While industries such as tourism and hospitality have been most visibly affected by the pandemic, the design community, is weathering by what has been the most disruptive and far-reaching pandemic in modern history.
How Home Design Will Change.
In this pandemic, “home” has truly become our last refuge and particularly for those under quarantine a sort of prison, challenging our personal space, wellness, sustainability, and productivity. The pandemic has made companies regard remote work in a different light. People used to think of working from home as a brilliant idea, something that millennials were very into. Companies are going to loosen up, the market is going to demand spaces where they can operate businesses from home. As designers, we may be asked by our clients, whether it is a developer or a private residential client, to really carve out space, a live-work environment that is not just a selling point.
What I would like to see is more flexibility, more homes that are versatile, new furniture that is multifunctional. We must give more importance to fundamentals, like privacy and comfort, good ventilation, lighting and also outdoor space, and let’s talk about technology: We need high-speed broadband. You would be surprised at how many homes do not have high-speed internet yet.
Urbanization and Density.
It is predicted that nearly 70 percent of the world’s population will be living in urban cities by 2050, and Asia is urbanizing faster than any other region, with 21 of the world’s 30 biggest cities located here. While cities are frequently viewed as hubs of collective creativity, the pandemic has forced much of the world to rethink urbanization and density. But We think urbanization will continue in Asia, The coronavirus will change how cities function, and we hope it makes them a more resilient place.
Clients will request for improved ventilation, access to greenery as well as sunlight, and indoor-outdoor spaces in their homes. When done well with good developers and a vision, we can have a better quality of life even in a densely populated area. The things that the city still needs to catch up on are ventilation and fresh air.
On Reshaping the Business of Design
Many fairs and exhibitions take place from August to November, it is typically an optimal time for the global design industry. With many of these now canceled, the pandemic has upended marketing sales cycles, and companies that previously had been slow to adapt digitally now find themselves chasing solutions in this digitally active market.
At the same time, consumers will emerge from the crisis with a different mindset, which designers and retail brands will have to consider as they move forward. It is time to pursue innovation. There is a huge opportunity for designers to create and support the world through meaningful new and useful products.
Innovation, Creativity, and Sustainability
All over the world, creative practitioners are using their expertise and resources to help where they can but according to our experts, they are also thinking deep and looking to the future as that is the current need of the hour. It would be nice to slow down and reflect on things that are important to us and the things that we want to put out into the world. The climate crisis is still at large and need to be given importance.
The design cycle has become almost as frenetic as the fashion cycle, and designers felt a compulsion to be producing new collections, regardless of whether it was truly relevant to the moment or not. A lot of great designers we know are thinking about what they really want to bring to the market. Whether it is in design, finance, business, it is time to consider how we can do things better.