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Now Hiring Crew Chiefs And Lead Technicians

July 22, 2020
Now Hiring Crew Chiefs and Lead Technicians

Intelligent Design is now hiring Crew Chiefs and Lead Technicians! We are a South Florida based Smart Home Automation and Audio/Video company that has been in business since 2006. We pride ourselves on providing high-end elegant solutions to clients all over South Florida, and the world. We are committed to growth, innovation, and continuing education for all of our team members. We are in search of a motivated and experienced person to join our team…

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FrameBar by Leon Speakers

July 2, 2020
FrameBar by Leon Speakers

The new FrameBar by Leon Speakers is handcrafted to match the exact width—and finish—of any Samsung Frame TV while providing uncompromising sound in an ultra-thin soundbar. Available in 2 sizes and 4 colors to match The Frame, FrameBar is the perfect way to integrate high-performance audio while elegantly blending in to the home. In addition to the standard black, there are eight custom grille fabrics to choose from. KEY FEATURES Ultra-thin soundbar custom built to…

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Intelligent Design Contracted For Fair Oaks By Landmark Development

June 30, 2020
Fair Oaks Rental Community by Landmark

We are pleased to announce Intelligent Design has been contracted by Landmark Development to contribute to their newest upcoming property: Fair Oaks. This will be our seventh collaboration with Landmark, and as always, we are looking forward to enhancing this beautiful project! Intelligent Design will be providing Audio and Video throughout the common areas and amenities, as well as Surveillance Cameras providing coverage for the entire property. Everything will be easily and elegantly controlled by…

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Pro-Ject Juke Box S2 Turntable

June 23, 2020
pro-ject juke box S2 turntable

The Pro-Ject Juke Box S2 Turntable takes the first audiophile all-in-one system to the next level. A more sophisticated acrylic platter and an upgraded, Pro-Ject proprietary cartridge gives the Juke Box the extra bit of audiophilia it deserves. Juke Box S2 effectively saves space by implementing a pre-amplifier and power amplifier in its chassis. With a rated 50 watts per channel, you just connect your stereo speakers and you are ready to enjoy your records.…

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Sony Master Series OLED 4K Ultra HD TV

June 17, 2020
Sony Master Series OLED 4K Ultra HD TV

The Sony Master Series OLED 4K Ultra HD TV brings together images and sound in perfect harmony. Be in the moment with true-to-life pictures and acoustics to match. Beautifully detailed images combine with our Sound-from-Picture Reality™ for a captivating audio-visual performance. Designing televisions that faithfully convey the creator’s intent is Sony’s passion. MASTER Series TVs meet the strict criteria of their top engineers and make beautiful images a reality. For the first time, creators can…

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Lyngdorf Audio’s MH-2 Speakers

June 9, 2020
Lyngdorf Audio MH-2 Speakers

Lyngdorf Audio’s MH-2 Speakers are designed with a focus on discretion and exceptional performance. Available in high-gloss black or matte white— they have been designed for optimal dynamic performance combined with genuine musicality. Incredibly versatile and compact The shallow MH-2 can be placed on furniture, or wall mounted by using standard aftermarket 100x100mm brackets. The cabinet is extremely compact and solid, emphasizing the focus on dynamic music reproduction without sacrificing natural timbre. The depth of…

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Ente Soundbar By Leon Speakers

June 3, 2020
Ente Soundbar By Leon

The Ente Soundbar by Leon Speakers focuses on beauty and technology. As you know, most of our favorite pieces do! You can get the Leon sound and style you love, now powered by SONOS AMP. The Ente Soundbar features reference-grade audio and power by the included SONOS AMP® in a sleek, handcrafted Baltic Birch cabinet with a stylized, wood slat center grill. Some of the Ente Soundbar’s Key Features: Includes Leon ULTIMA reference-grade speakers and…

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Anthem STR Integrated Amplifier

June 1, 2020
Anthem STR Integrated Amplifier

The revolutionary Anthem STR Integrated Amplifier is on an entirely new technological platform, for true benchmark performance in stereo amplification. This brings more power, more control, and more connection options to the table. This is the most advanced technology available in a single, easy-to-use component. Designed, engineered, and crafted in Canada, the STR Integrated Amplifier combines the benefits of an advanced preamp with the power of a massive amplifier and processor. It includes leading-edge DAC,…

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Samsung’s The Frame TV

May 14, 2020
Samsung The Frame TV

Samsung’s The Frame, brought to life by the high-resolution picture quality of QLED, is more than just a TV. It’s a canvas that reflects your style and what you love. It’s beautiful, and inspiring. It’s the opportunity to change your space whenever the mood strikes. The Frame comes in a variety of sizes, from 32″ to 75″, to complement any space.     Match your space with customizable bezels Blend in or stand out—the choice…

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Leon Speakers New HIFIT Speakerbar

May 8, 2020
Leon Speakers New HIFIT Speakerbar

Leon Speakers New HIFIT Speakerbar (Horizon Interactive FIT™) combines high-performance audio with flexible storage space. The HIFIT discreetly houses a variety of small-format AV components. Store the Leon OTO MCA-200 amplifier, Apple TV, Amazon Echo Dot, Roku, small webcams and more—all concealed behind a custom-width grille. The HIFIT speakerbar is ideal for video conferencing!   TWO SIZES FOR THE PERFECT FIT Available in two sizes, the Horizon Interactive FIT™ can accommodate any display up to…

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We’re Still Here For You

May 3, 2020
Miami Smart Home Services

We know these are strange and difficult times, and we want you to know we’re still here for you. We’re here to answer your questions about how to get started, smart home design services, equipment specification & pricing, and project planning. Even though we’re not working out of the office, we are still committed to getting our customers what they need. Give us a call, we’re available every day. We can get started now, helping…

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Your South Florida Control4 Gold Dealer

March 4, 2020
South Florida Control4 Gold Dealer

Intelligent Design is proud to be your South Florida Control4 Gold Dealer. You can count on us to steer you in the right direction, and show you all of the possibilities. We keep up with all the newest updates, equipment, and technology-so you don’t have to. Control4 is not only the best selling Smart Home System in the world, it’s also the easiest Smart Home System ever.  Elegant, feature-filled, and completely user friendly! Our homes…

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Paradigm Persona Speakers Deliver High Performance

February 19, 2020
Authorized Paradigm Persona Dealers

Paradigm flagship Persona Speakers deliver unprecedented high performance realism. They’re a showcase of vanguard materials and Paradigm’s most advanced technologies, all entirely designed, engineered, and completely Crafted in North America. Beyond that, they’re gorgeous. Persona celebrates the technological abilities of Paradigm engineering- untamed. Because of exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail, they make a bold, beautiful statement. As a result, no other speaker in this class can match the performance innovation of Persona. 6-driver,…

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The Edge Custom Media Frame

February 5, 2020
The Edge Custom Media Frame

Inspired by mid-century media furnishings, the Edge Custom Media Frame is handcrafted out of solid hardwood and encases any TV and soundbar. Leon Speakers has once again found the perfect balance of technology, and beautiful interior design. The Edge artfully frames the display while neatly concealing the mounting and wiring. Bring the finishing touch to any home entertainment system, in one elegant design. Key Features Handcrafted and built to last, in select domestic and exotic…

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How Do I Get Started On My Smart Home?

January 28, 2020
Any Home Can Be a Smart Home

Getting started on a Smart Home can seem like a huge ordeal, but with a little bit of knowledge, you can enter the process with ease. Automation has definitely become more affordable in recent years, and much easier to use. We hope that the information and tips that we give you here will get you started with confidence! **IMPORTANT– The most vital piece of your Smart Home is a knowledgeable and trustworthy Smart Home Professional.…

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Theater Seating by American Leather

January 27, 2020
American Leather Seating

We’re always on the lookout for new options for home theater seating. Thanks to our partners at Floridian Furniture, we are proud to introduce American Leather’s Theater Seating. The Dean Collection combines glamorous style with inviting comfort. Expertly tufted back and seat cushions with plush seating are soft and inviting. The Dean Collection is an elegant, feature rich seating option, that would enhance any theater or media room. Available in many beautiful colors, including two-tone…

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Performance Spotlight: Smart Mirrors

January 26, 2020
Smart Mirrors

You’ve heard of Smart TVs, but have you heard of Smart Mirrors? Transform your bathroom vanity into a personalized digital hub, enabling you to be more efficient and effective every single day. You create the Smart Mirror that’s right for you, from a large choice of features: Personalization – Create a personalized dashboard with a broad selection of apps and widgets from the Google Play Store Touch Control – Interactive touch screen control built into the mirror…

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Performance Spotlight: JL Audio Fathom Subwoofer

January 17, 2020
JL Audio Fathom Subwoofer Images

,Today’s Performance Spotlight is on the JL Audio Fathom Subwoofer. The Fathom is an In-Wall Subwoofer System with Dual 13.5-inch Subwoofer Drivers, and 2000 watts of power. Created by the same minds that engineered JL Audio’s reference-grade Fathom® and Gotham® powered subwoofers, comes an amazing in-wall subwoofer solution. Two critically engineered enclosures house these exotic drivers, with a unique floating mount design to minimize wall excitation. The enclosures showcase extensive architectural features aimed at improving…

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Lyngdorf Audio’s New Streaming Solution

January 14, 2020
Lyngdorf's new streaming solution

Introducing Lyngdorf Audio’s new streaming solution, the TDAI-1120. The TDAI-1120 will be introduced this year at Amsterdam’s ISE2020. Lyngdorf Audio proudly presents the newest member of the TDAI collection- the beautiful, compact, streaming integrated amplifier, Lyngdorf TDAI-1120. This sleek unit provides the ultimate in flexibility, along with a small design footprint allowing it to be easily placed anywhere in the home. According to Lyngdorf Audio, the vast feature set offers a great variety of streaming…

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Intelligent Design Contracted for Modera Biscayne Bay Amenities

January 9, 2020

We are pleased to announce Intelligent Design has been contracted for the amenities and common areas of Mill Creek Residential’s newest property: Modera Biscayne Bay. This will be our fifth collaboration with Mill Creek, and as always, we are looking forward to contributing to this beautiful project! Our goal was to bring entertainment, convenience, and security to the property, while making sure it was simple to use for everyone.  The property will feature music and…

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Connected Design Winter Edition Featuring Intelligent Design

January 4, 2020
Connected Design Winter Edition Featuring Intelligent Design

Intelligent Design is very proud to be featured in the Connected Design Winter Edition. Connected Design is an ambitious venture that brings together Home Technology Professionals, Architects, Builders, and Interior Designers. They highlight the latest in cutting-edge electronics and sophisticated design. The feature looks at a recently completed condo on Fort Lauderdale Beach, at Auberge Residences.  We worked with our discerning client to create a completely custom solution. With limited space, we were challenged to…

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McIntosh MC901 Dual Mono Amplifier

December 11, 2019
McIntosh MC901 Dual Mono Amplifier

New from McIntosh, the MC901 Dual Mono Amplifier is here. The ultimate solution for bi-amping loudspeakers, a 300 Watt vacuum tube amplifier and a 600 Watt solid state amplifier all on one chassis: Vacuum tube section powers mid and upper drivers Solid state section drives power hungry woofers DualView™ Power Output Meter displaying real-time power readings of both amps Although the MC901 may look different than any McIntosh product before it, a quick glance reveals…

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15% Off Lutron Lighting Through December 15!

December 4, 2019
15% Off Lutron Lighting

Enjoy end-of year savings! 15% off of Lutron lighting now through December 15! If you’ve been thinking about making the switch to the convenience of smart lighting control, now is the time. If you want to bring comfort, convenience, and energy savings to your home, then Lutron lighting is the way to go. In addition to functionality and savings, Lutron offers gorgeous solutions that will compliment the decor of your home. Lutron has been the…

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Sony’s Wearable Speaker Now Available in the US

November 20, 2019
Sony's Wearable Speaker

Wildly popular overseas, the Ws1, Sony’s wearable speaker is now available in the US, just in time for the holidays. By simply placing the wireless speaker on your shoulders, you surround yourself in sound, and enjoy a new way of experiencing films, concerts, and games as if you were actually there. Not only does the sound from the speakers surround you, providing a real-life experience that transports you into the world of films and games,…

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Control4: The Easiest Smart Home System Ever

November 8, 2019
Control4 The Easiest Smart Home System Ever

Control4, the best selling Smart Home System in the world, is also the easiest Smart Home System ever.  It is elegant, feature-filled, and completely user friendly. Homes of the future will only continue to become more and more connected. But more connected  accessories doesn’t have to mean more complexity for you, the homeowner, as you attempt to combine them together or manage them all from separate apps. Intelligent Design and Control4 make having a Smart…

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Control4’s New NEEO Remote Control

November 5, 2019
Control4's New NEEO Remote Controls

Say hello to Control4’s new NEEO Remote Control! Long awaited, NEEO expertly incorporates an interactive touchscreen and physical buttons to become the ideal interface for personalized smart home experiences—including television, music, lighting, locks, and more. Powerful, beautiful, and simple, NEEO is meticulously designed by Swiss engineers to set a new standard for luxury smart home control. Built from machined aluminum and designed to protect the edge-to-edge touchscreen, NEEO is incredibly durable. Smart home control should…

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Project Portfolio: Lutron Motorized Solar Shades

October 28, 2019
Lutron Motorized Shades

Lutron Motorized Solar Shades offer custom solutions for any home. Our client in Fort Lauderdale Beach wanted to tame the sun, but not lose his view. By installing custom solar shades throughout the home, we were able to grant his wish. His home was meticulously planned and designed by Interiors By Steven G, so perfect was the only option. Lutron Motorized Solar Shades are silent, and available in hundreds of styles. Let’s talk about your…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh MX123 AV Processor

October 25, 2019
McIntosh MX123

Introducing the MX123 A/V Processor, which marries a long tradition of uncompromising McIntosh sound quality with the latest home theater technologies. It is compatible with all leading home theater surround sound and object-based 3D audio formats including Dolby® Atmos, DTS:X™ and Auro-3D®.  It’s also fully compatible with modern 4K Ultra HD video sources and can upscale lower resolutions to 4K Ultra HD for the best possible picture quality. The MX123 features upgraded digital audio processing capabilities that…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Beauty and Technology- Lutron Palladiom

October 24, 2019
Lutron Palladiom Keypad in White Glass

Today’s Jobsite Snapshot takes a look at Lutron Palladiom glass keypads installed on gorgeous stone. Beauty, technology and elegance meet in your Smart Home. There are hundreds of ways to customize the technology in your home, all within your design parameters. No matter your taste and style, we can compliment it! Give us a call, we’ll help you find a look you love for your Smart Home: 305-652-1138, or CLICK HERE Follow @IntelligentDesignFL on FACEBOOK and INSTAGRAM Intelligent…

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Final Trailer

October 23, 2019
star-wars-rise-of-skywalker-poster

A look at the Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker- Final Trailer. Coming to theaters December 20, 2019. This definitely looks like it will be a home theater favorite, the effects are spectacular! How will it look and sound on your Home Theater System? Let us know if you need an update.

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Performance Spotlight: AV Equipment Racks

October 16, 2019
AV Equipment Racks

AV Equipment Racks house the main “brain” of your home automation/audio video system. They are an important part of any Smart Home! A common question we hear is “Where am I going to put all of this equipment?” It can add up pretty quickly: Cable Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Blu-Ray Players, XBOX, Playstation, Wii, Audio Receivers, and plenty more if you like! There’s also the wiring to consider, and making sure you have proper ventilation. It’s…

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Intelligent Design Contracted for Sunset Harbour South Community Room

September 26, 2019
Sunset Harbour South Community Room

Intelligent Design is proud to announce we have been contracted to enhance the remodel of the Sunset Harbour South Community Room. The scope includes the conference room, gym, party area and lounge, along with a dining area. The project will introduce a robust network, with all new audio and video features being controlled through a Control4 smart system. Miami firm Building Center 3 created the design for the 2,000 SF interior remodel, focusing on comfort and…

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Showroom Spotlight: A Closer Look At The Intelligent Design Showroom

September 22, 2019
Intelligent Design Showroom Lounge

Welcome to a closer look at the Intelligent Design Showroom. Intelligent Design was established in 2006, and has been located in the heart of Downtown Miami since 2013. Featuring several leading brands, our showroom displays 8 rooms that will give you in-depth inspiration. We feature Home Theater, Home Automation, and Smart Home Technologies, along with Board Room and Conference Solutions in an elegant, comfortable setting. We offer you the opportunity to experience: A Dedicated Theater…

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Local Spotlight: Mr. Babes Original Pop Art

September 10, 2019
Christopher Walken Pop Art

Today we’re shining our spotlight on Miami’s own Mr. Babes, creator of original pop art. In June of this year, we were fortunate to host Mr. Babes’ most recent exhibition, BOWIE TO BOWIE: An Exhibition of Sound and Vision.“BOWIE TO BOWIE” was a visual and musical celebration of the many changes of David Bowie. Artist MR.BABES created 21 new paintings of Bowie’s most celebrated personas, as well as a few lesser-known characters for the die-hard…

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Showroom Snapshot: Dedicated Theater Room

September 9, 2019
ID Showroom Dedicated Theater Room

Here’s a closer look at our dedicated Theater Room at the Intelligent Design Center. We wanted to show a simple, elegant Theater Solution, that can be scaled to any room, and almost any budget.  Though not a large room, we managed to pack in a whole lot of great features:  Screen Innovations 110″ screen  Sony Laser 4k VPL-VW885ES projector JL Audio Fathom subwoofer James Loudspeakers Lyngdorf processing Control4 Intelligence Lutron automated drapes American Leather motorized…

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Intelligent Design Contracted by Miami Downtown Development Authority

August 28, 2019
Miami Downtown Development Authority

Intelligent Design is very pleased to announce that we have been contracted by the Miami Downtown Development Authority to design and deploy their Smart Conference and Presentation Room. Not only are they a great agency doing great things in Downtown Miami, they are also our neighbors! For this project, we have brought together a balance of high performance Intelligent Technologies, while keeping a responsible budget in mind. The new Smart System will provide a high…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh C2700 Vacuum Tube 2 Channel Preamplifier

August 21, 2019
McIntosh C2700 Vacuum Tube 2 Channel Preamplifier

Following in a long line of revered McIntosh vacuum tube preamplifiers is the C2700 Tube Preamplifier. Using McIntosh’s well-established vacuum tube topology, the C2700 also features our advanced DA2 Digital Audio Module technology to combine cutting edge digital music capabilities with time tested vacuum tube performance. All the C2700’s audio technology is packed inside the timeless McIntosh design highlighted by a black glass front panel backlit by direct LED lighting, blue meters, rotary knobs, an…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Lutron Motorized Window Treatments

August 20, 2019
Lutron Residential Shades Miami

We recently completed a beautiful unit in Auberge Fort Lauderdale Beach. One of the most important features to our client was Motorized Window Treatments throughout the home. We used Lutron Solar Shades in every room, which cut the glare, but keep the view. In the bedrooms, we added Blackout Shades to them to ensure restful sleep. Solar shades can greatly reduce sunlight without sacrificing your view. Black-out shades are made from opaque materials that provide…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Keep it Cool with Climate Control for your Equipment

August 13, 2019

Temperature and humidity control of your equipment are an important part of keeping your system running smoothly. On one of our recent projects in Fort Lauderdale Beach, we had a lot of equipment, and a tight space to store it in. We offer easy and affordable solutions for equipment climate control. Fans, thermostats, and proper venting all factor in to assuring that your equipment remains operating as it should. Whether in custom millwork, a cabinet,…

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Performance Spotlight: Indoor Waterproof TVs

August 7, 2019
Seura Indoor Waterproof TVs

Intelligent Design can help you keep entertainment and information at your fingertips- everywhere in your home. Indoor Waterproof TVs are designed to perform wherever you want them-  in the bathroom, the kitchen, even in the shower. Our Indoor Waterproof TVs integrate seamlessly into your decor. A wide array of gorgeous designer finishes are available, or, request a custom finish to match your design. Watch your favorite cooking show in the kitchen, without losing counter space.…

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Performance Spotlight: Paradigm Speakers Dual Voice Coil Technology

July 25, 2019

Here’s a quick video of Paradigm’s director of product development, Oleg Bogdanov, explaining how the company’s dual-voice-coil technology eliminates or greatly reduces sources of distortion in their loudspeakers. We are pleased to be Authorized Paradigm Loudspeaker dealers, offering a full array of options. Give us a call to find your favorite: 305-652-1138

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Performance Spotlight: Salamander Jumpseat Ottoman

July 18, 2019
Salamander Jumpseat Ottoman

Need more seating, but have limited space in your Media or Theater Room? Intelligent Design has a solution! The unique Salamander JumpSeat Ottoman quickly unfolds into a comfortable, space-saving home theater chair featuring a padded seat and backrest, a cup holder, a sturdy patented folding mechanism and storage. Features a padded seat and backrest, a cup holder, a sturdy patented folding mechanism and storage compartment. Available in a large combination of leathers and fabrics. Customer…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh C53 Preamplifier

July 10, 2019
McIntosh C53 Preamplifier

The new McIntosh C53 Preamplifier is ready to serve in your home audio system for many years -even decades- all while delivering unmatched audio quality. With a wide feature set, it’s sure to be a very popular piece. The C53 is the first product to offer McIntosh’s advanced DA2 Digital Audio Module. 9 analog and 7 digital inputs allows room for all of your sources. New audio-only HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC)1 input that allows…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Design and Technology

July 3, 2019
Smart Home Kitchen

Intelligent Design integrates your interior design with the latest technology, creating seamless and elegant Smart Home solutions. In this project, we were given a clean, modern kitchen to work with. We wanted to give the client the convenience and entertainment he wanted, without interfering with the sleek design. Smart Home control by Control4, Lutron Motorized Window Treatments, and discreet in-ceiling Sonance speakers keep this kitchen in sync with the rest of this Intelligent Fort Lauderdale…

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Performance Spotlight: JL Audio Fathom Subwoofer

June 26, 2019
JL Audio Fathom v2 Subwoofer

The Fathom® v2 subwoofers sacrifice nothing, thanks to the dynamic advantages of their proprietary JL Audio woofers. These exceptional drivers allow for a true subwoofer passband and very high output, while keeping distortion well below audible thresholds. To extract full benefit from the excursion envelope of its woofer, each Fathom® v2 employs an exceptionally powerful switching amplifier with a large toroidal transformer and a patented circuit designed to enhance control and fidelity. The compact design…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Beauty and Technology

June 24, 2019
Black Glass Lutron Palladiom Keypad

Today’s Jobsite Snapshot takes a look at Lutron’s Palladiom keypads in gorgeous black glass. Beauty, technology and elegance meet in your Smart Home. There are hundreds of ways to customize the technology in your home, all within your design parameters. Give us a call, we’ll help you find a look you love for your Smart Home: 305-652-1138

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Performance Spotlight: Sony WH-1000 XM3 Headphones

June 20, 2019
Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Headphones

As you know, we’re happy to be Sony Diamond Dealers. What you may not know, is we sell more than just high quality Sony home audio and video. We are your go-to for all Sony products, including headphones! Today we’re taking a look at Sony’s most recent offering in the wireless headphone sector- the WH-1000MX3. They’re getting great reviews all around, here are some of their features: HD Noise-Canceling Processor QN1 lets you listen without…

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Local Spotlight: Interiors By Steven G

June 19, 2019
Interiors By Steven G

Today we’re shining our spotlight on one of our favorite partners, Interiors by Steven G (IBSG). If you’ve lived in South Florida for a while, you’re probably familiar with their engaging style. We’ve been creating Smart Homes in South Florida since 2006, and have had the amazing opportunity to work in scores of gorgeous homes. Some of the most beautiful and well put together of those homes were conceived and created by IBSG. In our…

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Performance Spotlight: Leon Ente Sound Sculpture

June 8, 2019
Leon Sonos Ente Sound Sculpture

Leon presents the new Ente Sound Sculpture. It brings sound, light, and form together to create an entertainment experience unlike any other. Powered by the new Sonos® Amp, black and white Baltic Birch panels are interspersed between audio channels, creating a one-of-a-kind piece that perfectly integrates into any Sonos system. SOME KEY FEATURES: Custom, handcrafted designs available to match any space or style Features Leon’s Ultima speakers and SONOS AMP® Includes programmable LED lighting kit…

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Showroom Spotlight: An Evening With David Bowie Pt 2

June 7, 2019
David Bowie Art Exhibition in Miami

On June 1st 2019, Intelligent Design was honored to host “BOWIE TO BOWIE: An Exhibition of Sight and Vision”. So many wonderful images and memories came from that night, that we have to split them up into two posts. Enjoy the second set below. “BOWIE TO BOWIE” is a visual and musical celebration of the many changes of David Bowie. Artist MR.BABES has created 21 new paintings of Bowie’s most celebrated personas, as well as…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Smart Homes and Custom Millwork

June 6, 2019
Custom Millwork with Electronics

Showcase your technology and electronics, while still keeping your custom Interior Design. We’ll show you how we can compliment your design, and even your custom mill work. This custom Smart Home gives you all you would expect from the best in Home Automation, made beautiful by gorgeous Interior Design by Interiors by Steven G. This beautiful beachside Fort Lauderdale condo features comfort, convenience, and entertainment: Control4 Automation Lutron Lighting Lutron Motorized Window Treatments Lyngdorf Audio…

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Showroom Spotlight: An Evening With David Bowie Pt 1

June 5, 2019
Bowie To Bowie Aladdin Sane

On June 1st 2019, Intelligent Design was honored to host “BOWIE TO BOWIE: An Exhibition of Sight and Vision”. “BOWIE TO BOWIE” is a visual and musical celebration of the many changes of David Bowie. Artist MR.BABES has created 21 new paintings of Bowie’s most celebrated personas, as well as a few lesser-known characters for the die-hard enthusiast. Correlating with the artwork, Intelligent Design Showcased music videos and movies spanning David Bowie’s entire career, on…

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Smart Home Magazine Spring 2019

June 4, 2019
Control4 Smart Home Magazine Touchpanel

Smart Home Magazine is great for information, and inspiration!  Featured inside are articles touching on all the newest Smart Home Technology, and answers to some of your most interesting questions. We’re happy to bring you the full issue, compliments of Intelligent Design. Let’s discuss your Intelligent Home: 305-652-1138 [pdf-embedder url=”https://id-fl.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Smart-Home-Magazine-Spring-2019.pdf” title=”Smart Home Magazine Spring 2019″] Control4 Smart Home Magazine Spring 2019

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Jobsite Snapshot: Beauty and Technology

May 29, 2019
Technology and Interior Design

We loved this project in Bal Harbour, as it let us combine our Smart Home System Design with incredible Interior Design. Many think that to have a Smart Home, you will be smothered with electronics. We’ll work with you to make sure that’s not the case. This project in particular featured high-performance Smart Home Technology, as well as the finest Audio and Video, but kept all of its beautiful design intact. Give us a call,…

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Performance Spotlight: Leon Hardwood Cases for Sonos

May 19, 2019
Leon Tonecase Sonos Cabinets

Make Sonos spectacular! We are pleased to offer Leon Tonecase hardwood cases for Sonos Play:1, Play:3, and Play:5. Handcrafted from White Oak or Black Walnut, Tonecase hardwood cases fit any Sonos surround sound or bookshelf speaker to provide a design aesthetic that matches your style, and will definitely make you stand out. Give us a call, as authorized Leon Dealers, we’ll get you started: 305-652-1138

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Performance Spotlight: Trufig

May 18, 2019
Trufig Before and After

Have you heard of Trufig? Unfortunately, Trufig Solutions are one of the design world’s best kept secrets. We think everyone should know about Trufig, one of the most innovative and style-changing products available. Trufig solves an ugly problem that’s been around for a long time: You spend countless hours perfecting your home design, choosing fabrics, tile, paint, and specialty wall finishes. Then, you have no choice- ugly outlets, thermostats, and switches everywhere. With Trufig, you…

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Showroom Spotlight: David Bowie Exhibition

May 16, 2019
David Bowie Exhibition June 2019

Presenting: “BOWIE TO BOWIE: An Exhibition Of Sound & Vision” Opening June 1st, 2019 at The Intelligent Design Center in Downtown Miami, Florida, “BOWIE TO BOWIE” is a visual and musical celebration of the many changes of David Bowie. Artist MR.BABES has created 21 new paintings of Bowie’s most celebrated personas, as well as a few lesser-known characters for the die-hard enthusiast. Correlating with the artwork, Intelligent Design will be showcasing music videos and movies…

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Performance Spotlight: Lyngdorf’s MP-50 Surround Sound Processor

May 16, 2019
Lyngdorf MP-50 Surround Sound Processor

On top of extreme good looks, Lyngdorf’s MP-50 surround sound processor delivers a surround sound experience that outmatches anything in and above its class. The MP-50 is, like all Lyngdorf Audio electronics, built to the highest standards. Everything is simply best-in-class—from the meticulous design based on 20 years of knowhow in digital signal processing, to selection of components, mechanical design, manufacturing, and 48 hours of burn-in before the final QA. Multiple control options allow you…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Smart Home at Auberge Fort Lauderdale

May 15, 2019
Auberge Smart Home Snapshot

Here’s a glimpse into a Ft. Lauderdale Beach Smart Home we’re currently finishing up at the Auberge Residences. Hard to believe it, but in just a few days, this place is going to look incredible. This construction site is well on its way to being a fully automated Smart Home. Features will include: Control4 Automation Lutron Lighting Control Lutron Automated Shades Lyngdorf Processing & Amplification Leon Speakers with JL Audio Subwoofers Sony 4K Master Series…

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News: Sonos Now Compatible with Google Assistant Voice Control

May 14, 2019
Sonos now compatible with Google Assistant Voice Control

Finally! Today Sonos announced a long-awaited software update that Google Assistant Voice Control to their Sonos One wireless smart speaker, and to their Sonos Beam wireless soundbar. Google Assistant features on Sonos include: • System control. Listeners can start a song using AirPlay from Apple Music, ask the Google Assistant to go to the next track, and turn the volume down in the Sonos App. In addition, one supported voice-enabled device allows for customers to…

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News: Beloved brands Paradigm, Anthem and MartinLogan Sold

May 14, 2019
Authorized Paradigm Persona Dealers

Big news in the audio world over the weekend! Three highly regarded audio brands were sold-but that’s not all. The purchaser, Scott Bagby is actually the original founder of Paradigm Electronics. Scott Bagby is joined in his purchase by John Bagby, who will act as managing director. Scott will act as CEO. Per Scott Bagby, “This is an exciting time in the industry and we look forward to the opportunity to move into the future with…

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Jobsite Snapshot: Surveillance Camera Installation

May 10, 2019
Residential Surveillance Camera Installation

Everyone wants to protect the people and things they love, and we make it easy. Shown here, we’re installing surveillance cameras at one of our favorite client’s new home build in Miami Shores. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SURVEILLANCE AND SECURITY Give us a call, we can talk about making your home safe & secure: 305-652-1138, or email info@id-fl.com Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

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Showroom Snapshot: ID Lounge

May 9, 2019
Audio and Video solutions for any budget

Join us for a quick look at one of our favorite rooms at the Intelligent Design Center- aka our showroom. The Lounge is an ultra-comfortable (thanks to Floridian Furniture) room that showcases almost everything that Intelligent Design has to offer: Paradigm In-ceiling Speakers Paradigm Prestige Floor Standing Speakers Artison In-wall Subwoofers JL Fathom Subwoofer Lutron Lighting Control Lutron Motorized Shades Lutron Grafik T Dimmers McIntosh Audio Processing Control4 Smart Home Automation Sony 85″ XBR X950G 4K…

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Performance Spotlight: Sony’s XBR X950G Series TV

May 7, 2019
Sony's XBR X950G Series TV

Sony’s newest offering packs quite a punch. The new XBR X950G Series is a 4K HDR TV  that immerses you in hyper-realistic sight and sound. Available in 55″, 65″, 75″, and a monster 85″ version. Above, we’re giving you a look at an 85″ getting installed in Fort Lauderdale, with a Leon Soundbar and Frame. With the X950G, you’ll experience incredible sound and picture harmony, exceptional contrast and deep blacks, unmatched processing power, and smooth…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh RS200 Wireless System

April 29, 2019
McIntosh RS200 Wireless Loudspeaker System

McIntosh’s foray into the Wireless Loudspeaker System game is getting great reviews. The RS200 has a beautiful, minimalist look that will definitely get your attention. Designed for a modern streaming lifestyle, it comes packed with virtually everything you need to enjoy music streamed from your handheld devices, digital music stored online or a local computer, or played from legacy audio sources. Even connect it to your TV for better sound. Bring Home Theater Sound anywhere…

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Local Spotlight: What’s new in Downtown Miami?

April 16, 2019
The future of Downtown Miami

Intelligent Design has been located in the heart of Downtown Miami since 2013, when we made the move from North Miami. We knew Downtown was going to be great one day, and we wanted to be right in the middle of it. It’s been happening, slowly but surely, and it appears we’re getting ready to have a major growth spurt. Our friends over at Downtown News have written an article updating everyone on what’s been…

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The New Lion King Trailer is Promising a Great Future Home Theater Experience!

April 10, 2019
Disney's Lion King 2019

The new Lion King movie isn’t even in theaters until July 19, but we are already excited about seeing this in our Home Theater here at Intelligent Design! Check out the newest trailer below. The new film features incredibly realistic digital animation, with soaring music and a host of talented voices including Donald Glover, Seth Rogan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, John Oliver, Beyonce, and the return of James Earl Jones as Mufasa. We figure it will be…

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Technology is the Rising Star at Milan Furniture Fair 2019

April 9, 2019
LG R TV at Salone del Mobile

The most innovative Interior Designers, Architects and Developers have made it a point to include technology that is both functional and gorgeous in their projects for a few years now. Finally, it looks like the rest of the design world may be catching up to them. One of the biggest markers we’ve seen recently is this year’s Salone Del Mobile-the Milan Furniture Fair. Salone Del Mobile is the world’s biggest Design Show, shaping the industry…

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Performance Spotlight: Lyngdorf TDAI-3400 integrated amplifier and audio processor

March 28, 2019

With extreme audio processing options combined with the most powerful and advanced digital amplifier technology, the TDAI-3400 is the most powerful product from Lyngdorf Audio yet. Through the web interface you can perform all setup and operations from the menu system, which allows you to tailor your setup and sound, and the digital crossover allows 3 individual output settings. With our proprietary RoomPerfectTM room-correction software to eliminate the negative influence of the listening room, the…

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Performance Spotlight: Lutron Grafik T Dimmers

March 25, 2019
Lutron Grafik T Dimmer

Available in a multitude of colors and finishes, including architectural metals and glass. Lutron’s Grafik T Dimmers bring understated elegance to any project. You can count on Lutron to give you the performance you want, every time. CLICK HERE FOR THE LUTRON GRAFIK T BROCHURE Give us a call, let’s find you exactly what you’re looking for: 305-652-1138

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Performance Spotlight: Voice Control

March 22, 2019
Voice Controlled Smart Homes

Voice control has come a long way, and fast. Controlling your entire smart home with your voice, is now a reality. There are a few brands leading the pack, namely Amazon and Google. Which one is right for you? There are a lot of factors to consider, but really, your lifestyle is the most important one. Voice control is the most intimate player in smart home automation. The more the interface understands you and your…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh 70th Anniversary 2-Channel Vacuum Tube Amplifier

March 20, 2019

The MC2152 70th Anniversary Vacuum Tube Amplifier is a 150 Watt per channel stereo amplifier that features a striking new design to celebrate seven decades of handcrafting some of the best home audio equipment the world has ever heard. While its design is new, the MC2152 incorporates the lessons learned and the techniques invented in McIntosh’s 70 years of audio engineering. Utilizing  patented Unity Coupled Circuit output transformer technology – the same technology the company…

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Hot Properties: Floridian Furniture

March 14, 2019

We would like to introduce you to one of our favorite partners, Floridian Furniture– even though you probably know them already! When we were building our showroom, we knew it was important to have comfort and quality in every detail. The partnership we enjoy with Floridian Furniture has allowed us to create a warm and gorgeous environment that makes our showroom stand out. But the best part (for you!), is that our partnership with Floridian…

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Performance Spotlight: McIntosh All in One Turntable

March 12, 2019
McIntosh Labs MTi100 All in One Turntable

The McIntosh MTi100 is a modern home audio system for modern lifestyles. In addition to the turntable that plays both 33-1/3 and 45 rpm vinyl records, the MTi100 also includes: a power amplifier a vacuum tube preamplifier section a shielded phono preamplifier an unbalanced auxiliary input digital audio coaxial and optical inputs, a Bluetooth receiver a subwoofer output stereo speaker outputs for sharing your music with friends a headphone jack for personal listening The MTi100…

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Intelligent Design Contracted for Coral Bay Cove Apartments

March 8, 2019
Control4 Brochure for Architects, Builders, and Designers

We are extremely pleased to have been contracted as the low-voltage provider to the new Landmark project, Coral Bay Cove Apartments in Naranja, Florida. We will be providing surveillance cameras to the 12 building complex, and audio/video throughout the Club Room. This is Intelligent Design’s sixth project with Landmark, and we can’t wait to see the finished product! To learn more about how Intelligent Design can enhance your home or project, give us a call: 305-652-1138,…

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What is CEDIA?

March 1, 2019

We are CEDIA Members, and CEDIA Certified. What does that mean? CEDIA members represent the world’s finest custom electronic design and installation companies — which is what your home deserves. CEDIA members span the globe, but what binds them together is a unique thirst for knowledge. As the oldest, largest, and most highly regarded provider of education in our industry, CEDIA has helped its members set the standard for design excellence, technical knowledge, and customer service. CEDIA…

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Media Furniture

February 28, 2019

We are proud to offer a large selection of gorgeous and functional media furniture to house your equipment in style, and compliment your Home Theater experience. Give us a call to take a look: 305-652-1138, or click here.

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How Important is your Network?

February 25, 2019

Your network is very important. It’s actually one of the most important things in your home, especially if you want a functional Smart Home. Though many internet service providers claim that they can set you up with the network you need, the truth is, all homes are different. We are the company that will work with you to determine your needs and expectations, and make sure they are met. Let’s talk about it: 305-652-1138, info@id-fl.com.

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Performance Spotlight: The Wall by Samsung

February 23, 2019

Samsung’s “The Wall,” delivers incredible definition, without restrictions as to size, resolution or form. It is a 146″ self-emitting TV with micrometer scale LEDs – much smaller than current LEDs, that serve as their own source of light. The MicroLED technology featured in The Wall eliminates the need for color filters or backlight, yet allows the screen to offer the ultimate viewing experience. Also, the MicroLED screen excels in durability and effectiveness, including luminous efficiency…

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Lutron Commercial Shades

February 22, 2019
Commercial Motorized Window Treatments

Window treatments are an important part of any commercial or hospitality project. They contribute not only to the ambiance of the space, but to the energy optimization as well. By installing controllable shades or drapes, you limit the guesswork and labor that come with regular window treatments. Lutron is widely considered to be the finest purveyor of window treatments, and is the industry leader in the United States. They are whisper quiet, come in a…

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Security and Surveillance

February 21, 2019

We make it easy for you to keep on eye on what you care about, from anywhere. We’ll help you decide how you want to secure your space, with cameras, smart locks, call boxes, electronic access control, and more. Then, we’ll create a simple system allowing you to monitor what’s going on with your system, from any smart device-no matter where you are in the world. We know that everyone wants safety and security, regardless…

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Performance Spotlight: Paradigm Speakers

February 20, 2019
Authorized Paradigm Dealers

We are proud to be Paradigm Speaker dealers, offering their full line of superior performance loudspeakers. Paradigm is well known for delivering high performance speakers, to fit any room, and any budget. We are now displaying some of Paradigm’s finest speakers at our Miami showroom. Contact us today to set up a demonstration: 305-652-1138, or info@id-fl.com.      

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Smart Home Magazine-Fall 2018

October 15, 2018

Smart Home Magazine is great for information, and inspiration!  Featured inside are articles touching on all the newest Smart Home Technology, and answers to some of your most interesting questions. We’re happy to bring you the full issue, compliments of Intelligent Design: Click Here for Smart Home Magazine Fall 2018 Give us a call to discuss your Intelligent Home: 305-652-1138

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Hot Properties: Tour a Fort Lauderdale Intelligent Home

October 15, 2018

Welcome to a tour of one of our recently completed projects: An Intelligent Home in Fort Lauderdale’s Paramount building. Our client wanted to integrate all aspects and conveniences of Intelligent Living, though the property is located in a high-rise condominium. Everything starts in the great room, which features high-end audio by Martin Logan and Leon Speakers, and a Sony 85″ TV, with sound processing by Lyngdorf Audio. Additionally, we included fully motorized custom window treatments…

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Intercom Solutions

October 14, 2018

Intercom Systems have come a long way!  An easy to use touch panel on the wall can now give you two-way communication for every room in your house, let you see and speak to the front door, or gate, and even play your favorite music throughout your home, office, or boat. Our Intercom Systems will enable easy communication, and a greater sense of security.  Give us a call, a great System is surprisingly affordable: 305-652-1138

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Easy Control

October 14, 2018
Smart Home Control

We’ll help you get the Intelligent Home you’re looking for. Let us create an elegant easy to use control system that will be simple for anyone to use. We are proud to be authorized dealers of the world’s finest control systems, home theater, and electronics. Intelligent Design will design a system that integrates all of your favorite entertainment, and security features. We work with you, to get you exactly where you want to be. Your…

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Hot Properties:Tour An Intelligent Home

May 9, 2018
South Beach Smart Home Tour

Come take a tour of the Intelligent Insides of this South Beach Estate. This fully automated Intelligent Home features Control4, Lutron, Sonos, Inca Furniture Lifts, Motorized Window Treatments, and more. Everything is controlled at the touch of a button! Let’s talk about how we can create an Intelligent Home for you. Give us a call: 305-652-1138, or click here.

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Intelligent Design Retained by Panorama Tower Miami

March 15, 2017

Intelligent Design is very pleased to officially be a part of the Panorama Tower Miami team. The Panorama Tower is an $800 million very exciting mixed use project, strategically located at the epicenter of the Brickell financial district. Panorama will be the tallest residential building on the eastern seaboard south of New York, rising 82 stories over the Miami skyline as an iconic, global landmark. The spectacular, 82-story tower will rise to 830 feet, housing 821…

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Furniture Solutions

March 6, 2017
Furniture and Automated Lift Solutions

Did you know Intelligent Design has furniture solutions to fit almost any situation, and any taste? We carry several lines of furniture, made specifically for your Audio/Video needs. Unlike a regular wall unit or cabinet, these pieces are designed to enhance your equipment. They are made with optimal ventilation, are deep enough to hold your components, and allow for easy access. Many pieces have superior storage options as well. Keep design in mind, as several…

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Where am I supposed to put all this equipment?

February 10, 2016

A common question we get is “Where am I going to put all of this equipment?” It can add up pretty fast: Cable Boxes, Satellite Receivers, Blu-Ray Players, XBOX, Playstation, Wii, Audio Receivers, and plenty more if you like! Well, no reason to worry, you have many options. Lots of people choose to stash their equipment in a piece of furniture. There are so many on the market to choose from, and a lot of…

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Home Theater

January 19, 2014
Media Rooms make any room a Home Theater.

Now, having your own Home Theater is easier than ever. IntelligentDesign will create an environment that will immerse you in sight and sound, bringing the movie theater experience home. Do you want to build a fully dedicated Theater Room? Or maybe you’d like to transform your Family Room, or Master Suite into a theater experience? Our experts will work with you to choose the right equipment and design, and then work within your budget to…

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Intelligent Design Contracted for Amenities at Modera Dadeland

January 18, 2014

Intelligent Design is very pleased to announce their third project in the Mill Creek Residential Trust family, Modera Dadeland, located in Kendall, Florida. Intelligent Design will be providing Control4 Smart Automation and Entertainment Amenities to the property, including music and TVs throughout the lounge, fitness center, pool area, game rooms, and common areas. The property is developed by Mill Creek Residential, once again setting the gold standard in community living. Modera Dadeland is a 350-unit community, featuring amenities…

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News: Intelligent Design is Pleased to Announce we are now Authorized McIntosh Dealers

August 12, 2013

Intelligent Design is pleased to announce we are now McIntosh Laboratory Inc. Authorized Dealers. We are very proud to be able to demonstrate McIntosh Technology at our new IntelligentDesign Center. To commemorate becoming McIntosh Laboratory Inc. Authorized Dealers we will be featuring a new McIntosh piece on our Facebook page and on our blog every day this week. If you’re not a fan yet, you will be soon! The McIntosh MT5 precision turntable is a complete turntable package that is…

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IntelligentDesign Center

May 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce the grand opening of our new IntelligentDesign Center. Located conveniently at 14 NE First Avenue, in Downtown Miami. We’ll show you all that’s new to enhance your South Florida Lifestyle. We are showcasing a full array of SmartHome & Automation Technology, Audio/Video, & Custom Furniture. You will be able to see and try Crestron, Control4, & Lutron Automation Technology, including Lighting Control and Motorized Window Treatments. Open now, call now…

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Need to Know

April 15, 2013

Whether you’re planning to build a dedicated Home Theater, or simply looking to add Music & Movies throughout your home, we’re sure you have plenty of questions. We can definitely make things much easier. There are generally two kinds of projects: New Construction, & Remodel Projects. New Construction is just that, a new home or condo just being built. This means the walls are open, and electrical wiring can still be determined. Remodel Projects are existing properties,…

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Get Out!

March 16, 2013

The weather has finally taken a turn back to gorgeous! We’re all going to want to spend more time outside from here on, no more being cooped up in the house. Did you know you can enjoy all of the entertainment you have inside your home, outside in this lovely weather? Barbecues, pool parties, and intimate evenings at home will take on a completely different mood. You can enjoy all the beauty of your backyard,…

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Welcome!

February 17, 2013
Intelligent Design Custom Electronics

We bring together the best in entertainment, comfort, convenience, and security technologies found in today’s Smart Homes and make them simple for you to use. We design each project from the ground up based on your individual needs and desires, as well as the dynamics of your home. Whether your needs are modest or highly sophisticated, we can design a simple solution just for you. Once contracted, we will work hand-in-hand with you and all…

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