An Interior Designer’s Guide to Reopening Your Space Post Shelter-in-Place

Reopening (and Designing) Spaces for Our New Reality

Getting Started: Planning Questions To Ask Yourself

  • What is the minimum return you need to justify a transition plan?
  • What are your must-have requirements to ensure you, your employees, and customers feel comfortable and are safe in your public space?
  • How do people use your space?
  • Who uses your space and what are their sensitivities?

Checklist: Reopening Your Public Space Post Shelter-in-Place

  1. Redesign the floorplan and adjust capacity to enable social distancing.
  2. Improve sanitation and protective equipment policies.
  3. Create and execute a comms plan.
  4. Reassess for the long term.



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