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Watch The World Pass By Through Someone Else’s Window

Getting bored of your work from home view? Enjoy the view from someone else's window around the world.

Jul 19, 2020

A FEW MONTHS AGO, we gathered got a few friends from around the world to tell us what quarantine has been like for them. From bird watching in Singapore to rooftop dance parties in Manila, their answers gave us an interesting perspective on what in isolation can be like. Now, thanks to Singapore-based creatives Sonali Ranjit and Vaishnav Balasubramaniam, we can get a glimpse into the work from home views of even more people around the globe with WindowSwapThe site quite literally lets you open a window to views from work nooks around the world through a very visually pleasing website.   

Beach views in Okinawa, Japan.

We’ve virtually transported to the chill-out beach of Okinawa, the lush forest of Gurgaon, India, and taken in Jakarta‘s cityscape from a highrise.

Falling rain in Gurgaon, India.

The best part of WindowSwap is that anyone can be a contributor. Whether your lockdown view is enviable or looks onto a brick wall, you can share your view by sending a 10-minute, horizontal HD video of your window and frame

View of Jakarta from a high-rise.

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