Kyle Quilici, co-author of book New Minimalism, Decluttering, and Design for Intentional Living, resides in San Francisco. With her company of the same name, she helps clients create simplified and beautiful homes using the items they already own and love. She earned her B.S. in human development from Boston College, studied interior design at Parsons in New York City, and earned a certificate in sustainable design from U.C. Berkeley's Extension. Her work is motivated by her love of the natural world, and she spends much of her time hiking the hills of Northern California.