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Frank0132 09-27-2012 11:13 PM

Good color
 
I'm having my theater room drywalled and I'm thinking of a good color to paint it. I want to to black trim and black outlets so I want it to be dark. Any ideas?

Fix'n it 09-28-2012 08:59 AM

do a dark non-flat color (flat paint, ime, scuffs easily). the color is up to you. i did mine in a dark brown. a 119" DaLite HP screen and bright projector = the room pretty much disappeared. oh, i had black felt ceiling panels that went WAY far to making the room invisible .

ktkelly 09-29-2012 09:46 AM

Dark red is the ideal color.

And you should use a flat paint as it's less reflective.




There's also the audio reflections to consider. It's typical to have some damping panels on the side walls.


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