Bedside Tables | Nightstands

Illustration of a bedside table, or nightstand, with a drawer, book shelves, and top surface

Bedside Tables, also known as nightstands, are small tables that are placed along one or both sides of a bed. Often designed with drawers and shelves for additional bedroom storage, bedside tables support a range of bedroom functions by holding items such as reading lamps, drinking glasses, books, phones and phone chargers, notebooks, candles, small potted plants, alarms clocks, and additional blankets. Bedside tables are designed and manufactured with a range of styles, heights, and materials that can be paired with bed frames and other bedroom furnishings.

Common Questions

How tall are bedside tables?
Bedside Tables have average heights between 24”-28” (61-71 cm) to match typical bed heights of 25” (63.5 cm).
How far away from a bed should a bedside table be?
Bedside Tables should be placed around 2” (5 cm) from the edge of the mattress or bed frame which will still allow a person to reach the tabletop surface from the bed.
What items are commonly found on a bedside table?
Bedside Tables are used to hold a variety of common bedroom items that include reading lamps, glass of water, books, phones and phone chargers, notebooks, candles, and small potted plants.

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Edge Bedside Table
Front elevation of the Edge Bedside Table holding books and a glass
The Edge Bedside Table is a solid wood bedside table with a concealed drawer, round tapered legs, and a raised perimeter edge. Designed by Gabriel Tan in 2018, the Edge Bedside Table has a diameter of 18” | 45.7 cm and a height of 17 1/2” | 44.5 cm.
Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Edge Bedside Table with measurements for height and width
The Edge Bedside Table is a solid wood bedside table with a concealed drawer, round tapered legs, and a raised perimeter edge. Designed by Gabriel Tan in 2018, the Edge Bedside Table has a diameter of 18” | 45.7 cm and a height of 17 1/2” | 44.5 cm.
Edge Bedside Table

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Diameter: 18” | 45.7 cm
Height: 17 1/2” | 44.5 cm
Materials: Solid base and top (oak or walnut)
Designer: Gabriel Tan
Year: 2018

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Lauki Bedside Table
Illustration of the front elevation of the Lauki Bedside Table with a bowl for scale
The Lauki Bedside Table is a minimal three-drawer bedside table with details that emphasize a frameless aesthetic. Designed by Ibon Arrizabalaga in 2008, the Lauki Bedside Table is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 17” | 43.2 cm deep, and 19” | 48.3 cm tall.
Dimensioned drawings of the Lauki Bedside Table measuring height, width and depth on the elevation and plan views
The Lauki Bedside Table is a minimal three-drawer bedside table with details that emphasize a frameless aesthetic. Designed by Ibon Arrizabalaga in 2008, the Lauki Bedside Table is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 17” | 43.2 cm deep, and 19” | 48.3 cm tall.
Lauki Bedside Table

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Width: 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm
Depth: 17” | 43.2 cm
Height: 19” | 48.3 cm
Materials: MDF frame, oak or walnut veneer
Designer: Ibon Arrizabalaga
Year: 2008

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Line Bedside Table
Drawing of the Line Bedside Table front the front with books on the open shelves
The Line Bedside Table is a wooden framed bedside table with a two shelves and a louvered aesthetic applied to the side frame panels and front drawer. Designed by Nathan Yong in 2019, the Line Bedside Table is 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm wide, 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm deep, and 21 3/4” | 55.3 cm tall.
Elevation and plan drawings of the Line Bedside Table with dimensions for width, height, and depth
The Line Bedside Table is a wooden framed bedside table with a two shelves and a louvered aesthetic applied to the side frame panels and front drawer. Designed by Nathan Yong in 2019, the Line Bedside Table is 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm wide, 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm deep, and 21 3/4” | 55.3 cm tall.
Line Bedside Table

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Width: 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm
Depth: 18 1/4” | 46.4 cm
Height: 21 3/4” | 55.3 cm
Materials: Oak or walnut frame, MDF with walnut or oak veneer
Designer: Nathan Yong
Year: 2019

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Matera Bedside Table
Front elevation of the Matera Bedside Table with books and objects for scale
The Matera Bedside Table is a C-shaped mortise-and-tenon bedside table with a top surface that floats to create an airy aesthetic. Designed by Sean Yoo in 2007 to pair with the Matera Bed, the Matera Bedside Table is 20 1/2” | 52.1 cm wide, 15 1/2” | 39.4 cm deep, and 22 1/2” | 57.2 cm tall.
Dimensioned drawings of the Matera Bedside Table measuring height, width, and depth
The Matera Bedside Table is a C-shaped mortise-and-tenon bedside table with a top surface that floats to create an airy aesthetic. Designed by Sean Yoo in 2007 to pair with the Matera Bed, the Matera Bedside Table is 20 1/2” | 52.1 cm wide, 15 1/2” | 39.4 cm deep, and 22 1/2” | 57.2 cm tall.
Matera Bedside Table

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Width: 20 1/2” | 52.1 cm
Depth: 15 1/2” | 39.4 cm
Height: 22 1/2” | 57.2 cm
Materials: Solid frame (walnut or oak), MDF with veneer (walnut or oak)
Designer: Sean Yoo
Year: 2007

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Min Bedside Table - Pedestal Base
Illustration of the Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base holding a stack of books for scale
The Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base is a sleek bedside table consisting of a fluidly molded steel base and minimal drawer and top. Designed by Luciano Bertoncini in 2010, the Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 15 3/4” | 40 cm deep, and 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm tall.
Multiple drawings of the Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base dimensioning the height, width and depth in plan and elevation
The Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base is a sleek bedside table consisting of a fluidly molded steel base and minimal drawer and top. Designed by Luciano Bertoncini in 2010, the Min Bedside Table with Pedestal Base is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 15 3/4” | 40 cm deep, and 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm tall.
Min Bedside Table - Pedestal Base

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Width: 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm
Depth: 15 3/4” | 40 cm
Height: 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm
Materials: Powder-coated steel base and top, frosted glass or walnut top
Designer: Luciano Bertoncini
Year: 2010

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Min Bedside Table - Shelf
Drawing of the Min Bedside Table with Shelf holding a coffee cup and stack of books for scale
The Min Bedside Table with Shelf is a minimal powder-coated steel bedside table with a slim silhouette, drawer, and shelf. Designed by Luciano Bertoncini in 2010 to pair with the Min Bed, the Min Bedside Table with Shelf is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 15 3/4” | 40 cm deep, and 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm tall.

Elevation and plan drawings of the Min Bedside Table and Shelf measuring height, width, and depth
The Min Bedside Table with Shelf is a minimal powder-coated steel bedside table with a slim silhouette, drawer, and shelf. Designed by Luciano Bertoncini in 2010 to pair with the Min Bed, the Min Bedside Table with Shelf is 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm wide, 15 3/4” | 40 cm deep, and 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm tall.

Min Bedside Table - Shelf

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Width: 19 3/4” | 50.2 cm
Depth: 15 3/4” | 40 cm
Height: 17 3/4” | 45.1 cm
Materials: Powder-coated steel frame, frosted glass, walnut or oak top
Designer: Luciano Bertoncini
Year: 2010

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Morrison Bedside Table
Front elevation of the Morrison Bedside Table with a plant and stack of books for size comparison
The Morrison Bedside Table is a modern interpretation of traditional bedroom furniture, with a marble top, drawer, and scalloped profile. Designed by Egg Collective in 2012, the Morrison Bedside Table is 24” | 61 cm wide, 18” | 45.7 cm deep, and 22” | 55.9 cm tall.
Dimensioned drawings of the Morrison Bedside Table measuring width, depth, and height in plan and elevations
The Morrison Bedside Table is a modern interpretation of traditional bedroom furniture, with a marble top, drawer, and scalloped profile. Designed by Egg Collective in 2012, the Morrison Bedside Table is 24” | 61 cm wide, 18” | 45.7 cm deep, and 22” | 55.9 cm tall.
Morrison Bedside Table

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Width: 24” | 61 cm
Depth: 18” | 45.7 cm
Height: 22” | 55.9 cm
Materials: Marble top (White Carrara or Crema Marfil), MDF case and frame (walnut or ebonized oak veneer), walnut or oak legs, brass knobs and feet
Designer: Egg Collective
Year: 2012

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Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table
Illustration of the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table with books and a drinking glass for scale
The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is a mid-century bedside table with tapered aluminum legs and thin edge details around the front face drawer and shelves. Designed by George Nelson in 1952, the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is 18” | 45.7 cm wide, 18 1/2” | 47 cm deep, and 23 3/4” | 60.3 cm tall.
Set of dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table measuring height, width, and depth
The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is a mid-century bedside table with tapered aluminum legs and thin edge details around the front face drawer and shelves. Designed by George Nelson in 1952, the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is 18” | 45.7 cm wide, 18 1/2” | 47 cm deep, and 23 3/4” | 60.3 cm tall.
Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table

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Width: 18” | 45.7 cm
Depth: 18 1/2” | 47 cm
Height: 23 3/4” | 60.3 cm
Materials: Walnut or white ash veneer  and shelf, birch drawer, aluminum pulls and legs
Designer: George Nelson
Year: 1952

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Raleigh Bedside Table
Front elevation drawing of the Raleigh Bedside Table with a stack of books on the lower shelf for scale
The Raleigh Bedside Table is a solid wood bedside table that celebrates wood craftsmanship through uninterrupted drawers and tapered leg details. Designed by Jeffrey Bernett & Nicholas Dodziuk, the Raleigh Bedside Table is 18 3/4” | 47.6 cm wide, 18” | 45.7 cm deep, and 22 3/4” | 57.8 cm tall.

Elevation and plan drawings of the Raleigh Bedside Table with dimensions for height, width, and depth
The Raleigh Bedside Table is a solid wood bedside table that celebrates wood craftsmanship through uninterrupted drawers and tapered leg details. Designed by Jeffrey Bernett & Nicholas Dodziuk, the Raleigh Bedside Table is 18 3/4” | 47.6 cm wide, 18” | 45.7 cm deep, and 22 3/4” | 57.8 cm tall.

Raleigh Bedside Table

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Width: 18 3/4” | 47.6 cm
Depth: 18” | 45.7 cm
Height: 22 3/4” | 57.8 cm
Materials: Veneer top (oak or walnut), solid wood drawers and legs
Designer: Jeffrey Bernett & Nicholas Dodziuk
Year: 2007

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USM Haller Bedside Table
Front elevation of the USM Haller Bedside Table with books on the shelf and a vase for scale
The USM Haller Bedside Table is an industrial steel frame and panel bedside table that is part of a larger modular collection of storage by USM. Designed by Paul Schaerer & Fritz Haller in 1961, the USM Haller Bedside Table is 21” | 53.3 cm wide, 15” | 38.1 cm deep, and 23” | 58.4 cm tall.
Dimensioned drawings of the USM Haller Bedside Table with measurements for height, width, and depth
The USM Haller Bedside Table is an industrial steel frame and panel bedside table that is part of a larger modular collection of storage by USM. Designed by Paul Schaerer & Fritz Haller in 1961, the USM Haller Bedside Table is 21” | 53.3 cm wide, 15” | 38.1 cm deep, and 23” | 58.4 cm tall.
USM Haller Bedside Table

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Width: 21” | 53.3 cm
Depth: 15” | 38.1 cm
Height: 23” | 58.4 cm
Materials: Steel frame, powder-coated steel panels
Designer: USM (Paul Schaerer & Fritz Haller)
Year: 1961

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IKEA Hemnes Nightstand
Drawing of the IKEA Hemnes Nightstand showing with common bedroom objects for scale
The IKEA Hemnes Nightstand is a traditional styled solid wood nightstand with a pull-out front drawer and shelf. Designed by Nike Karlsson for IKEA, the IKEA Hemnes Nightstand is 18 1/8” | 46 cm wide, 13 3/4” | 35 cm deep, and has a height of 27 1/2” | 70 cm.
Dimensioned drawing of the IKEA Hemnes Nightstand showing width and height in elevation and plan views
The IKEA Hemnes Nightstand is a traditional styled solid wood nightstand with a pull-out front drawer and shelf. Designed by Nike Karlsson for IKEA, the IKEA Hemnes Nightstand is 18 1/8” | 46 cm wide, 13 3/4” | 35 cm deep, and has a height of 27 1/2” | 70 cm.
IKEA Hemnes Nightstand

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Width: 18 1/8” | 46 cm
Depth: 13 3/4” | 35 cm
Height: 27 1/2” | 70 cm
Materials: Solid pine frame, shelf, drawers
Designer: IKEA - Nike Karlsson

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