I Don’t Care What Marie Kondo Thinks of My Space

How I came to love being a maximalist in a minimalist world

Illustration: Jillian Adel

Why do we put minimalism on a pedestal, and why aren’t we talking about its opposite: maximalism?

In my space

Because that’s what being orderly meant: being respectful. As a ‘messy’ person, I was a burden.

I was unknowingly aiming for a goal that didn’t resonate with me, and therefore I was destined to fail at it.

A typical day at the office

I am a proud maximalist, in my space, my style, and my artwork.

designer | illustrator | artist | storyteller. i operate at the intersection of low art + high radicalism. & am loud about it. she/her http://jillianadel.com

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