#10 - Matthew and Kimberly's Modern Organic

#10 - Matthew and Kimberly's Modern Organic

Apr 20, 2007

Name: Matthew & Kimberly
Location: Kansas City, MO
A/V or Home Office: A/V

Favorite Source: A good neighborhood lumberyard with a variety of wood.

What inspired you? We love the idea of having streamlined, modern technology combined with small incisions of organic elements. This is the inspiration for our a/v room. The 4'x 8' tung oiled, birch veneer plywood back drop and component/media shelves create a warm response to the 20" flat panel television, dvd/cd player and receiver, cable box, xm tuner and antennae, and subwoofer.

...We've set up a true 5.1 speaker sound system, with the two back speakers mounted on the ceiling in the rear of the living/dining area. All this with no exposed wires! Our concept continues with a trio of small plants which sit in front of chocolate leather boxes holding our media. These surrounding items soften the various utilitarian components of the home theater system.

Great Tip: Don't be afraid to rip down drywall to conceal wires! Rebuilding a wall is not as difficult as you might think and is a small price to pay for the beauty of hidden wires.

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