The lockdown measures introduced to reduce the spread of COVID-19 have kept people confined with certain loved ones for months while preventing them from seeing others. Canvas8 spoke to 17 Britons and Americans to find out how this period of self-isolation has impacted their relationships.
Louis Tozer is a senior behavioural analyst on the social sciences team at Canvas8. Trained as a social historian, he has a background in qualitative research, and after an early career spent at the Institute of Philosophy and Social Theory in Belgrade, he made the crossover into cultural insights. Outside of Canvas8, he can be found down the swimming pool, fixing his bike, or complaining to his friends.
Why are people losing faith in dating apps? How is interior design going green? And what’s behind the explosion of gender reveal parties? In this part of the 2020 Expert Outlook, we speak to three experts about how cultural, social, and political movements are shaping our homes and relationships.
Whether it's declaring themselves self-partnered or opting to be in a ‘throuple’, people are ditching traditional notions of relationships and creating their own romantic narratives. In fact, as norms shift, more Americans are opening up to non-monogamous, committed relationships.
The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally altered the nature of daily life, from postponing major events and shutting down entire industries to restricting the movement of billions worldwide. Canvas8 spoke to 19 people to understand how they’re coping with and adapting to these changes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic restricts people’s movement, domestic habits are being shaken up to stave off boredom and maintain social ties. Canvas8 spoke to 18 people from around the world to understand how they’re spending their time in self-isolation and what new routines they’ve established.