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Designing Our Future | 012

A Rich Life with Less Stuff | The Minimalists | This video just popped up on our YouTube Channel. I don’t know how I have missed this one. It hits home for many of us who moved to Asheville having left corporate jobs elsewhere. Kelly, Chett and myself all left high income careersScreen Shot 2016-04-07 at 4.38.13 PM to move to Asheville with the purpose of living differently and selling most of our possessions in the process. Why would a couple leave a sprawling home in Los Angeles with their teenage daughter to move into a small bungalow in the mountains with one bathroom. Obviously, to connect to themselves, family and community in richer ways they couldn’t do having a lifestyle elsewhere. Why do I live in 600 sqft with empty closet shelves? Simply put it allows me choices to do other 425a41c223d13d7cb1b5fb5d068f7553things. Would we rather dust another room or take a drive on the Parkway? Or have the freedom to create a business we are passionate about? “Less is More” is a modernist concept in design from almost 100 years ago. Today, it is a growing modern lifestyle.

And how many of us have cleared out a family member’s home who hasn’t wondered, “What am I going to do with all this stuff?”

Enjoy this 15 minute video. Cheers from us!