Marilyn Russell, an Interior Design Project Manager for Baker Barrios, has written an excellent perspective on the changes to the design industry through the pandemic. Read the full article at furniturelibrary.com »
Who could have predicted that the Corona Virus or Covid-19 would completely disrupt and dictate how the design industry would conduct business? I still don’t quite understand how quickly things happened. The interior design industry is a tactile environment. We love being able to touch the new fabric or the textured tile or having lunch at the local furniture showroom or attending a trade show to see the latest new trend. Covid-19 halted all of what was familiar. In the matter of days, business as we knew it drastically changed.