Area designers share observations and suggestions on weathering the pandemic with style and grace
Every industry has been touched by the covid-19 pandemic. But given months-long orders to shelter in place, interior designers have a unique perspective on the challenges facing residents as they are forced to work, play, study, dine and exercise at home. Though at press time some communities are beginning to reopen, the crisis is far from over. Here, local designers share experiences and insights on how they and their clients are coping. All agree that understanding, patience and civility are paramount when doing business today.
HAVE NEW TRENDS ARISEN DURING THIS TIME?
“Clients are looking to find more relaxing gathering spaces beyond traditional family rooms. We have been upgrading screened porches and outdoor spaces to accommodate more time spent at home. Also, as many believe it is safer to be outside than in closed environments,