While there's a place for telly in most of our lives, there seems to be a divide among watchers.
There are those who love to show off their mega-inch screen and others who hate that big dark rectangle in the middle of the living room when the box is turned off.
Luckily, the development of flat screen TVs mean the tube is no longer a bulky box around which living room chairs form a shrine.
Instead, with a bit of creative thinking - like the 14 clever ideas in these images - it can be stylishly tucked away when it's not in use.
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- NZ House & Garden
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