A bed without a bedside table is like a raft with no moorings. It begs for reassurance—a place for books, a lamp, a carafe, and, despite all advice to the contrary, the cellphone.
Whether your room is classic, quirky, or somewhere in the middle, here are 18 options to suit any style.
You can’t go wrong with Starck’s fun Ghost pieces. In purple, this durable and waterproof acrylic nightstand is perfect for a kids’ room.
$455, Stardust Modern Design
With chic details, like subtly curved legs and a secret compartment lined with rich, oxblood-red, pebbled Hermès leather, this petite table is the perfect accompaniment to a very low mattress.
The dark, blueish gray finish on this nightstand is technically neutral, but with a little added aesthetic interest.
Balancing masculine and feminine, this bedside piece pairs a soft off-white top with a rich, smoky bronze base. The faux suede–lined top drawer is a luxurious touch, especially filled with jewelry
$8,060, Luxury Living Group
This sophisticated and sturdy decorator’s piece can be customized in any Benjamin Moore color and in a variety of metal finishes.
$14,585, Brett Design
If you're not afraid of a little neon, this classic campaign-style table is right up your alley.
Originally designed in 1955, this small chest of drawers in avodiré wood is a limited edition of just 100, signed and numbered right on top.
Simple, sturdy and unassuming, this nightstand would be a cinch to integrate into an existing design scheme.
With a relaxed, beachy feel that's also versatile enough for a more urban space, this cerused oak nightstand combines a gold-leaf base with slots inside the top drawer to charge your phone.
Great storage, clean design, pretty brass hardware, and a reasonable price tag, this lacquered linen piece can also be customized in, say, a patterned textile."
$1,18, Burke Decor
This larger-scale piece offers plenty of room for everything: the lamp, a magazine, your glasses, a glass of water.
$6,085, John Rosselli
If you're looking for drama, look no further than this hand-embossed nightstand. Just make sure to keep the rest of your bedroom simple, so this baby can really shine.
Sexy and glamorous, a polished metal-clad piece is perfect for an apartment in a New York City high-rise.
$4,497, Sonder Living
This minimalist nightstand features a sleek ebony-veneered drawer.
The hand-carved details on this mango wood nightstand will instantly add a worldly feel to your space.
This may be IKEA's most classic nightstand, and for good reason: It's simple yet stylish, and looks more expensive than it is.
The linear patterns on this nightstand could feel a little busy, but the white and silver color palette keeps it from feeling over-the-top.
$499, Z G
Thanks to the empty space at the base, this mid-century modern-inspired table is a perfect fit for bed frames with extra drawers.