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Legrand Brings Its adorne® Collection to 2014 Architectural Digest Home Show

WEST HARTFORD, CT, March 19, 2014 – Lighting industry leader Legrand is showcasing its complete adorne Collection at the 13th annual Architectural Digest Home Show, noted as the premier platform for top trends in luxe home design. The extensive collection of light switches, dimmers, outlets, and wall plates—as well as the Under-Cabinet Lighting System and Wireless Systems for the Home—will be found in the company’s Booth #158 at Pier 94 in New York City, March 20-23.

The "Reinvented" Light Switch

Reinvented Light SwitchLegrand is on a quest to elevate this essential home product with its distinctive line of adorne lighting controls, outlets, and wall plates.

Building upon four years of research in the American market, adorne’s groundbreaking light switches open a new chapter for the homeowner, interior designer, and do-it-yourself enthusiast. The collection’s compelling design, innovative technology and simple installation advance the light switch into a meaningful consideration in the home renovation process. adorne is available in select lighting showrooms and home improvement stores nationwide.

Through the launch of adorne, Legrand is enabling consumers to give the same level of design expression to their light switches as with all other decorative products in their home.

The truly astounding switch portfolio features seven models, each providing a unique on/off activation and user experience. Standout products in the line include:

  • The Touch™ Switch uses capacitive touch technology to control lights. Its stunning translucent face operates just like an iPhone®.

  • The Wave™ Switch activates lights with the wave of a hand.

  • The SensaSwitch™ turns lights on and off when people enter or leave the room.

  • The Pop-Out™ Outlet is popped out when needed, providing three outlets, and pushed back in to fit flush to the wall when not in use.

The collection’s design leads with a distinguishing square switch and outlet that serve as a signature statement for the product line. The switches and outlets are then paired with wall plates that come in 32 striking finishes, including cast metals, natural woods, leather, and an array of vibrant hues. The broad range has been designed to fit any décor whether it’s traditional, eclectic, cottage, or contemporary. All switches and outlets fit flush within the wall plates, eliminate the need for visible screws, and fit within existing electrical boxes for fast and easy installation. Finally, to help light the way at night, many adorne switches feature convenient locator lights or all can be combined with an Accent Nightlight.

Under-Cabinet Lighting System

Under-Cabinet Lighting System

Increasingly, technology is transforming kitchen culture via smartphones, tablets, and charging stations. Whether the homeowner reads recipes from an iPad®, plays favorite tunes when hosting guests, or uses USB ports to keep favorite gadgets charged, today’s kitchen is exceptionally high-tech and connected.

Driven to deliver both power and elegance to the kitchen, Legrand has introduced the adorne™ Under-Cabinet Lighting System. A modular track, the system fits under the kitchen cabinets to discreetly deliver light, power and music to the space. Equally impressive, its “hidden from view” location enables the backsplash to be clear of outlets and cord clutter—yielding a blank canvas to create beautiful backsplashes.

Customizable with modular LED puck or linear lights, the system additionally offers power outlets, USB ports, a Bluetooth music system, and mobile charging cradles. Its configuration is easy to update at any time by popping out any module and replacing it with a new insert.

The product’s low-profile track is available in three lengths and simply plugs into an existing outlet or can be installed with in-wall wiring to completely eliminate all outlets from the backsplash.

Wireless Systems for the Home

Wireless Systems for the HomeFor years, keeping up with advancements in home technology also meant tedious rewiring, intimidating installations, and cord clutter. Designed to provide personalized home environments that befit a budding generation of cordless connectivity, Legrand has introduced adorne™ Wireless Systems for the Home.

The new offerings include the adorne Whole-House Lighting System and Video Intercom System—both enriching the home experience with tools that are literally fingertips away. The systems are the convergence of emerging technology, seamless integration and stunning beauty – all elevating the ambiance and living experience throughout the home.

Both of the systems provides unparalleled user experiences:

  • The adorne Whole-House Lighting System allows users to control lights with a handheld remote or mobile device from any room in the house, and even when the user is away from home. Homeowners can create custom settings that will automatically dim lights or turn pre-selected lights on and off at the touch of a button. The system is compatible with the adorne sofTap Switch, sofTap Dimmer, Touch Switch and Touch Dimmer.

  • The adorne Video Intercom System allows the homeowner to see who is at the front door from multiple locations in the home. The kit uses one exterior video doorbell and one interior intercom unit to receive camera images. Up to three interior units can be added and connected wirelessly to existing units, serving as a true intercom system. 
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About Legrand

Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value and acquisitions are prime vectors for growth. Legrand reported sales of close to $5.8 billion in 2012. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of well-known product lines that include Cablofil, Electrorack, Middle Atlantic, NuVo, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, WattStopper and Wiremold. The company is listed on NYSE Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, FTSE4Good, MSCI World, ASPI and DJSI (ISIN code FR0010307819).