A great home interior always maintains a consistent scheme throughout. Architects and designers work closely to create the kind of ambience the homeowner client desires. Sometimes, though, introducing technology into a room can interfere with that ambience...but it doesn't have to! Certainly not when you have experienced technology experts who keep "design magic" on hand for just such an occasion!
Since an "Old World" look is so popular with finer homes, we thought we'd demonstrate a problem and suggest some solutions.
Problem. The home below has a certain look its trying to achieve. With the furniture removed, its easier to see the problem:
That TV! What's that doing in a room like this? Well, truth be told, it probably needs to be there as a main place for family gatherings. But we would suggest hiding it exactly where it is now! We'll show you how a little further in this article. You might also notice the speakers to either side (visible just beyond the columns) and another center speaker right above that flatscreen? Painting the grills to match the room is a great idea. But if you want those to be impossible to see, we recommend speakers like LiveWall. Even your painter will never know they are there!
Solution A. Let's suppose you, your architect and your designer have collaborated on a room with the following look: