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Smart Home Design

Online course by / 3 video recordings + call with the instructor

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What's the future of interior design? It's called "Smart Home". 

Welcome to the revolution in smart home technology that is transforming how we live. This course will open your eyes to the exciting innovations in intelligent home design happening right now and rapid changes coming in the next 5-10 years.

Through integrated systems and cutting-edge technology, smart homes are designed around our needs and desires, creating profoundly enriching living experiences. We are entering a new era of possibilities for our domestic spaces.

Whether you are a designer, architect, student or simply fascinated by the future of residential technology and lifestyles, this course is for you. We will explore the present landscape and future horizons of smart homes.

Join us to glimpse the homes of tomorrow and gain knowledge to help shape the emerging world of smart home design. The future of living is now - learn how to be at the forefront of this revolution.


Course Curriculum 


☱ Class 1 / What is a smart home?


Take a journey through the evolution of smart home technology and see what the future holds for intelligent living spaces. We begin with an overview of predictions and visions for the automated, technology-rich "home of the future" throughout history. Learn how early concepts and innovations laid the groundwork for today's smart homes.

Next, we demystify current smart home technology - discover what it is, how it works, and key systems like lighting, climate and security automation. With this foundation, you'll understand the basics of integrating and controlling smart devices in a home.

Finally, we'll glimpse upcoming advancements on the horizon. See how smart homes will leverage AI, voice control, robotics and more to create seamless, personalized living experiences. The home of the future is arriving now - this class provides insider knowledge to stay ahead of the curve.


☲ Class 2 / Smart home technologies 


In this class, you'll gain an in-depth understanding of the technologies powering the homes of the future. We'll start by exploring the internet of things and how it enables devices to communicate and work together seamlessly. See how smart home products leverage IoT to automate, control, and enhance home environments.


Next, we'll take a deep dive into smart devices for lighting, climate, security, entertainment and more. Discover how they integrate into unified smart home ecosystems. Artificial intelligence is also playing a growing role in homes, so we'll unpack how AI-driven systems like virtual assistants optimize and personalize the living experience.

Finally, we'll look under the hood at the protocols allowing diverse devices to connect and function intelligently. We'll cover standards like Zigbee, Z-Wave, and Matter that unite this complex web of technologies.


☴ Class 3 / Smart home application


In this class we provide room-by-room guidance to make your entire home intelligent. First, we assess each area of your home and recommend smart devices to automate lighting, climate, security, entertainment and more. Learn how to effectively integrate technologies room by room.


Next, we examine real-world smart home case studies to understand how full-home systems work together. See examples of technologies applied across an entire smart living environment.


Finally, we help you pull everything together into a unified smart home ecosystem that can be controlled through voice assistants like Alexa. Bring all your connected devices together for whole-home automation.

You are free to watch the videos at your own pace, please make sure to take notes and jot down any comments or questions you might have. Once you have watched all the videos, please get in touch with us in order to schedule a 1-to-1 call with the tutor.

What do you need to join? 


It is recommended that you are familiar with softwares such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote or PowerPoint (any of them will do). In order to be effective, this course needs you to participate in the various activities proposed - but no advanced skills are required. We strongly recommend you to use a laptop, so you can see the slides and also work during the class. 


Who can join this course?


It is recommended that you are familiar with softwares such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Keynote or PowerPoint (any of them will do). In order to be effective, this course needs you to participate in the various activities proposed - but no advanced skills are required.

What is included in the ticket?


Your ticket includes: recordings of 3 classes (2 hours each), PDF notes for every session, a 1-on-1 call with the instructor to ask questions after reviewing materials, a participation certificate, and ongoing email support. By joining this course, you become part of our community - we're here to help you learn and grow even after the course ends. Access recordings and notes right away, then schedule your personalized call. Join us and get lifetime learning resources and support.

About the instructor


With over 20 years of experience in interior design and teaching interior, furniture and product design, Prof. Carlo brings extensive expertise to this course. He has taught design at international universities and colleges. Prof. Carlo is also an accredited online instructor and founder of the online learning platform His depth of knowledge and passion for teaching comes through in his courses. Learn more about Prof. Carlo's background and credentials on his LinkedIn profile.  


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included in the ticket

Video recordings of 3 classes, so you can watch it in your own time. Each recording is around 2 hours long.

PDF files of 3 classes, in case you prefer to read the lecture or even print it. This is a supportive material specifically designed for this course.

A 1-to-1 call which will be scheduled with the Instructor. We encourage you to collect and write down all the questions you might have.

A certificate of participation with your name, attendance hours and the topic you have learned.

Once you join our course, you are part of the onlivedu family, and therefore we'll be happy to hear from you anytime. Just drop us a message.

Once you purchase the ticket, we will contact you directly to your email and share with you the password to access this course.

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