Home Entertainment Comes in All Shapes and Sizes
Updated: Mar 2
How to Create an Optimized Media Room Design for Music Listening, Movie Watching, and Family Fun
Home entertainment means different things to different people. Some prefer to watch movies or TV shows in a dedicated room. Others enjoy soaking themselves in the sounds of their favorite songs. Still, others want to play video games alone or games with family and friends.
If we’ve learned anything this last year, it’s that we all enjoy home entertainment in many forms.
Since people are still spending more time at home, there needs to be a multi-purpose room that can be converted in an instant to a media room, home theater, or communal area for the family. Keep reading to see how the following technologies make your media room design in Southlake, TX, into a versatile space.
The Sound of a Stunning Space
Whether you want a home theater or media room, it must have a superior sound system. Let’s start with surround sound. After all, if it’s going to be a media room/home theater/common space, it needs an audio system that immerses you in whatever you’re listening to or watching. For a fantastic auditory experience, high-end surround sound is the only solution.
Premium products from manufacturers like McIntosh and Paradigm deliver high-performance audio for music lovers and movie watchers alike. Choose from attractive freestanding and surface-mounted speakers or in-surface and hidden speakers – based on the room design you prefer. Whatever you want, your audio system can blend in perfectly with your environment for pure sound or standout as a testimony to your audiophile lifestyle. When you’re ready, touch an icon on your smart home touchpad to select a song, a streaming channel, or a movie. Then, be prepared to get lost in amazing sound!
Seeing Is Believing!
Excite your other senses – not just your ears! You won’t be disappointed by the latest 4K projectors and TVs. Today’s 4K displays take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies that ensure a real-to-life picture with vivid colors, high contrast, bright images, and no blur. Sony’s 4K TVs with HDR are as large as 85”. You won’t simply watch a movie in your home theater; you’ll experience it! This UHD (ultra-high definition) TV uses advanced technology to analyze and process data in every image to make colors more natural and precise. So, whatever you watch is closer than ever to real life.
Do you prefer a projector? Some homeowners want a projector and screen system that disappears when not in use. This is ideal for a multi-purpose space. A perfect option is the Sony ultra-short-throw (UST) projector. Sitting about one foot away from the wall on a customizable cabinet, it casts an image as big as 120”. The laser projector offers native 4K resolution (4096 x 2016) and high brightness with 2500 lumens. If you’re using an older projector, then you’ll be amazed when you upgrade to the UST projector. The enhancement in color, contrast, and texture is profound.
Set the Mood with Lighting and Shades
When the display is off, keep the shades open and the lights up. If you wish, your home theater space can look like any other stylish room in the house. However, if you want privacy or need to block the light during movie night, touch a button to close your motorized shades. For instance, blackout window treatments help to create the perfect home theater experience.
In addition, smart lighting control lets you set the scene for any event. Are you hosting a game night with friends? Turn up the lights, have a few laughs and drinks, and play late into the evening. Do you prefer listening to your favorite tunes? Pick a lighting color from your touchpad to set the mood. And of course, when watching a movie, you can adjust your smart lighting to illuminate the room perfectly without interfering with the entertainment.
Upgrade your home theater design by making it a multi-purpose space. Find out more by calling Futurian Systems at (866) 597-6616 or filling out our online contact form. We look forward to hearing from you.