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Choosing Furniture for Your Home Theater

Movie night is even more fun with a home theater, and the right home theater furniture can make it more enjoyable for everyone. Home theaters and entertainment or media rooms are increasingly popular. What distinguishes a home theater is that the room is designed to provide the best cinematic experience at home. Optimal sound quality and the absence of light help to immerse you in the film. However, many people use the terms "media room" and "home theater" interchangeably. Regardless of what you call the space, these rooms can add to the resale of your home.

Your home theater can be just as stylish as the rest of your home. Whether you want to upgrade your existing home theater or start fresh, we have you covered with our guide to home theater ideas. We help you choose the proper seating, media display, lighting, and accents for your space.

Home Theater Room Ideas

Many people choose to take inspiration from movie theaters when designing their space, but there is no reason to limit yourself. A home theater can have whatever décor style you like. From midcentury modern to rustic farmhouse, you can have a space that suits your tastes and provides your family with endless entertainment.

What does every theater room need? In addition to electronics and A/V equipment, your theater room needs seating, media display, lighting, and accents.

Seating

The proper theater seats are essential for your home theater room. Whether taking in a short film or a 4-hour masterpiece, comfortable seating makes it more enjoyable. Before selecting furniture, assess how big the room is, how many people you want to sit with, and the best seating configurations for ideal viewing. In addition to comfort and style, you may want furniture that has these features:

  • Recline settings
  • Headrests
  • Drink holders
  • USB ports
  • Storage

You can find sofas, loveseats, and recliners to help you create the perfect cinema seating configuration for your family's needs.

Malibu 3 Power Theater Sofa in Chocolate Leather
Rhys 2 Power Console Loveseat in Brown

Malibu 3 Power Theater Sofa in Chocolate Leather

Seat 3 people on this sofa in chocolate leather for a peak viewing experience. This sofa will make your fourteenth viewing of The Godfather feel like the first time.

Rhys 2 Power Console Loveseat in Brown

Movies are better when you view them with someone special. Snuggle with your sweetheart on this comfortable cinema seating.

Radius Power Recliner in Gray
Bolero 2 Power Theater Sofa in Gray

Radius Power Recliner in Gray

This comfy recliner has a clean, stylish look with lounging vibes. Theater recliners provide more options in terms of seating configurations than sofas or loveseats do. Put them in straight or curved rows.

Bolero 2 Power Theater Sofa in Gray

This theater recliner sofa is upholstered with gray fabric and has a modern look. Comprised of 3 standalone recliners and 2 curved consoles, this piece makes for a fantastic theater addition.

Media Display

Cabinets or consoles keep your stereo and media equipment organized and out of sight. They provide yet another opportunity for incorporating your décor style into the room.

Skyy Media Console in Black, 70 Inch
Americana Media Console in Blue, 76 Inch

Skyy 70" Media Cabinet

This stunning cabinet brings chic farmhouse style. Buy it in black so it will not reflect any light during movie viewings.

Americana Media Console in Blue, 76 Inch

This class media console is both stylish and practical. Painted a fetching shade of blue, it features drawers, shelving, cabinets, and openings for cord management.

Altamonte Media Console in Gray, 70 Inch

Altamonte Media Console in Gray, 70 inch

This is a contemporary console that is designed to hold TVs of any size. It also features storage drawers and openings for cords to help you keep your theater room tidy and sleek.

Lighting

Lamps are one way to illuminate your home theater. Even if you install sconces or theater lighting features in the space, lamps are perfect for when you need a little light. Flipping on all the theater lighting every time you can't find your movie candy can be an unpleasant adjustment for your eyes, and a lamp is a perfect compromise for those moments when you hit pause.

Jacek Table Lamp
Nolden Floor Lamp

Jacek Table Lamp

This brass-toned lamp is sleek and contemporary and holds a black shade with goldtone foil interior and brings the high fashion.

Nolden Floor Lamp

This jet-black lamp will brighten up your home theater when you need a little light.

Farrar Table Lamp

Farrar Table Lamp

Made from goldtone glass and metal, this glamorous lamp will light up the room for all those post-movie discussions and analyses. Pair with contemporary styles of furniture to create a cohesive look.

Accents

Accent pieces work with the furniture, flooring, lighting, and textiles to establish a coherent style of décor in the room. They also provide a way to personalize your home theater. From wall art to vases, you have many options for accent pieces.

Elea Wall Shelf
Devlan Abstract Wall Art, Set of 5

Elea Wall Shelf

A wall shelf provides the perfect place to show off your DVDs, movie memorabilia, or merchandise from your favorite film franchise. Curate a collection of objects for display that works with your décor theme and helps personalize the space.

Devlan Abstract Wall Art

The abstract design provides a visually exciting design element that won't distract you from the visuals on screen.

Elissa Fur Ottoman
Mohsen Vases, Set of 2

Elissa Fur Ottoman

Old Hollywood was all about glam, and so is this ottoman. A gold frame and white faux fur seat combine to bring you this high-fashion footrest.

Mohsen Vases, Set of 2

To incorporate a geometric pattern, place these white vases with gold indented hexagons on an end table, shelf, or media console in home theaters with transitional décor schemes.

With a little planning, you can set up a high-tech and beautiful home theater that reflects your personal style and provides your family with years of entertainment.