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The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
Goodbye, Smart Home?
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Meet the Prefab Unit That's Smart, Mobile, and Sustainable
These self-sufficient, modular prefab housing units from Germany offer smart home technology and are designed to meet the Passive...
This Smart Home Sets a Powerful New Standard For Sustainability
The energy-efficient Silicon Valley home that architect Dan Spiegel designs for his parents responds to their lifestyles, the...
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
The Starter Guide to Assembling Your Smart Home
Home automation expert and director of marketing at Leviton Greg Rhoades shares what to prepare, what to consider, and what to...
9 Eco-Friendly Homes With Smart, Sustainable Features
With careful planning and wise material choices, you can design an eco-friendly home that's not only gentler on the planet, but...
9 Smart Home Devices For Aging in Place
With these systems and connected devices installed, your smart home can help take care of you in your golden years.
Apple Just Received a New Patent For “Smart Fabric”
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a new patent for “Fabric” that could be applied to clothing, furniture,...
A Claustrophobic London Mews House Gets a Smart Redesign
In North London, a small mews house suffering from lack of light gains a bright refresh with space-saving features.
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
How a Smart Interior Design Saved This House
An intervention from a clever interior designer spares an old beach house on Fire Island, New York, from demolition.
5 Key Elements of Smart Home Functionality
As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure,...
A Smart TV Controls the Layout of This Futuristic Beijing Home
Demonstrating the fluid relationships between work, home, and technology, Chinese studio Dot Architects creates a haven for the...
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Will Your First Smart Home Arrive on a Flatbed?
Factory-made houses may have an advantage when it comes to automation.
The Things a Smart-Tech Reviewer Actually Uses
We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices are.
Will Smart Cities Make Life Easier For Everyone?
The Internet of Things has the power to make cities inﬁnitely friendlier for seniors and people with disabilities.