What is the Right Style and Size of a TV Unit

A traditional sitting room can be overwhelmed by the sleek, contemporary feel of a modern flatscreen TV, and the neatest room can suffer from the profusion of cables and wires that often come as standard with home entertainment furniture. But it doesn’t have to be this way: by picking the right piece for you, you can use your TV unit to harmonise your sitting room and bring an old-fashioned sense of calm to your surroundings.


A new media unit might inspire a whole new look for your lounge, so make sure you keep an open mind when searching, and you may find a piece that leaps out at you, letting you get creative with the style of your home.


Mercers Furniture Corona Corner TV Unit
Mercers Furniture Corona Corner TV Unit
Amazon

RRP: £99.99

£59.99

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Luxe Collection Constance Oak Ready Assembled Corner Tv Unit - Fits Up To 50 Inch Tv
Luxe Collection Constance Oak Ready Assembled Corner Tv Unit - Fits Up To 50 Inch Tv
Very

was: £249.00

£229.00

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Colby Corner TV Unit 5 Shelf 1 Drawer Bordeux Oak Style
Colby Corner TV Unit 5 Shelf 1 Drawer Bordeux Oak Style
QD Stores

£299.95

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MADE Essentials Mino Corner Media Unit, Oak and Blue
MADE Essentials Mino Corner Media Unit, Oak and Blue
MADE.com

£149.00

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Kuba Solid Oak TV Corner Cabinet - MODERN FURNITURE DIRECT
Kuba Solid Oak TV Corner Cabinet - MODERN FURNITURE DIRECT
ManoMano UK

£339.00

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Mango Wood Corner TV Unit
Mango Wood Corner TV Unit
Furniture in Fashion

was: £504.34

£387.95

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Corner and Curved TV Units

Deciding on a corner TV unit means you have more choice in where you place your TV so everyone can enjoy it. Of course, a corner unit is versatile enough to be used in other positions not just the corner of a room although you may need to move the furniture around. A corner TV stand is a space-saving option as well as a practical solution for your living room design. The changing shape of televisions has also seen the arrival of curved TV stands. Their rounded design and smooth concave frontage is the perfect match for the smooth curvature of a slim screen.


Tom Schneider Elliptical 1250 Oak TV Stand
Tom Schneider Elliptical 1250 Oak TV Stand
Choice Furniture Superstore

£1,099.00

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Venetian 2 Door Curved Glass Tv Unit - Fits Up To 50  Inch Tv
Venetian 2 Door Curved Glass Tv Unit - Fits Up To 50 Inch Tv
Very

£279.00

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Tom Schneider Taper 1400 TV Stand for TVs up to 60
Tom Schneider Taper 1400 TV Stand for TVs up to 60
John Lewis & Partners

£799.00

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Tom Schneider Swirl Walnut TV Media Cabinet
Tom Schneider Swirl Walnut TV Media Cabinet
Choice Furniture Superstore

£3,030.00

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Curved Shape Wooden Tv Stand With Black Glass
Curved Shape Wooden Tv Stand With Black Glass
Furniture in Fashion

was: £363.94

£279.95

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Curved Shape Plasma TV Stand In Walnut With Black Glass
Curved Shape Plasma TV Stand In Walnut With Black Glass
Furniture in Fashion

was: £363.94

£279.95

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Buying a TV Cabinet with Doors

One of the questions to ask yourself is, do you want to display your TV or do you want to hide it away? While most TV cabinets offer a sturdy platform for your home cinema, some come with doors so that when you are not watching, you can forget about your TV, so the kids can grow up in a TV-free environment. But for a TV in constant use folding back doors to view may be a step too far. TV stands with soft close doors can instead be an added feature keeping everything neat and tidy while supporting a sublime new flat screen on top.


Vancouver Petite Oak 2 Door TV Unit - Besp Oak
Vancouver Petite Oak 2 Door TV Unit - Besp Oak
Choice Furniture Superstore

£466.00

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Augusta Acacia 2 Door TV Unit
Augusta Acacia 2 Door TV Unit
Choice Furniture Superstore

£398.00

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Fusion Oak 2 Door TV Unit
Fusion Oak 2 Door TV Unit
Choice Furniture Superstore

£344.70

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TV Units with Storage
Media storage is still a requirement despite the rise of on-demand tv and online streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime. Even the latest ultra-thin LED TVs, curved and OLED TVs with their crystal clear images oozing from the screen need a home for all the TV accessories. Buying a TV cabinet is one way of solving the clutter problem plus it’s also a nice addition to the room where you can keep things like the remote control handy.


Santos LCD TV Stand In Solid Knotty Oak With 4 Drawers
Santos LCD TV Stand In Solid Knotty Oak With 4 Drawers
Furniture in Fashion

was: £824.14

£633.95

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Bayview TV Unit Oak 1 Shelf 2 Drawer
Bayview TV Unit Oak 1 Shelf 2 Drawer
QD Stores

£214.00

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Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 6 Drawer
Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 6 Drawer
QD Stores

£479.95

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Carisbrooke Reclaimed Wood Large TV Cabinet, Stucco White
Carisbrooke Reclaimed Wood Large TV Cabinet, Stucco White
Barker & Stonehouse

was: £499.00

£425.00

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Rutland Oak Corner TV Unit Rustic
Rutland Oak Corner TV Unit Rustic
QD Stores

£119.00

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2-Drawer TV Unit Milena
2-Drawer TV Unit Milena
Maisons du Monde

£757.00

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Contemporary Designs

New designs on TV stands come in all shapes and sizes including rectangular, oval, curved, elliptic and modular. They are capable of supporting screen sizes of up to 80 inches but most importantly a television stand keeps all your technologies in one place. Media units come with at least one shelf but you may find you need extra storage if you are still using DVDs and Blu-Ray discs.

Easy Access to Cables
Whether it’s a flat-packed TV unit or ready assembled furniture they are both perfect solutions for storage and tidy cable management. Many of TV units are designed with room at the back to keep the cables in order and neatly hidden away which is one of the main benefits of installing a corner TV unit. Whichever you choose, though, you’ll need to make sure that it has proper access at the back for your cables, so that they don’t have to snake over the unit. If there are no access holes, you could drill some yourself or hire a carpenter, but it’s best to find a piece that is designed to help you keep your lounge tidy.

4-drawer solid mango wood TV unit Picadilly
4-drawer solid mango wood TV unit Picadilly
Maisons du Monde

£389.00

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TV Cabinet with 8 Drawers 120x30x40 cm Solid Pinewood - VIDAXL
TV Cabinet with 8 Drawers 120x30x40 cm Solid Pinewood - VIDAXL
ManoMano UK

£157.99

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Campton Wide TV Stand, Dark Stain Oak and Grey
Campton Wide TV Stand, Dark Stain Oak and Grey
MADE.com

£499.00

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Fonteyn TV Stand, Oak and Walnut
Fonteyn TV Stand, Oak and Walnut
MADE.com

£499.00

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LOFT Jones TV Unit
LOFT Jones TV Unit
Marks & Spencer

£249.00

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TV Cabinet 100x30x45 cm Solid Mango Wood - VIDAXL
TV Cabinet 100x30x45 cm Solid Mango Wood - VIDAXL
ManoMano UK

£112.99

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Wooden TV Cabinets

Some people see the words manufactured wood and cheap TV stands come to mind. Fortunately, today’s materials offer improved quality with a choice of buying lower-priced MDF TV units along with solid wood. There are an increasing amount of furniture companies and online stores with a full range of wood TV units. Choose your preferred finish from fabulous woods including solid oak, oak veneer, pine, walnut, mahogany, cherry and inspiring fusions of ash and elm. For that rustic feel try reclaimed wood, natural or untreated wood for a timeworn appearance.


MADE Essentials Mino Corner Media Unit, Oak and Blue
MADE Essentials Mino Corner Media Unit, Oak and Blue
MADE.com

£149.00

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Kuba Solid Oak TV Corner Cabinet - MODERN FURNITURE DIRECT
Kuba Solid Oak TV Corner Cabinet - MODERN FURNITURE DIRECT
ManoMano UK

£339.00

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Mango Wood Corner TV Unit
Mango Wood Corner TV Unit
Furniture in Fashion

was: £504.34

£387.95

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Alderley 2 Drawer Ready Assembled Corner Tv Unit - Grey/Oak Effect - Fits Up To 48 Inch Tv
Alderley 2 Drawer Ready Assembled Corner Tv Unit - Grey/Oak Effect - Fits Up To 48 Inch Tv
Very

was: £199.00

£179.00

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Sadie Oak Corner TV Unit
Sadie Oak Corner TV Unit
Oak Furniture Superstore

£329.00

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MDA Designs Volans Tru-Corner Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Walnut/ Black Reversible Panel 2-Door LCD/Plasma/LED TV Corner Cabinet
MDA Designs Volans Tru-Corner Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Walnut/ Black Reversible Panel 2-Door LCD/Plasma/LED TV Corner Cabinet
Amazon

£158.99

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There’s really no limit on how stylish you can go in creating a truly stunning focal point. Whatever your particular taste, make sure you use your creativity to find the perfect piece for your home, and remember – no matter what the piece of furniture, it can always be a bold and refreshing style statement.

Dark Wood Media Units

If your living space is home to traditional rich tones of dark wood, it makes sense to buy a TV stand to match. Dark wooden TV units will really set off your home decor and complement your existing style and room layout. So if you have a state-of-the-art flatscreen TV then all you need is to choose the style from the many TV units available. This may seem a little daunting so first decide on where you want to display your TV and whether you want to completely match your furniture or complement the television design instead. Contemporary designs can give the best of both with ornate or minimalistic features in a mix of wood, metal and glass.


Two Tone Vintage 1-Drawer TV Unit Spiga
Two Tone Vintage 1-Drawer TV Unit Spiga
Maisons du Monde

£540.50

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Luther Large TV Stand, Walnut
Luther Large TV Stand, Walnut
MADE.com

£349.00

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Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 3 Drawer
Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 3 Drawer
QD Stores

£339.95

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Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 6 Drawer
Drayton TV Unit 2 Shelf 6 Drawer
QD Stores

£479.95

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TV Cabinet Carving Brown 120x30x42 cm Wood - VIDAXL
TV Cabinet Carving Brown 120x30x42 cm Wood - VIDAXL
ManoMano UK

£121.99

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HOMESCAPES Dakota Dark Wood Corner TV Unit For Living Room Solid Mango Wood Television Stand With Shelves (No Veneer)
HOMESCAPES Dakota Dark Wood Corner TV Unit For Living Room Solid Mango Wood Television Stand With Shelves (No Veneer)
Amazon

£249.95

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Light Wood Media Units

A lounge or bedroom can easily be transformed with the latest flatscreen TV sitting pretty on a light wood corner TV unit. TV furniture in various types of finishes is widely available to complement your decor. Light wood corner TV units come with a host of features including open shelving, fronted doors for AV storage, cable management systems plus shelves for storing DVDs. Handmade high-quality oak veneer television stands to display the natural grain patterns and knot markings making each piece unique.


Esme Wide TV Stand, Ash
Esme Wide TV Stand, Ash
MADE.com

£349.00

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Corona 2-Drawer Flat Screen TV Unit - Pine
Corona 2-Drawer Flat Screen TV Unit - Pine
Amazon

£59.99

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Mango wood vintage TV unit Trocadero
Mango wood vintage TV unit Trocadero
Maisons du Monde

£508.00

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Solid Oak Vintage TV unit Portobello
Solid Oak Vintage TV unit Portobello
Maisons du Monde

£432.00

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LOFT Jones TV Unit
LOFT Jones TV Unit
Marks & Spencer

£249.00

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Padstow Ivory Corner TV Unit
Padstow Ivory Corner TV Unit
Marks & Spencer

£299.00

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Black TV Units

The universal black corner TV stands complements perfectly the black high gloss range of televisions that are so popular in 2016. There is a wide selection of black glass stands made with toughened glass that have shelves for DVD players, sky digital boxes and game consoles. They are designed to take care of all the unsightly cables that accompany the television area of the room.


Borgia TV Unit, Grey Highgloss
Borgia TV Unit, Grey Highgloss
Barker & Stonehouse

was: £1,329.00

£1,129.00

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MDA Designs Sirius 850 Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Door Walnut / Oak Changable Panels High Gloss Piano Black with Brushed Aluminium Trim 26
MDA Designs Sirius 850 Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Door Walnut / Oak Changable Panels High Gloss Piano Black with Brushed Aluminium Trim 26"-40" LCD/Plasma/LED Cabinet TV Stand
Amazon

£179.99

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Kilby Compact TV Stand, Black Stained Mango Wood and Smoked Glass
Kilby Compact TV Stand, Black Stained Mango Wood and Smoked Glass
MADE.com

£249.00

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Powell LCD TV Stand In Black Glass Top With High Gloss Black
Powell LCD TV Stand In Black Glass Top With High Gloss Black
Furniture in Fashion

was: £389.94

£299.95

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Marden Media Unit, Charcoal Grey and Glass
Marden Media Unit, Charcoal Grey and Glass
MADE.com

£349.00

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MDA Designs Volans Tru-Corner Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Walnut/ Black Reversible Panel 2-Door LCD/Plasma/LED TV Corner Cabinet
MDA Designs Volans Tru-Corner Remote Friendly Beam Thru Glass Walnut/ Black Reversible Panel 2-Door LCD/Plasma/LED TV Corner Cabinet
Amazon

£158.99

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Today’s large flat screens look great sitting on a stylish black TV stand and what’s even better is the space that can be saved by placing the TV in the corner of the room. A black glass TV unit works well with the design of modern TVs and you should find they are available to accommodate the latest Smart LED TVs from anything between 22 inch and 70 inch or more size screens.

Clear Glass TV Stands

There is something about the cool contemporary look a pure glass TV stand offers that really sets off a room. Boring out-dated TV stands are now being replaced by modern up to date stylish TV stands that can look after cables, DVDs, set-top boxes and home cinema systems quite nicely. The combination of clear glass offers a pristine finish and looks equally good when combined with light or dark wood features. Brands such as Greenapple, Alphason, Munari, Off the Wall and AVF boasts a modern range of non-scratch tempered glass TV stands.


John Lewis & Partners 850 Oval TV Stand for TVs up to 40
John Lewis & Partners 850 Oval TV Stand for TVs up to 40
John Lewis & Partners

£139.00

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Steel and Glass TV Unit Strada
Steel and Glass TV Unit Strada
Maisons du Monde

£865.00

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RFIVER Clear TV Unit Cabinet Stand 105cm Wide Corner Unit Entertainment with Tempered Glass Oak Legs Cable Management hold up to 40kgs TVs 3 Shelves TS3001
RFIVER Clear TV Unit Cabinet Stand 105cm Wide Corner Unit Entertainment with Tempered Glass Oak Legs Cable Management hold up to 40kgs TVs 3 Shelves TS3001
Amazon

£72.99

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Lilia Tempered Glass TV Stand With White Finish Legs
Lilia Tempered Glass TV Stand With White Finish Legs
Furniture in Fashion

was: £168.94

£129.95

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Solea Modern TV Stand In White High Gloss With Glass Legs
Solea Modern TV Stand In White High Gloss With Glass Legs
Furniture in Fashion

was: £341.84

£262.95

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MMT WIL - CL1000 Clear Glass TV Stand - Suits 32 to 47 inch LCD LED 3D plasma flat screen televisions - 1000mm wide
MMT WIL - CL1000 Clear Glass TV Stand - Suits 32 to 47 inch LCD LED 3D plasma flat screen televisions - 1000mm wide
Amazon

£69.00

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Ready Assembled or Self Assembly TV Units
Cheaper self-assembly flat-pack corner TV units are available if you don’t mind the extra effort. Easy to put together and complete with anything from shelves, doors and drawers to suit your requirements. For those preferring the ready assembled and ready to use option there’s plenty of choices. On delivery, some stores have an unpack policy. The delivery crew will place your item of furniture to a room of your choice and remove any packaging.

Television cabinets or stands are designed so you can enjoy television at the optimum height for the best viewing. New widescreen TV’s may deliver stunning images to be enjoyed from all angles of the room but it’s important to get the correct height and distance for the most comfortable viewing. Fully adjustable TV stands where you determine what suits you best are available along with Corner TV units that are already assembled at the recommended viewing height.

Where to Buy Corner TV Units

John Lewis & Partners

www.johnlewis.com
Finding the right media furniture in the correct shade of wood is easy at John Lewis. You can search the different types of material from wood, glass, MDF and metal. Selecting wood and the colour will bring a collection of light wood media units, cabinets and TV stands plus the sort by price facility saves time looking at them all. Discover simple and natural looking light wood TV furniture for classic good looks that add a touch of style to your living room. Featured brands at John Lewis include AVF, Tom Schneider, BDI, Alphason, Off the Wall. Techlink, Munari, Willis & Gambler and Content by Terence Conran.

Laura Ashley TV Units

www.lauraashley.com
Laura Ashley has stylish wooden TV furniture with matching pieces to make any room complete. Media units that will not only look good but serve as a useful piece of furniture to store DVDs, game consoles, sky, virgin and other digital set-top boxes.

M&S Media Units

www.marksandspencer.com
There are solid wood TV units in shades of medium dark and deeper dark woods or the choice of a light wood TV unit white or natural wood. Marks and Spencer furniture range includes media units, M&S corner TV stands with drawers, shelves and plenty of storage space in a choice of finishes. Best of all you can keep a theme running throughout your home with matching furniture pieces.

Oak Furniture Solutions

www.oakfurnituresolutions.co.uk
Oak furniture solutions have a large selection of solid oak, dark mango and mahogany TV stands and cabinets. Dark Oak TV Cabinets are is perfect for coordinating with your dark oak interiors. High-quality TV unit in stunning contemporary dark oak comes with plenty of space for AV equipment.

Amazon

www.amazon.co.uk
Amazon has thousands of products including corner TV units handcrafted in stylish real wood. Traditional, as well as contemporary TV/DVD media Units from solid wood, are perfect for today’s extra large screens. There are also cheaper flat-packed TV stands and part-assembled ones in metal, white, clear glass and black.

Pine Solutions

www.pinesolutions.co.uk
PineSolutions have a great range of high-quality solid timber TV stands and Cabinets including oak, pine and painted furniture. PineSolution also stock matching items of the same range and prices to suit everyone’s budget.