Features and Benefits
The advantages of sliding wardrobes can hardly be overestimated, because they can compactly fit so many things and look stylish at the same time. A popular type - a wardrobe with a niche for a TV is a truly demanded piece of furniture art in a modern interior. This happened due to the functionality and universal purpose - electronic equipment is successfully combined with the furniture blocks of the structure necessary for storing things.
As a rule, a niche is adjacent to a model with drawers and a mezzanine, hangers and open shelves. They can be positioned in different places, on the sides, top and bottom, creating an ergonomic ensemble. Practical and convenient, allowing you to place all the necessary things and at the same time a TV and other equipment, wardrobes fit perfectly into the style of modern apartments.
Varieties of construction
The most common variety is a wardrobe with a shelf in the middle. The TV is placed inside, located above additional shelves or a closed built-in cabinet, a cabinet with drawers or shelves is also made under it. The more space available for appliances, the less space is left for the center shelves or drawers above and below.
Some cabinet models contain two shelves - for a TV and a laptop. Ideally, even the largest flat-screen TVs are comfortably located inside the wardrobe, thus organically fitting into the exclusive interior of the house. Clothes and linen, books, dishes are put into full-fledged wardrobes on the sides of the niche, their use depends only on your desire.
The design of the compartment with a built-in hinged TV in the middle with a curbstone allows you to place the TV device in the most convenient way so that you can watch it without bending over or lifting your head up for a comfortable view. Side panels decorating the cabinet doors maintain a sense of freedom in the surrounding space. The decor is complemented by landscapes and romantic views for every taste. In this design, the number of shelves above the TV is minimal - one or two, the cabinet is equipped with drawers. This is a strict model of the wardrobe with a predominance of contrasting colors in the design.
The corner wardrobe looks elegant and eye-catching in any interior. The doors are radially inserted on the sides and give the cabinet an irregular shape with smooth lines. The TV receiver in this model is usually inserted inside the long side, which is conveniently located opposite the sofa.
A convex asymmetric wardrobe located in this part of the room gives originality to the design, beautifully covering the entire corner. The TV in the bedroom can be a good leisure tool, allowing you to relax after a hard day. For a spacious bedroom, you can use an interesting design wardrobe with an illuminated niche, inside which a serious-sized plasma screen is inserted.
If the living room is large, a wardrobe with space for a TV can extend over the entire wall and be a complex of five to six sections. The roomy model is often equipped with LED shelf lighting. Side doors of sliding wardrobes with a TV niche deserve special mention. The larger the TV set, the more beautiful the narrow and unusual structures next to it look, creating a harmonious combination of proportions and shapes.
Mirrored and patterned glass doors work well in tandem with the shiny dark glass of the TV screen.One of the side cabinets next to the niche can be wider, the other slightly narrower, in shape resembling an elongated pencil case. Asymmetric designs are appreciated for their uniqueness and non-standard approach to the creative design of a hall or living room.
How to choose
The imagination of the owners of a house or apartment can be easily satisfied with a huge selection of cabinets with a TV niche on the market of modern cabinet furniture. The variety of colors and material combinations is truly very impressive - light beige and dark walnut, oak, birch and the most elite wood species, white and black painted surfaces.
Furniture designers and designers offer to the attention of buyers interesting block designs that can be formed at their discretion, adding or removing unnecessary or out-of-size elements.
In order to choose the model of a cabinet with a niche that suits you, it is best to be guided by the following recommendations of specialists:
- You need to imagine very specifically where exactly the closet will be placed in your apartment - in the living room, in the bedroom, in the dining room or in another room. In order for the furniture to fit into the dimensions, measure exactly the wall along which you put it. The decor and colors of the selected cabinet should be combined with the headset that is already in this room; as a rule, cabinets with mirrored doors are not placed opposite the bed. For the living room, they choose wardrobes made of dark wood, for the bedroom - with beautiful decorated doors or combining contrasting elements. Ornate doors are intended for rooms that are artistically decorated in a traditional oriental style. The unusual shape of the wardrobe will perfectly match the rest of the classic upholstered furniture.
- Designers recommend - do not start with the purchase of a small cabinet, immediately choose one that will fit all the necessary things. The sliding wardrobe belongs to quite expensive items, so it is best to plan in advance the purchase of the highest quality product. In order to buy or order a wardrobe with a niche for a TV, you need to clearly understand that the niche will make your wardrobe noticeably wider, and it will take up significantly more space in the room. At the same time, for sliding doors, standards require a width of no more than one meter, doors that are too massive with constant movement can quickly fail.
- It is important to check the quality and reliability of the materials - wheels made of pure plastic are not allowed in retractable running systems. Such a system, according to forecasts of the masters, will last, at best, a year or two. For a solid and impressive structure, which is a cabinet with a TV niche, aluminum profiles are chosen for door movement.
- It is important to note that such a noticeable device as a television receiver dictates the choice of some details and shapes in the interior of the room - the metal in the cladding and metal handles on the drawers and doors look spectacular.
Interesting solutions in interior design
Sliding wardrobes with a TV niche are traditionally located in the living room or bedroom. They are of two types - built-in and cabinet. The second option is movable furniture, which has side walls, a top and a bottom panel. It is better if the built-in closet will not rest on soft wall drywall, which is unable to withstand heavy loads.
A fashionable and modern wardrobe is placed in the hall instead of the usual massive headsets and slides. Residents of not too large city apartments were happy to replace heavy furniture with more ergonomic interior elements that can free up more than one centimeter of room space.
Cabinets with a TV niche differ in the interior of the apartment, first of all, in appearance. They are distinguished from each other by a different number of sections and spaciousness, height, reaching from floor to ceiling.The decor is also varied, the door opening systems are also different - swing or sliding.
The classic version of this piece of furniture consists of three sections, reminiscent of a three-winged wardrobe. The niche for the TV takes a side or central place. Usually the middle part is open, some designs involve a closing flap in this part as well - for example, if the TV does not work.
And if your living room is a solid area, the wardrobe can be located in it along the entire wall, including up to five to six sections. The roomy model is often equipped with LED lighting, consisting of small round bulbs.
The front of the cabinet is made of glossy or matte material; the design often includes built-in mirrors. The surface is decorated with sandblasting patterns, engraving, stained-glass windows are made of colored glass. For a wardrobe decorated with a beautiful decor, the main place is assigned in the interior of the room.