In 2020, the new crown pneumonia epidemic has made everyone hard to complete the "home" experience. In the past, a lot of people spent most of their time working, studying, socializing and entertaining outside. When they went home, they just went to bed. Maybe some of them seldom cooked meals. So, in fact, many people don't use their houses at full capacity.
With the normalization of epidemic prevention and control, people's living and consumption habits have changed imperceptibly, and their experience of home has become more and more profound. People began to re-examine their home needs and lifestyle, such as paying more attention to health, living room design can better meet the interaction with family and friends, and SOHO office and learning
So, in the post epidemic era, with the change of our life concept, what kind of changes will happen to home design?
In the past, the function of the porch was relatively simple, and generally only required storage. However, under the current epidemic situation, people have a demand for the porch, such as cleaning and disinfection function, which can wash hands and disinfect clothes and shoes when entering the door.
In addition to designing shoe cabinet, sundry storage cabinet, shoe changing stool and coat hanging place at the entrance, many people began to set up a turntable with two items, one high and one low, on the high platform, clean bags, mobile phones, keys, masks, disinfection supplies, etc., were placed on the high platform, and the packages and dishes with poor sanitation were placed on the low platform, so that they would not pollute each other when changing shoes.
Some people began to set up independent cleaning and disinfection space and equipment in the porch. In the past, this kind of porch design was common in Japanese families. In addition to the necessary porch cabinet, the Japanese also like to install a hand washing basin, which is convenient to wash hands and clean immediately after going home, and then enter the room to avoid bringing germs into the home.
Due to the outbreak of the epidemic, foreign food is no longer safe, many people began to choose to cook at home, many of the kitchen has not opened fire gradually smoke and fire, the kitchen has become the closest place for family activities. People are keen on drying out their own delicious food in the circle of friends, sharing the beauty of food and the happiness of life.
With the increase in the frequency of kitchen use, compared with the past, people's demand for the kitchen has also further upgraded. The kitchen began to grow larger to accommodate family or friends to cook in the open kitchen. The tableware in the kitchen is no longer just pots and pans, but also dishwasher, disinfection cabinet and so on, to prevent "disease from entering the mouth".
3. Integration of LDK
With the normalization of epidemic prevention and control, people's entertainment activities have gradually shifted to their families. LDK integrated home design has gradually become popular (LDK refers to living room, dining room and kitchen). LDK integration usually makes living room, dining room and kitchen in one open space, so as to create space continuity, It forms the core area of the home.
LDK integrated design allows people to switch freely in the space of life, entertainment, work and study at any time, increasing the interactivity and fun. The family can communicate better in the connected open space and promote emotion; When friends come to gather at home, there is also a wider space for conversation and entertainment.
4. The division of new family function areas
New crown pneumonia epidemic, let the network remote office, conference, learning and other new business forms quickly into our lives. Adults are busy with online meetings, students are busy with online lectures, even kindergarten children also want to network painting, listening to stories.
Some conditional families have planned out independent offices or study rooms; Families with limited space have also begun to plan their space reasonably, setting up semi independent office areas and reading areas, and equipped with computers, networks, cameras, printers, faxes and other office supplies to facilitate better work at home.
In addition, many people have not forgotten the children at home. They have planned a separate study or reading space in the living room or children's room, which not only facilitates online classes, but also cultivates children's interest in reading since childhood.
Under the epidemic situation, entertainment and leisure are mostly carried out at home, and people begin to plan entertainment and leisure areas at home. Adults in the balcony layout afternoon tea space, children also have their own side of the play space, but also increase the opportunity for parent-child interaction.
Because of the epidemic prevention and control, some fitness experts are gradually starting to work out at home. They will treadmill, exercise bike, walking machine, massage chair and other health equipment into the home space, for example, in the open vision of the living space or leisure space to create a family fitness area, release sports enthusiasm.
5. Smart home
5g era has come, so that intelligent can be better integrated into healthy housing, let the tentacles of intelligence extend to all corners of our life and work.
The epidemic of new crown pneumonia has accelerated the entry of intelligent household products into our lives. Some people have installed smart home systems in their homes, using modern intelligent technology and multi device linkage to build a security barrier at home to protect the safety of the home in an all-round way.
The interior of smart home system includes smart toilet, sweeping robot, intelligent washing machine, intelligent sterilization humidifier and other cleaning appliances. Under the epidemic situation, such household products can reduce the contact between hands and dirt, reduce the risk of infection of bacteria, and can be remotely controlled by mobile phones to ensure the health of the home.
In addition, the smart home system also provides smoke alarm system, intelligent door lock, intelligent water immersion, intelligent socket and other intelligent safety devices to protect home safety in an all-round way. For example, through the smoke alarm system, real-time monitoring of the home dynamic, once there is a problem, an alarm notice will be issued immediately; Through the smart door lock, people can see and talk to people at the door through their mobile phones; Through the intelligent water immersion system, we can control the safety of water use at home.
Smart home system also further reduces the burden of caring for the elderly and children. Smart home system is equipped with human body sensor, intelligent monitoring and other devices. When working outside, we can master the trends of the elderly and children at home anytime and anywhere through mobile phones. If there is a problem, the intelligent system will prompt us, so that we can take corresponding measures in time and take better care of the elderly and children.
Although the epidemic situation of new crown pneumonia is not as tense as last year, its influence and change on our living habits will continue in the post epidemic era. People pay more attention to the health of home life, have more profound demand for flexible multi-functional living area, and pay more attention to the most essential experience of "home" - safety, comfort and interaction.
I hope this article can help you create a better home experience and enjoy a better life in the post epidemic era.