Organizing principle #2


Make the homes for things close where you use them.


This picture-perfect example above is kind of like organizing eye candy — it’s a drool-worthy ideal, and yes, it comes from a magazine — kind of like looking at the supermodels on the covers of beauty tip magazines.

Below, is another picture, perhaps less “perfect”, but demonstrates the same principle of making what you use most, easiest to find:



2 responses »

  1. You are right – the first picture is sooo pretty but the second is so much more realistic. I could stand to redo my desk to make it easier to work on what I use the most of it for!

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