Byron Loker

Byron Loker

San Francisco, California / Blogger @ Dwell.com | Surfer | Traveler | Author of short story collection | Freelance Project Manager | Writer | Woodworker | Media Director @Camptbird.com
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Control4 sends push notifications to your mobile device or smart watch to alert you to issues, or simply keep you updated about what's going on at home.

Control4 sends push notifications to your mobile device or smart watch to alert you to issues, or simply keep you updated about what's going on at home.

As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure, and efficient lives. A smarter home is also more ecologically friendly and kinder on the environment.

As technology becomes smarter, the natural evolution is to connect devices in our homes to help us lead more comfortable, secure, and efficient lives. A smarter home is also more ecologically friendly and kinder on the environment.

IFTTT—described as smart home "digital duct tape"—connects BMW Lab's Warm Welcome Home applet to your home systems, opening the garage door as soon as the car pulls into the driveway, turning the house lights on, and setting the Nest Learning Thermostat to 72 degrees.  

IFTTT—described as smart home "digital duct tape"—connects BMW Lab's Warm Welcome Home applet to your home systems, opening the garage door as soon as the car pulls into the driveway, turning the house lights on, and setting the Nest Learning Thermostat to 72 degrees.

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil

Midnight Oil

The Tanpopo House's family tearoom is an updated take on Japan’s traditional flexible, open-plan tatami-mat room. Here, the charcoal fire pit for the teapot is an electric coil embedded in the floor, and the flooring is a durable rattan from Indonesia. Plaster oozing in-between oak planks gives the room a warm, rough-hewn feel—a Fujimori signature.

The Tanpopo House's family tearoom is an updated take on Japan’s traditional flexible, open-plan tatami-mat room. Here, the charcoal fire pit for the teapot is an electric coil embedded in the floor, and the flooring is a durable rattan from Indonesia. Plaster oozing in-between oak planks gives the room a warm, rough-hewn feel—a Fujimori signature.

Throughout this cabin, custom built-ins, like a folding table by Bar Harbor woodworker Rick Bradbury, pack maximum utility into a streamlined package and compliment the wooden flooring.

Throughout this cabin, custom built-ins, like a folding table by Bar Harbor woodworker Rick Bradbury, pack maximum utility into a streamlined package and compliment the wooden flooring.

A Dual Pebble tufted sectional by Gus Design Group for CB2 is the focal point of this living space. The maple floors are composed of inexpensive "shorts" that were left over from other projects and sold at a discount.

A Dual Pebble tufted sectional by Gus Design Group for CB2 is the focal point of this living space. The maple floors are composed of inexpensive "shorts" that were left over from other projects and sold at a discount.

Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.

Timeless, hardwearing, textured, and warm—the benefits of implementing wooden floors into your home are endless.

In the Tribeca penthouse of a young bachelor, Reddymade Design kept most of the space intact, focusing on adding bright and appealing furniture and materials. Tropicalia chairs from Moroso surround an El Dom table from Cassina. The pendant is from Petite Friture.

In the Tribeca penthouse of a young bachelor, Reddymade Design kept most of the space intact, focusing on adding bright and appealing furniture and materials. Tropicalia chairs from Moroso surround an El Dom table from Cassina. The pendant is from Petite Friture.