Mila Avdotya Media Storage November 30th, 2017 - 11:01:28
The media storage is available in so many options such as wooden chest towers with wicker baskets truck cabinets chiffoniers wooden bookcases and hanging cabinets. It is entirely up to you to choose one that fits your needs. It doesn't have to be expensive; as long as you are comfortable with it and it blends well in your specific space. Whether you room has modern look eclectic mood or an classic aesthetic take the time to choose audio and media storage cabinets that work best with your chosen look instead of completely against it.
Modern media centers rather than full-height cabinets to enclose the TV often simply surround the TV with a wall of floating shelves to help visually distract from the screen while adding useful storage (which often would be filled with DVDs in the past but are more often just decorative in the age of streaming).
It's tempting to try to repurpose a piece of vintage furniture or use a shelving unit buffet or console table as a media cabinet but there is a big difference between a standard cabinet and a media console.
Integrate it into your living room. Most people don’t quite have the space for a designated room for their home theater but integrating similar features into a living room can create a comparable cinematic experience. You will need to be extra careful to avoid compromising the existing style of your space though.
Again asymmetry can be your friend here as placing the TV off to one side in a wide bookcase or pair of cases will keep it from feeling like the visual focal point. Depending on the furniture arrangement this can also leave a TV well-positioned to be watched from a sectional sofa or favorite chair even if it’s off-center from some of the other seats.
Don’t forget that we see rooms in 3D and not just as a series of separate walls. Sometimes the best way to balance out a TV is by putting something with a similar visual weight on the opposite side of the room like this dark bookshelf.