The studio stayed open and we worked remotely. I recreated a home office space at home, like many of us. Staff on the architecture and design teams could go into the office when necessary, to test a prototype or draw up material data sheets. I’d say it was a good method, we worked well, with renewed energy, and created what I like to call a ‘distanced community.’ We helped each other out, we arranged work calls, and informal ones, recommending which films to see and which books to read to each other. We used this tragedy to take a step back, to pursue and share our research and try to think around how to design the new normal, for us and for our clients in all the sectors in which we operate: product, residential, retail, hospitality, office and cultural collaborations that have gone digital, with Casamondo and the MAXXI museum, for example.