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The ultrawealthy are forgoing marble bathrooms for decked-out laundry rooms and pantries with extra storage - and it shows how the pandemic is giving luxury real estate a whole new look

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Thanks to the pandemic, many Americans have spent weeks locked down at home.
As a result, they've become more focused than ever on their living spaces - and the pros who tackle interiors have seen a surge in requests to update those spaces.
Practical design is shaping up to be a new hallmark of luxury: think self-disinfecting surfaces, requests for double pantries for optimal food storage, and sumptuously outfitted laundry rooms.
Living walls, herb gardens, and expanded outdoor spaces are also in high demand.
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