Riyad, Saudi Arabia

As part of a new palace built for one of the King’s sons, we designed this subterranean home theater to drip with opulence. Embellished in rich colors and fine finishes, and powered by state-of-the-art technology, the space is a sublime blend of classic and modern elements.

Design Influences

Old Hollywood glamour meets modern opulence.


  • Separate lobby with concession stand and Art Deco marquee
  • Ebony Italian millwork
  • Illuminated Amethyst stones
  • Swarovski crystals woven into the wool and silk carpeting and tufted velvet of back wall
  • Fiber optic star ceiling

Professionals Involved

Professionals Involved in the Project:

Theater Design: Lisa Slayman, Slayman Cinema
Audio consultant: FTR International, Irvine, Calif.
Acoustical consultant: JBA Consulting Engineers, Las Vegas, Nev.
Seating: Cineak