5 Wooden Cabinet Designs For The Living Room

by Pulkit Singh | February 20, 2024 | 4 mins read

Wooden cabinet designs for living room

Storage just got stylish. Take a look at our design ideas for wooden cabinets for the living room. 

More is less — almost always when it comes to storage in the house. And while we may use clever hacks and interesting tricks to amp up storage, surprisingly, the living room stands abandoned in this tussle between stuff and space. Wooden cabinets in the living room are a great way to add some style and substance to your home effortlessly. 

Endless possibilities present themselves if you want to pair up your furniture or decor with wooden cabinets in the living room. There is ample room for experimentation with colours and finishes, but what makes it the most exciting space to play with is that it is the most visible space in the house. Whatever you do, it will end up being a conversation starter. 

Is rustic cabinetry more suited to the personality of your home, or would you hedge bets on industrial? You could choose to go minimal or make it ornate. You can transform your space with elan by adding a few complementary pieces of furniture and cabinets. Check out our handsome collection of wooden cabinets for the living room and how to use them. 

Clever Ways To Use Wooden Cabinets In The Living Room

Vertical Wooden Cabinets Are Your New Best Buds

Let’s be realistic. For most of us, space is a premium. Using vertical space in living rooms breaks the monotonous display and attracts the vision. You could opt for in-built wooden cabinets with glass panes if you want to showcase your interesting knick-knacks. If you plan to use the cabinet exclusively for storage purposes, use the opacity of wooden doors to your benefit. Ornate cabinet doors with modern designs or traditional motifs are the talk of the town this season. If choosing the simpler ones, you could use these doors as a platform to hang small paintings too.

Vertical wooden cabinets for living room with glass panes
Vertical wooden cabinets solve your storage woes

A Wooden TV Cabinet In The Living Room Is An Investment

Is it a furniture piece? Is it a storage star? How does it matter when you can use it as both? These versatile pieces will house all the TV-related paraphernalia and still offer space to store those pesky magazines that keep spilling out or the beautiful picture albums that record your life. The platform of the entertainment unit can be used as a junction for placing cute figurines and an element of nature with a plant or two.

Versatile wooden tv cabinet design for living room offer space to store
A stylish idea to add storage space organically
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Wooden Wall Units For The Living Room

Open-shelved wall units are quite a rage these days. There are a plethora of designs to choose from but try to go for the one with a swivel TV unit. This will allow you to seamlessly watch the screen in the living room or the adjoining area. The various shelves can hold a collection of books, plants, figurines, flower vases and more.

Wooden wall cabinet for living room that works as a partition between living and kitchen area
A wooden wall unit works as a space separator

Credenzas As Wooden Cabinets In The Living Room

Infuse a spurt of style by using credenzas as wooden cabinets in the living room. They liven up unused nooks and support functionality with style. They bring in ample utility with a mix of drawers and cabinet storage. Stand a lamp with a captivating piece of art, and your living room has a whole different vibe.

Credenza wooden cabinet design for living room
Credenzas add personality to your living room

Console Wooden Cabinets In The Living Room

Drag the console cabinet hiding in the bedroom and position it in the living room. It adds character to the room, offers closed storage space, and can be utilised in such exciting ways. Prop it behind the couch or push it against the wall. Feeling particularly adventurous? Then you could use it as a TV unit as well. It can hold all the knick-knacks that can make the living room messy.

Console wooden storage cabinet for living room can hold all the knick-knacks
Console wooden cabinets in an exciting design

Any space can be made chic and cosy with the addition of a few storage options that cut out the clutter and make the space look neat and inviting. The living room is the most multipurpose room in the house. You use it for homework, family meetings, dates, wrestling matches, and life in general. Wooden cabinets, with their multi-functionality, provide a perfect way out to avoid all the mess. Stylish storage can perk up the room and offer a home for all the items that can ruin the living room from looking its best self. So go big with your wooden cabinets and take home all the compliments about your dazzling living room.

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Pulkit Singh is a home interior content writer at a design cafe

Pulkit Singh

Pulkit Singh is a ninja. An ex-Googler, her articles have been published in various online and offline media. If not slaying dragons or deadlines, she can be found near pots of tea and bookstacks. She is an army brat- her wandering childhood finds resonance now as a fauji's wife. And the reason why there are so many 'she' in this writeup is because she is often told that she has a boy's name. This is her living in denial.

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