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Being a materialistic minimalist : what I let go of

As mentioned in my last blog post, minimalism is a way of life I’ve chosen to adapt, and even as a materialist, it is much easier than it seems. 525 more words

10 things I started buying since being a Minimalist

I can already see questions floating around in your head such as, ‘I thought Minimalism meant that you got rid of everything and did not buy anything?’  1,665 more words


Attributed to Bossche school architect Gerard Wijnen (Netherlands, 1930-)

Dutch minimalist bench/table.1950s.

Travertine marble and grey painted wooden base.

Bossche school architect Gerard Wijnen attended classes given by Hans Dom v.d Laan in the 1960s. 52 more words

Gerrit Rietveld (Dutch 1888-1964) style / attributed shelving unit

Dutch 1930s – Modernist shelving unit.

provenance: Johanna Erna Else Schröder (1918 – 1992) 156 more words

The Quiet Atrocity of Collect Them All

Inspired by a recent poster’s suggestion that the everyday phrase ‘collect them all,’ “gave them the shivers,” I explore these three words which embody the thoughtlessly-excessive mindset cultivated by brands and perpetuated by the folk that buy them. 596 more words


My love-hate relationship with the internet

My relationship with the internet is a love-hate type of relationship. The love part is easy to see. Googly eyes, slobbery drool, drunken teenage stupor kind of puppy love. 1,768 more words


Rudimentary Ruminations on Minimalism

It’s not a very happy day when you know you can’t deliberately focus on all the good things that your life has to offer to you and every time you do manage to do that, you end up dizzy and sleepy. 755 more words

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