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Just In: Video Conference Backgrounds to Bring a Bit of Peace & Calm

Whether you’ve been working from home for ages or it’s your first time using Zoom from your living room, it helps to dial in from a beautiful place. That’s not always possible, and we’re all making due in our own ways right now, so we’re sending some virtual love to you with 10 downloadable backgrounds—each of them curated to bring peace and calm to your next videoconference call.

Suite of Backgrounds

First, choose your favorite photo below. Simply click on the photo and drag it to your desktop, scroll down for Zoom instructions. If you use one during a meeting, take a pic and tag us

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How to Change Your Background on Zoom

In Zoom, look for the gear settings in the upper right hand corner and click. A bar will appear with the words “Virtual Background.” Click, then use the plus sign to upload your photo. You’ll seem as if you’re dialing in from a zen garden or a peaceful art gallery—as long as you don’t move around too much, which can cause uncanny glitches. Whatever happens, remember that we’re all learning as we go. If there was ever a time to embrace imperfection, this is it.

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During these challenging times, we’re doing our best to respond to the needs of our clients, team and community. Like everyone, we’re taking it one day at a time. If you’ve got a project in the works, want to chat or just need a bit of beauty, we’re here. Take good care, and we’ll see you online.



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