By Wilde Becker. TV Stands. At Friday, July 12th 2019, 22:13:28 PM.
These tended to be rectangular in design, although as many TV's are positioned in the corner of the room, it wasn't long before corner TV stands were developed.
In the example above of the Sauder Harbor View corner TV stand pictured above - the rear is flat with just the edges shaped for a corner - so that gives more room for equipment inside.
A flat screen TV stand with a mount is a more modern innovation.