In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Decluttering and Clearing Your Mind
- Beautiful graffiti I’d welcome with my arms wide open!
- How Often Do You Give Compliments?
- Traveling alone and want to take pictures of yourself there? No problem!
- I Like Buying Nice Things
- Organizing Books on a Bookcase: Stop Motion
- In Which I Discover That I *Need* a Chair
- Richness is when you need no more
- On Packing Light
- Roll it Experimental Housing / University of Karlsruhe
Posted on 15 September , 2014 | No CommentsTweet I do find urban graffiti beautiful as well (some of it is incredible), but this 3D, textural take on graffiti takes the cake! Newspaper butterflies flying up and around […]
Posted on 18 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet This cyclindrical design is a modular protype that provides flexible space within a minimum housing unit. Three different sections are dedicated to different functional needs: there’s a bed and […]
Posted on 16 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet The simplest things can add the biggest impact (and shot of humour) in any home. There’s no need to go crazy and have cute, kitschy things all over the […]
Posted on 2 June , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Typophile Shaun Chung created this Rubik’s cube stamp featuring Chinese characters that combine to form verses from a traditional children’s poem. The text I used for my cube is […]
Posted on 12 May , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I rather like the packaging of those Nutella jars that can be reused as cups afterwards: You just rip off the top and clean it out to use it […]
Posted on 21 April , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Forget about it just being for drunks. I’d like this in everyday life when I can barely fit the key into the slot because it’s at a strange angle […]
Posted on 7 April , 2014 | 7 CommentsTweet Isn’t this brilliant? In France, Nutella comes in drinking glasses with just a simple lid. After polishing off a jar, you keep the glass, and ta-dah! Free drinking glass. […]
Posted on 25 November , 2013 | No CommentsTweet Whenever my nephews and nieces whine when I pull out my camera to snap a few shots of them, I always tell them: You will thank me when you’re […]
Posted on 14 October , 2013 | No CommentsTweet Not only is it compact enough to travel with or go to a coffee shop with, it CUTS VEGETABLES… and de-veins shrimp Note: I don’t recommend doing this with […]
Posted on 13 September , 2013 | No CommentsTweet I read an article not so long ago about a 42 year-old artist, Gregory Kloehn, who completely transformed a dumpster into a functional home. Of course, it is a […]
Posted on 29 July , 2013 | No CommentsTweet Quite impressive. It’s like a pre-fab building. Can’t say they aren’t efficient. “Case in point: this 15-story Ark Hotel in Changsha, China was literally built in six days. It’s […]
Posted on 15 July , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet Love this. I am not blind nor do I know anyone who is, but I can just imagine how hard it must be to have to constantly use your […]
Posted on 17 June , 2013 | 2 CommentsTweet This would be neat to have poolside. If I had a pool. And a house. Victor M. Aleman calls it the Loopita Bonita lounger, and I like the way […]