Serious about your speakers? Then it’s time to bring out the big guns.
Floorstanding speakers have one of the most recognizable profiles of all speaker types. They’re designed to slot in next to bookcases and TV cabinets, and their shape has two major advantages. Firstly, they pack more speaker drivers into a smaller amount of space, resulting in a more powerful and richer sound. Secondly, they take advantage of the space itself (or lack thereof). In our homes, much of our space is taken up horizontally by chairs, couches, and tables, but much less is taken up vertically. You don’t need a small apartment to justify buying a pair of them – most of them, especially the more expensive ones, will quite happily fill even a large room and create theater-quality sound.
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