8 Ways to Optimise Your Home Theatre

Fortunately, home theatres are no longer just for the rich and famous. Because with affordable technology and nifty design ideas, you too can have a true movie theatre experience. You wont have to worry about leaving the house or without overspending.

Check out these 8 inspiring ways to optimise your home theatre. Create enjoyment and entertainment the whole family can enjoy.

Get A Simple Yet Cosy Feeling

Use your theatre screen as the anchor point of the room. Aim for a home theatre that has little in terms of styling but still packs a punch in feature. The Westbury Display has a statement wooden feature wall. This creates a subtly design element whilst creates a warm feeling with dark hues that complement the plush grey couch.

The Westbury Display - Plunkett Homes
The Westbury Display – Plunkett Homes

An elegant and modern design

Transform your home theatre into a space that looks elegant and classy. By using timber laminate floors. These not only looks good, but are easy to keep clean.

If you are hesitant to try something too edgy, start with the flooring first. Do This by incorporate a statement rug, and then go up from there.

But there is one guaranteed way to make your home theatre a modern masterpiece. Putting an accent colour or print on a featured wall. This adds interest, style and energy to your home theatre.

The Quest Display - Plunkett Homes
The Quest Display – Plunkett Homes

Add Your Personality

Add some personality and fun into your home theatre by simply opting for a brightly coloured plush lounge. It looks great contrasted against white and helps stamp the home theatre as its own unique space in the home.

Don’t forget the walls. Consider displaying your favourite vinyl records, film posters and prized autographs on the wall to add that sentimental touch.

The Riviera Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Riviera Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes

Open, airy and fresh

When people think of home theatres, they may think of dark, dedicated spaces with a big screen and theatre-style seating. However, new trends are emerging where home theatres are integrated into open spaces. Connecting spaces like the living room or even the alfresco. With window treatments like blinds or curtains, lighting can easily controlled.

The Verona Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Verona Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes

The Dark Side

Bright colours reflect light, and that could be distracting when there’s a brightly lit scene on the screen. Opt for a darker room and wall colour, experimenting with shades of neutral browns, tans, olive, grey and navy blue.

A darker home theatre creates a cosier vibe. And is a popular interior design option for those who like strong, bolder colours in their home.

The Toorak Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Toorak Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes

Bachelor Pad Inspiration

Do you love a more pared down aesthetic, something a little basic, but dramatic and reminiscent of masculine sensibility? Consider turning your home theatre into a masculine-chic retreat, the ultimate uni-sex destination.

When properly done, masculine-inspired interiors are slick, minimal and effortless. Stick to the rule of using three colours. Be sparing with decorative pieces and keep minimalism in mind. Create a vibe that James Dean would be proud of.

The Preston Beach Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Preston Beach Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes

A Multi-Purposeful Home Theatre

Don’t have space for a home theatre? Consider turning your home theatre into a multi-purpose room to conserve space.

Whether it becomes a man-cave on Sunday when the footy is on. Or a fun place for the kids to gather with friends; the home theatre can be a flexible room to suit the needs of every family member.

To design a multi-purposeful home theatre, stick with the interior design basics. An L-shaped lounge, a coffee table, sheer curtains or blinds and carpet will make it an easy room to customise.

The Newport Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Newport Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes

Lighting is Key

While large windows are ideal for the rest of the home, the theatre should have little natural light to avoid glare on the screen. A trendy standing lamp should do just the trick.

The Augusta Ex-Display - Plunkett Homes
The Augusta Ex-Display – Plunkett Homes