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Smart Home Technology Trends 2017

In a technologically progressive world, smart home design features and gadgets are becoming more popular among homeowners who enjoy the added convenience of controlling home appliances and devices with their smartphones. Devices such as the Netgear Arlo Pro, which is …

The Sustainable Office: 6 Key Design Elements

A sustainable office design has gone from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have” achievement. The question is no longer if business will incorporate sustainable design, but when. Thanks to new legislation, heightened corporate social responsibility and increased productivity, “greening” existing infrastructure …

Why Switchable Smart Glass is a Smart Investment

Combining benefits such as superb aesthetics, improved privacy, and more privacy in both commercial and residential properties, switchable smart glass is a much sought-after technology that enhances a property’s design and functionality.

When Switchable Glass Meets Security Glass

The management of modern commercial buildings involves many important duties, not least of which is maximizing security to prevent break-ins and other safety breaches. One of the most common architectural practices used to increase the safety and security of commercial …

2017 ARCHITECTURAL GLASS DESIGN TRENDS

Despite still being early in 2017, it’s already becoming apparent that glass will be a key component of architectural designs in the year to come. Both commercial and residential architects are including more glass elements in their plans, for both …

How Switchable Glass Benefits Healthcare & Medical Environments

Healthcare providers are constantly aspiring to provide the best possible environment for their patients. By continuing to upgrade their facilities, hospitals and other healthcare providers can ensure that patients feel as comfortable as possible. A cornerstone feature of improving patients’ …

8 Design Trends For Residential Properties In 2017

Prevailing interior design trends tend to be influenced by a wide range of factors, including contemporary architecture, popular culture, and even the media. The prolific use of social media platforms is contributing to the rapid spread of design trends internationally, …

Privacy Glass Walls: An Innovative Approach to Internal Partitions

Modern architectural designers are always seeking new ways to keep the world out but let the light in. The trend is relying increasingly on the innovative use of privacy glass to create fluid, bright spaces in both residential and commercial …

How Can You Customise Switchable Privacy Glass?

With the market value of switchable glass windows expected to reach 5.81 billion USD by 2020, the technology is clearly soaring in demand. Undoubtedly a key driver behind this due growth is the incredible environmental benefits the glass can offer, …

Coloured Smart Glass Tint – A Rising Trend in Interior Design

Smart glass technology is rapidly gaining popularity in both commercial and residential interior design. Since it is highly customizable, it has a range of benefits for designers and enables incredible experimentation. Designers aren’t just trialling the use of smart glass …