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Hitting the Slopes? Here Are 5 Incredible Ski Destinations to Check Out This Winter Hitting the Slopes? Here Are 5 Incredible Ski Destinations to Check Out This Winter

Break Free on Some Fresh Powder

“Go that way really fast. If anything gets in your way… turn.”

That sage ski advice from the 1985 John Cusack classic “Better Off Dead” still holds true today. If you’re planning on hitting the slopes this year, we highly recommend dodging out of the way of any obstacles that you encounter on your way down the hill.

We also recommend checking out some of the best up and coming ski destinations around the world, so you can have a memorable winter vacation with friends and family. There is nothing like spending your days on the slopes and cozy winter nights at the lodge.

So, where can you go for the most unique ski and chalet experiences this year? Check out our list of the top five ski destinations to visit for the perfect holiday getaway.

Just keep reading for the best spots for blue-bird days and exciting winter nights.

The Amazing Innovations We Saw at CEDIA 2018 The Amazing Innovations We Saw at CEDIA 2018

Energy Automation, Tunable Lighting, and Even More Voice Control

Today’s technology is smarter than ever. From the phone in your pocket to the thermostat on the wall, we’re able to connect to everything and access all kinds of information with just the touch of a button.

And at this year’s CEDIA, technology took a major leap into the future.

Whether you’re interested in managing energy in your home, finding the right lighting for any occasion, or simply using your voice to get the most out of your system, new technology will help you achieve your goals.

What were the most innovative tech trends we saw this year? Find out by reading below!

Bravas Checklist: Get the Best Quality Lighting Control System BRAVAS Checklist: Get the Best Quality Lighting Control System

Follow Our Guide to Get You Started

The list of lighting control benefits is lengthy, from added security and energy savings to increased comfort and productivity. This home technology is worth the investment and will keep the homeowner from struggling with an armful of groceries while fumbling with the keys as they attempt to find the light switch. Instead, owners can control the lights using their voice or via motion sensors. Isn’t it time you investigated this smart home must-have in more detail? Read through our handy checklist to get started.

Bravas Designers Go Square on the Ceiling BRAVAS Designers Go Square on the Ceiling

Speakers Complement Lighting Fixtures

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.

Bravas Identifies Top Breakthrough Technologies BRAVAS Identifies Top Breakthrough Technologies

4 Trends Worth Your Time and Attention

Technology is always evolving, always advancing, and always promising something big and better with added convenience and ease-of-use capabilities. The same can be said about the home tech front where not much stands still, and over the past six months homeowners and tech aficionados alike have been paying closer attention to some of those changes.

Bravas Tells How to Personalize the Technology in Your Home  BRAVAS Tells How to Personalize the Technology in Your Home

Focus on these Five Technologies

One of the joys of home ownership is the ability to truly make your home yours — customizing and personalizing it to suit your tastes, your family, and your lifestyle. The paint colors you choose for the walls, the décor you display throughout the rooms, and the placement of the furniture all reflect your unique style and create an inviting place to call home.

Affluence & Home Technology Affluence & Home Technology

From the Observation Deck

No question high-end homes are getting more and more technology to serve their owners lifestyle. We thought it might be interesting to share some observations gleaned from our data and Facebook demographics.

Checklist: Home Technology Priorities Checklist: Home Technology Priorities

A Guide to the Most Important Priorities for Home Technology

How often have you looked back on a home upgrade project and thought to yourself “If I could do it over again, there’s a lot I would do differently”? Often, we don’t know what we don’t know, and this shortcoming can lead to a lot of missed opportunities for enhancements to your life.

Bravas Presents the Top 7 Lighting Designers in America BRAVAS Presents the Top 7 Lighting Designers in America

Let these Lighting Designers Illuminate Your Home

A well-trained and experienced lighting designer can make moving in and living with beautiful lighting a much more enjoyable experience. If you want to go beyond simple “lights on, lights off” in your space, you need a lighting design expert.

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