This “Gorgeous” $150 Media Console Has Shoppers Buying 2 at a Time

updated Mar 4, 2024
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Living room with sage/olive colored walls, gallery wall, black credenza, 2 peach armchairs with throw pillows, gray patterned rug, gray wardrobe/cabinet, patterned floor to ceiling curtains, sofa with patterned throw pillows, glass and gold oval coffee table
Credit: Erin Derby

Whether you’re a self-appointed film critic, or you can’t turn away from Love Is Blind, your TV is likely a focal point in your living room. While many people opt for wall mounted screens, media consoles and TV stands are still an essential piece of furniture, especially in small spaces where they can pull double duty, providing much needed additional storage on top of hiding unsightly cords, cables, routers, modems, and cable boxes.

A well-chosen media console or TV stand can immediately make your room look more cohesive and sophisticated, and though they have a reputation for being pricey, they don’t always have to be. While some pieces are definitely more of an investment, there are countless options that are affordable without compromising on style. If you’re thinking about upgrading your home entertainment setup, check out our favorite media consoles and TV stands for any budget, any style.

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Nathan James
was $289.99

This rattan and wood TV cabinet from editor-loved Nathan James is as functional as it is beautiful. It has a hole in the back for easy cable management and a shortened shelf depth to allow cords to pass through easily. Plus, the cane texture and round cutouts on the door are super cute to boot!

2 / 10
was $461.27

In some rooms, the TV simply looks best in the corner, and that's where Charlton Home's corner TV stand shines. Its classic design will never go out of style and it comes in four finishes bound to go with any color palette.

3 / 10

This small TV stand from Cozy Castle comes in two sizes, three colors, and can accomodate TVs up to 50 inches. Its simple design, hidden storage, and rear holes for cable management make it a go-to pick, and its budget-friendly price point is just an added bonus.

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Cane shows no signs of slowing down (we started covering the trend in 2019!), and the Portola Hills Cane Door TV stand from Threshold marries smooth curved cabinets and classic wood finishes with beautiful cane inserts. It accomodates televisions up to 60 inches and has a great balance of open and hidden storage.

5 / 10
was $1199.00

The Harper TV stand from Castlery makes for a beautiful addition to any room with its tambour door, rich wood finish, and gold hardware. Editorial shopping director Jada Wong has the Harper Sideboard, which has the same design as the TV stand but on a smaller scale, and loves the mid-century silhouette. The TV stand can accomodate screens up to 75 inches, so it's a great choice for large spaces and offers plenty of hidden storage.

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For a sleek, timeless, and contemporary look, Better Homes & Gardens' herringbone TV stand is a great addition to any room. It's large enough for TVs up to 55 inches, has open shelving for housing additional audio and video equipment, and large cabinets with Euro-style hinges.

7 / 10
was $229.99

This oval TV stand from Henn&Hart is modern and elegant, offering a low-profile alternative to traditionally large media consoles. Made with tempered glass and a steel frame, this TV stand is ideal for small spaces because it's functional without visually subtracting from the room.

8 / 10

Burrow's Index Console is beautiful in its blend of simplicity, functionality, and modularity. Like with almost every piece of furniture from the DTC brand, you can start with one console and then add more if your space and budget changes. Its open design is perfect for displaying your favorite decor, and it comes in two natural wood finishes.

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The Oscuro Black Cabinet from editor-loved Article may be a bit of a splurge, but its combination of brushed metal and natural wood grain make it a worthwhile investment. Adding a dark piece to a room filled with light decor makes for a more interesting and contrasting space.

10 / 10
was $898.00

With its edgy silver and brass hardware and subtle texture, the Ingram media console from Anthropologie offers a ton of concealed storage space and is compatible with TVs up to 55 inches. This modern piece is sturdy and sealed with clear laquer for added protection against stains and spills.