Hey dude, we get it. When it comes to your home’s design, décor and look, your wife makes all the decisions. And if your wife is like most wives, then things have potentially gotten a little “feminine” around the house. Sure, she did a great job! Even the neighbors will admit that the house looks amazing… But, you can’t help feeling that your home is lacking something – that it’s lacking a place where you can be you.
Sure, maybe you head out to the garage and do God-knows-what out there… But that’s not scratching the itch. You know there’s only one solution for that feeling you’ve got, right? You need a man cave!
Now, before you get too excited, remember that just as much thought should go into your man cave as your wife put into the rest of the house. But, fear not! On this list we’ve collected 70 examples of awesome man caves from around the world. Here, you’re going to see some stuff that you’ll absolutely want to include in your own man cave. In fact, we think you might get downright jealous of some of these…
But, you need a man place, and you need a man cave. So take a look at these awesome examples, and good luck creating one of your own!
1. Game Day
A wall full of televisions, comfortable seating, and a bar behind it all. What more could you want from a man cave?
2. Swivel It
For this man cave, the designer arranged the seats on a swiveling platform, allowing everyone to turn from one game to the next.
If your man cave is going to be a place for watching the local teams, then you’d better make it a testament to hometown pride.
4. Rock and Roll
If you want to jam, then there’s a music area in the foreground. In the background, there’s a bar and poker table.
5. Color Scheme
When you’re making a man cave, picking a color scheme can be easy! Just use the colors of your favorite team!
6. Masculine Look
The dark wood and deeply colored furniture creates a thoroughly masculine look for this luxurious man cave.
7. Off To The Side
No basement? No problem. You can build a small but attractive man cave off to the side of the house, if you want.
8. Pow Pow
Got a thing for collecting guns and other weapons? Well this man cave should be all the inspiration you need!
9. Double Duty
Another option or your man cave is your home office. Check out what this homeowner did with his!
10. Cup Holders
When you’re considering seating for your man cave, why hold back? Get the couches and seats with the cup holders.
If you want a brighter atmosphere for your finished basement man cave, consider using light hardwoods.
While they won’t work anywhere else in your home, neon signs work perfectly in the well-designed man cave.
13. What You Love
No matter what you love – or what you love to collect – make sure that thing is featured prominently in your man cave.
14. Frame It
Instead of hanging paintings on the wall, why not frame your favorite game-worn jerseys and hang those up?
15. Stone and Wood
Two materials that are tailor-made for man caves are stone and wood. Just check out the vibe of this stunning example.
16. Don’t Go Out
Think about how much money you spend heading out to the bar… Wouldn’t you rather the bar was at home?
Here’s another example of a man cave that adopts a completely unique style. It’s perfect for a hardcore gamer.
18. More Space
When it’s game day, you need plenty of space for everyone. So make sure you go big when it comes to the couch or other seating.
If you’re going to be erecting your man cave in the garage, then corrugated metal is the material you want.
It may be simple, but you’ve got to love the coastal vibe of this finished basement man cave with full bar.
21. Going Up
While you might not think of the attic as the ideal man cave spot, there can be littler doubt that it could work for you.
22. Wine, Booze and Cigars
Do you like to kick back with a tall glass and a bold cigar? Then you owe yourself a liquor / wine closet with humidor.
If you’re willing to spend the scratch, arcade machines can be the crowning achievement for any man cave.
24. Ding Ding Ding!
Of course, you can one up the arcade machines if you put a bank of pinball machines in your man cave!
25. One Half
Now, you don’t need to dedicate your entire garage to the man cave; you can just set up one half as your private spot.
26. Drink Up
Do wine and liquor sound to princessy to you? Well then why don’t you build your own personal beer cave in your man cave?
27. Mood Lighting
With dark hardwoods throughout, this man cave manages to achieve an evocative mood thanks to smart lighting.
28. Man Cave. Literally.
If you’re willing to spend the money, you can have a literal man cave just like this one. Isn’t it amazing?
29. Let’s Roll
When you’ve got a finished basement with a lot of square footage, you can always consider including a bowling alley in your man cave.
30. Dark Walls
If you’re going to be watching a lot of movies in your man cave, you may wish to consider going with dark walls like these.
For those who like to keep things “luxurious”, there’s a lot of inspiration to be had in this rustic man cave design.
32. Pool Lights
There are a lot of deft touches in the design of this man cave, but you’ve got to admit that it’s the light fixtures that complete the look.
You’ve been collecting that sports memorabilia for years, and with a man cave you can finally keep it all out in the open.
34. Ye Olde Pub
Without going overboard in terms of budge, this man cave manages to successfully achieve the pub-like look.
35. Let’s Gamble
If you’re going to include a poker table as a part of your man cave, consider pairing the felt top to the floor.
36. Work And Play
The design and layout of this stunning man cave allows for work and play to coexist peacefully.
37. Wait… What?
When you first look at this man cave, you think it’s just a room in a home… But, nope! It’s actually a garage.
38. Spread Out
While you may want to cram in as much as possible in your finished basement man cave, consider leaving open floor space for everything to breathe.
By having a carpeted movie room in your man cave, you can invite the kids down… Provided you want to, of course!
Interior design is important for man caves too! Check out how that accent wall behind the pool table perfectly balances the room.
41. Drop Ceiling
No one likes drop ceilings… However, if you make smart interior design choices throughout the room, you won’t notice it as much.
A built-in shelving unit like this can be the perfect thing to surround the television with in your man cave.
43. Race Day
You don’t need to be a rocket scientist to figure out what sport this man loves most… It’s NASCAR, naturally.
44. Extra Storage
With an elevator that hides the motorcycle when not in use, this garage-based man cave has it all.
45. Gone Fishing
The aquarium behind the bar is a fun touch for this simple yet sufficient finished basement man cave.
46. Red & Wood
With plush red leather couches and red walls, this man cave with dark wood is perfect for enjoying a cigar and a whiskey.
47. Hang ‘Em High
The high ceilings in this stunning man cave really help in terms of opening up the space.
48. Otto… Man!
The leather ottomans that also double as coffee tables are an awesome touch for the seating area in this luxurious man cave.
If you have exposed brick in your man cave to be, consider leaving it as is; doing so can really give you the look you want.
50. Unique Touches
If you want to go outside of the box in terms of your furniture and décor, this example should offer plenty of inspiration!
Using stadium seating in your man cave can really take the media center to the next level… Literally and figuratively.
With a television that pops out of a built-in desk, this man cave is sneaky, sneaky! Also, how about the look of all that exposed wood?
53. The Hunt
If you’re a person that enjoys big game hunting, perhaps you’d like to create a hunting-lodge vibe for your man cave?
54. He Shoots…
He scores! You might not notice it at first, but this man cave holds a surprise. That’s a basketball court to the right.
55. Ping Pong
The totally unique ping pong table that forms the center of this man cave must be as fun to play on as it’s nice to look at.
56. Color Scheme
If you don’t want to build your color scheme around your favorite team, then you can do it around your favorite brand. Harley-Davidson, anyone?
Look. Dudes collect a lot of junk. You know it’s true! So, make sure there’s adequate storage in your special place.
58. Line Of Sight
If you’re going to trick out your man cave with multiple televisions, consider the position in which you plan on watching those televisions.
59. Nice Style
While this man cave could use some help in the entertainment department, you’ve got to admit that it’s high on style.
60. Hall of Champions
With the way that this man cave has been designed and outfitted, we have no problem calling it a “Hall of Champions”.
61. Poker Night
If the poker table is going to be the lynchpin of your man cave, maybe you might want to do something similar with your televisions?
62. Reclaim The Cave
When it comes to materials for a man cave, there are few better to consider using than reclaimed wood.
If you want to create a stylish and modern look for your man cave, you can use LED lights just like this example does.
64. Building Blocks
This is another amazing example of why exposed brick can work so well for the ultimate man cave design.
65. Under-Bar Lighting
If you really want to accentuate the bar in your man cave (who doesn’t?), then consider using under-bar lighting.
There are man caves, and then there are MAN CAVES… And then there are things like this. Holy cow!
67. Like A Theater
So you’re a movie buff? Then maybe you should consider a design like this, which mimics that of a movie theater.
68. Guitar Dad
There’s a certain class of dad known as the “guitar dad”. If you’re a member of that class, then consider including a guitar wall in your man cave design.
Built into one of the side rooms of the home, this awesome man cave has a thoroughly industrial vibe.
70. Wood Panels
When it comes to man cave, the classic style is always a hit. Check out the stunning wood paneling in this example.