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Located in Alpharetta, Georgia, Digital Interiors creates custom experiences with home automation for entertainment, convenience, security, comfort and communications all around the Southeast. It is our company’s mission to enhance your lifestyle with technology, while making sure you are comfortable the technology we seamlessly integrate into your home or business.

Events Coming Soon

Digital Interiors enjoys offering classes and events every year that give us the opportunity to explain and educate others about our offerings/services, while allowing CEU’s to be earned. If you are an architect or designer, we hope to see you at our booth in May for AIA 2015 in Atlanta. If not, we will be having other classes and events for you to participate in as well.

BBQ-N-BREW

Currently, Digital Interiors has partnered with AVI Marvin Windows  and Genesis Elevator Company to finalized plans for our BBQ -N- Brew event happening in Buckhead this June (at AVI’s location). At this event we will have three CEU classes scheduled for 3:30pm, 4:30pm and 5:30pm; simply pick which time is best for you. This lovely event will also have an array of delicious food, choice beers and even raffle items! Valet parking for this event is FREE. Please be sure to RSVP to this great event! *RSVP at bbqbrewceu@yahoo.com

To learn more about Digital Interiors’ upcoming events, CEU classes, or our latest news, please read our blog or follow us on our social media channels. Like Us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @DIIATL. We hope to see you soon at AIA 2015 or at one of our special events!

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Residential Consulting and Design

plansAs an engineering based company with 20 years experience, Digital Interiors of Alpharetta, Ga. understands how to blend the needs of clients, architects and designers, seamlessly together with luxury home technology systems. This allows us to enhance the client’s lifestyle with technology and helps architects avoid unhappy client situations.

Consultation Services & Processes

  • Clients- Our experienced consultants begin the process by learning about the client’s needs. Digital Interior’s aim is to always enhance lifestyles by making sure the system designed is reliable, easy to use, and is what the client really wants. We also consider saving them time and energy with these systems.

  • Architects- We work with various design professionals on the project as it moves along. Our consultants will handle the technology questions and technology bid comparisons, all while giving architects an added dimension to their services. We will also manage the system installation.

Digital Interiors keeps design and architecture in mind when designing to blend-in technology to a residence. We also pride ourselves on looking forward and considering future needs of technology within our plans; to do this, we have regular and on-going relationships with technology manufacturers, standards organizations and trade associations (these are invaluable relationships). Other benefits of our consulting services include: managing the bidding process, coordinating the technology with other trades, producing a more accurate budget and comparable proposals.

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If you are an architect or designer who would like to learn more about Digital Interior’s Consulting and Design Services, please visit us at our booth this May for the Atlanta hosted AIA Convention 2015. Not going to AIA? Please feel free to contact us anytime online or via telephone for more information.

Customize Your Lifestyle with Home Automation

At Digital Interiors of Alpharetta, Ga. we expand luxurious living beyond the standards of most. How? The answer is simple. We offer our clients an unparalleled lifestyle upgrade, not just mere products and services.

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Using our preferred selection of technology brands, Digital Interiors integrates an incredible home automation system throughout luxury homes by installing a comprehensive wiring package. This allows homeowners to have control of audio, video, networking, security, cameras, lighting and more, all at their fingertips!

Upgrade your Lifestyle with our Custom Experiences

Custom experiences are one of the grand advantages to a complete automation package with Digital Interiors. The following highlight some of our personal favorites and show how in-depth customization of your home automation can be.

“Coming Home”- Press the button to open the gate or garage door and watch as your home comes to life just for you! The system will turn on your driveway lights, disarm the security system, light a pathway into the home, plus set the thermostats to a comfortable temperature and even put on your favorite music to welcome you home.

“Goodnight”- Relax while your home prepares itself for nighttime. Pressing the bedside “goodnight” button for this system turns off the house lights, slowly dims the bedroom lights, sets the bedroom TV to turn off in 30 minutes (should you be watching it), arms the security system for night mode and sets the thermostats to your preferred sleeping temperature.

“Bump in the Night”- No need to worry if you hear something suspicious during the night. Press the bedside “bump in the night” button and your system will turn on the outside lights, turn on the security cameras and turn on the bedroom TV to view your cameras. This allows homeowners to see if a potential threat is really there, as well as deter them; it also gives a little piece of mind if it’s perhaps only a curious animal wandering onto the property.

Questions or concerns? Please contact Digital Interiors today for more information about customizing and expanding your lifestyle with home automation.

Integrating Security Into Your Life

click securityWhether you are thinking about adding security to your home or getting a new security system for your commercial business, Digital Interiors of Alpharetta, Ga. would like to weigh in. We prefer a few well-known brands ourselves when it comes to security systems; one in particular is Honeywell.

About Honeywell

Honeywell describes their business as, “…a leading global manufacturer of security and automation solutions for residential and commercial applications. From intrusion, fire and home automation systems, to the latest in IP video and access control, we are focused on technologies that create “connected homes” and “connected buildings.”

Honeywell Technology

Digital Interiors enjoys supporting innovative companies that provide new and exciting technology to the home automation industry. Honeywell’s unique product line does just that with some of their unique product lines. For example, “Honeywell Total Connect” is an excellent tool for integrating all of your security needs into one. With LYNX Touch, LYNX Plus or VISTA Products, this system is capable of remote monitoring and control (like arming/disarming via remote), automation services (such as controlling your lights, thermostats & door locks via your cell or iPad), advertising services (messaging to end-users), information services (weather alerts, traffic, news, etc.), advanced protection logic or API (protects from “smash & grabs”) and two-way voice (which supports a voice path to central station after alarm engages; requires certain specs).

Digital Interiors is always keeping an eye out for these types of useful technology that can be integrated across multiple platforms for your convenience. Honeywell is just one of the brands we trust for our client’s automated security needs. Contact one of our team members today to learn more about our offerings using Honeywell products and ask about the other security tech brands we prefer. Also, “Like” us on Facebook to stay up-to-date with the latest trends in commercial and home automation.secure check

Hidden Tech Treasures Await in Avalon

Situated in the center of Alpharetta, Ga. stands the unique community of Avalon. Designed by Monte Hewett Homes with Lew Oliver, this sustainably designed 86-acre mixed-use development offers luxury to all of it’s residents through a seamlessly connected community of shopping, dining, entertainment, living and working. Digital Interiors of Alpharetta is proud to have a hand in this development by offering the foundation work of home automation for future Avalon residents.

Of the 25 single-family residences and 76 courtyard attached homes built in this community, Digital Interiors is working with Monte Hewett Homes in every home. We are installing a comprehensive wiring package that will allow these homes to use current and future technology for audio, video, networking, security, cameras, lighting control and more. Every home is also getting a home security system installed by Digital Interiors.

As these luxury Alpharetta homes sell, we are happy to work with the new homeowners to complete the rest of their home technology needs, even for simple additions like wireless Lutron motorized blinds and shades. Digital Interiors excels at total home integration, bringing more than one home system together into a single control point such as Crestron or Savant touchpads on the wall, iPads, smartphones.   

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Avalon Community Highlights

Avalon provides fast access to GA 400, making it easily accessible to metro Atlanta and other major highways. This amazing community boosts more than 500,000 square feet of retail space, Class A office, a full-service hotel (coming in Phase II), a 12-screen all premium theater, single-family residences and luxury rental homes, plus a resort-level hospitality throughout the community which includes a concierge! Plenty of green space and community space is also entwined throughout this community, including a bocce court, dog park, community fire pit, children’s play area and more.

Shops & Restaurants

Some of the wonderful shops in Avalon include:Free People, Banana Republic, Gymboree, J. Crew, Anthropologie, Kendra Scott, a Whole Foods Market and much more! Restaurants include: Bantu, Marlow’s Tavern, Kona Grill, Oak Steakhouse, CRU Food & Wine, Colletta Italian Food & Wine and many other delectable restaurants.

Digital Interiors is always proud to support such stunningly innovative communities like this one at Avalon in Alpharetta, Ga. If you are interested in upgrading your lifestyle with home automation like these homes have, please contact one of our specialists today!

Lighten Up Your Space in Style

Lutron Motorized Blinds - Master BathDigital Interiors only uses the best brands for your Atlanta area home automation. For example, our Lutron automatic blind systems are top-notch, not only for us, but across the automation industry. Lutron lighting systems feature ultra quiet performance with simple operation systems, for your ease in operation. If you’re in an interior designer you will also love Lutron’s ability to accent the decor and create a certain ambience, in every room.

Lutron Window Treatments:

  • Roller shades

  • Pleated Shades

  • Roman Shades

  • Venetian Blinds

  • Tensions Shades

  • Drapery Systems

  • Cable Guided Shades

  • Horizontal Sheer Blinds

  • Fashion Honeycomb Shades

Aside from the stunning look these lighting systems can have in your home, another important aspect is their energy efficiency nature. This low voltage technology benefits your home by filtering daylight, which can create a lovely atmosphere and block UV rays from damaging your possession. It can also reduce glare and solar heat gain that can occur during daylight hours; paired with daylight sensors, these shades can also adjust automatically depending on the amount of sunlight coming into any given room, significantly reducing the load on HVAC systems. Let’s face it, Lutron is just an amazing improvement over regular/manual window treatments!

With the vast range of available designs, patterns, and colors, there is no doubt that Lutron lighting systems is perfect for your Atlanta luxury home. Of course, commercial / office window treatments are also available.

For more information about the design integration and installation of a Lutron system, please contact Digital Interiors today! Our knowledgeable team is always ready to consult with you about electronic lifestyle design and integration.

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In the Home Automation Control Spotlight

When you’re first looking into home automation, you may be taken aback by the variety of brands you come across. This is particularly true when it comes to home automation control systems. Digital Interiors, based in Alpharetta, Ga., has three main brands that we suggest to our new Atlanta area customers for automation controls.

Our Top 3 Home Automation System Choices:

  • Control4: The Control4 is typically known as your “entry-level” system to begin your step into home automation. This system can be placed in one room as a simple way to begin, or by using wireless devices, it can be distributed throughout your home or condominium.

  • Savant: The Savant uses Apple technology within its core systems control processor. The technology from iPhones and iPads are specifically integrated into this system, with the ability to control your home via both types of products. One of the great features about savant is its ability to support iTunes music streaming, so if you are a music lover this may be your system.

  • Crestron: This signature system uses iPad integration, which is a great alternate compared to some of the expensive Wi-Fi touchscreens you may find. The Crestron system allows for full control over your luxury home, regardless of what systems you have integrated.

All of these systems allow you to control your home’s security systems, HVAC control, lighting control, audio, music streaming, and more. If you would like to learn more about these products, please contact us at Digital Interiors to schedule an appointment to visit our showroom. Our Home Automation Experts would be happy to show you precisely how these incredible products work.

Schedule an appointment with Digital Interiors via our contact page or by calling 770-844-5800. We look forward to meeting with you!

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Earn LUs with Digital Interiors at AIA Expo

Atlanta, GAThe American Institute of Architects (AIA) is bringing its annual AIA Expo to Atlanta this year from May 14th-16th. Digital Interiors of Alpharetta, Ga. is proud to have been confirmed as a booth vendor this year, exhibiting with nearly 800 other companies representing software and technology, home automation, energy efficiency and more.

Boasted as one of the largest gatherings of architecture and design professionals in the world, the AIA Expo 2015 is an excellent place to network and learn about new and emerging technology. Guests will also have the opportunity to listen to excellent speakers, like keynote speaker Bill Clinton – the 42nd president of the United States.

Another incredible feature of this expo is that guests can earn LUs or learning units basically everywhere during the convention. Some of these places include: the learning lounges, networking and learning from booth vendors with Expo Chat, in CE theaters, and during fun, interactive tours of local areas and landmarks in the Atlanta area.

How to earn your credits:

  • Meet with four of the 800 exhibitors for at least 15 minutes each and be sure to collect a verification code from each exhibitor. (.25 increments for each 15 minute exhibitor chat after your first four can be added as additional credit.)

  • Earn up to 6 LUs total over the entire AIA Expo, but make sure you take notes so you can fill out your learning statement.

  • Your learning statement must be completed by June 1, 2015; confirmed  LUs will be on your AIA member transcript.

  • Transcript credits will be posted within 10 business days.

Digital Interiors of Alpharetta looks forward to seeing you at this year’s AIA Expo this May! As the Expo date approaches, be sure to check our Facebook page for more updates.

Apartment Automation?

renterDigital Interiors of Alpharetta, Georgia enjoys educating homeowners about the modern marvels and convenience of home automation. Through our entire process of consultation and design to our end processes of installation and support, we LOVE seeing how home automation brightens the lives of those we have worked with. Don’t own a home? That’s okay! Someone who leases an apartment or home can have home automation too!

Most people who sign rental agreements are aware of the dreaded security deposit. Often times this deposit is the reason for not painting walls and hanging pictures or other items. You may be wondering then, how can a renter have a home automation system? The answer is simple: Do not install into your walls!

Yes, it is that simple. Tech companies like SmartThings have created gadgets for home automation that are wireless and portable, making them ideal for apartment of condo living spaces. So no need to worry about losing that security deposit from drilling a panel in the wall! You don’t need to!

Some of the ways you can automate without a permanent system, include motion sensors and cameras like Dropcam, which allow you to see if your landlord or others are accessing your home while you are out. Since these cameras are motion activated, you can also use them to simply see what your pets are doing while you’re away.

Others way you can automate an apartment are with climate and lighting gadgets. These are always great items to invest in as they can save you some cash when its time to pay the utilities. Security systems for windows, doors and even drawers, are all wireless automation options as well.

We know home automation is the future, so why not start now in your rental? Then when you purchase your home, give Digital Interiors a call to seamlessly wire your ENTIRE home with the latest in home automation technology! Questions or concerns? Give us a contact us today to speak with one of our experts.

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Kick-off to FUN

On February first, Super Bowl XLIX will have sports fans around the country amped up for the NFL’s biggest game of the year. While hundreds will crowd the University of Arizona stadium to see the game in person, most will be enjoying the televised event from the comfort of their homes. As a leader in home automation, Digital Interiors has created some incredible personal sports bars and home theaters that are perfect for hosting a viewing party for this type of sporting event.

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Super Bowl XLIX

One of the great things about home theater automation is how easy it makes hosting events like the Super Bowl for groups, but also the ease it gives for everyday movie or television viewing. When all of your home theater systems are combined into one easy-to-use control center, it allows you more relaxation and less time wasted on multiple controls and remotes.

Home theater rooms can be as simple or as complex as you want them to be. Generally this depends on the homeowner’s personal preferences and design style, but the room layout may be a factor as well. When installing these rooms, our Digital Interior experts always take into account:

  • Acoustics

  • Picture Quality

  • Lighting

  • Control

Adding a sports bar is also a great way to add some personality to your home theater room. Plus, by adding a Dry or Wet Bar, you can create the ideal hosting environment for big viewing parties that may require drinks and/or snacks.

With Super Bowl XLIX just days away, it may be too late to create your personalized home theater oasis for this sports party; however, March Madness is coming soon, so you have time to prepare. If you live in the Atlanta area and are interested in automating your home theater, please contact Digital Interiors and we’d be happy to help!