Flicking a switch on or off will soon be a completely outdated way of lighting your home. New innovations – like Hue from Philips – will be replacing this boring method with smarter options. Hue lets you control the lighting in your pad with your iPhone or iPad by choosing the color of each bulb from a wheel of preset colors or by selecting the shades from one of your photos. The wireless bulbs ($59 a pop) have an estimated life of 15 years and are controlled together with a bridge that hooks up to your router. You can control up to 50 bulbs at a time even when you’re not home and Hue can even set optimal shades for reading, gaining some energy and other scenarios. Hook up Hue and you’ll be basically guaranteed action the next time you set some mood lighting.
Settling on one piece of art for your home is difficult, especially considering you'll probably get bored with it after some time. That's why there's the Depict Frame. The Depict Frame is a stunning digital canvas that blends 4K ultra HD technology with a sleek wooden frame for a completely new art experience. Select art from Depict's app and see it displayed on your wall. Changing the work is as easy as tapping a button. An ever-expanding collection means you won't get bored and you can display work from classic master painters and contemporary digital artists. You may never buy a print again.