Sound Absorption Panels can make a huge difference in room sound. Here’s a way to create your own Sound Panels easily and inexpensively without a lot of skill needed. Estimated cost per panel is around $30 and they are easy to put together. This video shows you how to do it all.
Learn how to choose the best possible arrangement for your desk, speakers, and other gear. The “location, location, location” cliché doesn’t just apply to the real estate market. It’s equally (if not more) applicable to the subject of loudspeakers and room acoustics.
There is a science around how to “deaden” or “liven-up” your room, based on what happens to sound as it bounces around your studio. Today it has been made easier to deal with, thanks to companies like Auralex and their acoustic treatments.
One thing that helped me when creating my home music studio was to look at a BUNCH of others to get ideas that I liked. The internet is a great place to do this, so do a Google or Bing image search on “music studios” and see what you can find. Here are a handful of them to get you thinking.