Home cinema install: a cinema space odyssey

There's a distinct sci-fi feel to this stylish, almost minimalist, cinema room from London/Costwolds-based installer TwentyTwo Integration.

Created in close collaboration with the property's interior designer to ensure neither the desired look 
or performance of the space were compromised, 
the finished room delivers a 'reference Dolby Atmos experience' built around Wisdom Audio in-wall and in-ceiling speakers – in custom-made back boxes – and Datasat pre/power separates.

Given a blank canvas to work with, the installer also employed acoustic treatments by Italian company HTE.

A three-chip Digital Projection beamer is mounted outside the cinema, firing through a porthole to both maintain the room’s ultra-sleek aesthetic and eliminate noise interference. The projector was paired with a Lumagen Radiance 
Pro scaler to provide precise video and colour performance once ISF calibrated.

To bring the authentic movie-watching experience, a constant height, variable-width screen from Screen Excellence was fitted, which automatically 
adjusts to whatever content is being played.

Lighting effects, managed by a Lutron Homeworks system, include LEDs on the stair risers and a trio of ceiling panels. High-spec sources are an Oppo UDP-205 disc spinner and Autonomic media server – but there's also dedicated shelf space in the rear wall for a PlayStation...

Installer Info

TwentyTwo Integration Wave AV

Kit Checklist

Sony: VPL-VW570ES 4K HDR projector
Digital Projection: Three-chip DLP laser 4K projector
Lumagen: Oppo: UDP-205 4K BD player
Datasat: LS10 processor; RA7300 seven-channel power amplifier
Wisdom Audio: 3 x L8i line source speakers; 4 x P4i point source speakers; 4 x P2i point source speakers; 4 x S90i in-wall subwoofers
Apple: Apple TV
Crestron: TSR-310 touchscreen remote; automation
HTE: Room treatment panels; bespoke sofas
Furman: Power control and conditioning
Autonomic: MMS-5 Mirage media server
Lutron: Lighting
Lutron: Lighting