The Combined Power of Smart Home Automation and Design

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Creating a Smart Home from a Designer’s Perspective

In Highlands, NC, many of you have heard about the incredible technological advancements in smart home automation. What was once unimaginable is now a part of everyday life for many people as the smart home market continues to increase at a remarkable pace.

Today, our homes prepare for us in advance. They greet us in the morning with shades that raise to let in the first rays of the sun and welcome us when we return home with beautiful landscape lighting, music playing through our home and yard, and the spa perfectly heated. The latest smart homes are limited only by one’s imagination.

Some who have yet to dip their toes into the sea of automated possibilities are concerned about what this technology will do to the aesthetics of their homes. Will it distract from their unique design elements with bulky audio-video equipment and wiring?

The good news is that, with the right integrator, smart technology enhances your home’s design, taking it to a level that exceeds your greatest expectations. At Kasted Design Group, we’re a team of architectural designers and automation experts who excel at what we do—creating smart homes from our unique design-minded approach—whether a few automated features or an integrated smart home. 

Let’s explore a few of the many possibilities in today’s world of intelligent home design.

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Lighting Design Brings Beauty and Elegance to Smart Homes

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Aesthetically Pleasing, Easy-to-Manage Homes Combine Lighting Design and Lighting Control

In smart home automation circles, we often talk about lighting control. One touch on an in-wall keypad can turn off all of your lights at once. Tapping the "Entertainment" button on your Control4 touchscreen can set your indoor and outdoor landscape lights to the perfect hue and temperature for an evening of gathering with friends. 

Turn into your driveway, and your lights illuminate a trail to your door before you even get out of the car. Lighting control is a powerful home management tool.

On the other hand, lighting design is about beauty as well as functionality. Architectural lighting design considers natural light, electric light, and how light is used throughout a home. It is as important as paint, texture, furnishings, and a home’s overall design. 

As the interior designer Benjamin Noriega-Ortiz stated, “Light is the magical ingredient that makes or breaks a space; it’s one of the more important elements in all my interiors.” 

Let’s look at how lighting design can transform your Arden, NC home. 

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