DIY Electronics Company Aims to Turn Even the Least Savvy Users Into Smart Tech Wizards
Through her company littleBits, MIT-trained engineer Ayah Bdeir turns humble objects into remote-controlled, Internet-connected...
Meet the Faces Behind Our Smart Tech Issue
The writers and photographers that made our July/August 2016 issue possible.
Must-have smart home tech gadgets from ISE 2017
Looking to make your home just a little smarter? While still in its infancy, the number of smart home products—devices that let...
Origin Story: A Smart Router That Turns Virtually Anyone Into a Maker
The CEO of Shaper Tools takes me on a studio tour and explains how the startup's revolutionary power tool Origin came to be.
How Working in Home Automation Inspired One Developer to Rethink Smart Tech
Entrepreneur Shaun Springer turned 15 years of smart home experience into Astro, a hardware startup that aims to simplify the...
A Smart Tech Tool That Will Help Novice Gardeners Kill Fewer Plants
Edyn aims to help gardeners keep tabs on their plants' health with a sensor and accompanying app—a water valve that controls...
This Company Can Complete Even the Rarest China and Porcelain Sets
Replacements, a North Carolina–based tableware giant, carries more than 425,000 patterns.
Straw Tech
When Anders Stokholm asked his old friend Felix Jerusalem to design his family’s new home in Eschenz, a northern Swiss village on...
Get Smarter
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
On a Peaceful Wooded Lot, a Futuristic Toronto Home is Buzzing with Smart Tech
In a leafy Toronto neighborhood, a Cor-Ten–clad family home is wired for the future.
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
This Designer Is Building Electronics with Paper
Coralie Gourguechon's paper objects will make you see technology in a whole new way.
Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville
Persistence paid off for this California couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.
Smart StudioDesk
I've been on an organizing kick recently (see my 'creative storage gift guide' here) and my online meanderings have led me to a...
Tree's Company
Greening Los Angeles has long been Andy Lipkis’s dream. Greening his nonprofit’s Hollywood Hills campus is now a reality.
Company Profile
For more than ten years Moooi has inspired and seduced the world with sparkling and innovative designs.
A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist
British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially...

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