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03 Minimalism

Simple Gestures: Saying Sorry
Simple Gestures: Saying Sorry

What is minimalism in the context of a relationship? Can the phrase “I’m sorry” be delivered without associations, expectations, and interpretations overwhelming its intent? Sarah Gerard explores the complex process of offering a simple apology.

Women’s Bodies: Apples & Pears
Women’s Bodies: Apples & Pears Are Not the Only Fruit

Women’s bodies are full of exciting undulations that defy the sweep of the designer’s pencil. In trying to impose clean minimalist forms onto wobbly eclectic bodies, we wonder, “Am I a rectangle? An hourglass? A triangle?” Sara Cornish examines the history of this absurdly reductive tradition.

Waste Not, Want Not: Lauren Singer
Waste Not Want Not

When environmental activist Lauren Singer realized how much plastic she was throwing away each day, she decided to give up garbage. Now she’s out to help other people build more sustainable routines.