Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table

The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is a mid-century modern bedside table with tapered aluminum legs and thin edge details around the front face drawer and shelves. Designed by George Nelson in 1952 as part of his Thin Edge Collection, the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table has been reintroduced with sustainable and recycled materials that maintain the spirit of the original. 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 modern bedside table with tapered aluminum legs and thin edge details around the front face drawer and shelves. Designed by George Nelson in 1952 as part of his Thin Edge Collection, the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table has been reintroduced with sustainable and recycled materials that maintain the spirit of the original. 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.

Common Questions
What is the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table?
The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is a mid-century modern bedside table designed by George Nelson (1952) that features tapered aluminum legs and thin edge details around the front face drawer and shelves.
How big is the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table?
The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table has an overall width of 18” (45.7 cm), depth of 18 1/2” (47 cm), and a surface height of 23 3/4” (60.3 cm).
What bed heights does the Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table pair well with?
The Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table is best matched with bed heights between 21 3/4”-25 3/4” (55-65 cm).
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.

Details

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Height: 
23.75” | 60 cm
Width:
18.0” | 46 cm
Depth:
18.5” | 47 cm
Length:
Weight:

Materials: Walnut or white ash veneer  and shelf, birch drawer, aluminum pulls and legs
Designer: George Nelson

Year
1952

Drawings include:
Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table front elevation, front (objects), side, plan

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