With her TEDx talk and best-selling book, Rita continues to help & inspire others to live more with less.

Meet Rita

Rita Wilkins, the “Downsizing Designer,” transformed her life by moving from a spacious 5,000 square-foot home to a serene 867 square-foot apartment, discovering joy in simplicity. Her inspiring journey has touched millions, advocating for a life rich in experiences over possessions. Today, Rita’s work as an interior designer and speaker continues to inspire a global minimalist movement towards decluttering, intentional living, and true fulfillment. Read the full bio.

Our Latest Blog Posts

An image of a family from all generations enjoying summer and just keeping it simple to have fun.

3 Most Important Things You Can Do to Keep It Simple This Summer (It’s Not Too Late!)

When you were a kid, summertime meant fun and freedom: Freedom from schoolwork and getting up early. Freedom to play ...

The Financial and Environmental Benefits of Eco-Friendly Minimalism 

In today's world, where consumerism is rampant, adopting a minimalist lifestyle can be a refreshing change. Minimalism is about focusing ...
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When I Saw Grandma‘s Kitchen Table in a Thrift Store, It Made Me Cry

Note:  A real story shared with me by one of my millennial followers. "My grandma loved that table! Why didn’t ...

Our Best-Selling Downloads

Rita has a variety of decluttering products from online courses to printable guides and checklists. You can see her entire catalog at her store. Below are our current top products including her newest All-In-One Minimalist Essentials 64-page visual decluttering workbook.

Rita has a variety of online interactive courses available including her flagship course 8 Proven Methods.

Rita’s YouTube Channel

Known as the Downsizing Designer, Rita offers invaluable insights and practical tips for embracing minimalism, simplifying your life, and finding freedom through decluttering. Below is a sample of her most popular videos, visit her channel for more.

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