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6 TED Talks on Design, Downsizing, and Minimalism

Andrew Morrison: Tiny House Movement

Highlights: Talk by one of the creators of “hOMe” — a modern tiny house on wheels; tiny housing and living off the grid

Don Norman: 3 ways good design makes you happy

Highlights: Design that is pleasing or makes people happy

Iwan Baan: Ingenious Homes in Unexpected Places

Highlights: A look into homes built in some of the unlikeliest places or fashion; exploring people’s ability to create and build a home

Jennifer L. Scott: The ten-item wardrobe

Highlights: Living with fewer clothes

Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus (The Minimalists): A Rich Life with Less Stuff

Highlights: Exploring minimalism and the minimalist lifestyle

Paola Antonelli: Treat design as art

Highlights: Design as part of daily life; celebrating the value of design in everyday life