1. "I am big. It's the pictures that got small," says former silent film star Norma Desmond in the classic 1950 film Sunset Boulevard. She should have waited 50 years. With today's big-screen TVs, tall media chests have become living room essentials. Our selection includes large entertainment consoles that can house movie history from Charlie Chaplin to Channing Tatum.
2. A media chest TV stand marries sophisticated style to space-saving form, the perfect union for fashionable decorators with a weakness for Friday night film fests. Our wood media chests include gorgeous traditional designs that can tastefully integrate televisions into historical interiors.
3. A blank screen staring at you in the middle of the night? Sounds like something from a Japanese horror film. TV armoires are among the best media chests for bedroom viewers, providing a closable decorative housing that prevents televisions from dominating the decor—or your dreams.
4. Antique style might seem like an anachronistic choice for a cutting-edge television—after all, King Louis Philippe never got to watch Louis C.K. Yet walnut, oak, and cherry media chests prove that luxury is a timeless quality. Antique media chests are 19th century hardwood thrones for a 21st century entertainment king.
5. If it's black and white and on TV, it's an old rerun. But if it's black and white and under the TV, it's a new media chest. Our white and black media chests are the monochrome finishing touch for classic TV room decor.
6. Wynwood media chests offer a beautiful balance of furnishing elements for living rooms and TV rooms: elegant traditional style, quality hardwood construction, ample media storage, and dimensions that won't dwarf your furniture.
7. Keep an eye on the top shelf when choosing a media storage chest with drawers. Open cubbies provide a more secure perch for DVD players and video game consoles.