Home automation provides convenient control of your smart home, from keypads and smart device apps.

Your Home Automation System – Food for Thought!

Home automation systems (or smart homes) are becoming more and more available and desirable. In this article, we have a quick look at some of the popular options, to give you something to consider when planning for your own home. We look at some of the common areas of home automation: Lighting Control Motorised Window Treatments HVAC Control Multi-room Audio …

Intelligent lightig control in Spanish home, image shows house from the outside with basement and garden.

La Puerta – Intelligent Lighting Control and Home Automation

In this article, we look at the intelligent lighting control system in this beautiful family home. The most intelligent home automation and lighting control systems are those that work together to provide convenience and a slick, intuitive experience for the owner. When the owner of this luxury coastal villa embarked on an exciting renovation project, he knew that an intelligent …

Home cinema screen and seating, view from rear towards screen. Shows red seating and lighting.

Home Cinema Audio – Dialogue & Speech Intelligibility 101

In this article, Guy Singleton looks at one of the most important parts of the audio in your home cinema – Dialogue and Speech Intelligibility. Guy is a veteran of the industry and is known as a subject matter expert in home cinema design. He has taught home cinema design for our governing body CEDIA across four continents. He has …

Acoustic analysis of the room, shows equipment and treatment in background.

LFE – Home Cinema Bass Explained

Good home cinema bass and understanding how low-frequency sound waves behave in small rooms are complex subjects! But, even when you have engaged a professional home cinema installer, it is sometimes helpful and interesting to have a basic understanding of the important issues. Guy Singleton gives an overview of some of the considerations of bass or LFE (low frequency effects). …

Home Cinema Design & Installation

Home Cinema Sound – Dynamic Range & Noise Floor 101

When appraising a design for home cinema sound for your own home theatre or media room, it may be helpful to understand some of the elements that go into a great design. In this article, our principal designer, Guy Singleton, looks at dynamic range and noise floor. Guy is a veteran of the industry and is known as a subject …

Image shows view from rear of star wars style cinema, towards the screen. Home cinema lighting, seating and acoustic treatment.

Home Cinema Designer – we call this one the “Genesis Moment”

Home cinema design is part science and part art. As a designer, we spend many hours working on each project. We create home cinema rooms that deliver stunning performance, within an equally remarkable environment. In this post, we look at: What is a home cinema design? What goes into a design? When should you bring in a home cinema designer? …

View from the rear left of the residents cinema towards the screen. Also shows home cinema seats and home cinema lighting.

Residents Cinema – Our Stunning Private Screening Room Design

We were commissioned to design a private residents’ cinema, for a prestigious development of 5* London apartments, that were being built on the banks of the Thames. In this post, we look at the design and technical solutions for this project. We look at: Our Design for This Private Residents’ Cinema Video Audio Communal Cinema – Residents’ Room Booking Technology …

Art screen TV mounted above fireplace on motorised TV bracket in immersive media room.

Media Room – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

This elegant media room combines an understated install with stunning immersive audio and video performance. Captivating immersive performance is achievable in even a modest space, as shown in this media room project. We look at: The Brief Media Room Design Audio Video Processing and Amplification Controlling the Environment Music to His Ears In Conclusion – Client’s Final Word The Brief …

Lutron Alisse Keypad Review

In this article, we review the new Lutron Alisse Keypad. Lutron are the preeminent manufacturer of residential lighting control systems. To complement their Homeworks QS range, Lutron recently launched a new in-wall keypad, to provide the latest in technology and a superior finish. In fact, we had already heard such rave reviews of the new keypads from within the industry, …

Lutron Lighting Control Panel with Adaptive Module

Smart Home Installation – Excellence as Standard

With over 25 years of experience in smart home installation, we have completed countless varied and exciting projects. We are determined to make certain that our projects are well installed, even behind the scenes. A first-class job Our brilliant team are very well trained and prepared for their tasks. We ensure that they have the right skills and tools to …

The art and science of great home cinema design. Home cinema room with projector, screen and sunken seating.

Home Cinema Design

Brilliant home cinema design – science and art! All great home cinema design is the result of two things: meticulous technical design and the art of creating a room which looks and feels great. Here at Imagine This, we have over 25 years of delivering the finest home cinema designs. In this article we look at: The Science of Home …

We undertook a home technology project for the Kizbel.

Marine Audio Visual Technology Installation

Our integration skills and experience extend beyond dry land! Many of our clients find that when they have experienced our electronic lifestyle products, they don’t wish to leave them behind. This marine audio visual project saw us travel to Miami to deliver the installation. Just like our residential projects, we ensure that the user has an intuitive experience. We make sure they …

Shows restaurant interior with Lutron lighting.

Lutron Service Engineer – A Case Study – Capeesh Restaurant, London

We were asked to diagnose a problem with an installation that had been completed years earlier, by a company that had long since closed. The manager of this lovely authentic Italian restaurant in London’s Canary Wharf contacted us, as an expert Lutron service engineer and install company, to fix the fault. We were consequently delighted to get the lights on …

Winter Garden Lighting Control

Crestron Controlled Winter Garden Lighting

This was the final phase of a loving restoration project. The diligent owner used old photographs of his home to renovate the property to its original grandiose glory. Our brief for the Winter Garden extension included: an extensive Crestron controlled lighting install; a motorised roof and pool floor; and full HVAC for the whole property. A Crestron Controlled Lighting System …

Smart home showing lighting, speakers, audio, video and network.

Smart Home Elegance

Our client’s brief was well defined from the start: he wanted complete convenience and control from our smart home technology solution. It should naturally allow him the benefit of an automated home, but the systems were not to be intrusive to the overall aesthetic of his home. The technology systems, therefore, were to include: full lighting control; intercom; HVAC control; …

Luxury apartment with lighting control

Crestron Control System – Clipper Wharf Project

London Dock Clipper Wharf is a development which celebrates the area’s rich history and architectural heritage. By design, it is certainly an exciting new destination and a thriving new cultural quarter. In fact, the development features the finest selection of high-quality new homes, designed for modern capital living. The development is also home to Europe’s largest installation of Crestron Control …