The royal family has unveiled more areas of their homes than ever before amid the coronavirus pandemic. Where their living rooms, dining rooms, home offices (and everywhere else inside) were once entirely private spaces, they have now been revealed for the world to see. Our thanks for such an exciting time goes to Zoom, the virtual platform that everyone who is anyone has been using to keep in touch with the outside world while working from home.
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From Kate Middleton and Prince William to Prince Charles and Camilla, the royals have been dialling in to virtual conferences from their homes, and it's what we've seen in the background that has caught our attention. Take a look through to see the most beautiful royal zoom backgrounds from the last few months…
WATCH: The Duchess of Cornwall films from most beautiful space inside Clarence House
Camilla joined Kate Middleton for a Zoom call during Children's Hospice Week (22 to 26 June) to thank three of their respective children's hospice patronages. Camilla sat in a beautiful room at her main London residence Clarence House, with lime green walls and white wainscoting, a selection of blooming flowers in floral vases on one dresser, and various black and white paintings hanging behind her. There is also a floor lamp with a gold base and a cream shade.
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The Queen joined a Zoom call from inside Windsor Castle
When the Queen joined a call with the armed forces, she filmed from a stunning space inside her second home, Windsor Castle, where she has been isolating. It features white carved walls, with an enormous black painting hanging in a bronze frame on one wall. Next to her, there was an antique wooden dresser, featuring an intricate gold painting.
WATCH: Prince Charles reveals full view of home office at Birkhall
Prince Charles isolated at his home in Scotland, Birkhall, with his wife Camilla (until they made the decision to become the first royals to return to Clarence House in London). During his time at Birkhall, he joined several Zoom calls from his home office. The regal space features cream walls with endless bookcases and shelves, as well as a series of framed photographs of his family and friends.
Prince William joined London's Air Ambulance Charity, of which he is patron, to discuss staying mentally fit whilst working from home. He sat in a room at his country home Anmer Hall in Norfolk, where he and his family isolated during the pandemic (and continue to do so). It's decorated with bottle green walls, and features a traditional wooden fireplace, a large painting in a gilded gold frame and two white doors with coordinating architraves around the ceiling.
Kate Middleton and Prince William
Prince William and Kate have joined several Zoom calls from the same room
When Prince William is joined by his wife Kate, the couple tend to opt for a different space at their home in Norfolk. It has pale green walls, a large white arched doorway and a single painting hanging in a metallic frame at one side.
Sophie Wessex unveiled a grand room inside Bagshot Park
Sophie Wessex has been isolating at her home in Bagshot Park, Surrey with her husband Prince Edward. The pair have joined Zoom calls from various spots inside the home, but it's this one that really blew us away. It features curved wooden walls with enormous double doors and brass handles, two glass side tables with brass legs, and a pot of cream orchids.
WATCH: Princess Beatrice opens up about dyslexia inside Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi's family home
Princess Beatrice and her fiancé Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have been staying at Edoardo's £1.5million family home near Chipping Norton, and although Edoardo isn't yet part of the royal family, his home certainly fits the bill. Beatrice joined charity Made By Dyslexia to discuss her own experience with the condition, and sat in a beautiful room with diamond-print lime green and cream wallpaper, a large mahogany oak side cupboard and an orchid plant in a printed purple vase.
WATCH: Princess Anne films from beautiful room at home
The Princess Royal shared a rare look inside her home on the Gatcombe Park estate in Gloucestershire when she joined a Zoom call to congratulate those who were involved in the opening of the NHS Louisa Jordan Hospital in Glasgow. The space is decorated with cream walls and metallic bronze furniture including a large gilded mirror, a cabinet filled with animal ornaments and four rectangular framed photos hanging on the walls. She also has a photo of her daughter Zara Tindall and her husband Mike on their wedding day on display.
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