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post #1 of 5 Old 12-12-2012, 01:49 PM - Thread Starter
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Building a new home theater. My inclination of course is to go with dark, neutral colors. However, I have a design idea in mind that involves a lot of red on the walls. Is this a bad idea as far as room contrast and reflections back onto my projection screen?

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Lots of rooms on here use red with great results. Check out The Bacon Race and Cinemar Theater threads. Both have fabric walls, but will give you an idea of how red works on the walls. With paint, you'll need to pay close attention to the sheen.
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Building a new home theater. My inclination of course is to go with dark, neutral colors. However, I have a design idea in mind that involves a lot of red on the walls. Is this a bad idea as far as room contrast and reflections back onto my projection screen?

Sheen of the paint is going to have more effect than color (assuming you are staying with relatively dark colors)

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