The bar has been raised. Again.
But this time it’s the new kid on the block— and the bar was raised a lot. Thermostat newcomer Ecobee has been catching up to the venerable Nest over the last few years. But they recently upended the game with their latest offering, the Ecobee4.
Clones of the popular Nest abound. But most, like this Honeywell Lyric, don’t offer the features or value of the original. Not so with the smart offerings from Ecobee!
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With summertime comes warm temperatures, lazy days and backyard cookouts. A perfect time to spruce up the outdoor living areas with some fresh new patio furniture.
Depending on your budget outdoor gear ranges from mild to wow— and everything in between. Trends are constantly changing and you’ll find a variety of different options, if you know where to look.
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SunGlacier makes sculptures that produce water from thin air!
The brainchild of Dutch artist Ap Verheggen, the WaterCube is one design that melds art and technology. A photovoltaic solar panel powers the device to cool an aluminum block so that it causes water to condense on the core. Continue reading “Making Water”
A new line rolled out this winter at your local Target store. The Modern by Dwell Magazine collection features furniture, home décor and accessories with a trendy. modern aesthetic.
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Since 2005 Northern-California based Modwalls has offered affordable Midcentury-inspired tile in ceramics and glass for commercial and residential applications. Over the years they have teamed up with notable designers such as Rex Ray, Clayhaus Ceramics and Henry Road. But their newest designs might come from an unlikely source.
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My New Flame by Ingo Maurer is a digital candle that is both bold and mesmerizing.
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In March the Minneapolis-based retailer announced a partnership with the Finnish design house, Marimekko. Best known for bold prints and bright colors, the Target collection will feature more than 200 items— ranging from swimsuits to snowboards.
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The Yeelight bedside lamp provides a soft glow or colorful display. Download the mobile app and control it via Bluetooth!
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Let’s be blunt. Last-minute gift buying sucks. But one of your best resources might be just around the corner.
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Can a surplus tractor headlamp be hip?
The clever design isn’t just cute. Available in a variety of colors, the little guy will light up when you touch him! Two LED bulbs provide plain light or colors. He can also listen to your music and groove to the beat.
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