The Light-Filled Contemporary

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The Light-Filled Contemporary

    • Osbee’s first visit to this 8,000-square-foot home revealed a quietly stunning contemporary residence with exposures on all sides that drench every room with light. The media and other home technology systems in place, however, did little to reflect the sophistication of the home. Our mission: engineer a fully featured system in such a way to render the technology invisible and enhance the calm, modern aesthetics of the residence.
    Osbee’s first visit to this 8,000-square-foot home revealed a quietly stunning contemporary residence with exposures on all sides that drench every room with light.
     
    The media and other home technology systems in place, however, did little to reflect the sophistication of the home. We met with the homeowners to learn what would make their lives more convenient and enjoyable. On the top of the list: a fully featured system in such a way to render the technology invisible and enhance the calm, modern aesthetics of the residence.
     
    Because it was a retrofit project where the client would be in residence during our installation, we engineered, programmed, and tested much of the job in our lab to minimize disruption of the family’s lives.
    • Just off the Foyer, one of several Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch touchscreens placed strategically throughout the house gives the family access to the entire system. The Crestron Cameo keypad below the screen provides one-touch local control of multiple lighting zones and specific fixtures.

    Just off the Foyer, one of several touchscreens placed strategically throughout the house gives the family access to the entire system. The keypad below the screen provides one-touch local control of multiple lighting zones and specific fixtures.

    • The large Crestron TS-1542 15-inch wall-mounted touchscreen in the hall off the Foyer is a convenient place for the family to access all the features of their Osbee system when heading out the door or arriving home. Osbee’s custom floorplan-based control app allows fast, easy climate control simply by tapping the desired room in the house.

    The large 15-inch wall-mounted touchscreen in the hall off the Foyer is a convenient place for the family to access all the features of their Osbee system when heading out the door or arriving home. Our custom floorplan-based control app allows fast, easy climate control simply by tapping the desired room in the house.

    • The sleek Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch wall-mounted touchscreen Osbee installed near the entry to the Dining Room is a complement to the décor and iconic contemporary photography collection.

    The sleek 10-inch wall-mounted touchscreen near the entry to the Dining Room is a complement to the décor and iconic contemporary photography collection.

    • The recessed light fixtures and the chandelier in the Dining Room are integrated into the Osbee system and can be dimmed to the perfect settings for any occasion using a local keypad dimmers and presets, the wall-mounted touchscreen on the far wall, or the homeowners' iPads and iPhones.

    The recessed light fixtures and the chandelier in the Dining Room are integrated into the system and can be dimmed to the perfect settings for any occasion using a local keypad dimmers and presets, the wall-mounted touchscreen on the far wall, or the homeowners' iPads and iPhones.

    • The walls of windows flanking the open Living and Dining Rooms feature Crestron motorized solar shades that can be adjusted at the touch of a button or swipe of the shade icon using Osbee’s custom control app.

    The walls of windows flanking the open Living and Dining Rooms feature motorized solar shades that can be adjusted at the touch of a button from local keypads, any touchscreen, and the residents' custom-programmed iPads and iPhones.

    • The media cabinet was custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system. Adjusting the ambient light for optimal viewing is easy with Crestron motorized solar shades and drapery tracks.s custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system.
    • The media cabinet was custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system. Adjusting the ambient light for optimal viewing is easy with Crestron motorized solar shades and drapery tracks.s custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system.
    In the Living Room, motorized shades and draperies can be easily adjusted to control the climate and the amount of natural light filtering in through the windows.
     
    The media cabinet was custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the surround-sound system.
    • With Osbee’s custom smart home control app, the Crestron solar shades in the Family Room can be adjusted by swiping the corresponding shade icons up or down.

    Music from the in-ceiling speakers fills the air and lighting presets showcase more of the collection of fine-art photography on display in the Family Room. The tabletop touchscreen provides convenient control of the entire system right from the couch. Here, the shades can be adjusted by swiping the corresponding shade icons up or down.

    • The Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch tabletop touchscreen is a fine complement to the objets d'art that define the casual modernity of this Osbee Home.

    The 10-inch tabletop touchscreen is a fine complement to the objets d'art that define the casual modernity of this home.

    • The expansive southern exposure of the Game Room is tamed with motorized solar shades that can be adjusted using Osbee's custom control app.

    The expansive southern exposure of the Game Room is tamed with motorized solar shades that can be adjusted from any touchscreen in the house, nearby wall-mount keypads, or the homeowners' custom-programmed iPads and iPhones.

    • In the Upper Gallery, Osbee placed a single Crestron Cameo keypad controls five separate groups of light fixtures.

    In the Upper Gallery, a single keypad controls five separate groups of light fixtures.

    • The iPad in its tabletop dock lets the family surf the web, check Facebook, send texts and email — and control all the functions of their Osbee Home — all from the Patio table.

    The iPad in its tabletop dock lets the family surf the web, check Facebook, send texts and email — and control all the functions of their Osbee Home — all from the Patio table.

    • The homeowners can select music, adjust the water temperature of the pool, and take the plunge with the waterproof remote and Osbee's custom control app.

    The homeowners can select music, adjust the water temperature of the pool, and take the plunge with the waterproof remote.

    • On the Covered Patio, the custom-built credenza Osbee carefully engineered is as functional as it is stylish, with storage space and a hidden TV that rises up on the built-in lift when it's time to watch the show.
    • On the Covered Patio, the custom-built credenza Osbee carefully engineered is as functional as it is stylish, with storage space and a hidden TV that rises up on the built-in lift when it's time to watch the show.

    On the Covered Patio, the custom-built credenza is as functional as it is stylish, with storage space and a hidden TV that rises up on the built-in lift when it's time to watch the show.

    • The custom-built credenza is constructed of teak, the TV is weatherproof, and the handheld remote is waterproof and indestructible — the perfect combination for casual and kid-proof outdoor entertaining.

    The custom-built credenza is constructed of teak, the TV is weatherproof, and the handheld remote is waterproof and indestructible — the perfect combination for casual and kid-proof outdoor entertaining.

    • The iPad in its tabletop dock lets the family surf the web, check Facebook, send texts and email — and control all the functions of their Osbee Home — all from the Patio table.

    The surface-mount speakers and light fixtures on the Covered Patio are rated for the outdoors and install easily where walls are impractical or nonexistent.

    • Tha equipment racks located in the Basement of the residence contain the "brain" of the Osbee system — all the hardware that provides audio, video, and other technologies throughout the home.

    Tha equipment racks located in the Basement of the residence contain the "brain" of the Osbee system — all the hardware that provides audio, video, and other technologies throughout the home.

  • Osbee’s first visit to this 8,000-square-foot home revealed a quietly stunning contemporary residence with exposures on all sides that drench every room with light. The media and other home technology systems in place, however, did little to reflect the sophistication of the home. Our mission: engineer a fully featured system in such a way to render the technology invisible and enhance the calm, modern aesthetics of the residence.1 
  • Just off the Foyer, one of several Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch touchscreens placed strategically throughout the house gives the family access to the entire system. The Crestron Cameo keypad below the screen provides one-touch local control of multiple lighting zones and specific fixtures.2 
  • The large Crestron TS-1542 15-inch wall-mounted touchscreen in the hall off the Foyer is a convenient place for the family to access all the features of their Osbee system when heading out the door or arriving home. Osbee’s custom floorplan-based control app allows fast, easy climate control simply by tapping the desired room in the house.3 
  • The sleek Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch wall-mounted touchscreen Osbee installed near the entry to the Dining Room is a complement to the décor and iconic contemporary photography collection.4 
  • The recessed light fixtures and the chandelier in the Dining Room are integrated into the Osbee system and can be dimmed to the perfect settings for any occasion using a local keypad dimmers and presets, the wall-mounted touchscreen on the far wall, or the homeowners' iPads and iPhones.5 
  • The walls of windows flanking the open Living and Dining Rooms feature Crestron motorized solar shades that can be adjusted at the touch of a button or swipe of the shade icon using Osbee’s custom control app.6 
  • The media cabinet was custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system. Adjusting the ambient light for optimal viewing is easy with Crestron motorized solar shades and drapery tracks.s custom-built to Osbee's specifications to adequately house and ventilate the television and the hidden components of the Bowers & Wilkins surround-sound system.7 
  • With Osbee’s custom smart home control app, the Crestron solar shades in the Family Room can be adjusted by swiping the corresponding shade icons up or down.8 
  • The Crestron TSW-1052 10-inch tabletop touchscreen is a fine complement to the objets d'art that define the casual modernity of this Osbee Home.9 
  • The expansive southern exposure of the Game Room is tamed with motorized solar shades that can be adjusted using Osbee's custom control app.10 
  • In the Upper Gallery, Osbee placed a single Crestron Cameo keypad controls five separate groups of light fixtures.11 
  • The iPad in its tabletop dock lets the family surf the web, check Facebook, send texts and email — and control all the functions of their Osbee Home — all from the Patio table.12 
  • The homeowners can select music, adjust the water temperature of the pool, and take the plunge with the waterproof remote and Osbee's custom control app.13 
  • On the Covered Patio, the custom-built credenza Osbee carefully engineered is as functional as it is stylish, with storage space and a hidden TV that rises up on the built-in lift when it's time to watch the show.14 
  • The custom-built credenza is constructed of teak, the TV is weatherproof, and the handheld remote is waterproof and indestructible — the perfect combination for casual and kid-proof outdoor entertaining.15 
  • The iPad in its tabletop dock lets the family surf the web, check Facebook, send texts and email — and control all the functions of their Osbee Home — all from the Patio table.16 
  • Tha equipment racks located in the Basement of the residence contain the "brain" of the Osbee system — all the hardware that provides audio, video, and other technologies throughout the home.17 
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