Home organisers spark joy in China as they teach people to declutter

A closet in an apartment in Beijing goes through a home organisation session. PHOTO: AW CHENG WEI
The closet after the decluttering process. PHOTO: AW CHENG WEI
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BEIJING - Meet China's versions of Japanese tidying guru Marie Kondo, who are sparking joy in a growing number of Chinese households with their home organisation skills.

They are teaching the growing middle and upper classes, particularly those in first-tier cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, how to tidy their homes in a move to simplify their lives.

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