Commercial Interior Design : 2020-07-01

Special Report : 32 : 32

Special Report

Special Report TREND ON What’s coming up in surface design for 2020/2021 Flexible furniture "Social distancing is possibly one of the biggest changes brought on by the coronaviru­s outbreak. "It means to deliberate­ly increase physical space between people to avoid further spread of the virus. Studies show that staying at least six feet away from other people lessens chances of catching COVID-19. Flexible furniture is therefore likely to be a hot trend. The advantages are obvious – they take up little space when not needed (think stackable chairs), allows you to arrange space the way you like and ensure social distancing. "Such furniture can come equipped with castors that help it move quickly and easily and reconfigur­e space as needed." Antimicrob­ial surfaces Minimalist­ic design "This has been in style for a while now but it’s likely to become more popular 32 commercial­interiorde­sign.com July 2020

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