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Best Home Theater: 7 Amplifiers Deliver 10,000 Watts of Pure Audio Muscle

Best Home Theater: 7 Amplifiers Deliver 10,000 Watts of Pure Audio Muscle Massive renovation and high-end electronics help home theater earn the Electronic House Home of the Year award for Best Home Theater. August 16, 2017      Lisa Montgomery  The owners of this theater didn’t pussyfoot around when it came to the equipment driving the roughly […]


Florida Integrator Converts Bank Vault into Home Theater Showroom

Florida Integrator Converts Bank Vault into Home Theater Showroom Boca Theater and Automation and CDGi convert old 8,600-square-foot Wells Fargo Bank into new Technology Experience Center showroom, complete with an acoustical masterpiece ‘Vault Theater’ with 36 speakers inside 18-inch concrete walls and facial recognition entry. By Jason Knott, November 23, 2015 Boca Theater and Automation […]


On-Point Opulence

Krissy rushing   This ornate theater harks back to the Golden Age of cinema, but with a healthy infusion of today’s top technologies.Judging from the pictures on these pages, the average Joe might conclude that this elaborate theater is over the top. But he would be forgetting that the traditional Hollywood movie palaces that inspired […]

On-Point Opulence

Library Hides Stunning Secret Home Theater

By Lisa Montgomery, March 26, 2013 The well-stocked bookshelves might fool you into thinking this is a room where quiet reading and contemplation takes place. It does, but there’s much more to this newly constructed space than meets the eye. Hidden behind wooden cabinetry at the front is a independently air conditioned area teeming with […]

In the News - Library Hides Stunning Secret Home Theater

In the News - Library Morphs into a Theater

Library Morphs into a Theater

March 25, 2013 by Lisa Montgomery The well-stocked bookshelves might fool you into thinking this is a room where quiet reading and contemplation takes place … and it does. But there’s much, much more to this newly constructed space than meets the eye. Hidden behind wooden cabinetry at the front is a independently air conditioned […]


In the News - CDGi Boca Theater

CDGi Boca Theater

Project: Private Home Theater – Boca Theater & CDGI One of the most hallowed spaces of any luxury dwelling is the home library; a space that provides reflection, relaxation and personal growth. Of equal caliber, albeit typically a completely different space, is the dedicated theater or media room that can bring fantasy, comedy and horror […]


In the News - Azione Unlimited Names CDGi, Seura Vendors

Azione Unlimited Names CDGi, Seura Vendors

By CE Pro Editors, March 28, 2012 Buying group Azione Unlimited has added Cinema Design Group International (CDGi) and Seura as vendor members. CDGi designs, manufactures and installs luxury home theaters. CDGi markets its interiors through established audio-visual retailers and custom home integrators. “We are excited to be members of the new group and want […]


In the News - How to Spec, Sell Built-to-Order Products

How to Spec, Sell Built-to-Order Products

By Richard Frank, March 11, 2010 While custom-built home entertainment products have been around for decades, the custom installation industry helped sprout the build-to-order (BTO) business model for certain manufacturers. For integrators, the ability to spec one-off products offers: Extreme flexibility when designing a system Greater customer satisfaction by giving them exactly what they want […]


CDGi Targets $20K Home Theater Market

By Tom LeBlanc, February 26, 2010 A really good sounding, acoustically-treated home theater with first-rate seating costs over $100,000. That’s the popular perception anyway, according to Cinema Design Group International(CDGi), which hopes to change that with its Indi Line of Theater Designs and Seating. CDGi says the line allows dealers to offer a complete home […]

In the News - CDGi Targets $20K Home Theater Market

In the News - CDGi Announces Indie Line

CDGi Announces Indie Line

CDGi Announces Indie Line Cinema Design Group International (CDGI) has announced the introduction of its new Indie Line of Theater Designs and Seating. The reason for the products’ development, the company said, is to “provide a complete package that allows our dealers to offer their clients great sounding, great looking home theaters complete with all […]


In the News - Rise of the Jedi Theater

Rise of the Jedi Theater

June 16, 2009 by Steven Castle In “Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith,” Chancellor Palpatine invites Jedi warrior Anakin Skywalker into his impressive office overlooking the capital Galactic City (aka Imperial City). It’s a pivotal moment in the film and the saga, for it is there that Palpatine invites the young Jedi to be […]


Future Deco

By Kim Wilson Photography: Andrew Trask • Posted: May 15, 2009   Sometimes it takes the combined talents of two professional organizations to come up with a striking, one-of-a-kind home theater. Such was the case with this Florida home. Cinema Design Group is a leading designer, manufacturer, and installer of home theater seating, acoustic panels, […]

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In the News - A.J. Burnett Gets All-Star Home Theater

A.J. Burnett Gets All-Star Home Theater

May 04, 2009 by Steven Castle New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett likes things big and powerful. He has a big contract and powerful cars. So a big and powerful home theater was a no-brainer. A Runco 1080p DLP projector and a superwide 104-inch Stewart Filmscreen CinemaScope display, combined with a 7.2-channel surround-sound system consisting […]


Green Home Theater Furniture

September 16, 2008 by Steven Castle It was inevitable that we’d soon see green home theater furniture. Start with new line of totally green Royal home theater recliners from CDGi (Cinema Design Group International). According to Carey Schafer, vice president of engineering, the wood used in the framing is Baltic birch, there are no formaldehydes, […]

In the News - Green Home Theater Furniture

In the News - Cinema Design Group Focuses on the Art of Home Theater

Cinema Design Group Focuses on the Art of Home Theater

Cinema Design Group Focuses on the Art of Home Theater Cinemascapes™ are high-performance acoustic paneling, available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, that take the home theater atmosphere to a new level of individuality. Cinemascapes™ are high-performance acoustic paneling, available in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, that take the home theater […]