Have you ever wanted to unlock your door with a fingerprint? Control the indoor and outdoor lights with your phone? You can do those things and more with a smart home. We show you how to get a home with connected technology and remote-operated devices that are designed to improve and simplify your life. We sift through the many options, including smart appliances, new apps, and smartphone and tablet innovation, and only bring you those that can make your life better. We give you tips and tricks for navigating the new home technologies and help you with buying decisions.See More
Soft grays, blues, and creams conjure images of the ocean tide rolling over the sand of the beach. Recreate that relaxing feel in your home with these ideas.
Bench seating in the breakfast nook takes up less room than regular chairs and doesn't obstruct window views.
Woven fibers, including this chair and lamp, add textural interest to the sea-and-sand palette and keep the look natural.
Pendent lights throughout the home are made from large rattan balls and paper lanterns.
The space-defining room partition in the master bedroom conceals the open bathroom.
Matching dark frames punctuate a collection of inexpensive sea creature prints.