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The Smart Home Devices Interior Designers Need to Know About

The Smart Devices Interior Designers Need to Know About

Interior designers are responsible for creating a functional, practical, and beautiful spaces for clients. As technology advances, client expectations heighten as well. To remain relevant, it serves an interior designer well to know how technology can complement their designs. In order to source smart devices for clients, it’s important for interior designers to know what the best technology in the market in order to seamlessly blend it in with the design; thus transforming a space into a ‘smart’ space.

Here are some of the number 1 devices available in the market right now, rated by CNET, to incorporate into your next design project.

Written by Sarah Rebarber 


Best Smart Speaker

Amazon Echo

CNET

Best Indoor Security Camera

Amazon Cloud Cam

CNET

Best Color-Changing Smart Bulbs

Lifx Mini Wi-Fi Smart Bulb

CNET

Best White LED Smart Bulbs

Philips Hue White LED Starter Kit

CNET

Best Smart Thermostat

Ecobee4

CNET

Best Smart Lock

August Smart Lock, HomeKit-enabled

CNET

Best Smart Doorbell

Nest Hello

CNET

Best Outdoor Security Camera

Netgear Arlo Pro

CNET

Best Smart Plug

Belkin WeMo Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug

CNET

Best In-Wall Switches

Lutron Caseta In-Wall Wireless Smart Lighting

CNET

Best Smart Flood Sensor

D-Link Wi-Fi Water Sensor

CNET

Best Robot Vacuum

Neato Botvac Connected Robot Vacuum

CNET

Best Smart Home Shades

Lutron Serena Remote Controlled Shades

CNET


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