuschka Rees’ The Curated Closet. And honestly, come to think of it, I have no idea how that particular Amazon …

Minimalism

Shooting 10 Powerful Street Photos in One Ugly Location

When I started out in photography, I always thought: if I could shoot in New York City, Tokyo, Paris or Amsterdam, my street photos would be much …

Landscape Photography

Don't Make Simplicity Complicated

In this journey to simplify, take one area at a time and learn how to peel away the excess to discover the joy of less. However in doing so, don’t …

How Clutter Affects Your Productivity (And What You Can Do About It)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a creative marketplace connecting mobile and Web projects with vetted, handpicked developers and designers from around the world. This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they …

In pictures: Less is more, minimalism in Japan - BBC News

Thomas Peter / Reuters<p>Fumio Sasaki is one of a growing number of Japanese people deciding that less is more and living in a minimalist way.<p>Thomas Peter / Reuters<p>Two years ago, Sasaki became tired of keeping up with trends and so set about paring down his possessions. "I kept thinking about what I …

Minimalism

A Feng Shui Expert's Recipe For Painless Decluttering

You've probably already heard that decluttering can increase the chi (life energy) of your home and invite change into your life. And it's true: I …

Why Is Some Clutter So Impossibly Hard To Clear?

(via)Do you want to be that person who is super-carefree, easy, enjoying every day and super-efficient, lots of free time, lots of creative …

‘Goodbye, Things’ makes the case for radical minimalism

Bold next steps after KonMari<p>Another day, another minimalist home for the design web to swoon over. It’s easy to appreciate pared-back interiors when the practical uglies of everyday life—old mail and coupons, wire and cables, a frumpy homebody sweatshirt or three—are nowhere to be found. But once …

How to Simplify Anything

There is something in your life that could be made simpler right now. I know this because you are human, and we humans tend to make things more …

Worth the Price: The Actual Cost of Quality vs. Quantity

Last year, I bought a pair of ballet flats. On the surface, there is nothing extraordinary about the purchase of a pair of ballet flats, but for me …

Minimalists Don't Have Less. We Have More.

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jessica Dang of Minimal Student.</i><p>As people, since childhood, we are told that we should always want more and …

Minimalism

A Minimalist Lifestyle is Hard

I started my journey to minimalism in October 2016 and it was effortless to put stuff in bags, as I told myself they were for people in need and …

Minimalism

Hello Cassette My Old Friend…

On rare occasions, I come across a product that stops me in my tracks, and makes me all starry eyed like a little child. After a long time, the Elbow …

Industrial Design

Beware the Expense of Embracing a Minimalist Lifestyle

It’s odd to think minimalism can be expensive. After all, expenses usually equal stuff, and minimalism is about having <i>less</i> stuff. But in the pursuit …

Declutter & Destress: “Live Tiny” in Your Not-Tiny House

<b>“Not what we have but what we enjoy constitutes our abundance.” ~John Petit-Senn</b><p>I love the tiny house movement because it embraces simple living and …

Minimalism

A stylist’s five steps to make getting dressed easier

For some people, getting dressed in the morning is a joy. Good for them.<p>But for many men and women, the daily task of digging through an overstuffed closet to mix and match items of different fabrics, weights, and colors into something resembling a coherent outfit can take more time and brain power …

Clothing

Why You Should Throw Out 90% of Your Possessions

In his new book Goodbye, Things, Fumio Sasaki shares the lessons he learned by going minimalist.<p>When I first meet Fumio Sasaki, who recently wrote a book called <i>Goodbye, Things: The New Japanese Minimalism</i>, he is taking a picture of a neon sign in the Cosmoplitan.com office that reads, “I WANT IT …

19 Minimalist Hacks To Maximize Your Life

Space comes at a premium for most of us and sometimes organizing just isn’t enough.<p>With these minimalist hacks, you’ll be able to maximize your space …

Minimalism

10 Smart Ways to Keep Your Entire Life Clutter-Free

A preponderance of personal property is an almost universal problem for Americans who have easy access to both credit and cheap goods. Everywhere you …

Goodbye things, hello minimalism: can living with less make you happier?

Fumio Sasaki owns a roll-up mattress, three shirts and four pairs of socks. After deciding to scorn possessions, he began feeling happier. He explains why<p>Let me tell you a bit about myself. I’m 35 years old, male, single, never been married. I work as an editor at a publishing company. I recently …

Why I’m Not a Minimalist

<b>A few “things” keep me from being a minimalist, and it’s not just my curtains or my junk drawer</b>. I’ve been so inspired by minimalists over the years …

Minimalism

The Difference Between Decluttering and Minimalism

Decluttering. Simplifying. Minimalism. For a movement that’s focused on removing excess from our lives, we certainly seem to have a lot of words to …