Minimalism

Less is More: 8 Essential Pieces for Minimalist Living

Minimalist living isn’t exactly a new idea, but it’s definitely trending right now. There’s a growing body of research looking at the physical and …

Shopping

Design-Forward City Apartment Mixes Materials and Textures

A study in textures and an experiment in materials, this Bucharest apartment highlights the juxtaposition of wood and metal. Together, these …

Interior Design

How to Deal With Your Parents' Stuff When They Die

Cleaning out a loved one’s home after their death hits the trifecta of misery: It’s a series of chores that can be emotionally, physically, and …

Off-grid Lake House escapes the Texan heat with minimal landscape impact

There’s nothing quite like taking a cool dip in a lake on a hot summer’s day. The lucky owners of the Lake House get to escape the brutal Texan heat …

Cabins

Attack the Source: 10 Simple Ways to Prevent Clutter

It's hump day! In spite of the hum-drum of the mid-week, let's do something a little unexpected and pivot a bit on our usual decluttering.<p>Most of the …

8 Reasons Why Minimalism Benefits Your Pocket Book

Minimalism is a movement that focuses on reducing the clutter in your life both in physical objects and in other distractions. People who embrace it …

Personal Finance

Industrial Design: Tiller, a Minimal Device for tracking your time

We would like to share another project that is currently live on Kickstarter. For this case, it's a beautiful, minimal device for tracking your time. …

Design Thinking

Top 20 Inspiring Examples Of Ultra-Minimalist Websites

Despite the minimalism being present in almost every form of art and the concept of minimalism has been quite around for centuries, it became a …

Web Design

What's The First Step For De-Cluttering Your House?

<b>News: The Curiosity Podcast is here! Subscribe on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play Music, SoundCloud and RSS.</b><p>There's a room in your house — or a closet, …

Niagara Falls

Here's How I Sold My Wardrobe On Instagram

I needed to get rid of some old clothes, but instead of turning to eBay, Poshmark, or local consignment stores, I tried selling them on Instagram. It worked.<p>I never read <i>The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up</i>, but I've nonetheless been in a somewhat manic purge of much of my wardrobe in the last few …

Bought

Mum on a mission makes drastic change to be mortgage free by 30 - and she says it's made her baby girl so much happier too

A 23-year-old mum has pledged to become mortgage free by 30 - by making a very drastic change, and she says there's no going back.<p>After giving birth …

Money

Hilariously Relatable Tweets About Minimalism

Paring down and living a more minimalist life sounds amazing in theory, but when you're a "stuff" person—someone who owns a lot of things and tends …

Podcast 097 | Sidehustle

In this episode of <i>The Minimalists Podcast</i>, Joshua & Ryan speak with Chris Guillebeau, author of <i>Side Hustle</i>, in Portland, Oregon, and they answer the …

Podcasting

Marie Kondo is a graphic novel superhero!

<b>Her latest publication is every parent's dream come true -- an attempt to get teens to declutter.</b><p>If you have teenaged kids with messy rooms, then you …

Sustainability

Declutter This Area to Make Your Home and Mind Feel Lighter

I sit writing this from my dining room table, looking over at a pile of... <i>stuff</i>... sitting in the middle of my floor. There's an Ace Hardware bucket …

Top tips for living harmoniously with an untidy person

Going mad at the thought of living with someone else's clutter? Here's our guide to conflict-free cohabiting<p>1. Talk it through<p>If you’re finding …

The Manga Version of The Life-Changing Magic of Cleaning Up is Getting Teens to Actually Declutter

Marie Kondo has built an empire around her “life-changing” method of tidying up, inspiring millions to quit the cruelty of rolling socks into balls …

Marie Kondo

I thought I was losing my mind...how to set yourself up for less decision fatigue!

​I’ll never forget the day I burst into tears when I was asked the simple question, “What’s for dinner, Mom?”<p>You can only imagine the look on my …

Victoria, BC

Why The Things We Buy Are Important

The silver tray in the picture above was purchased by my great-grandfather Elias almost 100 years ago in Germany where he lived at the time. He bought it on the occasion of my father’s birth. The tray was used to carry my father into his bris when my father was a newborn. (A bris is the …

Entrepreneurship

Thesis 2 Minimalist Watch (video)

Anyone searching for a minimalist watch may be interested in the new Thesis 2 which has been created by Thesis Watches based in San Francisco, …

Gear & Gadgets

Minimalism and Relationships

Good times with great people are a gift. When I reflect over the past year or so, my two favorite memories are of a Paul McCartney concert I attended …

Relationships

Think decluttering is daunting? Follow this room-by-room guide & watch the magic happen

Think about walking into a spa for your massage appointment. The minute you walk through the door, you start to relax. By the time you've made it to …

I took the 30-day minimalism challenge, got rid of 338 possessions, and still failed -- here's what I learned

Joshua and Ryan don't have very strict rules, so I had to make up some of my own. I decided if something could be used again, or had great …

Mum doesn’t want to buy her kids toys for Christmas ‘because they clutter up the house’

A mum who is considering not giving her kids toys for Christmas has been accused of sucking the fun out of the holiday.<p>The mum, who hasn’t been named …

Kids

'I moved on a long time ago': Jo Wood on clearing out her rock'n'roll wardrobe

<i>Emotionally, Jo Wood moved on from her rock’n’roll Rolling Stones days long ago. But to help her shed the 1,000 items of clothing she couldn’t part with, she drafted in stylist Penelope Meredith</i><p>You’d be forgiven for wondering why I’m talking about tomatoes when I’m writing about clothes, but let me …

Scales Minimal BigCommerce Theme Download & Reviews 2017

Product Details<p>Product Type: Template<br>• Software:<br>• Category: BigCommerce<br>• Tags: Ecommerce Responsive<p>Scales features a unique, eye-catching layout that is …

Web Design

The Tulum Treehouse is a minimalist getaway along Mexico's Carribean coastline

Tulum's got a new destination that will definitely be capturing the attention of anyone who appreciate good design and architecture. The Tulum …

Riviera Maya

The downsizing dilemma? Getting rid of the family furniture

Changing fashions mean many people get a rude awakening when they try to find new homes for their old stuff<p>Sat, Sep 16, 2017, 04:00<p>Patricia Deveney …

News (Ireland)

Build a Capsule Wardrobe and Simplify Your Life

Maridav/Shutterstock.com<p>A minimalist clothing selection takes the stress out of getting dressed.<p>We’ve all been there: Standing in front of an …

Clothing

Two Modern, Minimalist Homes That Indulge in Lots of White

• 1 |<br>• Designer: DNA Concept Design<br>• Photographer: Hey!Cheese Photography<p>The first home features is an 890 square feet (82 square meters) home designed for …

Interior Design