Contemporary Home Theater Design Is Not What You Think

Flat-panel TVs, wireless surround sound, and smart automation are transforming movie night

If you’re a movie fan, you’ve likely heard the rumors that the megaplex is on the verge of extinction. Once a staple of the neighborhood, traditional theaters are going out of style. All the negative soothsaying tends to focus on the obvious culprit: streaming services like Netflix. But according to a Variety report last year, new evidence suggests the exact opposite. The same people who do the most streaming are also the ones who still buy tickets.

Of course, the rise in streaming availability indicates a significant change in the way we watch movies. Homeowners want systems that are versatile, elegant, and easy-to-use. If you’ve considered adding a private cinema to your Saratoga CA  property, here are the essential home theater design trends to keep in mind.