Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock
Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock

Why homes and offices may need a makeover if coronavirus pandemic changes open-plan interior design

  • Home offices and enclosed kitchens could now be back in favour, reversing a decades-long trend for open-plan homes, some interior designers say
  • Not so, say others, who observe that families’ experience of being together while workplaces and schools were closed is driving demand for more shared spaces

Topic |   Architecture and design
Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock
Could working from home with family members around during the coronavirus pandemic could lead some clients to reconsider open-plan living and create enclosed spaces? Interior designers have differing views on the matter. Photo: Shutterstock
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