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Designer Grille Fabrics & Metallic Veneer Finishes

Custom loudspeaker maker Leon Speakers has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to mixing style and sound, and the Ann Arbor, Mich.-based company has added to its efforts with new aesthetic options. With considerations aimed at both integrators and designers, Leon Speakers announced it has expanded its standard finishes to include eight […]

Arlen Schweiger · November 24, 2020

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Living in Place Institute Debuts HATS Certification for Integrators

Living in Place Institute’s Home & Accessibility Trade Specialist (HATS) is on-demand certification for designing aging-in-place solutions.

Jason Knott · November 18, 2020

Embrace Design for Smart Home Growth to Flourish

Embracing design and technology cohesion puts dealers on the path to grow and scale their business using this new category demand. Learn how Hunter Douglas can help.

CE Pro Editors · November 02, 2020

CEDIA Tech X Design Virtual Summit Aims to Educate Designers

CEDIA Tech X Design Virtual Summit takes place September 23 and October 6 and addresses the intersection of technology and design.

Jason Knott · September 22, 2020

Sonus faber Lumina III loudspeakers

Lumina Collection Loudspeakers

Italian loudspeaker manufacturer Sonus faber has announced its Lumina collection, featuring three models. It includes the Lumina I bookshelf speaker, Lumina III floorstanding models and Lumina Center I center-channel speaker. Sonus faber explains that the loudspeaker family name reflects key elements of its design and development influence. “Lumina” in Latin means “light,” but also a […]

Arlen Schweiger · September 21, 2020

CEDIA Expo Design-Friendly top 10 Integrators

Integrators Highlight Top 10 Design-Friendly Tech Solutions

In their CEDIA Expo Virtual Design + Connection presentation, integrators Jamie Briesemeister and Ed Gilmore cite hidden AV, window treatments, lighting effects and much more.

Arlen Schweiger · September 17, 2020

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CEDIA Expo Virtual Preview: LG Keeps Spotlight Bright on ‘Shining Star’ OLED

Display innovations continue elevating as LG OLED turns 7 years old with products like CX Series, but design factors emphasized as well with Gallery Series, Wallpaper sets.

Arlen Schweiger · September 14, 2020

CEDIA Expo Virtual Preview Magna Audio

CEDIA Expo Virtual Preview: Magna Audio Expo Debut Features Design-Friendly Speakers

Brazil’s Magna Audio shows ‘Custom Audio Redefined’ indoor & outdoor loudspeakers with aspects like integrated lighting; leather, brushed aluminum and stone finishes; and recessed ceiling grills.

Arlen Schweiger · September 14, 2020

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9 Tips for Working with Architects and Designers

Leading with lighting and conducting demos in your showroom are two vital ingredients to working with designers and architects.

CE Pro Editors · September 03, 2020

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cyberManor ‘New Home Technology Center’ Blends High IQ & High Style

The Silicon Valley-based integrator’s Control4 Certified smart home space boasts wellness, voice control, energy management, AV, security and more.

Arlen Schweiger · August 31, 2020