Since the beginning of time, men have needed their own intimate space to leave their troubles behind and relax away from the troubles of modern life.
These cherished spaces — otherwise known as man caves — have become a space in the household where they can enjoy their interests and guilty pleasures with freedom.
Whilst your space will be completely personalized according to your tastes and style preferences, there are several tips we can offer to help you create the ultimate man cave with no expenses spared.
Designing your space
Before you begin purchasing your décor, seating, and entertainment, try to decide how you would like the overall look to be.
Balancing the area is essential if you hope to make your man cave look stylish and comfortable.
If you are choosing to make it multi-purpose then consider what you wish to feature — entertain your friends with a bar, pool table, dartboard, and then gather around your cinematic screen to watch the football in style.
Choosing your seating
Regardless of whether you have a large or small space to work with, choosing your furniture wisely is key to ensuring that your man cave is a success.
Similarly, depending on your theme, you may choose elegant and opulent furnishings for your space or industrial and futuristic styles.
Leather materials and dark woods are typically used for spaces such as these, as they give off a masculine feel which suits any theme whilst also heightening the sense of luxury.
When it comes to entertainment, there are so many options that you can choose from, from indoor cinemas, to custom billiards and ping pong tables, dart boards, arcades, gaming systems, libraries, and built-in bars.
All these impressive additions, especially if you plan on inviting guests often. Remember to also consider your soundproofing and acoustics, as you do not want to disturb everyone else in your home whilst you’re in your man cave.
Whether you choose to have an indoor cinema, speakers or musical equipment, ensure that soundproofing is done with lightweight acoustic boards, as well as upholstered walls throughout the room, and acoustic tiles for the ceiling — you don’t want to be upsetting anyone when you are trying to unwind.
Personalized decorations and that ultra-cool ‘Man Cave’ metal sign
Once you have placed your furniture and added your choice of entertainment, you can introduce framed photos, any memorabilia that you possess, prizes, and statement art pieces.
No man cave would be complete without some much-needed wall decor, and what is more perfect than your very own ‘Welcome to my Man Cave’ laser-cut custom metal sign?
This really will help to add that much needed wow factor to any man cave.
Crafted items can also introduce a more personalized appeal to the room, so do not be afraid of being creative and design the man cave you’ve always dreamed of.