7 Tips to Give a Media Room Star Quality

Seating, furniture, and design ideas to create a stellar media room

By Lisa Frederick


From TV shows to movies on demand, social sites and streaming music, we live in an age of 24/7 media. So it makes sense that the popularity of home media rooms continues to gain steam. Here are seven approaches to creating a space that looks beautiful, feels functional, and suits your family's needs.

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Media Room by Frances Herrera

Try an unexpected furniture arrangement

While the usual media-room setup involves stadium seating or rows of overscale chairs, this one turns that notion upside down. Instead, cozy sofas and chairs are grouped conversation-style around an ottoman that doubles as a coffee table. Lamps, side tables, and other small accents make it feel like a true living area—ergo, it's versatile enough to enjoy with or without the screen turned on.
Media Room
by Frances Herrera

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