Dimensions, aesthetics, price … Choosing a TV stand meets a few criteria that professionals in the field deliver to you. Put your screen forward or conceal it, but always taking care of the decoration of the living room or any other room.
Do you want a TV cabinet that matches your desires and your interior? Indeed, many homes organize the development of their living room or stay around the television, which can sometimes be expensive. The sofas and armchairs are installed according to the location of the TV and a fortiori the furniture that supports it. Follow the advice of pro: size, design, price … And make your TV corner beautiful and welcoming.
Choose your TV stands and units
1. The location of the TV stands and units
The arrangement of the TV stand depends on the orientation to be given to the TV:
• the distance between the seat (sofa, chair) and the screen, which is at least 6 times the diagonal of the screen, although in modern interiors it is difficult to implement. It is also advisable to leave at least 1 meter between the TV cabinet and the coffee table;
• the brightness and lighting of the room, to choose rather soft than too intense, which makes the picture pale;
• the location of the windows, because we must not put the screen in front of the risk of having nasty reflections;
• comfort in use, so you do not have to turn your head to look at the screen, etc.
2. The proportions of the TV stands and units
The dimensions of the TV cabinet must adapt to those of the room that hosts it (living room, living room). The height of the furniture depends on that of the seat: if it is high, the furniture will be chosen high (it facilitates the passage of the vacuum!), And vice versa.
For a harmonious rendering, choose a furniture longer than your TV. Their dimensions are longer since we now have models of 1.60 m long, even 1.80 m.
3. The aesthetics and functions of the TV stands and units
Clean, worked, 50s, Scandinavian … All styles exist whether the furniture is wood, metal or glass. The shapes can be straight or more rounded. Other TV cabinets curl to match the new curved screens. Some are very sober to highlight the TV.
The TV stand is often in keeping with the rest of the decor of the room and especially the coffee table. Besides, the two complement each other at the level of their functions. We can have a drawer for remotes in the coffee table for example for more ergonomics.
4. The TV stands and its storage
The number of peripheral elements (box, console, DVD …) will influence the amount of storage of the TV cabinet. How many drawers? niches? of doors? High-end models offer, for example, glass doors that let the waves through to completely conceal the technique.
The classic TV cabinet has practical and ergonomic storage space to store other digital devices, as well as CDs, DVDs … but do not forget the aesthetics. Other furniture (wall or hanging) focuses more on their primary function: put the TV forward.
Some pieces of furniture gain height to optimize the storage space, especially when you are in a small space. Others offer a sliding wall to hide the TV.
Modular furniture provides interesting storage solutions, especially in small rooms.
5. The wall or suspended TV stands and units
It can be appreciated that the screen is fixed to the wall, or even suspended. But a tenant will not necessarily want to pierce the walls of his home. In this case, there are intermediate solutions with furniture equipped with a particle board bottom to hang the TV.
If you can pierce the partitions, the wall-mounted TV stand is fixed to the wall and holds the TV at the desired height. It can present storage as shelves. This furniture is compact and puts the television forward.
The “furniture” suspended, if it can be said, is very sober. An articulated arm hangs from the ceiling and serves as a support for the television. So there is no clutter on the floor, but no storage either.
6. The price of TV stands and units
The price of Tv stands and units is established according to several criteria: the size of the TV stand, the materials used (PVC lacquer, decor paper, melamine, veneer, solid wood …) or the types of storage (a drawer costs more than door…).
The price range of TV furniture is very wide since you can find less than 50 dollars, but also nearly 2,000 dollars for the most design models. On average, count around 200 dollars.