Tag: interior design

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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Best of Houzz 2022 Award Winners Announced

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today announced the Houzz community’s choices for Best of Houzz 2022, a homeowner-to-homeowner guide to the top kitchen and bath remodelers, architects, interior designers, landscape pros and other residential design and remodeling professionals on Houzz. This award season marks the 10 year anniversary of Best of Houzz, an exclusive program…

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Vectorworks Wins Architectural Design Software of the Year

The results of this year’s Construction Computing Awards are in and global design and BIM software provider Vectorworks, Inc. is proud to announce it has received the 2021 Architectural Design Software of the Year award for Vectorworks Architect. The Construction Computing Awards, also known as “The Hammers,” showcases and rewards the technology, tools and solutions for the effective design, construction, maintenance and modification of commercial…

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Eight Surprising Interior Design Trends & Predictions for 2022

It’s no surprise that home design is changing. The past 18 months have allowed homeowners to really assess what they want their home to reflect.  As a result, the overarching trend in home design is creative expression, individuality and design freedom. “It makes sense as people have gone from having to be home to wanting to be at home in an environment that expresses…

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