See more awards »
Jinsei ga tokimeku katazuke no mahou (2014) Book: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
2 Interviews |
1 Article |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
4' 7" (1.4 m)
Did You Know?
Treasuring what you have; treating the objects you own as not disposable, but valuable, no matter their actual monetary worth; and creating displays so you can value each individual object are all essentially Shinto ways of living.
Kondo has been interested in organizing since childhood. In junior school, Kondo ran into the classroom to tidy up bookshelves while her classmates were playing in physical education class. Whenever there was nomination for class roles, she did not seek to be the class representative or the pet feeder. Instead, she yearned to be the bookshelf manager to continue to tidy up books.