ADPRO: New Products Transform the Most Private Room—the Bath—Into the Most Connected

ADPRO: New Products Transform the Most Private Room—the Bath—Into the Most Connected

For tech lovers and Luddites alike, the most private room in the house is being transformed by a trend that’s not so private: smart-home products. Blame it on modern living. Clients are more aware of the effect stress has on their physical and mental state—their Apple Watches may have told them so—and are looking for ways to cope. Technology may afford solutions in the home’s innermost sanctuary. “We have several clients that are very savvy and comfortable with new technology; some of them even expect it,” explains designer Ariana Lovato, owner and principal of Honeycomb Home Design in Pismo Beach, California. Client concerns—like multitasking or de-stressing—take precedence over simply speccing the market’s latest and greatest. “I ask questions during the initial consultation to determine the needs of the client, and then I will spec based on those needs,” Lovato says of her approach to tech.

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