Nelson Three-Drawer Chest

The Nelson Chest with three drawers is a chest with environmentally sustainable veneers and 85% recycled materials. It was designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, where Nelson was the director from 1945-1972. The dresser is made with walnut, ash, or santos palisander veneer with solid birch drawers, and aluminum legs for a striking look.

Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has a height of 28.75” | 73 cm.
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, width of 34.0” | 86 cm, and depth of 18.5” | 47 cm.
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, width of 34.0” | 86 cm, and depth of 18.5” | 47 cm. The seat height of the Nelson Three-Drawer Chest is set at with arms at .
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, length of , and depth of 18.5” | 47 cm.
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, length of , and depth of 18.5” | 47 cm. The seat height of the Nelson Three-Drawer Chest is set at .
Nelson Three-Drawer Chest have an overall length of and width of 34.0” | 86 cm. Nelson Three-Drawer Chest have an overall area of .
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, length of , and depth of 18.5” | 47 cm. The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has a seat height set at and an arm height of .
The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, length of , and width of 34.0” | 86 cm.
The average Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm, withers (shoulder) height of , and body length of . A typical Nelson Three-Drawer Chest weighs between and has a lifespan of roughly 1952.
The typical Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” | 73 cm and body length of . An average Nelson Three-Drawer Chest weighs between and has a typical lifespan of 1952.
Series of dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Thin Edge 3-Drawer Chest with measurements for height, width, and depth

The Nelson Chest with three drawers is a chest with environmentally sustainable veneers and 85% recycled materials. It was designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, where Nelson was the director from 1945-1972. The dresser is made with walnut, ash, or santos palisander veneer with solid birch drawers, and aluminum legs for a striking look.

Common Questions
Common Questions
Common Questions
How big are dressers?
Dressers come in a large range of sizes to meet varied storage demands, but dressers commonly have overall depths between 18”-24” | (46-61 cm), heights between 30”-50” (76-127 cm), and widths between 30”-74” (76-188 cm).
What is the difference between a dresser and a chest?
Though the terms dresser and chest are often used interchangeably, dressers traditionally include an attached top mirror while chests of drawers only include drawers.

What is stored in a dresser?
Dressers are best suited for storing folded casual clothing, off-season wardrobes, and assorted smaller items such as socks and underwear.

Details

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Height: 
28.75” | 73 cm
Width:
34.0” | 86 cm
Depth:
18.5” | 47 cm
Length:
Weight:


Materials
Wood veneer (walnut, ash, Santos palisander); birch drawers; polished aluminum legs
Designer
George Nelson
Year
1952

Drawings include:
Nelson Thin Edge Three-Drawer Chest elevation (front), elevation (side), plan

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