What You Can Do With an Entertainment Center


What is the only requirement for an entertainment centre? The only requirement is a TV. You can interpret what entertainment means to yourself. We can’t live without our entertainment centers. Do we allow that to stop us from putting an entertainment center in our living rooms, family rooms, or dens? Never! It’s just that we adapt these spaces to serve dual purposes. You should also know that not all entertainment centers can be used equally. This means that each one will look and function differently depending on where it is located and what the owner wants.

Below are some ideas to help you make your entertainment center unique.

Minimalistic Media Centers

For those who don’t have a lot of memorabilia or knick-knacks and want a clutter-free environment, a minimalistic aesthetic is the best choice.

A wall unit that is freestanding, such as the one shown below in white, screams simplicity. It matches the crown molding in the space it is placed. It creates an uninterrupted flow in the space as if the hutch was one and the walls are two. These cabinets can be used to store books and other items, while also keeping them away from view. The TV is the only thing you should be focusing on. It sits in its own window and draws your attention immediately.

Note: While DIY solutions might seem appealing, remember that custom-made solutions are not required.

Let’s suppose you have your TV already mounted. However, your entertainment needs have changed.

Floating shelves could be the answer. You can add storage space to your photos and other small items, and also eliminate the hassle of moving your TV. There are many options for hardware, colors, and textures to match your preferences, even if you prefer extravagance to minimalist. Consider whether you want to hide your items or display them. This minimalistic approach can be transformed into an exhibit with glass inserts.


Many people agree that their entertainment room should be comfortable and inviting. It should also offer a place for them to unwind and relax. You have the option to make the ultimate entertainment center. This is great for entertaining friends or reading your favorite book after a long day.

These options aren’t for the faint-hearted. They will take up an entire wall of your home. The only difference is in how many gadgets and features you have. This will impact the overall look and feel of your room. These two approaches do not have to be mutually exclusive. Book lovers and gamers can come together!

You will need the best storage solutions to protect your electronics from dust and damage. Below is an example of an ultimate unit, which has the machinery concealed behind doors. However, you can display your gaming console or speaker system if you have enough storage space. To prevent your components from getting too hot, make sure you have a ventilation fan installed inside the cabinet.

Remember: Your entertainment center is your playground!

This was mentioned above. However, those who have a library might want to display their collection. Your Designer and you will first need to evaluate your art and collectibles. This will help you decide what to display, what to keep, and what to access most frequently. After you have taken this inventory, you can talk about storage solutions such as cabinets, shelving, and others.

Formal Areas For Entertaining

Some people find simply the best answer. Others may prefer to display their finer possessions and exude simplicity. It doesn’t matter if you are looking for a place to entertain, or a place to preserve your memories, the entertainment center you choose is perfect!

This is an example of this. The TV is not only the focal point of the space but also the space feels classic and dignified. While collectibles and memorabilia can be seen, other items like CDs, DVDs, and albums can be hidden away. Do you remember albums? You won’t see wires or any other objects that could distract from the “look”. The glass shelving showcases your collectibles with style.

Although the entertainment centers described above may differ in appearance and feel, it is important to remember that each one of these features can be used to transform your space. We hope that you will take something away from this article: there are many options for transforming your home entertainment area so your guests feel at home.

Are you interested in finding out more about The Closet Works or getting organized? Get a complimentary consultation from one of our Designers today.

This article was written by Jordan Legault, Jordan is the owner of The French Refinery. Founded in 2015, The French Refinery quickly built a name and reputation for high-end cabinetry with quality craftsmanship and attention to fine detail. We strive every day to provide the utmost in customer service because our customers deserve the best we can provide. We have built a hand-picked team of talented craftsmen with over 100 years of combined experience. Building a Custom Entertainment Center in Tampa FL is our craft, we love what we do, and we make it show through in the work we provide on a daily basis.