The technology debate has people questioning whether smart appliances will make life more convenient or lead to laziness and complacency. If our refrigerator orders our groceries online for us, will we ever need to get dressed and leave the house? Continue reading Virtual User Experience Technology (VUX)
Every home-brewer knows Brew Day is the best part of brewing your own beer. But then comes fermentation and bottling.
With the new Whirlpool Vessi fermentor and tap system, the company says it is reducing the time it takes to make beer from a month down to seven days.
It’s a fermenter just like the ones you’d see on a brewery tour, shrunken down for home use and designed to make and dispense beer in a single unit about the size of a dishwasher. Continue reading Whirlpool Brews Up Beer-Making Vessi
It’s been raining a lot the past couple of days here. If you are like me and find yourself stuck inside and trying to avoid the pile of laundry in the corner, you may find these Blogs a worthy distraction. Tile Manufacturer Daltile launched a new Blog recently called “From the Floor Up.” The blog … Continue reading Around the Web
Apple first announced HomeKit, its wireless protocol for home automation, almost an entire year ago at Apple’s developers conference in June 2014. Finally it looks like the first batch of hardware partners will be launching their iOs HomeKit-complaint devices. First HomeKit-compliant devices: Ecobee’s ecobee3 WiFi-connected thermostat. $250.00 Elgato’s Eve, line of Bluetooth sensors that collect data … Continue reading 5 New Devices on Apple HomeKit
Open Floor Plans and new technology have helped the kitchen become a more social space. Open floor plans not only maximize available space and eliminate wasted space, they make rooms more flexible and inviting. Food preparation, eating, lounging, entertainment and children playing all occur within the same undivided space. Now a new cooking concept allows social … Continue reading Cooking Table
According to a report conducted by Redfin, a popular nationwide real estate firm, the sale of luxury homes has been increasing at a steady pace since last year. In fact, homes priced over a million dollars outpaced the rest of the housing market. According to Redfin, “when you have that much cash to spend, you can … Continue reading Outdoor Kitchens Expected to be Hot in 2015
If you’re into kitchen and bath design, you probably heard the term “kitchen furniture” before as it pertains to free-standing cabinetry. But, are you familiar with “Bar furniture?” On display at EuroCucina – International Kitchen Furniture Exhibition in Milan April 8-April 13 will be DIAMOND “Cheers Hour” from Brummel Cucine. Diamond “Cheers Hour” shares the unique … Continue reading Brummel Bar Furniture