Home Theatre: Making a Dream Project Come True


You’ve finally made the decision to create your own home theatre and enjoy your movie nights in absolute comfort and luxury. If you’re planing to start creating your home theatre by choosing the surround sound system, large screen TV and other high-tech accessories, then you are on the road to making the same mistake that many homeowners make. Why you ask? Well, simply because the first thing you should do when planning the design of your home theatre is deciding on the number and type of seats. This might come as a surprise but the home theatre sofa you choose will have an influence on all the other aspects including speaker type and position, TV placement, acoustic treatment and many more.

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When creating the layout of your home theatre seating there are some important principles to bare in mind and the most important one is having clear view of the screen. This means that each seat should be arranged in a way to provide a clear view of the entire screen. When it comes to sound treatment the seating that is at the back of the room often gets poor sound, this means that your guest who will be sitting at the back won’t be able to hear that well as the ones who will be sitting in the front row. Therefore, its important to arrange the speaker according to the layout of your seating and the key here is to adjust your speaker sound system so that it provides equal sound quality to every corner of your room. Here are a few tips that will help you choose the right home theatre sofa that will make your fun movie nights with your family or friends all the more enjoyable and relaxing.

Measure your space

Knowing how much space you have to work with will help you decide what kind of seating will best suit your home theatre. You should take measurements of the entire room and determine how much space you will need to properly arrange your sofas. Don’t forget to leave enough space between each sofa so that you can conformable sit and walk around the room. Make sure to measure the width of your doors and hallways to ensure you can easily get your furniture inside your home theatre.

The size of the screen is important as well

Besides the size of your room, you will have to consider the size of your TV screen when deciding how many sofas you can fit inside your home theatre without compromising on viewing quality and comfort. If you have a smaller space one home theatre sofa would be more than enough since it often comes with three to four comfortable seats. The viewing distance can have a great influence on your overall movie experience, therefore its important to carefully measure the distance between the screen and the sofa, the key here is to avoid positioning your furniture too close to the screen.

Choose a design that matches your interiors

When it comes to choosing the best sofa design that will complement the look of your home theatre you would want something that not only looks great, but is durable as well. You can’t really enjoy a great movie without delicious snacks so make sure your sofa is stain resistant so you can easily clean any food and drink spills. Leather is a popular material for home theatre sofas since it’s very durable, requires little maintenance and can bring elegance and style to your interiors.

Goran Nikolov is a content writer of Protista, a website where you can find a lot of interesting lists. He is from Macedonia and has a passion to write lists about everything that surrounds him, especially about sports, health, music, technology and history. Goran loves to play basketball in his free time, enjoys playing on his guitar and sharing his thoughts with others.