Patrick McCarthy

Patrick McCarthy

Patrick is a Senior Editor for CT Lab at NAPCO Media.

A Bright Idea

A modern residential design that is provocative, yet simple and minimal, and maintains elegance via traditional cues at the same time.

It Takes A Villa

Although the sprawling California home with panoramic views of Lake Sherwood and Italian-inspired themes might seem like an effortless picture, it was up to Mike McMaster and his team at Wilshire Media Systems to bring the vision into focus.

June Bloom

For every aspect that reveals the easy-going nature of this Venice Beach home, the full-automated Savant system makes it one of the smartest houses on the block.

Picture Perfect

Ready to bring his relatives dream retirement home to life, Brent Simcox and the team at Grand Home Automation outfitted the home into one of their most impressive projects to date.

Disrupting The Cycle

Cloud9‘s architect-first mindset shifts long-standing industry stigmas on how technology professionals and design experts should interact.

Courting Builders In The Kitchen

GM Zach Elkin, of Signature Kitchen Suite and LG for Builders division, LG Electronics USA, explains how the brand is enticing the appetites of home buyers through home builders.

Certified For Success

Josh Christian and the Home Technology Association is on a mission to improve integrators’ reputation with architects, designers, and builders.

Home is Where the Art Is

Tim Sinnaeve of Barco Residential discusses the finer points of New Media Art and how the digital canvases can transform a home into something so much more.

Pioneering the Connected Outdoors

For audio and video professionals, the outdoor space feels like a new frontier but thankfully, there are companies dedicated to elevating that experience.

Courting Fun

InnerSpace Electronics client built a new guest house that would serve as the main hangout location for the clients, guests, and his teenage children.

The F Word: Prep and Polish Your Story

Want more Frank White content? See everything he and the Weld2 team have to offer at his website! Most are slammed. But now could be the time to really reflect and refine your message. In the tech industry best selling book, “Ultra Hi-Def Marketing”, author Coleen Sterns Leith plainly states: “Corporate storytelling is a…

This Jailhouse Rocks

What gave this project a unique set of challenges for Manhasset, N.Y.-based integrator Home Theater of Long Island was that it was in a building that had once housed an NYC Police Department Precinct.

The F Word: Getting Our Arms Around Labor

Want more Frank White content? See everything he and the Weld2 team have to offer at his website! Many of us enjoyed the news conference that NASA hosted post the spectacular SpaceX launch and that first dramatic landing on a mid-Atlantic barge. After a half-dozen try’s the organization was able to stick the landing.…

The F Word: Dealing With DIY

Want more Frank White content? See everything he and the Weld2 team have to offer at his website! DIY (or “Do It Yourself) is getting a load of industry ink right now. Scare scenarios - semi-real or imagined - are threatening tactics that get reader engagement. And evidently that is the end all for…