Flatter Than Flat Panel The Television Mirror from Séura incorporates the sleek functionality of an LCD display into an unobtrusive mirror for a discreet viewing experience. Useful in bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens, and elsewhere, the TV mirror is available in a wall-mount configuration that hangs like a portrait and in a surface-mount style built into the wall framing for a recessed look. A wide variety of mirror sizes accommodates LCD displays from 15 to 45 inches. The system can fully integrate with cable, satellite, and DVD players. Also, new Mirage Mirror technology lets users see a more natural reflected color that matches a normal mirror's reflection, surpassing traditional two-way mirrors. Séura. 800.957.3872. www.seura.com.
Red Hot The new glass collections introduced in the Ambiance Lighting Systems line by Sea Gull Lighting are designed to add drama, color, and brilliance to nearly any setting. This new, boldly styled Fireball Mono-Point Pendant is available in an antique nickel finish and with matching sconces to provide a coordinated look. The glass globe measures 7 11/16 inches in diameter. The light requires a medium, A-line, 100-watt bulb. Sea Gull Lighting. 800.347.5483. www.seagulllighting.com.
The Next Level ThyssenKrupp Access introduces the Lev Signet home elevator. The Signet features the world's first fully customizable elevator cab and allows the homeowner more control over interior finishes. The Signet requires no additional machine room, uses no toxic hydraulic fluids, and is the most energy-efficient home elevator available, the maker says. Visit the company Web site to use Custom Cab Maker, which lets customers design their own elevator. Customizable elements include upper and lower panels, ceiling, handrail, control panel, and frame finishes, as well as dimensions. Choose from glass, metal, laminate, stone, or wood finishes. ThyssenKrupp Access. 800.829.9760. www.tkaccess.com.
Hide and Chic With a range of more than 20 door-handle styles, 25 cabinet hardware designs, bathroom fittings, wall-switch and socket plates, and more, Turnstyle Designs has learned how to wrap almost anything in leather. The U.K.-based company has introduced a new range of colored leather, including library green, Atlantic blue, and jazz red. The vivid full-grain bridle leather is available on all Turnstyle collections, including the sleek Recess style (shown). Each piece is made to order, and items not included in Turnstyle's stock collections can be specially created for the customer. Visit the Web site to find a U.S. dealer near you. Turnstyle Designs. www.turnstyledesigns.com.
Viewer's Choice Offer clients security and convenience with the AX Series intercom communication system. Master stations and door stations mounted inside and outside the home let users communicate between stations or with visitors outside. The master station's 3.5-inch color LCD screen can also bring up views from new or existing CCTV cameras around the property. And incoming “calls” from door stations can be wired to a phone line, such as a cell phone, allowing communication with visitors even while homeowners are away. The system is PC-programmable for personalized customization and is easily wired using CAT-5e cable. The AX Series can support eight master stations and 120 door stations. Aiphone. 800.692.0200. www.aiphone.com.
Perfect Panorama Make the most of a view and create a seamless outdoor living space with the Curved Window & Door system. The windows and doors are available in aluminum or wood and aluminum styles. The Curved Lift & Slide patio door (shown) features an operating mechanism that lowers the door on a dual compression seal located at the bottom of the sliding panel, creating a weathertight seal. In the raised position, the door glides effortlessly with the touch of a finger. Doors are available in sliding, French, or pocket configurations; windows come as sliding, pocket, or projected styles. Retractable shutters, automatic door openers, custom colors, and other options are available. Luxury Windows & Doors. 858.451.1451. www.luxurywindows.com.