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AVS Forum Home Theater Projects

Here’s the list of all the AVS Forum home theater projects we have helped design (in no particular order…last update 03/16/19): Mike’s SBA / Trinnov (an AVS HT of the Month) Savoy (an AVS HT of the Month) Hodor (an AVS HT of the Month) Creekside (an AVS HT of the Month) My Dream Theater Plains 60k Theater […]

Fixing the bass in a San Francisco Home Recording Studio

03/16/19 update: Nowell used his home recording studio to produce the Black Rainbow Blues album by the band Rivelan! Client Profile Nowell Valeri is a musical composer, producer and performer based in San Francisco, CA who can be found online at nvaleri.com. Project Overview Nowell approached Acoustic Frontiers to assist with improving the acoustics of his […]

Cinema Design for an Assisted Living Facility

Read this case study to learn more about the real world implementation of our cinema design services! Client Profile Ben Daniels is the owner of The Willows of Marshalltown, an assisted living and memory care facility in Iowa that accommodates 60 residents. He’s an AV enthusiast, and had attended the grand opening of The Savoy home […]

Audiophile Listening Room Acoustics

Client Profile I.N. is a medical doctor in the Philadephia metro area. Project Profile The client approached Acoustic Frontiers to create a high performance listening room in the home he had just purchased. The initial plan was to remove the existing floor-to-ceiling cabinets at the front of the room and do a minor remodel in […]

Creating a Reference Class Basement Listening Room

Client Profile & Project Overview P.D. is President of a precision manufacturing company in Ilinois. The client was undertaking a basement remodel and desired to create the best possible basement listening room for his reference class electronics and speakers. Equipment included: Raidho D3 version II speakers, MSB Reference DAC and Solution 721 pre-amp with 501 monoblocks. The 15′ x 23’3″ […]

Basement Home Theater: Black, But Not Boring

Client Profile M.B. is a retired business executive from Kansas City, MO. Project Overview The client desired a high performance home theater to be created as part of a basement finishing project. The desired aesthetic was “black, but not boring”. You can read more about the project on the Small Black Basement Theater thread on […]

Creating a Dedicated Listening Room in Silicon Valley

Client Profile Mr. Menon is a technology executive in Silicon Valley, California. He is an avid audiophile who enjoys simple, high performance audio systems on which to enjoy his collection of vinyl and digitally streamed classic rock and Indian music. Project Overview When Mr. Menon purchased a new home, a key requirement was a dedicated listening […]

Home theater acoustic treatment design: reference class style

Client Profile Mike L. is a retired aerospace engineer who lives in the Los Angeles area. He built his own home and currently owns and operates a home remodeling business. He has been actively engaged in high performance audio/video since the early 1970s and is an active member of AVS forum. Project Overview Mike wanted to […]

A Home Theater Acoustic Treatment Layout in North Carolina

Update July 2018 – the Creekside theater was selected as an AVS Home Theater of the Month. Client Profile Mr. Gilman is a home theater enthusiast from North Carolina. Project Overview The project scope involved a complete overhaul of Mr. Gilman’s previous home theater including: Revising the layout Raising the ceiling Building new soffits to […]