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08September

Give a Spark to Your Outdoor Spaces with Smart Technology

Make Your Pool, Patio, and Backyard More Beautiful and Functional

Give a Spark to Your Outdoor Spaces with Smart Technology

When it comes to your home, the benefits of smart home technology are undeniable. Intuitive control makes it easy to enjoy movies, listen to music, or adjust the climate whether you're in the bedroom, media room or kitchen. But the perks don't have to end there. There are a variety of unique smart home solutions specifically designed for outdoor use. From irrigation systems to pool control, we've highlighted some excellent features that will help you get more out of your outdoor spaces.

Posted in Spaces

02May

Should You Participate in the Latest Home Interior Trend?

Just Go Faux It

Should You Participate in the Latest Home Interior Trend?

When it comes to selecting the best materials for your Houston, TX home, your first thought is probably not “faux.” It may be surprising then that faux materials are trending this year among high profile designers. The reason, these materials are engineered to look as good as the real thing while having more functionality. Whether it’s wood, marble, or foliage, you may find that the imitation home interior finishes have more value for your home than you might think. To learn more, continue reading. 

Posted in Home Interior Finishes Houston TX , Elements, 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

11January

Color Temperature: the Secret to Superior Interior Design

Create a Cohesive Look with Home Lighting Automation

Color Temperature: the Secret to Superior Interior Design

What role do lights play in your interior design? Your first thought might be about the gorgeous chandeliers in the dining room or decorative lighting sculptures in the foyer, but consider another aspect: the color temperature. Lighting hues are a subtle touch that can make or break a room’s design. To learn more about color temperature and how home lighting automation can help you achieve the perfect color balance for your Baltimore or other Maryland area home, read on.

Posted in Elements, Home Lighting Automation Baltimore MD, Home Lighting Automation

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

17March

Debunking 5 Common Smart Home Automation Myths

Break Past the Misconceptions about Smart Homes

Debunking 5 Common Smart Home Automation Myths

Smart home automation is often a generalized and broad concept. As such, it’s easy for misinformation about home technology to spread. Whether you’re just now learning about the possibilities of automation in your Cherry Hill, NJ home or you consider yourself a smart home aficionado, it’s never a bad time to ensure you have an accurate idea of what automation can do for you. Read on to challenge your understanding against these five common myths. 

Posted in Smart Home Automation Cherry Hill NJ , Smart Home Automation, Elements

02February

Build the Ideal Home Office

Start with Home Wi-Fi Networking

Build the Ideal Home Office

Every space in your home has unique functions and, therefore, unique requirements. However, there is one element that every room needs to function at its highest level: access to secure, reliable Wi-Fi. Your devices should work without lag times in every area of your Indianapolis, IN home, but strong home Wi-Fi networking is especially important in your office. The office should always be ready for you when you’re ready to work, even if ten other wireless devices are in use throughout the rest of your home. When designing the perfect home workspace, start by building a reliable and powerful Wi-Fi system that can support your many technologies. Continue reading to learn more.

Posted in Home Wi-Fi Networking, Elements, Home WiFi Networking Indianapolis IN

04January

3 Rooms that Benefit from Automation

Intelligent Design Improves Nearly Every Space in Your Home

3 Rooms that Benefit from Automation

Perhaps you have heard about smart home automation, but you are unsure what the effects will be. In fact, the benefits and applications of intelligently integrated technologies are virtually endless. The whole point of automation is to create a home that beautifully meshes with your unique needs and lifestyle. This article illuminates some key functions of automation and how they can improve the comfort and ease of your Indianapolis, IN home. We will explore the possible effects of automation in three specific rooms. 

Posted in Elements, Smart Home Automation, Smart Home Automation Indianapolis IN

02May

Avoid the Most Common Home Theater Design Mistakes?

Preserve Your Style While Creating an Unforgettable Movie Watching Experience

Avoid the Most Common Home Theater Design Mistakes?

Installing a home theater system sounds simple enough. Plug in a few speakers, add a projector and screen, choose comfortable seats and you're ready to go. But if you're looking to truly recreate the theater experience, it takes a lot of planning to fashion a home theater design that reflects your personality and offers the best audio and video possible. Without the right foundation, you could end up with an installation that misses the mark. Read on to avoid these common theater design mistakes in your San Francisco, CA home. 

Posted in Home Theater Design San Francisco CA , Elements, Home Theater Design

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

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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