Tag: interior design

Fear for Freedom

An early 20th century mansion is renovated with technology for aging in place Even as their limitations increase, most seniors procrastinate moving out of their houses for as long as possible. No one wants to leave behind their home for what often feels like a depressing last stop. Especially as people are living longer and multi-generational families are more common…

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New Zealand Restaurant Achieves Chic Ambiance through Smart Control

At The Fine Lion restaurant and bar in Ashburton, New Zealand, guests are treated to a luxurious, upscale atmosphere that features imported mosaic tiles, brass detailing, lush greenery and contrasting color schemes. It’s what they don’t see, however, that sets the eatery apart from its competition and makes daily operations simpler for staff. With the help of ElectraServe, a local…

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Three Unexpected Uses for Smart Shades 

Automated shades have really begun to hit their stride with the integrator community. As home automation systems advance and homeowners become ever more aware of the benefits of a fully connected home, smart shades are gaining popularity among homeowners, designers and integrators alike. Customized with styles, colors, fabrics, and integrations for any level of smart home, there’s a window treatment…

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Walk Through Virtual Floor Plans Now Available with Houzz Pro 

Houzz Inc. today introduced a new Augmented Reality (AR) feature for 3D Floor Plans in Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing solution for residential construction and design professionals. Now, pros can walk homeowners through a virtual tour of their finished project against the backdrop of the current home, using the Houzz Pro app.  “At Houzz, we’re focused on…

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CEDIA and Kohler Partner to Connect Integrators to Opportunities in Kitchen and Bath

CEDIA, the association for the home technology industry, today announces a partnership with Kohler, a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products. This partnership will give CEDIA members in the United States access to exclusive discounts and benefits. CEDIA members in priority markets will also get early access to Kohler’s Authorized Service Rep (ASR) program, connecting…

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