When picturing your home try to think about one of the most frequently used pieces of technology for everyday relaxation. It’s the TV of course and TV units accommodating storage and comfort. If you think about it, it has been one the most consistent pieces of technology in almost every household for decades.
It is them we use to place a TV so we can keep up with current affairs and to switch off after a long day.
When it comes to making the area practical and comfortable, we come to think of installing a stand for your television to change the room to suit our aesthetics and lifestyle.
Before diving into the overall look of TV units think about what you want to achieve as your end result. It will help you understand what sort of shelving you need and how many cupboards or pull out drawers will be necessary.
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If you’ve ever designed a piece of storage furniture such as a walk in wardrobe you’ll know how important it is to think of the layout of the storage first.
For example, if you want to maximize the use of the space by having your children play in the same room as you watching the TV, you’ll need to address the storage area for the toys inside of the TV unit.
A TV is most commonly positioned on a feature wall of the room which means that it is the first thing you will see when entering it. Let’s explore how TV units can combine aesthetics and functionality based on your room layout and its purpose.
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TV Units Ireland
Every room has a corner or a nook that makes it difficult to work with when installing TV units Ireland. Some rooms have alcoves that aren’t symmetrical, walls that are at a slight angle or windows that are super wide taking up the entire wall. The best part about built in TV units in Ireland is that you can go down the route where you design your own custom made version of it to suit any imperfection of the room.
Nowadays TVs have become a proud possession in a household, so let’s dive into making TV cabinets a part of the stylish and cohesive design in a room:
- Dark Feature Wall
One of the most popular trends right now is the dark blue colour. This colour helps to make your units look contemporary and stylish.
Designing your TV units Ireland with a bookcase around the TV will make the room look more sophisticated and elegant combining classical and modern styles.
- Furniture Background
When the furniture is installed you can paint its background or the entire set in a darker colour. This concept helps to integrate the TV into the entire room without it being the centre of attention.
Hanging artwork around a TV draws the attention away from it. It is one of the most simple and creative ways to integrate a TV with wall furniture into the interior decor adding a lot of personal character to the design of the room. Follow this article for a more detailed example on how to decorate your living room with artwork.
Built-in TV Units
Since a TV room is an area where you spend a lot of time to recharge why not create built in TV units and put your passions on show with open shelving. Photos, pictures and collection sets can be a beautiful display area creating a truly unique and a tasteful feel in the room.
With built in television furniture, similar to built in wardrobes, you can light up the shelves with LED lights for a more dramatic and modern effect making sure your items stand out when the lights are dimmed.
One of the most popular fitted units is the one that is installed in the alcoves. The alcoves are normally formed as recesses from a fireplace and they become redundant due to their unusual sizes. It is a simple and a beautiful way to add custom made storage and find a space for your TV.
The bottom line is to have fun decorating a living space whether it is small or big. You’ll find that you’re happier and more satisfied in a space when items have their own place.
There are different routes you can go about creating a built in TV unit and as a company that designs exceptional custom made furniture, we are happy to welcome you in to transform your space into something beautiful and unique!
Sitting Room TV Unit Ideas
Small living rooms are one of the most challenging spaces to furnish. The challenge lies in how to make a small area comfortable, relaxing, inspiring and practical. Let’s explore the easiest living room furniture ideas that you can implement to make your life easier.
Firstly you’ve got to understand that clutter is not allowed in a small room! This is why you need well thought out TV units. The best option in this particular situation is to work with a designer. They will help you with the outside aesthetics and the layout of the storage space inside of it.
When it comes to living room furniture ideas think about using light colours for the furniture in small places proves to be the easiest way to make the space look visually bigger. Sometimes dark colours can also have an expanding visual effect. However, they are trickier to choose for a small room, so get advice from an experienced designer before you do that.
Lastly, to achieve a clutter free living room the idea is to brighten up the space and make sure that your windows have a plain design with lots of natural light coming into the room. Try choosing light curtains over blackouts.
Bedroom TV Units
If you are looking to incorporate a TV unit into your main bedroom, you can use any of the typical sitting room TV unit designs and adapt them to include your wardrobes.
Most TV cabinet designs have open shelving on the left and right, which in a bedroom you can replace with built in wardrobes. Behind your wardrobe doors you will have all the space you need for clothes, bed sheets, extra pillows and additional storage.
A typical design would have a dresser unit in the middle, with a floating smart TV fixed to the back panel and the cables hidden behind it. On either side of it will be your wardrobes, which can extend from one side of the wall to the other.
There are many popular designs right now and it all depends on what you like. We can build your bedroom or living room TV unit with plain, handleless, or shaker style doors, which are highly sought after at the moment. If you are looking for a unique touch, we can make doors with custom patterns and you can have a look at the range of wardrobe doors that we can provide on Fronts.ie.
Mirrors and reflective surfaces in a small room help to make it look bigger and brighter. Everything that has an ability to bounce the light back into the room will help it seem visually brighter. You’ll also notice that shiny surfaces have a tendency to make the place look clean, sleek and modern.
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TV Stands for Storage
Let’s talk about kids. Did you ever notice that whenever you spend quality time watching TV with your family, kids aren’t the most patient participants in this activity. If you want to watch the show that you want, kids need to be occupied with something else. One of the best ways to entertain them while watching TV is to design a play area in the same room and you will most definitely need extra TV stands for storage.
Create open storage in your tv stands for your kids to store their toys away. Think of all those times in toy shops when your child is begging you to buy a toy. The only thing you’re thinking about in that moment is that they already have at least 5 duplicates of the same thing at home. This is because kids need to see their toys in order for them to use them.
To make sure kids can see their toys you can install open storage or baskets underneath floating TV units. Floating units are becoming more popular because they suit both large and small spaces. The fact that a floating unit is not touching the floor, it automatically makes the place look bigger.
This is where the baskets for the toys come into play. A floating unit is an amazing solution for when the kids grow out of their toys. You don’t have to rearrange your storage, you can just remove the baskets from underneath the units or repurpose them for other nick naks. Furniture that is easily convertible to suit a family’s lifestyle will be worth the investment to last a lifetime.