With much of the world currently staying at home out of necessity, we here at Homecolours are looking at the best ways to ease that design products can lift some of the stressful impact of the health crisis. Here are some key tips for staying at home, working from home, and managing the situation.
In unpredictable times such as these it is always reassuring to be able to turn to tried and tested means of organisation. Step forward the classic notebook, a means of both organisation and writing creativity that not only helps to compile thoughts and ideas, but also offers a break from screen time.
Orla Kiely is always a reliable source of fantastically produced and designed products, and this translates superbly into stationary output as well. The above Orla Kiely Multi Stem A5 Classic Notebook provides a great way to record notes, lists and reminders to keep everything in check. Arriving with page markers to ensure you never miss where you've been writing.
Keeping the Kids Happy
When the schools are closed and help with looking after children is in short supply, any worthwhile distractions for the kids are worth more than their weight in gold.
The above (and title image) Magnetic Dress Up Costume Builder, Superheroes by Petit Collage is just the thing to keep the kids happy and active for long stretches. The wonderfully detailed magnetic pieces allow children to experiment with over 80 different colourful styles and outfits to fill their imagination and creative games.
Relaxing in Style
Spaces dedicated to comfort are an essential feature of every home. When the news of current events becomes a little too much and a break is required, a designer item focused on the art of relaxation is hugely important.
A product such as the gorgeous Fatboy Lamzac Lounger is ideal for taking the weight of the world off. The air-filled lounger is great for relaxing around the home in any room, and brings a focused level of comfort ideal for dreaming in a a chilled out manner.
Positivity and Tea!
It's something of a cliché that there are certain people who recommend a cup of tea for literally any eventuality...but behind every good cliché there is some substance. In any case, many of us love c cup of tea at home, and it's often the ideal accompaniment to work, study, reading or simply chilling out.
For times like those, why not enjoy tea from a set with a positive optimistic look and design? The above Weimar Tealicious Teapot and Mug Set, Minimal Art offers a stylish and elegant look for enjoying a cup of comforting tea. The set includes a teapot for making tea in the best of ways plus two mugs illustrated in the attractive minimal design.
Stay well, and stay indoors in comfort!