The Leaders of Design & Innovation

Looking for the very best products for your Chicagoland home? From Lutron smart home solutions to Sony TVs and more, we have what you crave. Below, meet the companies that we call partners. They form the foundation of our product specifications thanks in part to their best-in-class performance, breadth of product offering and ongoing technological innovation.

The Leaders of Design & Innovation

Meet the companies that we call partners. They form the foundation of our product specifications thanks in part to their best-in-class performance, breadth of product offering and ongoing technological innovation.

Featured Brands


Savant

Home Control

Lutron

Lighting

Lutron

Shading

Sony

Home Theater | Audio

Samsung

Home Theater | Audio
Cinematech room with black couches in it

In 1998, Michael Murphy began CinemaTech’s journey in Texas with a single purpose: creating the perfect home theater seating. This was the beginning of the luxury home cinema seating industry, and the company expanded its services to home theater design in 2003. Having acquired Acoustic Room Systems in 2005, the company now offers dedicated seating and acoustics along with its design services. Their award-winning seating solutions include incliners and loungers featuring the most beautiful leather and acoustic fabrics. Meanwhile, acoustic treatments manage absorption and reflection to create a dream sonic environment for movie lovers and audiophiles alike without affecting the room’s decor. Each CinemaTech project strives to strike the perfect balance between aesthetics and performance while offering easy-to-use turnkey solutions for its clients.

Cinematech
Coastal Source technology by pool
Coastal Source stands for something radically different from mass-marketed landscape lighting and outdoor entertainment products. Their mindset is “do it once, do it right.” Rather than creating solutions that inevitably fail over time, Coastal Source designs and engineers high-end landscape lighting and outdoor audio solutions that are created for superior function and durability—in cold environments like Hinsdale, IL to the harsh salt spray of coastal environments. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in New Jersey, Coastal Source combines more than 50 years of hands-on industry experience to deliver a patented landscape lighting system that features bullet lights, path lights, well lights, step lights and more that withstand the elements and enhance pleasure, safety and curb appeal. Their high-fidelity outdoor audio products feature 2-way and 3-way ellipse bollards, modular bullet speakers and concealed rock speakers that deliver rich, full coverage while blending into your gardens and foliage.
Coastal Source
Future Automation technology in modern home

A market leader in innovative display mounting solutions, engineering company Future Automation specializes in mechanisms that conceal and reveal displays in modern smart homes, commercial spaces and marine applications. Their unique product line combines functionality with aesthetic appeal to offer greater flexibility for any vision. Future Automation’s in-house design team crafts bespoke solutions for projects small and large, with a vast product line that includes lifts, wall mounts, ceiling mounts, table mounts, projector drops, moving panel mechanisms and more that can be seamlessly integrated into any AV installation. Sculpt the design you desire with beautiful, automated AV lifts and mounts from Future Automation.

Future Automation
James Loudspeaker technology with hidden av

Established in 1999 by audio engineers and craftsmen, James Loudspeaker takes pride in its commitment to innovation when designing high-performance audio solutions. James Loudspeaker offers lines for luxury homes, marine applications and enterprising businesses alike. Through cutting-edge technology and flawless designs, their products provide unprecedented sonic performance in both indoor and outdoor environments. James Loudspeaker solutions emphasize aesthetics to deliver powerful sound while having a minimal presence in the space. Loudspeakers from all lines include ultra-slim driver technology, adjustable frequency distribution and quad-tweeter arrays. All James Loudspeaker customers receive personal support to ensure a solution that satisfies all of their needs and preferences. Choose from a wide range of in-wall, in-ceiling, under eave, landscape, bookshelf and loudspeaker models.

James Loudspeaker
Kaleidescape interface, lot's of new movies in a tile format
With over ten thousand independent and major studio motion picture films, TV series, concerts and documentaries available, Kaleidescape serves homeowners in Lake Geneva, WI and beyond the most pristine menu of 4K Ultra HD entertainment to be enjoyed from the comfort of their couches. Kaleidescape combines movie players and servers with online selection and delivery of the highest quality media, taking the top spot for must-have content sources that power your media room or home theater installation. Browse, select and purchase any content you desire, and upload your physical media to be stored digitally with the rest of your entertainment. The intuitive interface is designed for graceful navigation of your selections and settings so you never have to take your eyes off the screen.
Kaleidescape
Leon technology in room with white bookshelves and walls
Enjoy personalized, American-made speakers and sound sculptures that look as beautiful as they sound when you choose Leon. Each audio solution is an elegant balance of stunning design and innovative technology, delicately manufactured in a way that helps reshape the way people experience culture. The Michigan-based manufacturer is widely known for their award-winning sound and unrivaled level of customization, building speakers by hand and to your exact specifications since 1995. Choose from their collection of custom soundbars, ceiling and wall speakers, outdoor speakers, and even elevate the design of your TV displays with Leon’s handcrafted media décor products.
Leon
Meridian speakers in a modern room

The engineers at Meridian Audio have set the industry standard for innovation and perfection, going beyond the ordinary with audio solutions designed to transport listeners into a new world or your favorite concert hall. Since Meridian Audio was founded in 1977, they’ve transformed the way people experience sound. From their flagship loudspeakers to their subtle in-wall applications, the British company offers the tools to craft immersive, high-performance sonic environments. With ongoing research of the psychology behind sound as well as the intricate science behind speaker design, Meridian Audio tailor their high-resolution solutions to each client. Their commitment to excellence every step of the way has made them the go-to partner for luxury brands across the globe, including Jaguar and Land Rover.

Meridian
Salamander Designs furniture that hides technology

Since Salamander Designs was founded in 1992, they’ve placed innovation and specialization at center stage with their AV furniture designs. Not only does Salamander Designs specialize in AV cabinets, but they also offer racks, stands and home theater seating. All units are built-to-order in their Bloomfield, Connecticut headquarters, whether working with a pre-designed model or building from scratch. Explore a wide range of styles, materials, sizes and finishes to build the ideal solution for your home. A design configurator on their website guides you through the process based on the technology you wish to include. Beyond the overall aesthetics, each piece of furniture enhances the performance of your electronics while facilitating their maintenance. Leveraging precise aluminum frames and natural materials, Salamander Designs delivers products built to last.

Salamander Designs
Seura Mirrored TVs in bathroom
Revel in the perfect harmony of design and technology with Séura’s award-winning line of smart mirrors and TV solutions for your indoor and outdoor spaces. Improve your morning routine with Séura SMART technology that incorporates seamlessly into a custom vanity for total home control at the touch of your bathroom mirror. Elevate your living room with intelligent 4K TV displays that disguise as beautifully framed mirrors when turned off. And see yourself in the best possible light with elegantly lighted mirrors that illuminate your bathrooms without the need for cluttered sconces and light fixtures. Certified as a Woman-owned Business Enterprise and with all products manufactured in Green Bay, Wisconsin, all Séura products get to wear the badge of Made in the USA by American craftsman.
Seura Mirrored TVs
Sonance speaker outdoors

Established in the early 1980’s, Southern California-based Dana Innovations is the parent company of Sonance, iPort and TRUFIG. Sonance specializes in designing high-quality audio systems for luxury homes and businesses that work in virtually any environment, from in-wall and in-ceiling to expansive outdoor landscapes and more. Enjoy sightless surround sound that immerses you into your favorite blockbuster film or musical soundtrack with discreet speaker solutions that complement any indoor décor or hide evenly throughout your gardens and foliage. With Sonance, delight in immaculate sound with minimal visual impact thanks to the beautiful blending of technology and aesthetics.

Sonance

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