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Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: Safe Eating

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Christophe Gernigon, French designer and interior decorator, designed a curvilinear bell to help spacing the tables and Mediamatic ETEN introduced: Serres Sépparées (separate greenhouses).

Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked

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The designers are moving around the world to look for useful solutions to create social distancing with objects other than devastating plexiglass plates. After the greenhouses on the canals of Amsterdam, it is the turn of Christophe Gernigon, French interior designer and decorator who has worked in the sector for more than 20 years with experiences in Carré Blanc (home textiles), Maison Sarah Lavoine et Arts & Influences ( Brussels concept store) and creator of Designer Particulier.

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Lockdown Unlocked: Safe Eating

In a stunt to encourage social distancing, a German restaurant gave its diners hats with pool noodles upon its reopening. Cafe & Konditorei Rothe in Schwerin, Germany reopened last week as the country begins to lift certain coronavirus restrictions. It posted a photo of its diners on Facebook, showing them in straw hats with colorful pool noodles pointing in three different directions to encourage social distancing from all sides (cover photo).

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Customers sitting outside Cafe & Konditorei Rothe in Schwerin, Germany, all wore straw hats with two swimming pool noddles taped to the top as the cafe makes sure they do not flout social distancing

Safe Eating: Plexiglass

Playing on the words plexiglass and eat (eating) he created Plex'Eat, a suspension with a disc that has a diameter of 80 centimeters to which a curved and shaped bell-shaped plexiglass plate is fixed. The wave cut in the photos distributed on the site is positioned on the back of the bell to avoid the feeling of total closure and to allow diners, even non-cohabitants, to eat at the same table without too much distance. But a simple rotation could allow cohabiting diners to not even have to worry about raising their voices to talk to each other.

Bell shaped coronavirus shields

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Lockdown Unlocked: The Idea From Music

I was worried about the restaurateurs. So I thought of a device that would allow you to rediscover conviviality around a table, but without taking risks. All the spacing solutions for restaurant customers I've seen so far have the appearance of prison parlours.

In fact, the prototype is much more pleasant than the plexiglass plates that have started to swarm on the tables of Italian restaurants. The idea of ​​the plexiglass bell was born from an armchair in a concept store in Asia that was equipped with a bell to listen to music. The object is not yet in production, but there is already the interest of some plexiglass producers to verify the feasibility and start production and marketing.

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Pandemic Safe Eating: From ‘Quarantine Greenhouses’ to ‘Sneezing Fences,’

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, restaurateurs are considering new ways to accommodate physical distancing. Outfitted in face shields and holding long wooden planks in gloved hands, servers slide meals into mini greenhouses lining Amsterdam’s waterfront. A pandemic riff on private dining rooms - chambres séparées in French - a Dutch restaurant has dubbed its experiment Serres Sépparées (separate greenhouses).


                                       Mediamatic ETEN trials greenhouses to shield diners from coronavirus

More like dining in a fishbowl than a behind-closed-doors experience, the ETEN restaurant at Amsterdam’s Mediamatic art centre is putting a playful spin on protective barriers. Big enough for up to three people to gather around a candlelit table, these transparent enclosures serve as an example of what dining during relaxed COVID-19 containment measures could look like.

Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: Greenhouses

The five greenhouses, which artist Diana Scherer originally created for her ‘Spectrum Crops Findings in Colour’ project, overlook the Oosterdok harbour. They are quite small, so we worried it would feel claustrophobic, but the consensus is that they feel very cosy and intimate.

Mediamatic restaurant, greenhouses, people

Restaurants in the Netherlands will open their door again on the 1st of June only if the Governments thinks it is save to do so and with ‘lot of’ restrictions

Unlocked: Safe Mediamatic ETEN

Mediamatic ETEN, a plant-based restaurant in Amsterdam, is putting a playful spin on protective barriers. Mediamatic calls its greenhouse model ‘new safe hospitality’. Put in the context of COVID-19, Serres Séparées is indeed novel. The pandemic presents very specific demands, and for restaurants, devising ways for guests and staff to maintain a safe distance at all times is crucial.

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Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: London, South Korea, Sweden, Canada

Although we’ve seen this style of private-yet-public dining before - from pre-pandemic pods on the banks of London’s River Thames to glass domes along Ottawa’s Rideau Canal -  it holds promise for businesses navigating the current crisis.

glass pod, people, tables, couches, London Bridge

As COVID-19 restrictions ease, restaurateurs are considering new ways to accommodate physical distancing. In South Korean dining halls, for example, plexiglass partitions separating seated guests are commonplace. A rural Swedish restaurant, Stedsans in the Woods, announced plans to install a clear ‘sneezing fence’ on communal tables so you can talk to and see people on the other side of the table without being sneezed on.

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In Canada, most restaurateurs are questioning their ability to reopen at all, let alone contemplating ways to fund glass greenhouses or other private dining options. Lack of capital is a major issue. The  biggest concern is 70 per cent of people are worried (about whether) they have enough capital to reopen. That’s going to be one thing that stands in the way of any innovation.

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Even if restaurants are permitted to operate at 50 per cent capacity, he adds, most will struggle to resume dine-in service. In addition to normal operating costs, there will likely be increased staffing requirements to cover enhanced cleaning and crowd control. Kitchens will have to be reconfigured to allow for physical distancing among staff. All of this will need to be accomplished with half the number of tables they usually rely on to generate revenue.

With the restrictions still being on, it’s going to be hard for anybody to make any investments in things like you’re seeing in other countries. Once we’re through this, hopefully they’ll find a way to counteract the effects of the virus and people will be able to start congregating again. That’s when our industry will bounce back. That’s when you’ll see the real innovation and the real resilience of our industry.”

Lockdown Unlocked: Social Distancing

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These socially distancing circles can be seen in Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: Safe Eating

Christophe Gernigon, French designer and interior decorator, designed a curvilinear bell to help spacing the tables and Mediamatic ETEN introduced: Serres Sépparées (separate greenhouses). Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked The designers are moving around the world to look for useful solutions to create social distancing with objects other than devastating plexiglass plates. After the greenhouses on the canals of Amsterdam, it is the turn of Christophe Gernigon, French interior designer and decorator who has worked in the sector for more than 20 years with experiences in Carré Blanc (home textiles), Maison Sarah Lavoine et Arts & Influences ( Brussels concept store) and creator of Designer Particulier. Recommended:  Which Sustainable Food Keeps Your Immune System Running? Lockdown Unlocked: Safe Eating In a stunt to encourage social distancing, a German restaurant gave its diners hats with pool noodles upon its reopening. Cafe & Konditorei Rothe in Schwerin, Germany reopened last week as the country begins to lift certain coronavirus restrictions. It posted a photo of its diners on Facebook, showing them in straw hats with colorful pool noodles pointing in three different directions to encourage social distancing from all sides (cover photo). Customers sitting outside Cafe & Konditorei Rothe in Schwerin , Germany, all wore straw hats with two swimming pool noddles taped to the top as the cafe makes sure they do not flout social distancing Safe Eating: Plexiglass Playing on the words plexiglass and eat (eating) he created Plex'Eat, a suspension with a disc that has a diameter of 80 centimeters to which a curved and shaped bell-shaped plexiglass plate is fixed. The wave cut in the photos distributed on the site is positioned on the back of the bell to avoid the feeling of total closure and to allow diners, even non-cohabitants, to eat at the same table without too much distance. But a simple rotation could allow cohabiting diners to not even have to worry about raising their voices to talk to each other. Recommended:  Lock-down? Stay Healthy With This Body Workout At Home Lockdown Unlocked: The Idea From Music I was worried about the restaurateurs. So I thought of a device that would allow you to rediscover conviviality around a table, but without taking risks. All the spacing solutions for restaurant customers I've seen so far have the appearance of prison parlours. In fact, the prototype is much more pleasant than the plexiglass plates that have started to swarm on the tables of Italian restaurants. The idea of ​​the plexiglass bell was born from an armchair in a concept store in Asia that was equipped with a bell to listen to music. The object is not yet in production, but there is already the interest of some plexiglass producers to verify the feasibility and start production and marketing. Recommended:  Coronavirus: The New Normal And Global Updates Pandemic Safe Eating: From ‘Quarantine Greenhouses’ to ‘Sneezing Fences,’ As COVID-19 restrictions ease, restaurateurs are considering new ways to accommodate physical distancing. Outfitted in face shields and holding long wooden planks in gloved hands, servers slide meals into mini greenhouses lining Amsterdam’s waterfront. A pandemic riff on private dining rooms - chambres séparées in French - a Dutch restaurant has dubbed its experiment Serres Sépparées (separate greenhouses). {youtube}                                         Mediamatic ETEN  trials greenhouses to shield diners from coronavirus More like dining in a fishbowl than a behind-closed-doors experience, the ETEN restaurant at Amsterdam’s Mediamatic art centre  is putting a playful spin on protective barriers. Big enough for up to three people to gather around a candlelit table, these transparent enclosures serve as an example of what dining during relaxed COVID-19 containment measures could look like. Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: Greenhouses The five greenhouses, which artist Diana Scherer originally created for her ‘Spectrum Crops Findings in Colour’ project, overlook the Oosterdok harbour. They are quite small, so we worried it would feel claustrophobic, but the consensus is that they feel very cosy and intimate. Restaurants in the Netherlands will open their door again on the 1 st of June only if the Governments thinks it is save to do so and with ‘lot of’ restrictions Unlocked: Safe Mediamatic ETEN Mediamatic ETEN, a plant-based restaurant in Amsterdam, is putting a playful spin on protective barriers. Mediamatic calls its greenhouse model ‘new safe hospitality’. Put in the context of COVID-19, Serres Séparées is indeed novel. The pandemic presents very specific demands, and for restaurants, devising ways for guests and staff to maintain a safe distance at all times is crucial. Recommended:  Tiny House Becomes Solar Water Collecting Off-grid Egg Coronavirus Lockdown Unlocked: London, South Korea, Sweden, Canada Although we’ve seen this style of private-yet-public dining before - from pre-pandemic pods on the banks of London’s River Thames to glass domes along Ottawa’s Rideau Canal -  it holds promise for businesses navigating the current crisis. As COVID-19 restrictions ease, restaurateurs are considering new ways to accommodate physical distancing. In South Korean dining halls, for example, plexiglass partitions separating seated guests are commonplace. A rural Swedish restaurant, Stedsans in the Woods, announced plans to install a clear ‘sneezing fence’ on communal tables so you can talk to and see people on the other side of the table without being sneezed on. Recommended:  Sustainable Arctic Architecture: A Geodesic Dome In Canada, most restaurateurs are questioning their ability to reopen at all, let alone contemplating ways to fund glass greenhouses or other private dining options. Lack of capital is a major issue. The  biggest concern is 70 per cent of people are worried (about whether) they have enough capital to reopen. That’s going to be one thing that stands in the way of any innovation. Even if restaurants are permitted to operate at 50 per cent capacity, he adds, most will struggle to resume dine-in service. In addition to normal operating costs, there will likely be increased staffing requirements to cover enhanced cleaning and crowd control. Kitchens will have to be reconfigured to allow for physical distancing among staff. All of this will need to be accomplished with half the number of tables they usually rely on to generate revenue. With the restrictions still being on, it’s going to be hard for anybody to make any investments in things like you’re seeing in other countries. Once we’re through this, hopefully they’ll find a way to counteract the effects of the virus and people will be able to start congregating again. That’s when our industry will bounce back. That’s when you’ll see the real innovation and the real resilience of our industry.” Lockdown Unlocked: Social Distancing These socially distancing circles can be seen in Domino Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn Before you go! Recommended:  Eating insects Is Healthy, Tasty And Cool: United States Did you find this an interesting article or do you have a question or remark? Leave a comment below. We try to respond the same day. Like to write your own article about healthy food? Click on  'Register'  or push the button 'Write An Article' on the  'HomePage'
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