grey carpet. White desks. Artificial light. It is almost as though someone wrote a list of all the things which mess up our circadian rhythms and lower our productivity then used it to decorate traditional office buildings the world over. It’s baffling. So while last year threw up more than its fair share of challenges, it has given the new-found homeworker the chance to get things right.
The danger is that this visual language filters into how we make our own spaces look. If you’ve spent years either working in, or being exposed to ideas of an office which is cold, hard and grey, it might not occur to you that you don’t have to replicate that in your own workspace.
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Gynelle Leon, founder of PRICK, London’s first cacti and succulent shop, on her favourite garden, following her instincts and finding an upside in the pandemic
Fashion designer Filippa Knutsson has brought a sense of lightness, fluidity and family functionality to this gorgeous Georgian terrace
Architect Danielle Siggerud’s relaxed Copenhagen home celebrates the beauty of natural materials and tactile surfaces.
The transformation of Gary and Keith’s home from period property to warehouse-style abode is amazing
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THINGS TO DO, SEE AND HEAR – AT HOME OR OUTSIDE
how we work now
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Designer Rayman Boozer creates colourful, upbeat and easy-going spaces – as perfectly showcased in his own abode
INTERIOR DESIGNER NICOLA HARDING TALKS PERFECT PAINT FINISHES AND SPACE-ENHANCING STRATEGIES
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Ten experts share savvy ways to control costs when managing an interior redesign
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Busted by feds two years after hubby’s conviction
El Chapo Wife's Prison Plight: Can't Make Deal Or She'll Die!
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Twelve months of COVID makes for a long year away from kids and grandkids
Emma's BABY JOY!
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ELLEN'S AN ELLIOT
‘Juno’ star comes out as trans
Smart moves paying big dividends
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Secrets of The Crown
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Star ENTERTAINMENT: HOLIDATE
Wed., Oct. 28 on Netflix