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Need-to-Know Upgrades for Stunning Home Theater Design

Enjoy a Private Cinema That Looks Great

Need-to-Know Upgrades for Stunning Home Theater Design

A home theater is a place where users enjoy crystal clear picture and immersive surround sound in the comfort of their own Houston, TX property. But any room worth spending time in has to do more than just function -- it has to be beautiful, comfortable, and stylish, too.

As a local leader in home theater design, we know how important it is to build a system that looks good. Thats why weve put together this blog of helpful design tips you may not have known about. If youre an interior designer working on home theater projects for your project, keep reading.

See Also: HERE ARE 3 MISTAKES TO AVOID IN YOUR HOME THEATER DESIGN

Seating

Traditional theater seating is a great way to enjoy any movie. Chairs are designed for comfort, support, and to absorb excess sound. Users can lounge without feeling too relaxed -- which could lead to a nap before the movie is done.

But theater design isnt limited to tradition. And theater seating has evolved. Todays manufacturers offer a variety of seating options, including couches, recliners, and loveseats. Each is made with non-reflective material, plush upholstery, and offer the level of support necessary for enjoying great entertainment.

Wall Panels

Sound systems are based on the balance between audio reflection and sound absorption. One of the ways integrators make sure there wont be too much of an echo is by installing wall panels. Wall panels help dampen the sound so it wont overwhelm the room.

Of course, they can also be ugly. Thankfully, modern wall panels can work within the confines of a stylish design. Component pieces work to add texture to the room, accenting the walls while still providing the level of audio precision necessary for optimal audio.

Lighting

One of the most important aspects of a home theater is the lighting. After all, a projector shoots light at a screen to create the image. Thats why lighting control is so essential to good theater design.

Light fixtures should aim away from the screen, so they wont wash out the image if you have to turn them on during the movie. Zone control can also help minimize distractions every time someone gets up. Overhead lights are one thing -- but track lighting along the walkways will also help avoid issues while walking in the dark.

Smart lighting design doesnt stop there. Consider how the latest tunable white lights can dim to 0.1 percent, rather than 10 percent of standard dimming. That will greatly reduce disturbances throughout the movies runtime.

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