Spaces with soothing colours and natural materials are included in our round up of 10 peaceful living rooms – ideal for escaping the stresses caused by coronavirus.
One reader is particularly grateful, commenting, "Thanks for the new Zoom backgrounds."
Other stories in this week's newsletter include a pair of supertall skyscrapers in China by Zaha Hadid Architects, a Brooklyn townhouse designed using Passivhaus principles and a build-your-own football for kids from impoverished communities.
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