If you’re not able to hide the television in some way, you can always improve the look of the giant black void with a good piece of furniture. Here are our favorite media consoles and sideboards for resting beneath a wall-mounted television or to support one directly.
Above: From UK designers Pinch, the Lowry Sideboard is made up of various sizes of solid wood fins. It’s available in natural cherry, natural oak, white oiled oak, or natural black American walnut. On the higher end of the spectrum, the sideboard is $16,800 at The Future Perfect. Above: The Copenhagen Media Cabinet comes in 10 different finishes and a stainless or natural steel base for $1,299 at Room & Board. Above: By Jason Miller for De La Espada, the Classon Sideboard was made to complement Brooklyn brownstone buildings; $12,205 at The Future Perfect. Above: The Edel Media Unit designed by Jenkins & Uhnger for Design Within Reach comes in Ebonized Oak (shown), Oak, and Walnut; $2,995 at Design Within Reach. Above: The WeWood Oak Sideboard comes in oak or walnut for $5,080 at Horne. Above: The Muuto Enfold Sideboard Low in Dusty Green Steel, Grey Steel, Black Steel, and Sand Yellow Steel; $2,149 at Danish Design Store. Above: The Asplund Rand R100 is made of lacquered MDF with small metal feet; $2,050 for a 2-drawer unit at Horne. Above: The Blu Dot Peek 2 Door/2 Drawer Console comes in White Oak (shown) or Rustic Walnut for $2,199.