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World’s First Smart Ceiling Fan Controllable by a Smartphone App [Video]

Check out the world’s first smart ceiling fan designed with an on‐board computer and array of sensors. SenseME™ technology, available exclusively on the Haiku ceiling fan, revolutionizes a home fixture that hadn’t changed for decades. “The typical home has more than 3 fans, but they’re no sma…

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Monochromes: Tour the 1953 Interiors of Miami’s Defunct Algiers Hotel

Friday, August 1, 2014, by Amy Schellenbaum

Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress’;s photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design of yesteryear. Have…

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Indispensable Tool for Modern Gardeners: Edyn Garden Sensor and Water Valve

Another Kickstarter project caught our attention just in time for summer: the fantastic Edyn Modern Garden Sensor and Water Valve with its matching smartphone app. Smart home systems are only days away from having a garden companion with technical arguments that demand attention. This im…

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Stunning Mountain Views And A Wood-Clad Interior Shape Modern Swiss Home

The first thing that comes to mind when we think of Switzerland is the picture-perfect holidays and the snowy Alps. Overlooking the town of Weinfelden and offering unabated views of the distant mountains of Switzerland and Austria is this beautiful house clad in wood. While the street façade …