March 2nd, 2021
Our Home /Work series asks the Parlour community to share experiences of the adjustment to new work arrangements, and the ongoing impact. Find out how to contribute here.
Deborah Singerman June 25th, 2020
Writer Deborah Singerman has worked from home for more than a decade, but has found the restrictions of lockdown very unsettling.
Loata Ho June 22nd, 2020
Loata Ho describes her workspace in isolation, the challenges of lockdown life, her research interest in Indigenous Fijian women’s knowledge, and her experiences after the 2008 economic downturn.
Georgie Warren June 12th, 2020
Fifth-year University of Adelaide architecture student Georgie Warren shares the comforts and struggles of lockdown life.
Sarah Hobday-North May 26th, 2020
Sarah Hobday-North was already adept at working from home, but she misses the support of ‘third spaces’, such as cafes, museums and playgrounds.
Sarah Ackland May 18th, 2020
Settled back in to her family home during the COVID-19 crisis, Sarah Ackland has enjoyed many aspects of lockdown life – time with family, long runs, life drawing and reading freely.
Grace Choi May 8th, 2020
Grace Choi has found that lockdown life has opened up unexpected opportunities to engage more globally as well as to build strong connections in her local community.
Katelin Butler May 5th, 2020
Working from home has given Katelin Butler more time to focus on strategic planning, and to consider the important takeaways from this critical moment in time.
Sue Wittenoom May 5th, 2020
As the world narrows, Sue Wittenoom is learning to share her work-from-home spaces and have a clean desk before dinner.
Leah Heiss May 5th, 2020
How can we build empathy and capture the intimacy of face-to-face interaction? Leah Heiss outlines some strategies to harness creativity and enrich the online experience for us all.
Fiona Tribe May 1st, 2020
Fiona Tribe has been working from home for many years. The pandemic has revealed that this was, nonetheless, very social. The lockdown has meant finding others ways to connect.
What are the implications of COVID-19 for domestic design? Maram Shaweesh and Annalise Varghese argue there is much to learn from those already adept at navigating the home as workplace.
Melissa Daniel April 29th, 2020
Reduced stress, no commute, daily savings and increased productivity – working from home has been an amazing experience for Melissa Daniel.
Emma Healy April 29th, 2020
For Brisbane-based Emma Healy, Covid-19 isolation has brought clarity about the things that matter the most.