TV - the usual attribute of most modern rooms. It is installed in living rooms, nurseries, bedrooms and kitchens. Some owners, wanting to install this modern device, are afraid that it will look ridiculous in the kitchen. They wonder how to gracefully fit it into the interior. With the possible placement of the TV in the kitchen can be found in the photo. They will help you choose the best way for a particular interior.
Thanks to the TV in the kitchen, you will never miss your favorite movie or program.
Features of the choice of TV in the kitchen
Which TV to choose in the kitchen? When choosing a device, it is necessary to take into account a number of nuances:
- The size of the technique.
- Location It should not interfere with the cooking process, and the image on the screen should be well viewed from all parts of the kitchen.
- Distance. To minimize the load on the vision, the distance between the eyes and the small display should not be less than 2 m, the minimum distance between the eyes and the large panel should be 2-2.5 m.
- Sustainability. If the equipment is incorrectly installed, it can be accidentally touched and dropped.
- Viewing angle Budget models are equipped with cheap matrices of poor quality. When looking at such a display at an angle, you can see the distortion.
- Volume. Usually in the kitchen a lot of noise from different sources. The loudness of the sound of the device must cover the noise and at the same time demonstrate high quality.
TV in the kitchen is better to install so that the screen was visible from anywhere in the room
Tip! You can improve the quality or volume of the sound using the speakers.
Usually the screen resolution of a kitchen tv is a minor issue. This technique in the kitchen plays the role of radio, as the hostess during cooking has little time to carefully watch TV or movies.
Modern LCD TVs are light, so they can be mounted on the wall
TV diagonal must be selected based on the size of the kitchen:
- In a small kitchen area of up to 9 square meters. m is to put the monitor with a diagonal of up to 20 inches. Too large display will look inappropriate, distract attention from the main elements of the kitchen interior, clutter the space. Find out where to hang the TV in a small kitchen, you can look at the photo.
- For rooms ranging from 10 to 15 square meters. m suitable diagonal of 20-25 inches.
- In large spacious kitchens with an area of 15 square meters. m will look good machine with a large screen, a diagonal of up to 36-40 inches.
- For a joint room, for example, a kitchen-living room, you can select models with large screens.
Stationary placement of the TV large diagonal in the interior of the bright kitchen
Tip! To choose the right screen size, it is recommended to multiply the length of the room by 6. The resulting number is the minimum comfortable diagonal of the TV.
Typically, the functionality of a TV designed for a kitchen offers minimal requirements, but a premium model with such functions may be useful to the hostess:
- Wi-Fi, Smart-TV. They will allow you to find on the Internet and reproduce any culinary video or series of the series, which the hostess did not have time to watch.
- USB support, drive availability. With their help, you can connect a USB flash drive to your TV and turn on a slide show of family photos.
Smart TV function allows you to view your favorite videos and movies over the Internet
Most of the other functions, such as support for 3d images, will simply be unnecessary in the kitchen.
Where to put the TV in the kitchen so that it looks aesthetically pleasing, as in the photo? When choosing the location of the device, consider the distance from open fire and water. On sale there are models with waterproof housing and tempered glass, but their purchase can hit the budget.
Built-in appliances look organically in any interior, occupy minimum space and are not striking. Provide for the possibility of embedding the TV in the furniture is necessary even during the purchase of a headset. A plasma panel installed above the built-in microwave or oven will look stylish, as long as it is the same size as the rest of the equipment.
Ideal placement of the TV over the built-in equipment
TV can be built not only in the furniture, but also in the household appliance. So on sale you can find models of refrigerators with integrated display, as in the photo. This is a great way to place a TV in a small kitchen.
Looks good built-in TV into the partition, built for zoning kitchen
In a niche
A monitor installed inside the niche will not attract undue attention to itself and will not be able to interfere. To make a niche invisible, you should paint it from the inside in the same color as the wall on which it is located.
A niche in the kitchen furniture is very convenient to fill the TV
On the shelf
TV, like any other not too heavy electrical appliance, you can simply install on the wall shelf. Instead of a separate shelf, the monitor is sometimes installed on the open shelf of the kitchen unit. Where to put the TV in the kitchen can be seen in the photo.
In the kitchen, you can allocate a separate shelf for TV.
A TV set directly above the worktop will allow the hostess to cook, wash dishes and watch her favorite cooking shows. In such a situation, we are not talking about a large monitor, but about a small display intended only for a person who is in the working area. Sitting at the table will be difficult to distinguish the picture on a small display.
In the corner
A small monitor can be put on the countertop of the corner element of the headset. This part of the kitchen furniture often remains unoccupied, so the display there will look very useful. Probably, this arrangement option will also be convenient only for the hostess. A photo of a corner design in the kitchen with a TV can be seen below.
On swivel bracket
This method of installing the TV can be called one of the most popular. The mounting device allows you to easily turn the screen in the right direction, so that the image can be seen from anywhere in the room.
To make the TV stand out, you can hide it behind transparent or frosted glass doors, headset with deaf doors, a screen. So you can do when installing the device in the kitchen, decorated in the style of classicism, Provence, country.
Separately, you can note the folding option. Such models are compact, take up little space, look stylish and modern.
Select the height of installation of the TV
The image on the screen should be clearly visible to the hostess to make her stay in the kitchen as comfortable as possible.
TV can be attached to the wall above furniture or household partitions, for example, a refrigerator. A high-mounted TV panel will make people sitting at the table look up, trying to see the image. But for the people. Who look standing or sitting, but from the other side of the room, such an arrangement of the device will be the most optimal. The design of the corner kitchen with a fridge and a TV is presented in the photo.
At eye level
If the owner of the dwelling usually prepares food while standing, then the TV should be placed at eye level. So the image on the screen will be convenient to watch and the hostess, and guests sitting at the dinner table.
Tip! Do not place the TV in front of the window. Glare from it will interfere with comfortable viewing.
Wall decoration with tv
If the monitor is not built into the headset, and is mounted separately on the wall, then the surface next to it should be beautifully decorated. Photos of wall design options with a TV in the kitchen can be seen below.
The vertical surface on which the TV is placed can be accentuated. You can select it against the other three walls with the help of a bright or contrasting color, a different finishing material. Plasma or LCD panel will look stylish over a wallpaper with a large pattern, wood panels or brickwork. Photos of kitchen design with a TV on the accent wall can be seen below.
Effectively highlight the TV in the interior, you can use the backlight. It can be installed by hand. To do this, take the LED strip and attach it around the perimeter of the device. LEDs do not have to be white. You can make a blue or yellow backlight. This design monitor is ideal for kitchens decorated in modern styles, for example, high-tech. Photos of the TV in the kitchen of a modern interior are presented below.
One of the options for harmoniously integrating a TV into any interior style is to design it for a picture or a mirror. So in a classic design, you can turn the display into a picture, beautifully decorating it with a massive gold frame with stucco. A spectacular way to cover up the black port is to mask it with a picturesque landscape. There are systems with a remote control available that, when you press a button, allow you to automatically move the picture and open access to an advanced device.
In modern style, the screen, edged with a thin silver frame, will look nice. TV with a mirror surface is suitable for any style of interior.
On the sides of the strict black portal, you can hang a few of these mirrors, family photos or pictures in the same framework.
Along the perimeter of the wall can be placed several niches. The central niche will be occupied by the display, and on the sides of it are the decorative elements: vases of flowers, bowls of fruit and sweets, decorative tableware, and so on. How to place the TV in the kitchen in a niche can be seen in the photo.
When choosing a TV for the kitchen should be soberly assess the necessary functionality, so as not to overpay for additional features in vain. Before installing the device should consider all the options for its location and choose the most convenient. TV should fit into the style of the kitchen interior. Based on the chosen style, the issue of wall design with a blue screen is solved. If the device is not built into the furniture and is not hidden behind the doors and curtains, you can beautifully highlight it, make the interior highlight. Guided by the above tips, you can make the kitchen with a TV convenient for the household, refined and attractive to guests.