No matter what the future holds, one thing remains stronger than ever: Human Connection
What holds us together? The most important tie that binds us is human connection, a primordial and powerful affinity between people. We crave eye-to-eye and face-to-face connection to remind us that we are indeed human. With so much of our lives being lived on digital platforms today, we must remember that everything is now connected, and the real bridges, roads, gates, and pathways that take us to new places can still lead us to experience new things. But we also now have new avenues of connection that can nurture us in new and unexpected ways.
Uniting people through technology, social media, and video chats are just as powerful as taking a road trip together or zipping around the city with your friends. No matter what the future holds, one thing remains stronger than ever: we need to maintain our human connections and hold them dear with great intent.
We’ve compiled a palette of products that reflect this design principle to help you curate your space.
Royce Epstein is the A&D Design Director for Mohawk Group.
As the face to A&D, Royce shares her passion and vision for design, cultural trends, and the meaning of materials in a broad context. Her role is to evolve and share Mohawk Group’s Design Vision with the A&D community, and to leverage product design with what A&D desires in the field. Constantly on the watch for new trends in all aspects of design and culture, Royce feeds this insight to all our industry’s touch points.
A veteran materials and product specialist, Royce spent two decades working in A&D firms before working with Mohawk. She was named the 2015 Designer of the Year by Interiors and Sources Magazine, and received a HiP award for Rising Star from Interior Design Magazine at Neocon 2016. Royce lives in Philadelphia where she is active in the design, art, and music scenes. She is a board member of Collab at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.