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Joe Whitaker on the Intersection of Technology and Design

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with Joe Whitaker to ask him about the design-build community and technology, what he sees as a successful project team, and his overall thoughts on smart home technology.

Toni Sabatino on Design + Technology

By Danielle Karr

Interior designer and design thought leader Toni Sabatino believes that the key to design success lies in creating experience-focused spaces for her clients. We took a few minutes with her to find out more about how she sees the industry finding success with these collaborations.

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Emerald EVP Brian Pagel on Fostering Design and Technology Relationships

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with Brian Pagel, the Executive Vice President of Emerald Expositions, to learn more about his mission to facilitate necessary conversations and collaboration between design, construction, and technology.

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Architect Stace McGee on Sustainability and Smart Home Design

By Danielle Karr

Throughout his career, architect Stace McGee has been working to transform homes and buildings into sustainable designs that are as environmentally friendly as they are beautiful. We sat down with this go-green enthusiast to learn more about his mission to bring construction and technology together into the future of sustainable design.

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Expert Barry Dorsey on Designing Technology Clients will Love

By Danielle Karr

We asked this Control4 Certified Showroom owner about his passion for technology, how he approaches the customer experience side of home automation, and what a designer or architect should do if they are looking to incorporate smart home technology into their projects.

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Elevating the Technology Experience: Expert David Mills on Home Automation

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with David Mills, Director at Kraus Hi-Tech Automation, to find out what got him to where he is today in the home automation industry, how he works with designers to give clients the results they really want, and how other home-industry professionals can take advantage of his technological expertise.

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Reflect and Energize: Designer Toni Sabatino on 2019 Home Trends

By Danielle Karr

Discover the 2019 trends designer Toni Sabatino’s most looking forward to, how to balance the new with the old, and how home updates can rejuvenate our lives.

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Bettering the Home: Joe Whitaker On Top “Techorating” Trends for 2019

By Danielle Karr

We asked well-known innovator in the home technology business Joe Whitaker about his vision for the 2019 connected home and what are now the must-haves for home technology.

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Only the Best: Why Designer Suzi Kaloti Uses Technology to Delight Clients

By Danielle Karr

We were able to spend a little time with award-winning designer Suzi Kaloti, and so we asked her about her passion for every project, why smart home technology is an integral part of her designs, and how her long-term commitment to the spaces she creates sets her business apart.

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Always Looking Ahead: Gary Nance and the Award-Winning Geist Reservoir Home

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with architectural designer Gary Nance to talk with him about the breathtaking Geist Reservoir Home, the “Integrated Home of the Year 2018” by Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association (CEDIA).

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Get a Smart-Home Expert in Your Corner: About Robin Fisher’s Newfound Love for Home Automation

By Danielle Karr

Robin R. Fisher connected with Control4 at the CEDIA Design Tour and was intrigued and impressed by the Control4 comprehensive smart-home system. After the tour, she met with Evolved Home, a local Control4 smart-home expert in her area, and so we decided to check in to ask her about her experience, thoughts, and current journey with home automation.

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Focus on the Flow: How Gary Nance Brings Together Functionality and Beauty in Design

By Danielle Karr

We asked award-winning architectural designer Gary Nance about his experience with smart-home technology, where he finds his inspiration, and how he works with others to bring his vision to life.

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Be an Expert Clients Trust: What Makes Designer Yvette Chaix Stand Out

By Danielle Karr

When you look at any space Yvette Chaix creates, you can easily see that she has a passion and talent for home design. We were able to catch a few minutes with this on-the-go professional to find out how she creates such thoughtful, livable spaces as well as how she keeps her edge in a highly competitive industry.

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It’s About Being Brave and Passionate: Rose Barroso on Design and Life

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with award-winning designer Rose Barroso to ask her about where she finds her inspiration, her struggles and successes in the industry, and how she makes contemporary design just look so good.

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A Passion for Functional and Phenomenal: How Karen Sealy Approaches Her Designs

By Danielle Karr

We sat down with award-winning Canadian designer Karen Sealy to talk with her about everything from business to psychology to her latest venture, The Pickering Project.

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