Why Every Home Needs a Tech-Free Space
After spending the past two years on family FaceTimes, Zoom School, and Teams meetings, we're all due for some good old-fashioned quality time. Sometimes this isn't even about time with others—it can also be about time with ourselves, the places we love, or the activities that bring us joy. "We all crave time to unplug, slow down, relax, and enjoy the beauty that surrounds us," says Lauren Wodicka of LBW Studio in Leesburg, Virginia. As Suzanne Duin of Maison Maison Design in Houston, Texas says, "It helps settle the soul for the next day." While many refer to this as designing a tech-free space, Leigh Spicher, National Director of Design Studios for Ashton Woods in Atlanta, Georgia calls it "designing for the moments that matter most." Get the lowdown on exactly how to create a tech-free space and why you need one, plus some swoon-worthy interiors inspo.