There are some beautiful television cabinets around these days but if you have a big, modern TV they don’t always go together so well.
The good news is that there are just as many great modern units too. And, it isn’t always necessary to change all your existing furniture to suit because these units can work in just about any fairly modern setting.
1home TV Stand Cabinet – a floating style cabinet, mounted on stainless steel feet, with an oak or walnut effect melamine finish. Features 2 compartments, each with a pair of glass shelves. W120 × D40 × H38 cm. £72.99 from amazon.co.uk
Echo TV Unit – prefer to keep it simple? This is the unit for you then with a pair of drawers and a shelf in one no-nonsense unit. It comes in black, grey and white too – so no problems matching the decor. W120 × D45 × H45 cm. £149 from very.co.uk
Xander Wide High Gloss TV Stand with LED Light – along the same lines, this gloss white unit, mounted on short, splayed legs, also has 2 shelves plus even bigger cubby spaces for DVDs and stuff. W150 × D42 × H45 cm. £179 from very.co.uk
Atlantic Gloss TV Unit with LED Lights – for those that like their TV to be the centre of attention, and why not? A pair of handy cupboard units and two shelves all with a high-gloss white finish, accentuated with a blue LED strip light. W150 × D41 × H40 cm. £199 from very.co.uk
Techlink Panorama PM160 TV Stand – gotta say this minimalist design is the business. Black glass, chrome and wood combined to provide all you need and nothing you don’t. The front panel opens outward to reveal 2 compartments, each with a central shelf. Available with a walnut, black oak or light oak top. W160 × D40 × H37 cm. £199 from johnlewis.com
Corner TV Stand with Black Glass Shelves – a stylish corner unit with a walnut-effect frame and 3 black glass shelves. W100 × D45 × H50 cm. £199.99 from amazon.co.uk
Monte Carlo Ready Assembled Mirrored TV Unit – an ultra-modern unit with a bevelled mirror finish. Features 4 push-to-open drawers and a pair of shelves too. W110 × D50 × H45 cm. £229 from very.co.uk
Affinity Premium Buckingham 1100 TV Stand – a smooth design that will compliment any TV with a combination of black glass and oak or walnut wood veneer. W110 × D45 × H40 cm. £229.95 from johnlewis.com
Calia TV Stand – a chunky, industrial design mounted on a thick iron base. features 2 slimline shelves and a pair of drawers. Available with light or dark stained finish. W138 × D45 × H44 cm. £499 from johnlewis.com
Sonoma Media Cabinet – a sleek, modern TV stand with a pair of shelves and a full-width drawer. Made from solid oak and oak veneers. W150 × D46 × H48 cm. £499 from marksandspencer.com
Dante TV Stand – a modern but subtle design with hidden shelf and storage drawer. Manages to be a stunning piece of furniture but without distracting attention from the main event (the TV). Available in white/taupe or grey/taupe. W160 × D45 × H40 cm. £599 from johnlewis.com
It can be annoying, having paid a small fortune for a new TV you also have to buy a stand for it as well. But, as you can see here, there are some affordable options available, and many that are stunning furniture pieces in their own right, that you’ll never regret buying.
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