What is actually a mid-century modern design? Perhaps, a lot of you are wondering about the same question. To answer your curiosity, we’d like to give you some clues.
It’s a style—especially in interior design—that comes from America, however inspired by the Germans who migrated to America in earliest days.
So, the style of mid-century modern design is affected by the era of when people were hungry for home furniture that made the house looked modern.
To distinguish mid-century modern design from any other designs, you can quickly recognize the classic look of mid-century modern.
Other than the classic look, this particular design will exhibit minimal ornamentation, functional aspect that becomes priority, geometric shape with sleek lines and more.
These days, a lot of people are coming back to mid-century modern design. Even so, it’s acknowledged that it’s a bit too difficult to create a perfect replica of the original mid-century modern.
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That’s why, many home owners choose to utilize only one, two or a couple of furniture pieces that seem to come from the era, rather than transforming the entire room.
Other than it’ll be costly, it’s going to take a longer time, too.
One of mid-century modern furniture pieces that you should own is the TV stand. Here, we’ve provided you with 17 mid-century modern TV stand designs. Let’s have a look!
- 1. Mid-century Modern Wood TV Stand
- 2. Simple Mid-century Modern Visible TV Stand
- 3. Mid-century Modern TV Stand With 5 Shelves and Solid Wood Legs
- 4. Unique Craftsmanship Mid-century Modern TV Stand
- 5. Mid-century Modern Woodwork TV Stand Under An Artistic Painting
- 6. Mid-century Modern TV Stand of Woods
- 7. Middle Open Shelf of A Mid-century Modern TV Stand
- 8. A Darker Open Mid Shelf
- 9. A Closed Door Mid-century Modern TV Stand Model
- 10. A Large Mid-century Modern TV Stand
- 11. A Classic Mid-century Modern TV Stand with Small Drawers
- 12. A Two Open Shelves TV Stand Design
- 13. Mid-century Modern TV Stand with Drawers
- 14. A Dark Mid-century Modern Wood TV Stand
- 15. A Vintage Mid-century Modern TV Stand Design
- 16. Open Mid-century Modern Shelves
- 17. The Ancient Mid-century Modern TV Stand Design
1. Mid-century Modern Wood TV Stand
The mid-century modern wood TV stand is the most suitable model to show off the characteristics of a furniture piece from this era, which is the craftsmanship (appearance) and the sufficient of storage (functionality).
The stand features 2 door cabinet and 3 closed drawers in the middle, creating the perfect spots to store any stuff related to entertainment, such as board games, DVDs, or the electronic devices for TV.
The stand also has 4 feet that makes it easy for you to move it, reposition it anyway you like. Looking at the model and the natural light brown color, this mid-century modern TV stand will blend in quiet nicely to the surrounding décor.
2. Simple Mid-century Modern Visible TV Stand
This visible mid-century modern TV stand exhibits a high quality of craftsmanship. The design is planned and executed brilliantly.
Looking at a glance, we can see that it fulfills the primary function (storage). It provides a sufficient space to store entertainment instruments, such as board games, DVDs, or console.
Looking at it at the second glance, you’ll notice the legs. Those tiny legs are unique characteristics of mid-century modern era.
Having them is a strong statement for the room. More especially, the open storages are already a distinct character of this TV stand.
In addition, the bright cherry color elevates the artistic value of the stand.
3. Mid-century Modern TV Stand With 5 Shelves and Solid Wood Legs
As soon as you take a look at its appearance, you’ll know that it shows a high quality material and color. The model is crafted carefully, yet beautifully.
Other than it shows a gorgeous quality, it also gives us obvious hints that it serves the main purpose of a TV stand. This mid-century modern TV stand features 3 long drawers that are closed, while there are 2 more shelves with open doors.
Since living room is commonly used for gathering, the open or closed shelves can be transformed into an entertainment center, storing games, electronic or media accessories.
About the color, it can be changed depends on the chosen theme. This one goes with a clean cut theme, so white is chosen as a single candidate, which seems to complement the natural wood color of the legs and the floor.
4. Unique Craftsmanship Mid-century Modern TV Stand
Adorn your living room with this unique craftsman TV stand. It features a 2 stairs of open shelves. It looks natural, simple, clean, modern, elegant and sophisticated.
Those characteristics will improve both the room’s atmosphere and visual attraction. In one simple word, the model is artistic.
Talking about functionality, the stand has plenty of room to store plant decoration, candles, entertainment devices and more.
The stand has 3 levels; (a) the first level, which is the bottom part, can be utilized for storing DVDs, (b) the second level can be used for storing console games and some decoration, then (c) the top level is used for TV.
5. Mid-century Modern Woodwork TV Stand Under An Artistic Painting
While it’s almost impossible to transform the entire room into a hundred percent mid-century modern room design, it’s possible to insert at least a piece of that era into the modern home design already existing.
This design, in particular, exhibits thick mid-century modern aspects, such as the standing wooden legs that emphasize the mid-century design. Moreover, the combination between white and natural brown creates a captivating contrast.
Talking about the functionality, the stand features 2 door shelves on each corner and 2 drawers in the middle.
Those are more than enough to store your stuff, such as special glasses and plates, favorite books, collectibles, entertainment instruments like board games and so on.
Enhance your living room with this mid-century modern TV stand. The high qualities of the design and color are perfect for your living room.
6. Mid-century Modern TV Stand of Woods
This mid-century modern TV stand is a great choice for you who choose the classic theme. The stand consists of three-level drawers and two door cabinets.
Talking about the storage, it obviously fulfills the qualification for good entertainment center storage—or to be used for any purpose. A stack of DVDs, board games, or game console can fit inside the TV stand.
Meanwhile, the stand delivers a classic look. Such look is, indeed, a characteristic of a mid-century modern design.
Moreover, minimalism is also obvious in this design. In addition, the colors have been nicely chosen, too. The natural medium brown color is a nice contrast to the strong white on the front of the TV stand.
7. Middle Open Shelf of A Mid-century Modern TV Stand
The TV stand successfully blends in with the rest of the design. Firstly, the colors are a match. Natural wood brown color complements light gray color on the wall and the carpet.
Meanwhile, white color appears calmly by neither overpowering brown nor gray.
The stand features two doors and an open shelf in the middle.
If exactly like the picture above, the middle can be filled with some books or a decoration, while the doors can be used as useful storages for something in a large amount. The mid-century modern design is shown from how simple the style of the stand is.
8. A Darker Open Mid Shelf
This idea has similar design like the previous one. It includes two doors with an open shelf in the middle, too.
Obviously, it has the same function, too. The most noticeable difference can be seen from the color. This TV stand has a darker brown than the previous model.
Does a color matter? You may ask.
The answer must be yes. A color has meaning and it can influence the atmosphere of its surrounding, too.
For example, the previous model has a lighter brown than this one. A lighter brown really gives a sense of serenity, but a darker brown is such a strong statement for the room.
9. A Closed Door Mid-century Modern TV Stand Model
Let’s have a look. This model exhibits great minimalism. Firstly, it can be seen from the length and width of the stand.
It includes two doors which can be opened by pulling down the stick. Then, it uses a single color that is an ebony color.
To maximize this mid-century modern TV stand, you can protect the wood with a chemical, like MAP (Microban Antibacterial Protection) to prevent fungus, etc.
10. A Large Mid-century Modern TV Stand
This design seems to be located in a rather modern house. Then, how to insert a mid-century modern TV stand in a modern surrounding?
There’s no problem at all. The mid-century modern piece still can be inserted perfectly, like the example. The touch of wood with a unique pattern really brings a strong character, too.
The stand consists of a two-door cabinet and two large open drawers. The drawers act as an exhibition where you can show off your fancy decoration, such as decorative books, box or pots.
11. A Classic Mid-century Modern TV Stand with Small Drawers
At a glance, it is almost impossible to find such piece of TV stand, because such design is considered as archaic.
Some years ago, this kind of TV stands was originally used to store keys and some receipts.
However, it can be restored and reused for other purposes based on your needs, too. The standing is unique, because it doesn’t use wood standing like any of the previous TV stand.
Moreover, the stand utilizes white on most area and a dark brown on the left side top.
12. A Two Open Shelves TV Stand Design
These days, the majority of people fancy a simple style of a room. The simpler the room; the more it becomes modern. If you want to utilize the minimalistic theme, this TV stand model can be the choice.
It includes three storage spaces. Two of the spaces are designed without doors, so they are open, making the access easier for you.
Even so, a sense of privacy is still needed around here, so the right space is designed with a door.
Judging the appearance, it has a very simple design. The legs are pointing outward. Supporting the weight upon them, they seem sturdy.
However, this model can support one TV and it leaves little space for decoration on each side.
13. Mid-century Modern TV Stand with Drawers
The model shown in this example is placed in a rather contemporary space. First of all, we can’t ignore the fact that the space is decorated with white wall.
The white wall behind the stand and a pair of drawers makes the room looks modern and elegant.
The stand itself features a large open space to store necessary items, such as DVDs and some decorative accessories.
On the left corner, there is a small compartment that can be used to store something important. Since the stand is used for a computer, you may need extra space to store its complementary parts. That’s why you may need the drawers.
14. A Dark Mid-century Modern Wood TV Stand
Having furniture is more than buying items that we’re going to use for a long time, it’s also about how it makes our room looks and feels like.
For example, furniture with a calm color and a simple design will create an atmosphere where our room feels ordinary. This model is painted with a darker natural wood color.
Then, what kind of atmosphere inspired from this color?
Well, the color gives us a strong look. It creates a strong statement, too. Such strong appearance is emphasized by the unique patterned carpet.
Moreover, the white background freely gives the stand the ultimate spotlight in the room.
15. A Vintage Mid-century Modern TV Stand Design
Mid-century modern design began in 1950s. At that time, people chose to buy furniture which owned a craftsmanship value.
That’s why most of the model shown in this design is made of wood. Usually, the natural color of the wood is kept, too.
Take a look at the model shown above. The shape of the stand is a rectangular and it has two doors with two stacks of drawers. The stand has a fair size in term of storage spaces, too. In addition, there are two colors combined in this model; natural wood color and white.
White is strongly dominated the doors, while brown covers the frame of the stand. The trait of the wood used in this model is already durable, however; it’s suggested that you protect the wood with protective chemical.
16. Open Mid-century Modern Shelves
To some people, the existence of doors on the stand can become a huge problem. Probably, opening and closing the door are taking too many time and effort.
This model is a great alternative to you who dream of an open, visible mid-century modern TV stand. By this, you can see clearly what’s inside.
If you have a little kid who runs around the area and takes anything that he or she’s curious about, this may be a problem instead.
However, this model is actually an elegant choice for a modern space, featuring the unique standing legs at the bottom. It includes 4 open shelves that can be filled with books, DVDs or decorative items, such as a cactus plant.
17. The Ancient Mid-century Modern TV Stand Design
The previous models have shown you that they are crafted in a sleek, careful mode, following certain patterns of mid-century modern design. This one, however, is a bit different.
At a glance, the stand looks like it comes from an ancient time where human had only modest tools to craft furniture. It looks like a wood block with separate holes.
This unique stand features a spacious storage for big books, a smaller storage in the middle and narrower spaces on the right.
Meanwhile, at the bottom, the stand is supported by iron legs that are sturdy, holding the stand up.
This model is very suitable for a room with a rustic theme.