We are definitely living in a moment of big changes. How is the pandemic affecting our homes? Staying minimal is not saying we should not own anything, but really having things that “matter the most” and how you foster them. We want to take control of our interior choices of our furniture pieces, the art, the décor, the diningware that complement on another with pieces working cohesively to achieve a more purposeful and intentional living spaces.
- Sanctuary-like spaces – after having stuck at home for a long time where we were having moments where we just do nothing. Having sanctuary-like spaces like a reading or nap corners could help relax our minds and take away the anxiety of feeling to do something all the time
- Biophilic living – studies have shown that all human beings crave natural settings. The idea of biophilic home interior is certainly gaining popularity no longer just a décor trend. Incorporate wood furniture, maximize home exposure to daylight, indoor gardening and courtyard, using nature color palettes are among ways to simulate natural world into our daily spaces
- Working from home is a new norm – the crisis has proved to companies that it’s actually possible to work from home, and how it could improve employees wellbeing in a sustainable way. Hence, designing home offices to be suitable for video conferences, ways of decluttering and organizing, and presenting a pleasant to be showed workspace on a screen!