have come a long way from the life I had in the late '90s, when, flush with cash from an Internet start-up sale, I had a giant house crammed with stuff — electronics and cars and appliances and gadgets," he wrote. "Somehow this stuff ended up running my life, or a lot of it; the things I consumed ended up consuming me."
Hill changed his life to fit inside a 420-square foot apartment and gave a popular TED talk in 2011, "Less Stuff, More Happiness," where he previewed the concept of the LifeEdited apartment. The idea is to fit 700 square feet into 420 square feet with the creative use of space, featuring fold-up beds, hidden cabinets, removable walls and more. Hill's Soho apartment can be transformed from a living room to bedroom, workspace, dining room and entertainment space.