Using minimalism to craft a simpler life with less

Minimalism Life is a collaborative publication focused on the nuances of minimalism and simple living

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a documentary about the important things

After 80 million views on Netflix, The Minimalists' first documentary, Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things, is now on YouTube. Directed by Emmy-nominated filmmaker Matt D'Avella, Minimalism examines the simple lives of minimalists from all walks of life—families, entrepreneurs, architects, artists, journalists, scientists, and even a former Wall Street broker—all of whom are living meaningfully with less.

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a micro podcast on minimalism

In the Minimalism Life Podcast, one half of The Minimalists and New York Times–bestselling author Joshua Fields Millburn reads and comments on essays published in our Inside Minimalism book. Each episode is just a few minutes long. Minimal distraction and easy listening.



community experiences with minimalism


an eclectic collection of essays on living simply

Inside Minimalism Vol. 2 Book

This publication is available as an eBook in multiple formats as well as a print edition through Amazon

Inside Minimalism is a collection of 50 short and relatable essays on simple living by a small team of writers from different backgrounds, but who all share a deep appreciation for minimalism as a way of life. It is not a guide book or rule book. Rather, we simply hope it will inspire, motivate, and encourage you.

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Minimal brands

design anchored by simplicity and sustainability

Minimalism can be about frugality and owning less, but it can also be about supporting ethical brands with sustainability at their core (less but better). Discover our curated and growing list of minimal brands.

Minimalism Life is a collaborative project formed by The Minimalists