Who doesn’t like to enjoy watching en epic cinematic blockbuster from time to time? It has become a perpetually ubiquitous phenomenon that is an inherent part of our daily lives. But these days cinemas are not simply communal buildings with various tiers and screens; we now have home theatres that can bring in an authentic cinematic experience right in our own homes.
Every movie buff would love an in-home theater and some great decoration paraphernalia to go along with it. Props and vintage décor are all well and good but nothing can capture the movie theater aesthetic more accurately than a movie poster. So today we’ll be sharing 7 ways you can bring that Cinema feel to your home with the help of movie posters!
Whether you’re a hardcore Marvel fan, or a dedicated DC buff, there is no better way to support you’re A-team then with a nice collection of posters right along your home theatres wall. Setting them up inside built-in niches is a creative way to make the posters a more prominent and attractive part of the overall design. You can dedicate an entire feature wall of your favorite movie posters to show your love and support of a certain franchise.
The conventional vintage poster marquee has become such a cinematic icon that any poster decoration looks completely incomplete without it. You can make your own poster marquees à la a fine DIY venture, or you can purchase one from online sites like etsy. They’re easily available, and have the ability to give any movie poster a rich, original cinematic aura.
The Poster Entrance
Ever bought a large poster of your favorite movie and not known where to put it? Well, a poster entrance to your home theatre is a creative way to make efficient use of giant posters. You can even camouflage the entrance while making the poster a focal point of the rest of your home décor. It’s a pretty savvy way for a movie buff to make the most of their favorite poster.
The Poster Collage
Ever feel too fickle when someone asks what your favorite movie is? You might think you have too many, and it’s the hardest thing in the world to pick just one! Well, anytime you feel like you’ll have to pick simply one movie poster for your feature wall, remember the ‘poster collage’ method. You can pick as many favorite movie posters as you want and arrange a framed collage on your feature wall. It’s the perfect way to let out your inner movie buff in an unrestrained way!
Custom Digital Posters
You can have customized digital posters printed to the exact dimension of the space where you want to hang them. This gives you a lot of leeway for decoration purposes. For example, if you have a niche or alcove of a certain size and dimension in your home theatre, then you can have a customized digital poster printed out according to the exact size and scale of that niche.
Backlit Poster Marquees
Theatres are conventionally decorated in dark colors with a few clever lighting interventions to get a better cinematic experience. So backlit poster marquees are an innovative way to get an authentic cinema vibe in your personal home theatre.
Two Line Marquee Sign
For anyone who likes to be abstract about their favorite movies, the Two Line Marquee Sign is the best choice of décor. With it, you can feature your favorite movie title, credits or even your favorite movie quote in various colors. It comes with a two line space, and allows you to choose the frame colors, the power outlet function and switch location. It is customizable and pretty brilliant.
So, these are the ways you can incorporate a bit of cinematic magic in your own home theatre. We hope you find your choice of décor and have fun implementing it!
Written by Katie Porter. Katie is an aspiring writer, movie lover, and part of the team at Seatup. In her free time, she enjoys exploring her home state Colorado and plays in women’s amateur rugby league.
Edited by Andrea Wexelblatt. Andrea is an editor out of Reno, NV. She is a mother to two wild little boys, a student, and a wife. When she isn’t editing text she enjoys spending time with her family in the Sierra Nevadas.