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Design to Disguise: The Art of Hiding Technology

Home electronics should integrate seamlessly into a home's design and décor. This course reviews the three-pronged approach to hiding technology - advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection - which are available for minimizing the visual impact of electronics without compromising performance. Specific challenges and recommendations related to hiding video displays, projectors, speakers, controls, cameras, and equipment racks - among others - will be addressed. This course speaks to innovative and creative ways to lessen the visual impact of electronics by making them low-profile, hidden or camouflaged, or even invisible!

Learning Objectives:

  • Review various residential systems and technologies and the unique approaches that can be used in the concealment process.
  • Discuss how advance planning, design philosophy, and product selection affect the proper functionality of the installed products without compromising design integrity and aesthetics.
  • Discuss methods and strategies for hiding technology in safe, convenient, and secure methods.
  • Analyze technology implementation planning process.

Association Information:

  • AIA: 1.0 LU, (CIO038)- General
  • AIBD: 1.0 Core LU (CIO038)- Core LU 
  • IDCEC: 0.1 CEU, (103442)- General l Sub Code: 4.7
  • NAHB: 1.0 Cr Hr, (CIO038)- Multiple
  • NARI: 1.0 CEU (CIO038), All