Interior Design Trends Shaped by the Pandemic

Wall Street Journal | How Lockdown Upended D’cor | 13 Interior Design Trends Shaped by the Pandemic

As we’ve quarantined at home, our needs for privacy, security, flexibility, floppability and beauty have changed the way we want to live. Here, 13 d’cor trends courtesy of 2020.

Barely-There Hardware

“‘People are so, so sick of being in their house, they’re looking to refresh almost anything,’ said Brooklyn designer Laurie Blumenfeld-Russo. Six months ago in a client’s dining room, she installed 1930s-inspired brasslight switches with transparent acrylic plates (4) so they wouldn’t block ahand-painted wallcovering by Porter Teleo. Their dimmer function ‘allows you to change your environment even though you’re in the same room all day,’ she said. Brass Toggle Invisible Light switch, from $102,” – WSJ, OFF DUTY.