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42 High-Tech Toys, Gadgets, and Investment Appliances For the Ultimate Smart Home

All the things you need that will help you build a fantasy smart home from the ground up.
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Tech, as we like to say, is the new butler.

Bullet-Proof Garage Door


Up to 10 vehicles can park behind this gold-toned facade. Want to protect your wheels? A bulletproof garage door is a good start.

Next-Generation Doorbell


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These security camera doorbells are equipped with facial recognition software, and grant access to familiar visitors.

Hidden Cameras


If you’re dropping $85 million on a Beverly Hills pad designed by Paul McClean, like this one, hidden cameras to case the 22,000-square-foot place are vital.

Thermador Coffeemaker


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Ask Amazon Alexa to make you cappuccino from bed and she’ll signal Thermador’s new coffeemaker to start brewing.  

Buy Now: $3,749

Miele Lumen Dishwasher


The only dishwasher on the market made for Riedel’s extra-thin-lipped wineglasses.

Buy Now: $1,799

La Cornue Rotisserie


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Cooking Le Bilboquet’s Cajun chicken at home? Designer Frank de Biasi recommends the holy grail of roasters.

Buy Now: $12,000

Dacor 48-Inch Graphite Pro Dual-Fuel Steam Range


In lieu of a house call from Thomas Keller, everyday cooks can rely on smart ovens with WiFi. Push a button and it does (almost) all the rest.

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Buy Now: $15,495

Caesarstone Countertops


For the party house, consider nonporous quartz surfaces that won’t stain if there’s a red wine spill.

Buy Now: $60 per square foot

Sub-Zero 36-Inch Refrigerator and Freezer


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A NASA-inspired air purification system keeps produce fresh enough to show off.

Buy Now: $16,330 for set

A Smart Water Faucet


A faucet that controls temperature and pressure through hand commands.

Buy Now: $1,352

Waterworks Pot Filler


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For timeless faucets, Apparatus Studio swears by Waterworks’ Henry collection.

Buy Now: from $1,716

Gaggenau Wine Climate Cabinet And Vacuuming Drawer


This lifesaver reseals bottles, so you’ll never pour out flat champagne again.

Buy Now: $3,799 for drawer, cabinet price on request.

Copper And Brass Sink by Officine Gullo

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"Officine Gullo is the Brioni of bespoke kitchens." – Gil Schafer, architect.

Buy Now: $7,706

SieMatic Custom Drawer


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Forget the junk drawer— customized cabinets make sense of the madness.

Buy Now: Price on request.

Rose Uniacke Brass Hangers


Ditch dry cleaning hangers for something worthy of your wardrobe.

Buy Now: $52

LG Styler Home Dry Cleaning Closet


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From teddy bears to camel hair topcoats, this at-home dry cleaning cabinet sanitizes and deodorizes pieces difficult or impossible to wash.

Buy Now: $2,099

Electrolux Luxcare Dryer


The athleisure cycle on this new dryer is designed to keep your Lululemon lasting longer.

Buy Now: $1,199

Geometric Marble Tile by Kelly Wearstler for Ann Sacks

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Geometric Marble tile is taking over terra-cotta. Kelly Wearstler's new collection almost looks 3-D.

Buy Now: $54 per square foot

Apparatus Sconce


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"Install lighting on both sides of the bathroom mirror for the most flattering effect." –Gabriel Hendifar, creative director, Apparatus.

Buy Now: $1,700

Michael S. Smith for Kallista Marble Sink


Robert A.M Stern's Randy M. Correll sees a trend in procuring marble from notable quarries.

Buy Now: $7,220 for the Calacatta Borghini marble sink pictured.

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Toto Neorest AC Toilet


Not only does it open, close, and flush automatically; the smartest toilet on the market features three wash modes for oscillating and pulsing comfort.

Buy Now: $12,000

American Standard ETouch Showerhead


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This showerhead allows you to choose among four spray patterns with a simple press.

Buy Now: from $179

Golden Hardware


Gold interiors, so popular in the 1980s, are back with a vengeance. This bathroom's tile glowingly shows why.

Buy Now: Shop the look

Bateau Copper Tub


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Charlotte Moss regularly specs this 18th-century tub design.

Buy Now: from $7,900

Dekauri Credenza and Armoire


Consider outfitting an armoire with a sink and a mirror. This credenza, a collaboration among architect Daniel Germani, Dekton by Cosentino, and Riva 1920, comes ready-built.

from $25,000

Kohler Verdera Voice Mirror


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This Amazon Alexa-integrated mirror flips between lighting levels by voice command.

Buy Now: from $999

Sterlingham Towel Warmer


"Functional, long-lasting, and beautiful, this towel warmer is a design trifecta." – Michelle Smith, Studio MRS.

Buy Now: Price on request.

Rohl Drain Cover


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Architect Gil Schafer can't abide by circular drains. The only way to go is square.

Buy Now: $214

MRSTEAM ITempo Plus with Matching Steamhead


A post-workout steam doesn’t have to mean a trek to Equinox. One frequent request from Alessandra Branca’s clients: Turn a bathroom into a hammam spa worthy of Talitha Getty.

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Buy Now: $1,200

Forbes & Lomax Invisible Light Switch


Inspired by 1930's glass switches, this toggle is wired for today.

Buy Now: $99

JP Weaver Ceiling Medallion


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To give a new home history, Thomas O’Brien recommends architectural ornaments, such as moldings and chimneypieces.

Buy Now: $387

Jamb Fireplace


Buy Now: $5,300

P.E. Guerin Rope and Bamboo Pull


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America’s oldest hardware company has been making knobs and knockers by hand at the same Greenwich Village address since 1892. Alex Papachristidis ensures that the hefty pulls with detailed engravings are second to none.

Buy Now: $281, Rope

Buy Now$350, Pull

Richard Mishaan for SA Baxter


Richard Mishaan’s new designs for the door make a bold entrance.

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Buy Now: from $693

Aura Grand Entrance Paint


A paint mixed specifically for a perfectly lacquered front door.

Buy Now: $47 per quart

Santa Barbara Designs Umbrella


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“My obsession is Santa Barbara umbrellas. They’re completely customizable.” -Alex Papachristidis, decorator.

Buy Now: $4,120

Debon Tibbo Beach Chair


You can see pieces by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby at the V&A and the Met and now poolside.

Buy Now: $5,780

Lynx Smart Grill


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This grill is voice-activated and WiFi-enabled, and it automatically cooks based on user commands.

Buy Now: from $6,539

Restoration Hardware Fire Table


This flame pit looks like a chunk of limestone, but it’s made from high-performance reinforced concrete that’s heat resistant.

Buy Now: $5,846

Sunbrella Tropics Jungle Fabric

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Fadeproof and bleach-cleanable, this supremely durable textile is ready to face the elements.

Buy Now: $43 per yard

Hunter Douglas Window Treatment System


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This smart shade system auto-adjusts based on your sleeping patterns.

Buy Now: Price on request.

Savoir Beds King No.1 Bedset Mattress, Box Spring, and Topper


A custom mattress made by hand by an artisan from horsehair, cashmere, and wool? A game changer.

*This story originally appeared on Townandcoutnrymag.com

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*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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