The New Minimalists: Out of the Physical, Into the Digital

Monday, August 23, 2010

Kelly Sutton at his desk, amidst a few of his (few) remaining possessions Kelly Sutton at his desk, amidst a few of his (few) remaining possessions (Kelly Sutton)

Many of us are talking about how to live with less these days. The answer to that question might be relative to your circumstances. Perhaps you stop going out to eat or make serious changes to your budget. Some people, though, are taking this notion of living with less to an extreme, including Kelly Sutton and Chris Yurista.

They are two guys from different cities, with similar inclinations. Sutton is a software engineer in New York City. He started selling off most of his stuff last year; at this point he owns a bed, some chairs and a few glasses in the kitchen. Yurista lives in Washington D.C. He decided the $1200 that he used to spend on rent was not worth the money, so he went one step further than Sutton and got rid of his apartment.  He now carries around his laptop, a bike and a few personal effects.

Kelly Sutton at his desk, amidst a few of his (few) remaining possessions
Kelly Sutton
Kelly Sutton at his desk, amidst a few of his (few) remaining possessions
Kelly Sutton
Kelly Sutton's remaining wardrobe
Kelly Sutton in front of some of his remaining possessions
Kelly Sutton
Kelly Sutton in front of some of his remaining possessions

Guests:

Kelly Sutton and Chris Yurista

Produced by:

Jen Poyant

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