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Time for a Better TV Room?

When you’re deciding where to put the TV — and what should be the focal point of a room — there’s always that challenge between the fireplace, the television, and the view. The New York Times rounds up advice for designing the perfect TV room.

Things to Consider for your TV Room

  • Focal Point
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Component Cords
  • Storage
  • Lighting

Inspiration Photos

Here are some inspirational photos from Mountainwood Homes’ client projects.

Rustic TV and fireplace wall
Rustic feature wall with fireplace and TV uses a mix of materials in the great room.


White painted media cabinets for TV and storage.
The painted white media cabinet houses the TV and storage.


Built-in Bookcase with TV, fireplace and storage
Built-in bookcase with TV, fireplace, and storage for books and collectibles.


Basement media room with modern TV and fireplace wall.
This custom home in West Linn features a basement media room.


Bonus room media room features a built-in media wall.
This upstairs bonus room was converted into a media room with a built-in media wall.


Contemporary great room with linear fireplace and windows.
The contemporary fireplace focal wall features a mix of materials with a wood band that lowers your eyes in this custom Home in Portland.


Media wall with built-in bookshelves and TV and fireplace.
The media wall features built-in bookshelves with a TV and fireplace but doesn’t take away from the golf course views.

Need help with your home?

Confused about where to put your TV in the great room or media room? We get it. Reach out to our team to discuss your options. Television placement is always a tricky aspect of any remodel so we’re happy to share our professional advice and figure out a spot that works best for you.



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