Bedside storage is an important requirement, and offers users the convenience of access to objects urgently required. For instance, medication, phones, books, or little souvenirs that one would like to feel before going to bed, are objects that need to be accessed quickly and easily. Individuals who do not have night stands are more likely to end up sleeping with books and alarm clocks on the floor or underneath the pillow. If you are a lover of mid century styles, you have made a great choice – the styles are classic and elegant and bring in sophistication to your bedrooms. Before you choose a night stand it is essential to look at three features that will give you complete convenience. The height of the nightstand needs to match the height of your bed, the size needs to be compact enough, to let you fit it beside your bed and closed storage/drawer is certainly a necessity. Take a look at reviews of 10 different models that we have reviewed to help you identify one that is suitable.
10 Best Mid Century Modern Nightstands & Bedside Tables
Nathan James Harper Two-Drawer Nightstand
This white colored classic mid century style night stand has all the design elements required to floor you. The side table measuring 14 pounds and measuring 16 x 16 x 23 inches is sturdy and will support weight upto 25 pounds. The height of the nightstand makes it convenient for you to place objects on it and inside the two drawers. The color permits you to place it in any room of any color/theme. The advantage of mid century design is the ability to blend in with contemporary or vintage style furniture easily. The gently tapering legs are made of pinewood with superior worksmanship and you will find the thoughtfully designed furniture pads protecting your floors from scratches. Assembly is a song and the high quality finish makes this nightstand a great addition to your home.
- Beautiful white finish
- Convenient drawers for storage
- While the drawers are convenient, the height could have been a little lower to help users on beds with lower heights
Light Walnut Nighstand with Drawer
The hardwood and MDF combination makes this a sturdy model and the single drawer adds convenience in this light walnut nightstand. Measuring 21.2 x 18.5 x 7.2 inches in dimensions and weighing 20 pounds this is a great choice for users who need the classic vintage look. The veneer gives it a glossy finish and makes it easy to maintain, while the gently splayed legs makes this stable. Putting this together is pretty easy and you will not have to seek the services of a specialist for installation.
- The convenient single drawer permits you to stow away little objects
- The size is just perfect with the right profile
The veneer could do with some improvement
Lifewit Nightstand with Fabric Drawer
This is a compact and cute side table that offers you ultimate convenience in a stylish retro design. The white and green combination gives it a premium look, while the chipboard and water resistant canvas are of superior quality, assuring extended durability. The thick legs are designed to offer stability to the nightstand. Putting this together is a breeze and the compact size – 15.7 x 15.7 x 20 inches size makes it convenient to move around and place as per convenience.
- Classic white and green canvas design
- Sturdy and durable with premium materials
- Size may be a bit small for some users
Kate and Laurel Finco Nightstand with 2 Drawers
This is throwback to Victorian era furniture with the straight lines and tapering legs making this standout as a classic. The walnut brown colors contrast perfectly with the cute gold knobs on the drawers to give it a regal look. The compact size and the quality of the material combine to make this a durable, stylish and sturdy nightstand. Measuring 18 x 15 x 24 inches, this has two convenient drawers that help you to stow objects easily as per type for easy retrieval.
- The classic styling makes this appealing
- The compact size allows you to find a place for it
- Two drawer versions are generally taller, ad this is one such model
White / Dark Oak Nighstand with Drawer
There is something about stark contrasting colors and this dark oak and white combination is bound to make you proud. The hardwood and medium density fibreboard material used in this model get a wood veneer finish that is dark oak in shade, which contrasts beautifully with the white drawer for that elegant look. Measuring 20.5 x 18.8 x 10.8 inches in dimensions, this nightstand does not require any complex assembly, and is stable and sturdy, ensuring greater durability.
- Cute little bottom level for additional storage of objects
- Closed drawer with shiny knob
- Cute and tiny, maybe a bit small for some users
Alpine Furniture 2 Drawer Nightstand
This rustic design is bound to steal the hearts of individuals who love retro styled furniture. This is a simple, yet elegant concept that is utilitarian. Measuring 15 x 18 x 26 inches in dimensions and weighing all of 34 pounds, this is made with a mahogany frame. You do not have to put this together as it comes assembled. The drawer on the top is felt lined and is ideal for placing objects of value or articles that are delicate. The fully assembled design means that you will not have any issues with stability.
- Fully assembled, better stability
- Adequate storage space with felt lined top drawer
- Better finish would have made this classic.
White / Grey Two Drawer Nightstand
This hardwood and medium density fibreboard combination is a sturdy and classic nightstand with a contrasting color combination. It is convenient with two drawers and is compact in size, measuring 21.2 x `17.2 x 7.2 inches in dimensions. It requires basic assembly which can be achieved without any specialist assistance. The white and grey combination gives it an elegant look and this can be positioned anywhere, in any room as it will blend in with all decors beautifully.
- Hardwood and MDF give it greater durability
- Classic white grey combination makes it stylish
- Reports of strong odor as a result of treatment for WDO
Modway Walnut White Transmit Nightstand
Small is beautiful and this is perhaps the perfect example of how a small and cute little nightstand can take your breath away. The mid modern century style nightstand takes you back to the Victorian era with the neat rounded edges and the contrasting white drawer. Made from particleboard frame, the nightstand is durable and stable, with the slightly splayed legs lending it greater stability. The walnut grain veneer and the white drawer combination with a shiny knob makes this an exquisite design. Measuring 15.5 x 19 x 15.5 inches in dimensions, this is compact enough to meet your requirements.
- Simple elegant design to add design value
- Compact size, fits in all requirements
- The height may appear a bit lesser convenience
Décor Therapy Three Drawer Wood Side Table
This is one of the two unique nightstands in this review – it has a three drawer design. The three drawers offer you greater storage capacity and you can keep more items that you may generally need to keep in your bedroom. . In addition to the size of the side table, you will find the exquisite walnut finish of wood veneer giving this design elegance. Made from hardwood, you will find the stability and the durability of the side table appealing. This is a cost effective design and the dimensions make this standout – 11.8 x 15 x 27.5 inches and weighing 26 pounds, this is versatile and can be used as a multipurpose table at your bedside.
- The three drawers make this versatile
- The design is neat with a clear Victorian era flavor
- By virtue of being a three drawer model, the height is a little more than regular nightstands
Lifewit Nightstand with 4 Fabric Drawers
This is the second of the unique design models in this review. Featuring four different drawers, this modern and stylish nightstand is easy to assemble. Measuring 18.9 x 11.8 x 21.7 inches this is strong and durable and will maintain its appearance for long. The different drwaers help you to easily segregate stuff and access it easily without any confusion. The contrasting shades of the fabric, the frame and the legs make this an interesting design. The neat little knobs on the drawers give this nightstand a sophisticated look. Made from solid pinewood, and chipboard, the side table is sealed tightly for the perfect finish. This accommodates heavier weights in the four drawers by virtue of the construction quality and the slightly splayed legs.
- Unique four drawer design makes this appealing
- Classic styling and sturdy build makes this a great choice
- The slightly larger space occupied by the nightstand may make this unsuitable for small rooms