Chances are, if you are like most people, your big-screen television is the focal point in your room. Whether it's located in the Family Room, the Playroom or the Bedroom, modern televisions demand to be noticed. That's why it's important to choose a television stand that is both sturdy and stylish. You want it to be strong enough to easily hold the weight of your television and other electronics and you want it to be solid enough to last for a long time. But you also want it to fit in with the decor of your home and at the same time be a good value. From straightforward design to farmhouse chic to modern contemporary, these are some of the best television stands you can buy.
If you are looking for good value and simple design in a television stand, the Furinno Jaya Large Stand fits the bill. This stand holds up to a 50-inch television with a recommended maximum weight of 40 pounds. It is manufactured from E1 Grade composite wood and PVC tubes made from recycled plastic. The manufacturer says those materials do not give off any odors. This stand has open shelving that can hold other electronic items including cable boxes, DVD players and gaming systems. It also has cloth drawers that corral and conceal smaller items like cables or DVDs. This television stands needs assembly, but reviewers rave about how straightforward and easy the assembly process is. The Furinno Jaya Large Stand sells for $44 on Amazon.
The Manor Park Modern Farmhouse Barn Door TV Stand brings a bit of rustic chic to contemporary electronics. This stand is made of MDF and laminate and can be purchased in five different color washes including two shades of grey. The farmhouse chic inspired design features a pair of cabinet doors created in the style of barn doors. Having those doors also give this stand both closed and open spaces for storage. This piece is also accented by metal corners and hinges. This stand accommodates televisions up to 64 inches but can also be used as a console table without a television. It has to be assembled out of the box but the instructions include pictures. The Manor Park Modern Farmhouse Barn Door TV Stand retails for $149. to $169. at WalMart. The price of the white finish is higher than the other colors.
If you're searching for a sleek, contemporary television stand the Xavier Modern TV Stand by Baxton Studio fits the bill. This stand is manufactured from MDF that has been covered in a faux wood veneer. Powder-coated steel bars have been installed underneath the top shelf to provide support and stabilization. This television stand can hold up to 100 pounds. Non-mar feet help to protect floors and there are circular openings down the center back of the stand to help manage cords. The design is completely open for a contemporary feel and the sides are curved for design interest. This television stand comes flat-packed in a box and requires assembly. The Xavier Modern TV Stand by Braxton Studio retails for $104.99 at Target.