The Two Main Benefits of Having a Minimalist Desktop

mackbook airFor the past year or so, my desktop has been clear of icons. I also have recently found a way to auto-hide my taskbar. This means that my taskbar will only appear if my mouse hovers over the bottom of the screen.

So, if you were to turn my laptop on, it would look like this:

my desktop

(Yes, all you see is a nice wallpaper.)

This is what it looks like when the mouse hovers over the bottom of the screen:

desktop

desktop with taskbar

The only icons I have kept are the ones that … [Read More]

Urban Minimalism with Kids: An Interview with Adrian Crook

Adrian Crook

Adrian Crook and his family have embraced urban minimalism to the fullest. Adrian, his partner Sarah and their five children all live in a 1000 square foot condo in downtown Vancouver’s Yaletown district. Together, they live meaningfully and clutter-free. Adrian is also the author of a blog called 5 Kids 1 Condo. I strongly encourage you check it out, especially if you are interested in living sustainably and finding balance in life.

I’m so glad to have had the chance to connect with Adrian and learn more about his … [Read More]