Custom-built Mirror TVs from Electronic Living are gaining traction with interior designers and architects. See them at The Home Show, proudly supported by The Sunday Mail, running from September 8-10 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.INTERIOR designers are jumping on board new technology that turns your television into a stylish mirror.Electronic Living managing director Damian Cavanagh said the Mirror TV was penetrating the high end market, but due to manufacturing now being done on home soil the mid-range market was also starting to adopt the new trend.“The cost five years ago of Mirror TVs was exponentially greater, we imported the entire product from Germany, which was very expensive,” he said.The company now imports the glass from Europe but manufactures the rest of the product in Australia.“Basically it’s a conventional LED TV and then we custom build the frame and mirror over it,” he said.The technology allows the TV to be hidden behind reflective glass, as you turn the TV on the mirror becomes clear.The assembly time is around two weeks from order and the cost starts at around $4,500 for a 32 inch television, including the mirror.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour agoCustom-built Mirror TVs from Electronic Living.Mr Cavanagh said the Mirror TVs were gaining in popularity because as TVs had become thinner, people had been buying larger models.“So it’s taking up a larger surface area on your wall and people are investing a good amount of money in interior design, so they don’t want the TV to be the dominant feature in the room,” he said.“Architects and designers are in love with it, but end consumers probably haven’t been exposed to it enough yet.“It’s also a great way to display family photos or digital artwork and is good for bedrooms, kitchen splashbacks and bathrooms as well.”Mr Cavanagh said the alternate concealing options were a TV motorised to come out of a cupboard or down from the ceiling, but both options were more expensive than the mirror.“A lot of people are building feature piece fireplace’s in their living spaces, so putting the Mirror TV above the mantel provides a nice mirror look,” he said.Electronic Living specialise in custom technology solutions for homes, with their aim to create a functional smart home, with the technology hidden away.Electronic Living will be exhibiting at The Home Show. The Home Show, proudly supported by The Sunday Mail, runs from September 8 — 10 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
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