Minimalism

How to Declutter Your Closet Without Losing Your Mind (or Shorts)

"How to declutter your closet" is one of those tasks that tend to make even the most organized homeowners quake in their boots. Because sure, the …

Hacking

4 Things I Learned From a Ruthless Closet Purge

After discovering that stress could exacerbate her multiple sclerosis symptoms, Salt Lake City blogger Courtney Carver resolved to simplify her …

7 Nonfiction Books to Change Your Life in 2018

January is the month of resolutions, though we tend, as a culture, to focus more on the physical than the psychological. In 2018 more than ever, it’s important to remember that mental health, mindfulness, and intention should be tended to just as much as your winter skin, or your beach body. And …

Culture

One Question to Help You Successfully Declutter Anything

There’s no getting around it – we have more possessions than ever before. The average American home, which has tripled in size over the past 50 …

Crafting a Minimalist Fitness Plan

It pleases me that exercise has become more than a habit for me; it is part of my minimalist lifestyle. Strategically challenging my body to perform …

Fitness

5 quick ways to declutter your home when you have kids

<b>We live in a bungalow; it’s no bigger than a glorified three bed flat, but it’s full to the brim.</b><p>The chaos in the mornings is bad enough without …

Home Decorating

26 Essential Tools for One Minimalist Cook

<i>Kitchens are often the first place in a home to become overrun with clutter. We got tips from a devoted minimalist—who spends a lot of time in the kitchen—on how to streamline what we need and what we don’t, for a happier, healthier, and more efficient experience in one of our favorite …

Food

3 Steps to Giving up My Fear of Death

I remember the first time it occurred to me that I didn’t really care whether I lived or died. I was with my boyfriend in his Jeep, sunset cruising …

Mind

Minimal Interior Design Inspiration | 133

'Minimal Interior Design Inspiration' is a weekly showcase of some of the most perfectly minimal interior design examples that we've found on the web …

Interior Design

How death got cool

The latest death trend is a cross between hygge and Marie Kondo: a sign that dying well has become a defining obsession of our time. By Marisa Meltzer<p>Last spring, at Green-Wood cemetery in Brooklyn, where the artist Jean-Michel Basquiat is buried, another conceptual artist, Sophie Calle, launched …

Long-form Journalism

Minimalist modern desert home can be yours for $1.6M

The imposing entrance belies the sunny interiors on the other side<p>Here’s a contemporary take on a desert midcentury modern home in Palm Springs, where walls of glass and clean-lined planes are the name of the game. Built in 2013 and designed by Scrafano Architects, the blocky 2,728-square-foot …

Palm Springs

These Minimalist Earbuds Are More Than 50% Off

Sometimes, you want to listen to your music or podcasts without the hassle of tangled wires — but also without a confusing set-up, a spotty …

Headphones

Multifunctionality for the Morning Minimalist

As modern living spaces shrink, so grows the need for more compact and dual-functioning appliances! That’s the idea behind the Grundig Exclusive line …

Is There A Cure For Society's Affluenza?

Collectively we breathe out, heave a sigh of relief and make resolutions at this time of year. That usually starts with weight and lifestyle goals, …

Stella McCartney

The Minimal #3000 Mirror by Trueing

#3000 Mirror is a minimal mirror created by Brooklyn-based designers Trueing. The series includes two mirrors—one rendered in honed concrete and the …

Furniture

20 things an organised person does every day

1. Get your priorities straight.<p>What makes you <i>feel</i> organised? I know I feel like a disorganised failure if I forget someone's birthday, but I have put off getting the heating in my flat fixed for months. Often we have one of these 'nailing this' triggers - the thing that makes you feel like you've …

Psychology

The 2 Essentials of Any Home, According to The Minimalists

<i>One half of The Minimalists, Joshua Fields Millburn, and his partner, Rebecca Shern of Minimal Wellness, take us through the benefits of pared-back living beyond the clean and modern aesthetic.</i><p>From the idea of slicing your wardrobe down to a uniform to Marie Kondo’s take-no-prisoners (unless they …

Marie Kondo

Banish Paper Clutter for Good With This Simple System

Today's Assignment<p>Identify the places at home where paper tends to collect, and work to get rid of it.<p>You already know your paper problem areas — …

Hacking

Minimal Brand Identity & Packaging: LESS Cosmetics

We are taking a look at a minimal brand identity & packaging design for LESS Cosmetics by Patrick Reichert-Young. He is a creative director from …

Identity

jannarelly electrifies the minimalist design-X1 roadster

jannarelly's design-X1 electric roadster features a single-seat cockpit for an intimate driving experience.The post jannarelly electrifies the …

Off-roading

These Lipsticks Are Every Minimalist's Dream

Every January, I make a pact with myself to Marie Kondo my life. This includes getting rid of all the clutter from the old movie ticket stubs that …

Beauty

The chaos theory

Confession no 1: I own too many clothes, shoes, bags and pieces of jewellery.<p>Confession no 2: I end up using one-third of my wardrobe.<p>Confession no …

Marie Kondo

How to declutter every room of your home

Great ideas to help you make a success of decluttering.<p><b>Most of us have a room that, however good our intentions, could do with decluttering. In some</b> …

Marie Kondo

Getting Uncluttered-It's All About the Why

Seven years ago I wanted to make a change in my home and life. I was in a new season of stress and exhaustion, spending more time holding onto my …

12 Quotes on the Meaning of Minimalism and Why It Can Help You Live a Simpler, Happier Life

A New Year brings new hopes and goals. Most of us are ready to make lifestyle changes for the better. It’s time for fresh starts. While I’m not one …

A more profound way to clean the home

The concept of decluttering has become more widely embraced in China, with many viewing the process as a means to examine their feelings<p>The lifestyle …

News (China)

Make a Resolution to Listen to Your Heart

<i>I’m delighted to share a guest post today from Courtney Carver, the author of the just published Soulful Simplicity, How Living with Less Can Lead to</i> …

Uncluttered: Discover the Life You Want

On the surface, the thought of being a minimalist seems quite simple. All you need to do is be frugal with your spending, live within your means, …

Amazing

This Serene Brooklyn Apartment Redefines Minimalism

We’ve seen our fair share of minimalist spaces. And contrary to what some may believe, there are varying degrees to what a minimalist decor scheme …

Home Tours

From a brief appearance on Netflix to $1.1 million in crowdfunding, this 'ultimate travel bag' has become a favorite item of the world's most famous minimalists

• <b>The Pakt One travel bag made a brief appearance in the popular Netflix doc "Minimalism."</b>• <b><br>At first only 300 bags were made by Malcolm Fontier, a designer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist.</b>• <b><br>After Netflix, Fontier teamed up with The Minimalists, and together they put the bag on Indiegogo, where it has</b> …

Business