Home design isn’t just about aesthetics — it’s about having a livable and functional space, too.
And while the pandemic has certainly made us rethink our living spaces by prioritizing things like home offices and outdoor spaces, it’s also brought to light the need for a focus on hygiene and infection prevention.
Online interior design company Modsy found that there’s been an increased interest in people wanting to incorporate hygiene stations in their homes. In its 2020 COVID-Inspired Design Trend Report, 28% of parents and 26% of non-parents surveyed said they were looking into germ-resistant materials for flooring and surfaces, automatic faucets, smart toilets and options for indoor air-quality monitoring.
So, we had to ask an expert: What are the best and smartest investments someone can make in their home to stay as healthy as possible? We turned to Dr. Ginny Boos, director of infection prevention at