I won’t say I’m a snob about home theater design or equipment, but I’ve probably been heard to make a comment about friends’speaker systems or a poorly set-up TV now and then. That said, designing a home theater is a hobby based more on guidelines than rules. Often those guidelines are bent to accommodate things […]Get the Guide
The Finishing Touch: Before and After Bronze
UNFINISHED BASEMENTS are full of opportunity for homeowners who want to show how much can be done with a blank slate. There’s a sense of pride that comes from being able to take a room once used for target practice or ATV storage and transform it into a glamorous entertainment space for the entire family […]Get the Guide
19 Awesome Lighting Scenes Your Home Lighting Automation System Can Do
Home lighting automation systems can do many things. Driven by robust processors and versatile software, they can be programmed to turn on and off certain fixtures based on the time of day, the angle of the sun and who’s at home. They can tell the lights to flash whenever your security alarm goes off, and […]Get the Guide
Philips Hue Beyond Puts Smart Lighting Features into a Variety of Lamps
The connected lamp can deliver functional, ambient and mood lighting to every space in the home.
The connected lamp can deliver functional, ambient and mood lighting to every space in the home.Get the Guide
Dimmable, Controllable Lighting
A theater’s light fixtures will help set the mood for movie nights, and cre- ate some fantastic special effects.Get the Guide
Home Theater Walls Serve Up Stunning Sunset
This Florida Keys home theater incorporates the owner's sunset photography into acoustic panel walls.
This Florida Keys home theater incorporates the owner’s sunset photography into acoustic panel walls.Get the Guide
Solar-Powered Smart House Tests Energy Storage
Los Alamos, N.M. project demonstrates solar storage and smart grid systems.
Being explored: Smart solar power and storage for smarter homes.Get the Guide
B&W Debuts Custom In-Wall and In-Ceiling Speakers
All three CI 300 models will ship this month, along with the new ISW-3 subwoofer.
All three CI 300 models will ship this month, along with the new ISW-3 subwoofer.Get the Guide
A ceiling aglow with LED lighting is just a prelude to this smooth ride.
A ceiling aglow with LED lighting is just a prelude to this smooth ride.Get the Guide