You don’t have to have a man cave or anything similar to have a great media room. Modern media is for everyone, for the entire family. And with modern technologies, viewing movies and television shows in your own home has never been better or more comfortable. You don’t have to devote an entire basement to your media room. You can create that awesome viewing experience anywhere in your home. Here’s what you’ll need:
1. Comfy, Ample Seating
You can’t have an awesome viewing experience without a comfy place to sit or rest. But that’s not all. You need ample seating if you’re ever going to invite anyone else over to watch something. You don’t want to be cramped. Instead focus on comfort.
2. A Worthy Screen
You can’t exactly prop up your phone and watch a movie in your media room. You need a worthy screen. It doesn’t mean it has to be the biggest screen you can find. It just needs to be proportionate to the size of the room and the experience you’re looking for.
3. The Right Lighting
Think about the lighting in your favorite movie theater. Chances are it has dim lighting before the movie and even dimmer lighting during the movie. However, if you need to get up to go to the restroom or get snacks, you can still make it through the room without injuring yourself and others. Apply that type of lighting to your own media room
4. But Not Too Much Light
If you have windows, these might let in a little too much light or even cause a distracting glare on the screen. If your media room isn’t a dedicated space, you will need light for other uses. Consider getting blackout shades for complete light blockage. However, if you want to eliminate the glare on your television, opt for outside mounted solar shades.
5. Make the Space Unique
Find a way to make your media space unique. Make it your own. Consider creating an Old Hollywood feel or make the ceiling into another great feature to your media room. Your media room doesn’t have to be like every other one out there. Let it represent your personality.
What else would you add to your dream media room?