Octane Seating Blog

Recent Posts / View All Posts

Octane Charger XS300 – #1 Best Value Chair

| Products | No Comments
CHARGER XS300 Here at Octane, we have been wanting to write a post about why we think we have made the best quality affordable theater seat on the market, for...

Octane Video: New Arrivals for 2018

| Videos | No Comments
The end of 2017 is an exciting time for us here at Octane Seating because we start to see some of the new introductions for 2018 come out of the...

Leather Insights: A Comprehensive Guide for Buying the Best Leather

| Design Tips | No Comments
Whether it’s furniture or personal accessories, buying genuine leather items requires thoughtful consideration. As you are going to invest considerable funds into buying these products, you must know the answers...
How Octane Seats Are Made

How Octane Seating Is Made – Video

| Videos | No Comments
We put together this short 90-second video to show you how Octane Seating is made.  A team of dedicated comfort specialists from across the globe work hard together to deliver...
Home Automation Guide to Create Smart Home

A Complete Home Automation Guide for 2018 and Beyond

| Featured Articles | No Comments
Owning a smart home is becoming every homeowner’s dream as it makes lives comfortable and convenient. Imagine your morning coffee being made by your smart Wi-Fi-enabled coffee maker. After a...

Octane Blaze XL900 Video

| Videos | No Comments
The Octane Blaze XL900 is one of our longest running styles and still remains a best seller with top-notch reviews from customers now for over 4 years.  The Blaze was...
celebrity home cinemas

25 Celebrity Home Theaters That Got It Right

| Featured Articles | No Comments
Celebrities are known for their lavish lifestyles and homes and nothing is more fabulous than a private home theater.   We looked back at our social media posts over the...

Octane Flex Video HR

| Videos | No Comments
There is no better time than now to step up your home theater furniture to some of our new and exciting styles like the Octane Flex HR.  The Flex is...
most expensive speakers for your home theater

The Most Expensive Speakers in the World Today

| Featured Articles | No Comments
Creating the perfect sound system can be an expensive endeavor and speakers are integral if not one of the most important components an audiophile needs to achieve the ultimate in...

From Understanding Projector Output to Optimizing Contrast: Lighting Your Home Movie Theater

| Design Tips | No Comments
When thinking about the ideal home movie experience, elements such as the size and resolution of the image, the number, and positioning of speakers and the seating layout often take...

From Ancient Shoes to Home Theater Comfort: Leather Through The Ages

| Design Tips | No Comments
As we prepare to be stunned by the latest high definition movie visuals and blown away by the sound blasted from our state-of-the-art audio system, it is easy to forget...
expensive sofas from around the world

Could this be possible? The 15 Most Expensive Modern Sofas.

| Featured Articles | No Comments
Luxury modern sofas have never been more diverse in style and materials but what happens when you are ready to stop at nothing but the very best?  We have the...

Sex and the Sitting: How Two Sixties Icons Became Entwined

| Featured Articles | No Comments
The Arne Jacobsen chair (that is not an Arne Jacobsen chair) in this picture has become as iconic a symbol as the model sitting astride it. It illustrated the transition...
ergonomics for seating health

Seating Resources – The Health Concern of Improper Ergonomics

| Featured Articles | No Comments
Have you ever been at work on the computer and have neck pain? Or have a headache? Or have back pain? This is a common problem that faces office workers,...

Movies in the Age of IMAX

| Design Tips | No Comments
Even if you are devoted to developing the perfect home movie theater, it is sometimes nice to go out and mix with the general public. For movie buffs, there are...
home theater ergonomics

Putting The Person First: Ergonomics and the Home Theatre

| Design Tips | No Comments
Escaping the often cramped and uncomfortable surroundings of the movie theater for the luxury of a home movie experience is one of the pleasures of having your own home movie...
speaker placement for the best home theater sound experience

Placing Your Speakers Right for the Best Sound Experience

| Design Tips | No Comments
For a movie buff, there is nothing more exhilarating than enjoying the latest Hollywood blockbuster in the comfort of their very own home theater. A high-quality sound system can take...

5 Tips to Make It Easier to Choose a Home Theater Projector

| Design Tips | No Comments
Although a big screen TV is enough for a home theater setup, using a home theater projector with a big display screen can take your movie experience to the next...

The Science of Measuring Your Seating to Screen Distance

| Design Tips | No Comments
A home theater system offers the ultimate movie experience. There is nothing like kicking back in your most comfortable recliner and enjoying a movie marathon of your favorite flicks. However,...
Beginner's Resource to Upholstery on furniture

Beginner’s Resource Guide to Furniture Upholstery

| Design Tips | No Comments
Whether you are trying to upgrade your existing furniture to make it look new again or you are perusing used furniture, updating upholstery is an effective way to refurbish your...
movie editing at home

Movies at Home: A Guide to Film Editing

| Design Tips | No Comments
People make their own videos for a lot of reasons. If you have your own website, making a movie can be a great way to share content with your visitors....

6 Tips to Manage Wiring for Your Home Theater Setup

| Design Tips | No Comments
When it comes to home theater set-up, people often end up spending thousands of dollars on equipment and even the seating arrangement. But, they rarely pay any attention to the...

DIY Projection Screen Making: 4 Tips to Get It Right in the First Take

| Design Tips | No Comments
When it comes to setting up a home theater for best experience, nothing can beat the big screen when watching movies or even playing video games. However, most people refrain...
most expensive modern chairs

Piece of Art or a Piece of Furniture? These are the World’s Finest Modern Chairs.

| Featured Articles | No Comments
The world of antique furniture is full of priceless works of art that sell for small fortunes.  But what about modern day furniture?  Which pieces made today in 2017, command...

The White House Family Theater Over the Years

| Design Tips | No Comments
President Obama has been known to reference pop culture in speeches and statements, so it's clear he keeps up with movies. But did you ever wonder how he sees them?...
silent movie and film history

The History of Silent Movies in the Theater

| Other | No Comments
It's Saturday night, and you are looking for something to do. How about going to your local theater for a movie? The movie theater has been a destination for generations....

New Introduction: Octane Viper is Perfect In Every Stitch

| Products | No Comments
The Octane Viper is a seat that we have carried in our custom line for a number of years and are very excited to introduce this chair into the Quick...
the globe theatre in london shakespeare

A Look at Shakespeare and the Globe Theater

| Other | No Comments
"All the world's a stage, and all the men and women are merely players." That was the beginning of one of the most famous works of William Shakespeare. It was...
6 Important Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Home Theater

6 Mistakes to Avoid When Designing a Home Theater

| Design Tips | No Comments
If done right, a home theater can be a dream upgrade for your house. In fact, considering the soaring prices of movie tickets, snacks, and peak-hour traffic, you are better...
anatomy of a world class recliner

The Anatomy of a Truly World-Class Recliner

| Products | No Comments
How It All Works   We decided to create a cut-away of one of our best sellers - the Octane Nitro.  What makes a recliner the 'best recliner in the...