There are smart showrooms all over the UK, with manufacturers, installers and distributors opening and refurbishing beautiful spaces to inspire your connected home. Visiting showrooms and getting expert advice is an essential first step in deciding how you’re going to turn your home into a smart one and shouldn’t be missed out. There’s no substitute for seeing and hearing the products in-situ and getting first-hand guidance from the people who really know what they’re talking about. I give you, in no particular order, our top 5 smart showrooms, as seen on The Fabric of Things over the past few months:
Sonos is bringing its home audio expertise to Shoreditch. It’s a fitting home for the second Sonos Studio, right in the heart of London’s coolest district and surrounded by designers, creatives, artists – and music lovers. Read more here.
Philharmonic AV’s Seascape Escape showhome is designed to demonstrate what residential AV ‘is really about’. This translates to a wide range of bespoke and fully integrated solutions, showcased in a variety of settings. Click here to find out more.
Thanks to its acquisition of Futurehome, Italian furniture retailer, Lida Cucina, has created a cutting edge cinema room at its Maidenhead showroom. To read more, click here.
Whether you are a homeowner, architect, interior designer or integrator, get to grips with home automation at Crestron’s updated showroom, located in the Design Centre at Chelsea Harbour. Click here to find out more.
With increasing numbers of homes featuring some level of smart technology, a home cinema or media room is proving to be a popular choice. AWE has recently updated its state-of-the-art cinema room to feature two of the latest developments in 3D immersive audio. To read more click here.