Tiny house revolution: honey, I shrunk the house
Forget stately piles and super-sized pads; tiny houses are trendy and a natural final step in the quest for minimalism
It was having a moment even before Japanese organiser extraordinaire Marie Kondo published her bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (Penguin Random House), which made us all aware of our tendencies to hoard. But minimalism has now truly turned into a movement.
It’s all about simplifying — reducing all the superfluous stuff that surrounds us — in pursuit of clean-counter bliss. The buzzwords are "capsule wardrobe", "packaging-free" and "multifunctional".