Yates Design Group designs acoustically optimized Home Theaters, Media
Rooms and Precision Listening Environments. Our goal is not simply to
place you in a movie theater ... it's to place you in the movie.
We call it "Performance-Based Room Design(SM)"
and it enables music and film lovers to improve, dramatically, the immersive
power of the entertainment experience.
Getting an audience to accept as real a fictional, made-up world—to
become an astronaut or a concert attendee for an hour or two—is
a trick the poet Coleridge termed "the willing suspension
of disbelief" nearly 200 years ago. The power to immerse you in a
forget-who-you-are sensory experience comes more from the sound than the
picture; getting the room and system singing together is our specialty.
Our focus is engineering residential spaces—home
theaters, media rooms, listening rooms—that
work. New construction and remodel projects provide homeowners
a great opportunity to enlist our expertise in acoustical, structural,
mechanical and electrical design & engineering.
Serving homeowners directly, we're often brought into the project by the
architect, builder, audio/video dealer, custom installer, interior designer
et al. to develop a comprehensive package of CAD
drawings and follow-up services, including site inspection and testing
visits. We're the "glue" that keeps everyone "on the same
While most of our projects are in North America,
we're currently working on jobs from Aspen to Africa, from Los Angeles
to Lisbon, from Seattle to Southeast Asia. E-mail
us to see how we can help you!
Room Design (sm)
Building your own dedicated A/V room?
Wondering how to get your room & A/V gear to
work with each other?
Questions about Home Theater or Listening Room acoustic
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