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5 Home Theater Design Trends
When it comes to home theater, trends can be a bit of a slippery slope. The time period and the technology typically call the shots. However, these things can pass as quickly as the pet rock fad. To keep your home theater from becoming outdated before the end of your coming attractions reel, you should […]Get the Guide
4 Rooms With Out-of-This-World Star Wars Home Theater Design
Even the architects behind the Death Star have nothing on the home theater design skills used in these spaces.Get the Guide
13 Really Cool Retro Home Theaters
From classic Hollywood to mod, there are plenty of home theater ideas that combine an old look with modern technology.
From classic Hollywood to mod, there are plenty of home theater ideas that combine an old look with modern technology.Get the Guide
Your Home Theater: If You Got It, Flaunt It
Ask any interior designer for advice on designing a home theater or media room, and he or she will have three words for you: Hide the equipment. But what some interior decorators don’t know is that there are high-tech products available to them that are as meticulously and stunningly designed as an Eames or Corbusier […]Get the Guide
Home Theater Design: Let Your Imagination Run Loose
Use the decor, furnishings and special pieces to create a unique personality for your theater.
A home theater is one room you can turn into virtually any type of space you want. Typically set apart from the rest of the house in a basement or a bonus room, it benefits from having no visual tie-ins with your art deco living room or Country French style kitchen. This means you can […]Get the Guide
3D Audio Delivers Dramatic Impact to Home Theater
Home theater packs in 30 speakers and 14 subwoofers for 3D surround sound effect.
Each year the Custom Electronics Design & Installation Association (CEDIA) honors several home systems integration firms for their high-level of technical expertise and quality craftsmanship. The project profiled received awards in 2014 : for Gold Technical Design Level V and Best Overall Home Theater.: Audio often takes a back seat to video during the design […]Get the Guide
Placing Speakers in a 2-Channel Setup
Aperion Audio acoustic engineer Ken Humphreys provides the following tips on the role of speaker placement in a two-channel setup.
Other than your speakers, the most important thing determining musical quality is where you place the speakers in your room. Speaker placement affects three things: bass performance, virtual sound location (sound stage and imaging) and the livability of your room. We’ll explore each of these separately, but keep in mind that these three objectives may […]Get the Guide
Tips for Choosing Quality Home Theater Loudspeakers
A quality audio system helps put you in the middle of the on-screen action, so don’t skimp on the speakers.
WHEN YOU THINK OF THE TERM “home theater,” what immediately comes to mind? If you’re like most people, it’s probably the bright, vivid, larger-than-life video screen. While this component is certainly essential, having a top-notch audio system is just as important to the overall home theater experience. By audio, we mean a surround-sound system. Made […]Get the Guide
Marvelous Media Room Illumination
It’s only fitting for the room with the most drama to have the most dramatic lighting. If you want your media room to be a true home theater, expert lighting design is key to creating atmosphere, illuminating the way, and enhancing the overall movie experience. A home theater presentation involves choreographed technology, in which lighting […]Get the Guide