The most common and favorite form of rest after a hard day’s work is to gather with the whole family in front of a blue TV screen. The electronic friend has long become an integral part of our life and is central to the design of the main room of the room. Manufacturers offer a wide range of modern TV walls in the living room. Cleverly chosen sets not only perform functional tasks, but also successfully fit into the interior. To determine the appropriate option, you need to approach the problem comprehensively.
Modern walls not only have a fashionable appearance, but also have good functionality
What to look for when choosing
The TV walls in the living room can be of various configurations and include not only a standard shelf or wall panel for equipment, but also a lot of devices to accommodate other things. It may include:
- Shelving for books;
- Minibar for drinks;
- Niche for home theater;
- Wardrobe for storing clothes;
- Drawers for small items;
- Glass display cases for dishes.
Wall with wooden facades and a working place in the living room interior
Before you go shopping, you need to decide where to place the furniture, make measurements of the room. More often cabinets and cabinets are arranged so that they are the central part of the room and are visible from all corners of the room. Be sure to measure the dimensions of the body, the screen, its mass and determine the location. Choose ways of fixing blocks or cabinets: suspended version or stationary.
Hanging cabinets in the living room interior
Tip! In advance on paper to make a list of items - what else is planned to be placed in the wall under the TV. This will make it possible to calculate the need to purchase additional modules or cabinets and determine their purpose.
To begin with, we draw up a plan for placing the cupboards.
In order for the furniture to fit into the overall style of the living room, to match the interior design, you need to decide on the material of manufacture and form. It is also necessary to take into account the interests of all family members, to paint the functionality of all blocks. To connect the equipment to the power supply network, provide for the placement of wiring, the number of electrical outlets.
Stylish wardrobe solution with wooden slat doors
Types of walls under the TV
Furniture manufacturers offer many varieties of walls according to the method of placement.
The corner wall allows you to save a lot of space, as it usually takes up unused space in the corner of the room. The advantage of this option: large capacity and compact accommodation. It can be both box and modular. Required elements of this option: a niche for TV, bookshelves or shelves for sound equipment, drawers. One of the options is to hang the TV on the bracket or put it on the cabinet in the corner space. The second option is to place a wardrobe or a bookcase in the corner and put the TV in a niche on the cabinet located on the adjacent wall or hang it on the bracket.
Corner slide with TV for the living room
It is a classic version. To use modern compact slides or designs from numerous cabinets or cabinets in the interior depends on your tastes and the size of the room. Suitable for medium and large rooms, as it will become the central part and the main focus of the hall or living room. It should be borne in mind that long models are not suitable for elongated spaces. If the mini-wall is in the living room, which combines the functions of a study, then such furniture can combine additional areas of the office desk.
Functional wall with open shelves in the living room
Under a certain model
On sale there are a huge number of types of TVs. However, in the house can be ancient rarity, lamp, which in size are three-dimensional both in width and in depth. They are replaced by modern samples with LCD screens, plasma panels. All this is the basis for selecting the place where the TV will be located. The cabinet serves to accommodate heavy in weight and bulky in volume samples. Suspended versions are quite suitable for plasma or LCD. In this case, the back wall of the equipment niche is pass-through or has a special panel for mounting.
TV built into the dark gray wall in the living room
Types of walls
The dimensions of the apartment dictate the options of acquisition. You can buy furniture in a single set, and you can independently assemble the appropriate elements and models according to your personal needs.
This species is widely used due to its practicality and spaciousness. Allows you to place not only TV or accessories for home theater and audio system, but to become a place to store many things. Modularity carries mobility and allows you to swap not only the lockers, but their location. Compactness allows you to place blocks even in the smallest room. Modules carry universal functionality and can be used for a variety of tasks. Retractable cabinets are at the same time a coffee table or stand for an element of room decor. Long vertical or horizontal modules on the sides will accommodate all the things and little things needed for the living room.
Modular mini wall with a TV for the living room
Basically it has the form of cabinet furniture such as a slide, where all parts are strictly fixed and fastened together. When planning a purchase, you need to keep in mind that the front part should be located towards the area of upholstered furniture, this will provide the best viewing angle for watching TV. As a rule, the TV stand is located in the central zone of the complex. However, there are asymmetrical options where the cabinet is located on one edge, and on the other are shelves for books, dishes, and audio equipment. Highlighting the shelf and niche will give comfort and bring a relaxing atmosphere. Shelves and cabinets can be both open and closed.
Low stationary white wall with a TV in the living room interior
Modern manufacturers offer a large number of both traditional and modern materials.
The wall of the natural array is considered the most expensive, but very high quality. It carries respectability and commitment to tradition. Most often used in the interiors of classical or oriental style. High cost is a guarantee of quality. The following tree species are used: beech, oak, mahogany, rosewood, walnut. More options available: pine, alder, birch. It should be noted that the furniture from a natural tree has considerable weight. When leaving you need to keep in mind that the tree is afraid of high humidity, but still does not tolerate high temperature.
Chipboard and MDF
Furniture made of particleboard and MDF has a lot of advantages: more affordable, reliable enough, multivariate. The cheapest - particle board - is water-resistant and durable, but without external treatment releases harmful formaldehyde. Therefore, laminated chipboard is often used when the surface is coated with durable paper film for various wood textures. Chipboard is widely used for the manufacture of wall frames. The most common is MDF - an environmentally friendly material from small sawdust, bonded with paraffin. It is cheaper than wood, but it lasts longer. Fiberboard used for the manufacture of panels in the wall for hanging the TV or the back walls of cabinets and bottom of drawers.
In the combination of materials. So, under the frames use MDF or chipboard plates, and the facades are hung from natural wood. Also, facades are made by combining modern and traditional materials: glass and wood, plastic and MDF, metal and glass, aluminum and plastic. Such combinations are popular for minimalist style, hi-tech, modern.
Tip! Modern furniture factories often produce high quality composite walls (sides and hem are made of MDF, and facades are solid), but more affordable in price than natural wood. It is not inferior to wood in durability, and even surpasses in weight and ease of caring for it.
Compliance with interior design
From the interior and style of the living room depends on the type of furniture, so you should pay enough attention to this.
Classic versions of the walls under the TV in the living room in the photo can be chosen for any interior. Occupancy is standard: cabinets, shelves, cabinets, dressers. Facades are made of solid wood or MDF and can be supplemented with various finishes, decorative elements or glass inserts. For large rooms - the classic dark colors, for small - light colors. Symmetrical arrangement of objects: a niche for equipment in the middle, the other parts - evenly along the sides.
Style prefers straightness, but at the same time, simplicity. Brilliant gloss surfaces complement the floral ornament. Characteristically asymmetrical arrangement of parts, clear lines, stylish high-quality fittings. A small number of parts: a TV cabinet, suspended elongated shelves, narrow long cabinets. The effect is based on the contrast of height and color.
In the Oriental style, the emphasis is on natural wood, as well as fancy decorative elements with painted paint on the facades. Distinctive features - natural wood colors, varnished, carved fragments, volumetric curved shapes, luxury and wealth.
Provence is similar to the classics in a romantic performance. A scuff is added to the design, decoupage is widely used. Light scale of pastel light tones. In cabinets, cabinets - curved legs. On the facade - carved, decorative elements.
Minimalist modern hi-tech prefers the use of modern technological materials (plastic, metal) in combination with strict lines and the complete absence of decorative elements. Permissible decorations in cosmic variations are chrome-plated shiny handles, mirrored or glass tinted surfaces. Neon lights of glass shelves, back part of cabinets are used.
Competent arrangement and properly selected furniture, in accordance with the structural features of the living room and personal preferences of each family member, will create a comfortable corner of comfort and relaxation for many years.