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The Heart of the Home: Taking Your Kitchen Beyond Its Practical Potential

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In many homes, the kitchen is a room generally reserved for purely practical use. Often a sterile-looking interior whose primary function is to provide a pragmatic catering space, it’s easy to overlook the kitchen as a simple means to an end. In this post, we look at how to bring the kitchen back to its rightful place as the heart and soul of any home through the implementation of contemporary style and technologies.

Multi-Room Audio Systems—Simplifying the Art of Music Listening

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A multi-room audio system can consolidate all of your music components—streaming devices, CD players, satellite receivers, and more—into one simple-to-use product that distributes every song from every source and music library to speakers positioned throughout your house. This means that you can cue your favorite compilation of classics in the kitchen while someone else delves into disco in the den.

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Reflect and Energize: Designer Toni Sabatino on 2019 Home Trends

By Danielle Karr

Discover the 2019 trends designer Toni Sabatino’s most looking forward to, how to balance the new with the old, and how home updates can rejuvenate our lives.

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Bettering the Home: Joe Whitaker On Top “Techorating” Trends for 2019

By Danielle Karr

We asked well-known innovator in the home technology business Joe Whitaker about his vision for the 2019 connected home and what are now the must-haves for home technology.

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Start With Technology: How Automation Streamlines Gary Frank’s Designs

By Danielle Karr

We took some time with award-winning architect Gary Frank to ask him about how he became the successful architect he is today, why he tells all his clients about home automation, and what he does to set his business apart in this highly competitive industry.

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The Finishing Touch: Achieving Unrivalled Luxury In Your Interior

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If you’re looking to instill a sense of luxury and sophistication in your home then check out these tips from the furniture specialists at Ponsford and discover how adding that final sprinkle of TLC can help achieve unrivalled luxury in your home interior.

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Giving Clients What They Really Want: Evan Christensen and Harry Hamilton on Home Automation

By Danielle Karr

We interviewed Harry Hamilton and Evan Christensen from Above Grade Automation to find out what they love about the home automation industry, how they give clients the smart home results they really want, and how other industry professionals can take advantage of their honed technological expertise.

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Control4’s Holiday Traditions From Around the Globe

By Joni Wittenbach

Tis’ the season for holiday traditions! In order to get you feeling merry and bright, we’re sharing some of our favorite memories and traditions from team members around the globe. From matching PJ’s to sibling sleepovers, you may just find a new one to introduce to your own family.

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​Smart Lighting is a Brilliant Addition to Any Home

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Offering greater home security, energy efficiency, convenience and comfort, smart lighting delivers plenty of bang for the buck.

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Keep Your Hands to Yourself!

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Voice control technology offers a completely hands-free way to operate lights, thermostats, door locks and more.

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How Louie Delaware and the Living In Place Institute is Bettering the Home

By Danielle Karr

If you’re an interior designer, builder, or architect wondering how you can elevate your design strategy process, look no further than Louie Delaware and the Living In Place Institute. We asked him about his background and career switch, why Living In Place designs should be the new standard for any build or remodel project, and how smart technology can help empower people with injuries or disabilities to better live in their homes.

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Only the Best: Why Designer Suzi Kaloti Uses Technology to Delight Clients

By Danielle Karr

We were able to spend a little time with award-winning designer Suzi Kaloti, and so we asked her about her passion for every project, why smart home technology is an integral part of her designs, and how her long-term commitment to the spaces she creates sets her business apart.

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​Four Tips for an Extraordinary Home Theater Experience

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The cornerstone of any great home theater is the A/V gear. A big, bright screen, a stellar surround sound system, and high-res components are critical to the experience. However, if this equipment is too difficult to operate, you’ll quickly begin to lose interest in your entertainment investment.

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Inspired by Integration: David VanWert's Thoughts on the CEDIA Design Tour

By Danielle Karr

David VanWert provides expert technology solutions for his clients, so we asked him for his expert opinion on leading the CEDIA Design Tour, how his business is unique in the industry, and what he recommends for a designer to get started with home automation.

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IS BAD WIFI DUMBING DOWN YOUR HOME?

By Jamie Corpuz

Is your wireless connection, or lack thereof, driving you mad? Do you find yourself excited to add smart gadgets to your home only to be frustrated by sluggish service and the constant loss of connectivity?

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Control4 Amazon Alexa Skill is Available in New Regions

By Jamie Corpuz

Control4 customers in Mexico, Spain, Italy, France and French-speaking Canada can now enjoy the convenience of hands-free home automation.

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HIGH-TECH SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR BATHROOM

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The bathroom is not exempt from the home tech shake-up. In fact, some of the most exciting smart tech solutions are designed for the bathroom and offer high-tech luxury bathing, increased connectivity and productivity, or even water and energy efficiency.

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Smart and Sophisticated Lakeshore Living

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This luxurious property is truly a work of art. It contains unique furnishings, exotic decorations, and luxurious amenities, including a state-of-the-art smart home system and in-home golf simulator.

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Always Looking Ahead: Gary Nance and the Award-Winning Geist Reservoir Home

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with architectural designer Gary Nance to talk with him about the breathtaking Geist Reservoir Home, the “Integrated Home of the Year 2018” by Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA).

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Knowledge is Power: Jim Patten on Smart Home Education Courses

By Danielle Karr

We asked Jim Patten how he approaches CEU courses for design industry professionals, what these professionals should know about smart home technology, how he discovered his own passion for automation, and what he sees as an important next step for the technology and design industries.

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An Integrated Vision: Joe Whitaker on Leading the CEDIA Design Tour

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with Joe Whitaker to ask him about how he became a top integrator, what his experience was like leading the Control4 CEDIA Design Tour, and his overall thoughts on smart home technology.

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SMART THERMOSTATS SIMPLIFY AND SAVE ON HOME HEATING AND COOLING

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Today’s ultra-intelligent thermostats ensure that your house is always comfortable and your utility bills are in check.

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Get a Smart-Home Expert in Your Corner: About Robin Fisher’s Newfound Love for Home Automation

By Danielle Karr

Robin R. Fisher connected with Control4 at the CEDIA Design Tour and was intrigued and impressed by the Control4 comprehensive smart-home system. After the tour, she met with Evolved Home, a local Control4 smart-home expert in her area, and so we decided to check in to ask her about her experience, thoughts, and current journey with home automation.

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Take FLAC for Premium Sounding Music!

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Whether setting the mood at a party, providing background noise while doing chores, playing at ear-splitting levels while Risky-Business-dancing around the house in your underwear, or focusing on a favorite recording while seated in the exact center of the audio sweet spot, music is a daily part of many people’s lives. Unfortunately, most people are doing it all wrong when it comes to music streaming...

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THE POWER OF THE MODERN CLICKER

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The good-old-fashioned handheld remote remains a major control device in the modern smart home.

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