Smart Homes

First Smart Home Showroom in North America to Open at Dallas Market Center

Dallas Market Center, home of the largest residential lighting marketplace and largest open-daily design marketplace, announces the grand opening of the first smart home showroom in North America,…
Hi-tech contemporary kitchen with smart refrigerator
Photo: Margaret Wright Photography

3 Takeaways from Houzz's 2019 U.S. Kitchen Trends Study

Next month, manufacturers, retailers and designers will head to the Las Vegas Convention Center for the 2019 edition of the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS). The event promises the latest…
Living rom with couch and chair and coffee table with a console and two lamps in the background
Luxury loyalists are going a little contemporary, like this living room from Caracole. (Photo: Caracole)

What Luxury Loyalists Want — And Interior Designers Need to Know

In the December issue of Furniture, Lighting & Decor, we introduced you to the new aristocracy in our Consumer Snapshot department. This demographic includes both older Millennials and young Gen…

4 Key Takeaways from the 2018 Houzz & Home Report

Each year, Houzz.com releases its annual report on home renovation trends, and its 2018 Houzz & Home Report delivered key findings and helpful insights as to what homeowners are renovating and…
Google Home speaker with copper base sitting on desk
Photo: Google

Okay Google, Why Should I Have a Smart Speaker in My Showroom?

Are you Team Google or Team Amazon? New research out last week found these two companies heavily competing in the smart home speaker race. As Canalys reports, Google beat Amazon for the first time…

2018: Year of the Smart Home, Part 2

Light + Building's “Smart Living in an E-House” exhibit was a mockup of an intelligent house, equipped throughout with cutting-edge smart products that provide greater comfort, safety and efficiency…

radiant® Wireless Charger

Legrand's new radiant® wireless charger instantly provides a convenient, clutter-free option to charge at home or in the office. Designed to replace any standard outlet, installation is quick and…

Idea Board: Resourceful Home

Multifunctional, customizable and technologically advanced, these products make life a little easier. ET2 Bring the outdoors inside with ET2’s line of Alumilux Architectural Essentials high-quality…

Living Smart

Designer Dann Foley never shies away from a challenge. When asked to design his ideal “smart” living room, Foley combined rich colors and sumptuous materials and finishes to create a room that feels…

Home Smarts

Back in March, I attended the bi-annual Light + Building fair in Frankfurt, Germany. The show’s tagline, “digital future meets hotspot for design,” accurately depicts the emphasis on both…