We're always on the lookout for new ways to disguise the TV, and this is one of the most ingenious we've ever seen. Style at Home did a rundown of strategies for hiding your electronics in plain sight, and this was our favorite of the bunch: Hang a TV on dark or black wallpaper and it virtually disappears! Amazing.
Similarly, a TV with a white frame blends in beautifully on a white shelving unit, surrounded by books in white and gray tones. Ordinarily we would never think of buying a TV with a white frame, but this is a great-looking setup, and it seems like a better solution than buying a big bulky cabinet to enclose both the TV and its accompaniments.
In an earlier post about TVs and wallpaper, Janel pointed out that wallpaper with a bold graphic pattern also creates enough of a statement that it minimizes the impact of the TV... another great reason to hang your flatscreen on a papered wall. But the camouflage effect of the dark color might be an even bigger plus. What do you think? Could you achieve a similar effect with dark paint?
To browse some more ideas for disguising your electronics, view the full story at Style at Home.
And a few more ways to hide your electronics, from the Apartment Therapy archives:
• Double Feature: Framing Your Flatscreen
• How To: Hide Your TV Monitor With Style
• Before and After: Incorporating a Flat Screen TV into a Bookcase
(Via the ever-fabulous Little Green Notebook)
(Images: Mark Burstyn/Style at Home)