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‘The pandemic lit a fire inside me’: how three high-fliers retrained as garden designers | Gardens

A table and chairs covered in lichen; a grubby patio; an overgrown bed teeming with weeds … those of us with outdoor space all have corners that need attention. And…

Housing boom is over as new home sales fall to pandemic low

Sales of newly built homes dropped in June to the lowest level since the early days of the coronavirus pandemic in April 2020, according to data released by the U.S.…

Real estate tech is bouncing back from its pandemic slump

The pandemic had a tumultuous effect on the real estate industry. On the one hand, offices stood empty, hotel occupancy rates plummeted and construction was halted for many months. At…

Pandemic, lockdown result in changing spaces, attitudes

In talking with designers and gardeners about what’s trending in 2021, it became clear that an overall shift has occurred in the ways in which people are using their space.…

COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact local home improvement projects

If you have a home improvement project you’ve been thinking about, you need to be patient and if it’s a small repair, you might even want to consider putting it…

How the pandemic has changed home design, according to 3 designers

There’s no question about it, the pandemic has changed how we live — especially when it comes to our homes. As we found ourselves spending a lot more time in…

Pandemic motivates change in design habits

For over a year, coronavirus has forced many people to develop new behavior patterns in all facets of their lives. Months of quarantining gave people a chance to really look…

‘Cloffices,’ Sweat Rooms, and DIY Determination: 11 Ways the Pandemic Changed Our Lives at Home Forever

Over the past year-plus of the COVID-19 pandemic, homes were the one constant. It’s where people hunkered down, faced massive upheavals to their routines, and adjusted to accommodate several new…