The world of home entertainment is changing rapidly, and now consumers have a wide range of options. This book will guide readers through all the aspects of creating a beautiful and comfortable home that elegantly takes advantage of media-related furnishings and emerging technologies. Starting with a "whole interior" approach to home entertaining, Home Theater Design takes readers step-by-step through an examination of current technology, space planning, acoustics, functionality, lifestyle, and overall aesthetics with the goal of planning and designing a personalized entertainment system. All types of spaces are addressed, from small urban apartments to spacious, multipurpose living areas to full-blown dedicated theater spaces. Book jacket.