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  • How to design a smart home that’s fit for the future?

    How to design a smart home that’s fit for the future?

    It’s struck me that in the past, the notion of the “smart home” is one that is brimming with the latest technology, perhaps in a way that fulfils the desire... Read more » The post How to design...

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  • 7 Aesthetic Material Design Ideas to Enhance Homeowners’ Well-Being

    7 Aesthetic Material Design Ideas to Enhance Homeowners’ Well-Being

      As a designer I’m all too aware that we often dive into projects thinking about the large visual features – how will the style of the spaces be defined,... Read more » The post 7 Aesthetic...

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  • INNOVATION FORWARD: Interview with Frédéric Beuvry, Senior Vice President Industrial Design & Ergonomics

    INNOVATION FORWARD: Interview with Frédéric Beuvry, Senior Vice President Industrial Design & Ergonomics

    The new world calls for sustainability and innovation to go hand in hand to help consumers achieve most from their environment. Let’s meet with Frederic Beuvry, Senior Vice President –... Read...

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  • [Podcast Series] Road to Net-Zero Homes with Home Energy Management Systems

    [Podcast Series] Road to Net-Zero Homes with Home Energy Management Systems

    Smart Home: As technology and innovation race through the 21st century, it’s beckoning into homes was more a matter of when than how. Yet, the most widely recallable smart home tech... Read more...

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  • Sustaining human connection and resilience during the pandemic

    2020 redefined the future of workplaces!  Virtual teams of today have answered long debated questions around productivity, efficiency and ownership, the pandemic forced us into virtual working...

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  • Is the race for technological innovation another David vs. Goliath story?

    Is the race for technological innovation another David vs. Goliath story?

    “More Proof That Uber Is Killing the Taxi Industry” “How Netflix Bankrupted and Destroyed Blockbuster?” “Is Spotify Killing Our Music Industry?”   These are real headlines, one or more flavors... ...

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  • Single Pole vs Double Pole Switches

    When you think of remodelling your house or taking up a new project, you plan everything; from smart blinds and new electronics to stylish art pieces to go with your... Read more » The post...

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  • Home-Builders have to find serious Sustainable solutions as regulations pave the way to energy positive homes

    Homes consume more energy than we think. In fact, energy consumption at home is expected to increase by 65% by 2050. The scale of how much we will be using... Read more » The post Home-Builders...

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  • Meeting net zero homes regulation with confidence

    Meeting net zero homes regulation with confidence

    Households have both a direct and indirect impact on the environment. A house takes up physical real estate; it produces heat, noise and – in today’s digital age – a... Read more » The post...

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  • Energy waste: Can we reconcile consumerism with responsible consumption?

    Energy waste: Can we reconcile consumerism with responsible consumption?

    For decades, consumerism has been the ‘order of the day’. In the early part of the twentieth century, mass production of the industrial revolution turned to overproduction. Supply was bigger... ...

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  • Pandemic-challenged supply chains and what to expect next: In talk with Zoe ZHU!

    Pandemic-challenged supply chains and what to expect next: In talk with Zoe ZHU!

    The global pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on supply chain networks around the world. Economy shutdowns, trade restrictions, and supply-demand shocks had exposed the vulnerabilities of...

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  • Extreme weather: when it takes smart, net zero homes to address climate change

    Extreme weather: when it takes smart, net zero homes to address climate change

    In this post-pandemic world, ‘home’ is where our lives are. It’s the place where we work, connect with family and friends, where we entertain and unwind. Home can be a... Read more » The post...

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  • The Home of the Future: A designer’s perspective

    The Home of the Future: A designer’s perspective

    Today, as we face the double challenge of a global pandemic and the climate crisis, the health and wellbeing of both people and planet is foremost in our minds. As... Read more » The post The...

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  • What is Smart Home or Smart Building?

    “Home is where the heart and brain are” is the perfect one-line definition of a smart home. Smart homes are the newest additions in the real estate industry. They turn... Read more » The post...

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  • [Podcast Series] Can Data Be the Path To Net-Zero Homes?

    Homes will become the biggest consumers of electricity by 2050. While electricity is the cleanest form of energy, we still have to contribute to make homes smart and sustainable. In... Read more...

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  • Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

    Sustainable Innovation Starts at Home: The Singapore Story

    Sir Isaac Newton was at his best when he was working from home. The legend goes that when the polymath stayed at home to avoid the plague of 1665, he discovered... Read more » The post...

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  • When it comes to tackling emissions, home is where ‘the smart’ is

    When it comes to tackling emissions, home is where ‘the smart’ is

    Over the last year, we’ve spent up to 60% more time at home compared to before the pandemic. That’s not too surprising given that our homes are doubling up as offices, restaurants, gyms, schools...

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  • Smart Homes: Things You Should Know Before Investing

    Smart Homes: Things You Should Know Before Investing

    Smart homes, a term that signified a robust future, is a general term today. India’s real estate industry is now redefining luxurious living spaces in terms of their intelligence and... Read more...

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  • Energy efficiency starts at home: Embracing smart technology

    As humans, we all mean good. Ordinary consumers, enterprises and governments have all joined efforts to tackle climate change or, at the least, limit our impact on the environment. But... Read...

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  • 5 reasons why this is the best time to go for Home Automation!

    5 reasons why this is the best time to go for Home Automation!

    Work from home is here for good You’re now aware that going to office every day is a thing of the past! You know you’ll now be working on a... Read more » The post 5 reasons why this is the best...

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