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Philips Hue Entertainment is a smart lighting game-changer

Hue adds new ways to sync your color-changing lights with movies, music and video games, plus new outdoor lights and a major update to the app.<p>It's been a busy CES for color-changing light. Nanoleaf made a splash by teasing its newest color-changing, touch-sensitive light panels. Then, Lifx …

Method in Modular: 10 Floor Plans Using Shipping Container Architecture

Shipping container architecture has developed its own niche in both design and representation. Colorful or grungy? Economical or gentrified? Either …

Prefab Homes

Microsoft, Samsung and Intel form smart home alliance

The connected home has a huge problem. Very little few of the devices actually talk to one another. Thanks to competing communication protocols and companies creating proprietary ecosystems that only let their products talk to one another, users are forced to open multiple apps to have the home of …

Internet of Things

HonoMobo's container homes can be shipped anywhere in North America

Canadian company HonoMobo is taking the stress out of building a new home with its ultra-green, ultra-swanky shipping container homes that can be …

The Kitchen Smell Killer

In Swedish, “Belyse” means “to enlighten” and the Belyse Air Solution aims to do just that in your kitchen and other living spaces. This minimalist …

Impressive 500-square-foot apartment has everything you need

It’s located in the heart of Kiev<p>It’s always fun to take a peek at how the rest of the world does compact apartments. The latest example comes out of Kiev, Ukraine, designed by local firm Martin Architects.<p>Measuring 45 square meters, or about 484 square feet, the one-bedroom appears to be a …

Interior Design

10 wonderful kitchen bar ideas!

With advances in home design and contemporary concepts of living spaces, kitchen is not restricted to being just the space for whipping up delectable …

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

Home Depot

Modpool Shipping Container Pools

Relocatable and convertible with a shockingly quick set-up time, Modpool Shipping Container Pools are intriguing alternatives to traditional pools. …

A Cool Japanese Home Organization Brand Available on Amazon

There are words in decor that just seem to always go hand-in-hand. For instance, "cozy" is comfortably at home when uttered right before "blanket", …

Behold: The Alexa-enabled smart home controller of your dreams

The ability to control all of your connected devices from your smartphone is great. The ability to control all of your connected devices with your …

How to Hit Europe's Greatest Cities for Under $500 in One Trip

Remember when the dollar was worth about four cents on the euro and American tourists were paying, like, $14 for ketchup? Trying to visit more than …

A contemporary home that didn't skimp on the luxury

The Lantern House is something of an anomaly, in that it has injected a sleepy suburban area with some seriously contemporary style and design, but …

Food & Dining

The 10 Best Party Islands in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia has almost too much to love. It's home to beautiful ancient temples, lush jungles, stunning beaches, amazing culinary traditions, and …

Fabulous ideas for covering your living room walls!

People tend to make a lot of snap decisions when designing their home, forgetting that it is often a good idea to take a good look at all of the …

Living Rooms

Sony’s crazy projector that turns any surface into a touchscreen is going on sale this year

It’s called the Xperia Touch, is powered by Android, and will cost around $1,600<p>Over the past couple of years, Sony has shown off a number of experimental products designed for the home. Now, though, one of them is actually going on sale: the newly christened Xperia Touch — an Android projector …

The newest ceramic trends for this year

If you love the look of tiles and the convenience they offer, we think you're going to be very interested to learn about which styles are set to be …

Cool Ideas To Completely Transform Any Small Bathroom

Is your bathroom so small you could take a dump and a shower at the same time? We feel you, but it’s not all doom and cramped gloom when it comes to …

17 Apps Every Entrepreneur Needs in 2017

Long before you can afford a staff to help you do more you can afford apps that help freak out less.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like most people in business today, there always seem to be a million things on your to-do list and you don’t know where to …

Rethink the Way You Organize Your Keys with Orbitkey

Orbitkey transforms your cluster of keys into a beautiful and organized stack—eliminating key jingles, scratches and bulk associated with traditional …

Are Airport Lounges Worth the Cost?

Airport lounges can provide a haven of quiet amid evermore crowded airports, but they don’t come cheap.<p>Lounges are privately operated hospitality …

Get your house fully connected with a smart light switch

Out of all the home appliances you'd expect could be smart-ified as part of the connected home, the classic light switch might be last on the list. …

9 Amazing Modern Houses!

Have you ever dreamt of your own modern house? A stylish mix of eclectic exterior design using different high quality materials to make it everything …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Today we will see a project where sustainability equals sophistication! <i>Christina</i> <i>Menezes Architects</i>, based in Brazil, came with the beautiful concept …

7 home tech products to upgrade your space now

Each is compatible with Apple’s Home app, new to iOS 10<p>Your home is talking.<p>With the release of iOS 10 earlier this month, Apple is finally pulling the curtain back on its new Home app, and, as is the vogue in the smart home sphere, voice activation is the name of the game. We first heard about the …

Home Automation

Why High-End Paint Is Always Worth the Splurge

AD goes beyond color and shares what to know before you roll, from longevity to saturation<p>Whether you’re decorating a room or remodeling a home, choosing a paint to cover the walls may be the most fun part of the process. But while much attention is paid to the aesthetic requirements of a selected …

Home Decorating