STEPHANIE CHAN – When Simple Living Is No Simple Proposition

With the world at our fingertips and only a click, tap, and push notification away, there still seems to be one thing that eludes our grasp: simplification. A new wave of wearable tech aims to minimize smartphone use and silence the clamoring

The tiny house movement is just what it sounds like: eschewing the breakfast nook and the guestroom and living in a smaller, simpler space. It goes beyond just tidying up: it’s an all-out war against clutter and perceived excess.

Also called the small house movement, the motives for tiny living often include financial freedom, environmental sustainability, and self-sufficiency. Most tiny houses range from 120 to 500 square feet and frequently exchange the large foyer for an element of mobility; many are mounted on wheels so they can be towed to various locations.

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