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15August

The 4 Biggest Mistakes with Multi-Room Audio

Don’t Settle for a Second-rate System

The 4 Biggest Mistakes with Multi-Room Audio

When done properly, a multi-room audio system makes every area of your Houston, Texas home sound like a concert hall, with your favorite performer right in front of you. When not done properly, however, the audio in your home could be tinny, overly loud, with dead spots in areas, or full of echoes – to name a few issues. Avoid these common mistakes that could occur if your audio professional doesn’t have the skill or expertise to install a high-end system:

Posted in Multi-Room Audio Houston, TX, Multi-room Audio, Elements

15June

Make Your Guests Feel at Home with These Smart Technology Tips

Give Your Friends and Family a Touch of Comfort and Luxury When They Visit

Make Your Guests Feel at Home with These Smart Technology Tips

As the summer months approach, you need a guest house designed to make visitors feel at home whenever they come over. With easy-to-use technology, you can create a welcoming space for your friends and family that’s comfortable and lets them enjoy their favorite entertainment. The right amenities help them maintain a level of autonomy during their stay. Below we highlight some guest house design tips and technology that help you provide a safe, welcoming and fun environment.

Posted in Spaces

28March

Can the Right Interior Design Enhance Your Well-Being?

Boost Your Feng Shui with Custom Home Interior Finishes

Can the Right Interior Design Enhance Your Well-Being?

When it comes to designing a unique style for your luxury home, it’s not just about expressing your personality. There are a variety of studies that demonstrate the effect of interior design on your physical and mental well-being. Many people are familiar with this idea in the form of the Chinese philosophy of Feng Shui, which is all about creating harmony between a person and his or her surroundings. In this article, we explain how to use home interior finishes throughout your San Francisco, CA space to enhance relaxation, productivity and concentration. 

Posted in Elements, Home Interior Finishes San Francisco CA, Home Interior Finishes

14February

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Hidden TVs

Give Your Equipment the Right Supporting Cast

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Hidden TVs

Neatly tucking away your entertainment equipment is an essential part of preserving your interior design. Depending on your space and style limitations, you can use hidden TVs that double as mirrors, hide behind pieces of artwork, disappear into nooks in the ceiling or fit within custom cabinetry. But it takes more than just choosing one of these solutions to create the ideal décor. Like any technology in your San Francisco, CA home, you need the perfect supporting cast. In this article, we discuss a few different approaches to get the most out of your hidden televisions.

Posted in Hidden TVs San Francisco CA, Elements, Hidden TVs

15August

Embrace these Family Room Design Trends with Hidden Speakers

Enjoy the Latest Stylistic Tips Without Sacrificing Your Entertainment

Embrace these Family Room Design Trends with Hidden Speakers

Your living room is the place in your Minneapolis, MN home where you’ll be hosting friends the most. In that regard, there are two main goals when designing this space. You want to create an entertaining area where they can listen to music, watch the Vikings game, or put on a movie. At the same time, you also want it to be a room where you can show off your unique style. One way to balance out these two goals is to take advantage of hidden technology. In this article, specifically, we'll showcase how hidden speakers can help you achieve three stylistic trends.

Posted in Hidden Speakers Minneapolis, MN, Elements, Hidden Speakers

21July

7 Overlooked Home Interior Finishes

Small Details Can Have a Big Impact

7 Overlooked Home Interior Finishes

Whether building a new home in the Atlanta, Georgia area or renovating an older property, there’s no denying that there are a lot of decisions to make. Paint color, furniture placement, cabinetry style, and more – all of these elements come together to form a cohesive interior design. With so much focus on those big picture decisions, it’s easy to overlook the home interior finishes. Below, we outline seven subtle aspects of your home that are worth giving an upgrade.

Posted in Home Interior Finishes Atlanta GA, Elements, Home Interior Finishes

03May

Visible vs. Hidden Speakers: Which is Right for Your Home?

Choose the Audio Design that Makes Sense for You

Visible vs. Hidden Speakers: Which is Right for Your Home?

The ability to fill your home with music is a common feature of luxury homes, and yet there are many different avenues to achieve the goal of high-performance audio. One big decision that homeowners in the Baltimore, Maryland area must face is whether to invest in hidden speakers or opt for less discrete audio options. Below, we cover the key differences and advantages to each option.

Posted in Hidden Speakers Baltimore MD, Elements, Hidden Speakers

17March

Incorporate Nature into Your Home Interior Finishes

Instill Life and Vivacity in Each Room

Incorporate Nature into Your Home Interior Finishes

Why restrict the beauty of nature to your outdoor spaces? The addition of living walls, hydroponics gardens, and potted plants within the interior areas of modern homes is rapidly growing in popularity among Atlanta, Georgia homeowners, and with good reason. If you would like to embrace the peacefulness and vibrancy that comes from incorporating plants as part of your home interior finishes, then read on. 

Posted in Elements, Home Interior Finishes Atlanta GA, Home Interior Finishes

02February

Get Dressed in Style with a Luxurious Walk-in-Closet

Make Sure to Include These Must-have Features in Your Dressing Room

Get Dressed in Style with a Luxurious Walk-in-Closet

Having a large walk-in closet or dressing room is one of the greatest perks of living in a luxury home. Everyone loves having a bigger space to store their clothes and get ready in the morning, but for real fashionistas, this becomes the perfect opportunity to show off their unique style. Unlike any other area in your home, this space is intimately yours. Revel in a vintage atmosphere or let your personality shine through with bold colors and designs. Need some help getting started? The features highlighted in this article can be found in luxury homes belonging to clothing designers, actors, singers and sports stars.

Posted in Spaces

15August

Are Your Furnishings Protected from Sun Damage?

Stop UV Rays before They Cause Any Harm to Your Dallas, TX Home

Are Your Furnishings Protected from Sun Damage?

There’s no denying that large windows offer a lot of benefits to a room – more natural light, an airy feel, gorgeous outdoor views… But as glass architecture becomes more popular in luxury homes, we’re starting to see a troubling trend: irreparable damage to furniture, rugs, and décor.

This damage occurs slowly over time, so you might not even realize it’s happening until you decide to rearrange the furniture. To avoid dealing with damage to beloved furnishings or the hassle of replacing items, the best approach is to make sure the sun never has the chance to make an impact. Motorized shades can do that for you.

Posted in Motorized Shades Dallas, TX, Elements, Motorized Shades

22June

3 Refined Alternatives to Traditional Wall Outlets

Consider these Home Interior Finishes for Your Baltimore Home

3 Refined Alternatives to Traditional Wall Outlets

If you look at any magazine picture of a kitchen, you’ll notice one key difference between the walls of that photographed room and the rooms in your home: there are never any outlets present in the magazine photos. There’s a clear explanation for it. Outlets are distracting. They draw attention away from the features of the room that the designer intended to highlight.

Posted in Home Interior Finishes Baltimore MD, Elements, Home Interior Finishes

13April

A Glimpse into the Professional Home Theater Design Process

Our Method for Turning Your Dream Theater into a Reality

A Glimpse into the Professional Home Theater Design Process

Our Method for Turning Your Dream Theater into a Reality

When you choose to work with a Bravas partner, you’re getting the assurance and skill that comes from years of experience. Over those years, each Bravas partner has fine-tuned their process for designing and implementing private cinemas that are truly exceptional. If you’re considering adding a theater to your Atlanta, Georgia home, you probably want to know what you can expect.

Below, we outline the steps that quality integrators include in their home theater design and installation process.

Posted in Home Theater Design Atlanta GA, Elements, Home Theater Design

28February

Bravas Designers Go Square on the Ceiling

Speakers Complement Lighting Fixtures

Bravas Designers Go Square on the Ceiling

When designing a new home or remodeling a fixer upper, homeowners rarely think about the ceilings. Instead, most of their design decisions center on fixtures, flooring, and countertop selection. However, the topology of our ceilings is changing. Interior design trends have shifted in the direction of square lighting fixtures, and these lines have carried over to square format built-in speakers.

Posted in Bravas

02February

7 Creative Ideas to Finish Off Your Home Theater Design

The Accessories that Take Your Theater to the Next Level

7 Creative Ideas to Finish Off Your Home Theater Design

What does it take to create a home theater capable of plunging you into the traditional cinema experience? A high-quality screen, projector, and surround system are all must-haves, but the right equipment is just one piece of the puzzle. It’s the interior design aspects that take great sound and visuals and transform them into a theater. Putting together a bunch of accessories for a specific theme is an easy way to achieve that goal, but what if you want a traditional feel for your Cherry Hill, NJ home theater design? Consider the ideas listed below as a way to take your private cinema from good to great.

Posted in Elements, Home Theater Design Cherry Hill NJ, Home Theater Design

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