Entertainment Centers Are Back in Style Again!

Those bulky television sets are a no-no today, but the same can’t be said for the armor and cabinets. These entertainment centers are back with style and storage convenience. All sorts of designs are available, and we have picked the best 8 available on the market today for your convenience.

So let’s begin with our list and help you decide which one you should consider.

1. Manhattan Comfort City 1.8

The City 1.8 Manhattan Comfort is available in three colors and design options. This entertainment center gives your lounge a sophisticated vibe.

Setting it up is pretty simple, as you will only have to attach the panel with the help of an inbuilt TV mount. And that’s it, sit back and relax. It offers a well-organized space for all your television accessories.

There are inbuilt brackets that allow you to hang your television and enable you to save floor space. Moreover, three media shelves and a couple of spacious cubbies come with flip-down doors. It’s an excellent choice for brick and concrete walls.

Pros

  • Protected with antibacterial paint.
  • Available in three different looks.
  • Suitable for a 70-inch flat TV.
  • Effortless to set up.

Cons

  • Not suitable for drywalls.

2. Moe's Colvin Entertainment Unit

This home entertainment center has strong clean lines and iron detailing. The TV center is made of mango wood and features unique wood grain and knot patterns. There are a couple of exposed shelves where you can place your media players and game consoles.

This center also features a cable cutout to ensure proper cord management. You also don’t have to deal with any assembly, so setting it up is pretty simple. You will only have to wipe it down with a dry piece of cloth for cleaning purposes and do it regularly so it can maintain its beautiful look for a long time.

Pros

  • Looks simple yet very practical.
  • Two large exposed shelves are there.
  • Features quality iron stand for durability.
  • Easy to clean using dry pieces of cloth.

Cons

  • No color or design options are available.

3. Manhattan Comfort Cabrini 71.25

This half floating entertainment center has three drawers and is available in off-white and maple cream colors. It looks functional yet seamless and serves as a perfect anchor for elevating your living space.

You can conveniently tuck away your gaming consoles, media accessories, and so much more in these large drawers. The open shelves can be used to display books or magazines and secure remote controls.

It has a smooth base that provides enough space for your flat TV with other decorative items such as framed photos, flowers, and so much more. This center is your perfect sofa sidekick.

Pros

  • 3 large drawers for convenient storage.
  • Enough space on the top for placing decorative items along with your TV.
  • Its smooth finish and unique look really elevate your lounge.
  • Excellent for a 65-inch TV and comes with two open media shelves.

Cons

  • No color options are available.

4. Camberly 62.36 by Manhattan Comfort

The Camberly entertainment center by Manhattan Comfort is available in three different designs and looks. This entertainment unit has three shelves and an overhead decor shelf that gives a unique look to your lounge.

The design is all about sophistication, and it's an homage to the Mid-Century with its rectangular curved shelving area. You get plenty of storage to place your remotes, media accessories and even display books.

Your TV will take center stage, but there is an additional shelf right at the top that you can use to palace photo frames and flowers. This center is ideal for 55-inch flat TVs.

Pros

  • Comes with brackets to mount your TV.
  • Convenient assembly and setup.
  • The Mid-Century design looks iconic.
  • 3 lower shelves and an overhead shelf with a compartment in the center.

Cons

  • Doesn’t offer much-closed storage.

5. Liberty 70.86 by Manhattan Comfort

Available in three different designs and colors, the Liberty entertainment center by Manhattan Comfort has a floating design. It means that it will save plenty of your room space.

It has a couple of storage compartments at the bottom ends, and open shelf storage is in the center. The space above can be used to place your media accessories or other decorative items. It also has an overhead shelf that you can use to prime photo frames, flowers, etc.

Pros

  • Decent storage space.
  • Straightforward installation.
  • Saves plenty of room space with a floating design.

Cons

  • Requires frequent cleaning and maintenance.

6. Homeroots Antique Platinum Unit

If you really want to go antique, there is no better option than the Antique Platinum unit. It’s a bit expensive entertainment center compared to others, but it’s worth every penny.

The European-style classic look of this entertainment center is a sight to behold for sore eyes. Your guests will certainly wow after seeing this, thanks to all the carved work on the bridge's crown and both sides. It is also made from veneers and select wood and hand-painted with a platinum finish.

Pros

  • Suitable for larger TVs.
  • Doesn't need much effort to set up.
  • Looks extremely stylish with this antique design.
  • Platinum-finish makes it look unique.

Cons

  • Slightly expensive.

7. Master Furniture Aristotle

This modern-looking entertainment center looks iconic in any room with modern decor. This entertainment center's metallic design and construction make it durable and luxurious.

It comes with a TV stand, a couple of side cabinets, and an open shelf. The side pieces also have LED lights. And it works well with 55-inch televisions. This is a kind of design that will take your room decor to the next level.

Pros

  • Modern and durable design.
  • Suitable for TV sizes up to 55 inches.
  • Suitable for rooms with modern decor.

Cons

  • Slightly on the expensive side.

8. Safavieh Rooney Entertainment Unit

This simple and classic-designed entertainment center won’t take up much space in your room. Therefore, if you want to place it in a small room, you can go for it. It features four drawers and a couple of open shelves. And there is a bit of room on top where you place your decorative items and your television.

Pros

  • Simple and rustic design.
  • Features four drawers and 2 open shelves.
  • Pretty good when it comes to price.
  • Suitable for smaller rooms.

Cons

  • It might be a bit too simple for some people.

What to Keep in Mind while Buying an Entertainment Center?

 

The most important thing you need to consider when buying a home entertainment center is what size of TV it can accommodate. If you have a 65-inch TV, you will certainly not look for an entertainment center that can only accommodate a 50-inch TV. So, begin with the right choice to accommodate that size of your TV. There are various material options available. You can go for steel, wood, plastic, and a combination of these materials. It is better to consider the decor of your lounge and then decide. If you use your TV with other media accessories or play games on it, then you will need more storage in your entertainment center. You will be able to place your remote controls, gaming consoles, media players, and so much more. For more privacy, you can go for drawers and cabinets; otherwise, open shelves are the right way to go. Some entertainment centers are made to be installed on walls as they have floating designs, while others are just a place on the floor. If you have less space in your room, going for a floating design would be a good idea.

Conclusion

Entertainment centers are definitely back with a bang, and so many design options are available now. The thing is that they look much more stylish with these flat TVs compared to those old bulky ones.