Savant Home Automation Systems

A single device controlling everything from home theaters to lighting makes everyone the king of their castle

Savant seamlessly organizes the control of the many elements of a home—lighting, security, A/V, Internet, and even sprinklers—into one handy remote. The only Apple-based networking program like it on the market, Savant simplifies the many seemingly disparate aspects of living into one centralized system. From adjusting the heat in the living room while on vacation to checking the weather while watching TV, or simply turning …

Byrd and Belle Laptop Sleeve

Using high quality felted wool and hand dyed leather, Byrd and Belle recently released a smart looking laptop sleeve perfect for the Fall weather. The 1/8" thick Merino wool sleeve closes using a sturdy graphite snap to snugly fit your laptop. All leather used is hand-dyed in the Byrd and Belle studio using only environmentally friendly dyes. We like the attention to detail of placing …

Glitch: Designing Imperfection

The result of a technological malfunction, the visual glitch is generally an unwelcome visitor—a digital artifact representing error. But when viewed in their own right, seemingly randomized visual abstractions become fascinating designs that represent a unique hybrid of human intention and mechanical failure. Recently released by Mark Batty Publishers, "Glitch: Designing Imperfection" examines these errors as works of art and explores their geneses. The editors …