New Normal

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed life as we know it. Follow along for the latest news, shelter-in-place guides, and glimpses into the community's new normal.

Copper’s Known to Combat Viruses—Can it Help With Public Health?
Copper’s Known to Combat Viruses—Can it Help With Public Health?
Copper’s comeback could be beneficial for more than just interior design.
- 2 months ago
Li Edelkoort Thinks Coronavirus Will Change Consumer Behavior Forever
At this year’s Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, the famed trend forecaster spoke about coronavirus, consumption, and her vision of what will happen next.
High-End Brands Like LVMH Are Pitching In to Make Hand Sanitizer
LVMH is pausing perfume production in three factories to pump out free hand sanitizer for France.
Here Are 40 Things You Can Do if You’re “Social Distancing” at Home
Here Are 40 Things You Can Do if You’re “Social Distancing” at Home
2020 is canceled due to the new coronavirus—but here’s your opportunity to take advantage of time spent at home.
- 3 months ago
The Super Rich Are Buying Up Condos in Converted Missile Silos to Flee the Coronavirus
While the rest of us slather on hand sanitizer and self quarantine, the elite are taking social distancing to the extreme.
China Is Building a 1,000-Bed Prefab Hospital in 10 Days to Shut Down the Coronavirus
To combat the coronavirus, Wuhan City authorities are leveraging prefab design to build hospitals at incredible speed.
Makers Around the World Are 3D Printing Face Shields to Combat COVID-19
Companies, collectives, and individuals are 3D printing face shields to help safeguard healthcare workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic.
How to Get Mortgage Relief if Your Income Is Affected by the Coronavirus Pandemic
Here’s how homeowners affected by the COVID-19 crisis can receive mortgage relief.
Here’s What You Should Know About Rent Relief During the Pandemic
Aside from the stimulus bill, state and local governments are stepping up to provide rent relief during the new coronavirus outbreak.
59 Retailers Giving Back During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In an act of solidarity, these brands are donating profits to food banks, producing masks and ventilators for healthcare workers, and much more.
Shelter in Place: How Our Readers Are Adjusting to the New Normal
Shelter in Place: How Our Readers Are Adjusting to the New Normal
Dining rooms everywhere are working overtime as offices, yoga studios, and game zones—and weekend warriors are camping out on the roof.
- 2 months ago
Fitness Experts on How to Create a Kick-Ass Home Gym—No Equipment Necessary
These expert-recommended tips, routines, and exercises will get you breaking a sweat at home.
How to Homeschool During the Coronavirus Pandemic
First, don't feel bad that you are not adequately prepared for this crisis—most of us aren't.