Image shows view from rear of star wars style cinema, towards the screen. Home cinema lighting, seating and acoustic treatment.

Home Cinema Designer – we call this one the “Genesis Moment”

Home cinema design is part science and part art. As a designer, we spend many hours working on each project. We create home cinema rooms that deliver stunning performance, within an equally remarkable environment. In this post, we look at: What is a home cinema design? What goes into a design? When should you bring in a home cinema designer? …

View from the rear left of the residents cinema towards the screen. Also shows home cinema seats and home cinema lighting.

Residents Cinema – Our Stunning Private Screening Room Design

We were commissioned to design a private residents’ cinema, for a prestigious development of 5* London apartments, that were being built on the banks of the Thames. In this post, we look at the design and technical solutions for this project. We look at: Our Design for This Private Residents’ Cinema Video Audio Communal Cinema – Residents’ Room Booking Technology …

Art screen TV mounted above fireplace on motorised TV bracket in immersive media room.

Media Room – A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

This elegant media room combines an understated install with stunning immersive audio and video performance. Captivating immersive performance is achievable in even a modest space, as shown in this media room project. We look at: The Brief Media Room Design Audio Video Processing and Amplification Controlling the Environment Music to His Ears In Conclusion – Client’s Final Word The Brief …

Lutron Lighting Control Panel with Adaptive Module

Smart Home Installation – Excellence as Standard

With over 25 years of experience in smart home installation, we have completed countless varied and exciting projects. We are determined to make certain that our projects are well installed, even behind the scenes. A first-class job Our brilliant team are very well trained and prepared for their tasks. We ensure that they have the right skills and tools to …

The art and science of great home cinema design. Home cinema room with projector, screen and sunken seating.

Home Cinema Design

Brilliant home cinema design – science and art! All great home cinema design is the result of two things: meticulous technical design and the art of creating a room which looks and feels great. Here at Imagine This, we have over 25 years of delivering the finest home cinema designs. In this article we look at: The Science of Home …

We undertook a home technology project for the Kizbel.

Marine Audio Visual Technology Installation

Our integration skills and experience extend beyond dry land! Many of our clients find that when they have experienced our electronic lifestyle products, they don’t wish to leave them behind. This marine audio visual project saw us travel to Miami to deliver the installation. Just like our residential projects, we ensure that the user has an intuitive experience. We make sure they …

Shows restaurant interior with Lutron lighting.

Lutron Service Engineer – A Case Study – Capeesh Restaurant, London

We were asked to diagnose a problem with an installation that had been completed years earlier, by a company that had long since closed. The manager of this lovely authentic Italian restaurant in London’s Canary Wharf contacted us, as an expert Lutron service engineer and install company, to fix the fault. We were consequently delighted to get the lights on …

Winter Garden Lighting Control

Crestron Controlled Winter Garden Lighting

This was the final phase of a loving restoration project. The diligent owner used old photographs of his home to renovate the property to its original grandiose glory. Our brief for the Winter Garden extension included: an extensive Crestron controlled lighting install; a motorised roof and pool floor; and full HVAC for the whole property. A Crestron Controlled Lighting System …

Smart home showing lighting, speakers, audio, video and network.

Smart Home Elegance

Our client’s brief was well defined from the start: he wanted complete convenience and control from our smart home technology solution. It should naturally allow him the benefit of an automated home, but the systems were not to be intrusive to the overall aesthetic of his home. The technology systems, therefore, were to include: full lighting control; intercom; HVAC control; …

Luxury apartment with lighting control

Crestron Control System – Clipper Wharf Project

London Dock Clipper Wharf is a development which celebrates the area’s rich history and architectural heritage. By design, it is certainly an exciting new destination and a thriving new cultural quarter. In fact, the development features the finest selection of high-quality new homes, designed for modern capital living. The development is also home to Europe’s largest installation of Crestron Control …

Lutron Shade

Motorised Blinds – How To Control Natural Light

Are you thinking of installing motorised blinds and shades? As any estate agent will tell you; most people feel that having lots of natural light is a big priority for their home. The bright and airy feeling of a home that has lots of natural light is very appealing. However, there are times when it is desirable to control the …

Guy Singleton, founder of Imagine This

From the Imagine This archives: Our 20 Year Anniversary

An interview with Imagine This MD, Guy Singleton My company, Imagine This, came about from my love of the Star Wars movies, of all things. I am an electrical engineer by trade and home cinema and home technology have always been of great interest to me. This came from my childhood love of the Star Wars saga and from trying …

Immersive home cinema, looking at screen from rear right. Shows Fortress seating and Kaleidescape image.

Immersive Home Cinema – A Special Event

The brief from our client was that we must create a high performance, immersive, dedicated home cinema in his basement room, which would aesthetically coordinate with the games and bar room outside. It was to feel like a special event, somewhere the busy family could put their hectic lives on hold to enjoy a few precious hours of suspended reality. …

House with shades open showing lighting in rooms, controlled by Lutron Homeworks

Lutron Lighting Control – Lakeside Home

A Lutron lighting control system which the whole family could use and enjoy! The Project – Lutron Lighting Control This ambitious new-build lies in a rural Kentish village that enjoys excellent proximity and links to London. The stunning home is convenient for the client’s daily commute. It enjoys the calm and expansive setting that you would expect of a rural home. The client’s …