Bedside tables are easy to be underappreciated among bedroom furniture, but they are the second most important piece in the bedroom after your bed, which could be used to hold your bedside items, charge your phone, and provide light for reading. Expect the extra function they bring to your bed, the overall look will also reflect your style and personality.
There are numerous factors to consider when selecting a nightstand, and if you're unsure where to begin due to the countless options, just focus on mid-century modern designs.
Mid-century nightstands typically have streamlined and compact dimensions, and slender tapered legs, and are often designed with storage drawers - all of which make them both stylish and functional. In addition, these qualities make mid-century modern nightstands incredibly versatile in any style of room or setting, whether it's a minimalist bedroom or a classic farmhouse guest room.
That said, there is a vast selection of mid-century modern nightstand designs to choose from, which can be overwhelming at first. To provide some guidance, we've grouped our favorite mid-century nightstands by various price points below. Read on to find the one you're most drawn to!
1. Decor Therapy Side Table
Trying to revitalize your house by adding a flair of mid-century? This little nightstand will do the trick, which embodies mid-century modern design with clean lines, a stylish finish, and a minimalist round handle. It was extremely easy to put together since it comes mostly assembled and you just have to screw on the legs. For this price, even if you buy a set of 2 nightstands in one breath, it is still a good deal.
2. WLIVE 1 Drawer Nightstand $73
For a cozier bedside table option, look to mid-century modern nightstands with industrial appeal.
Crafted from a water-resistant board and anti-rust steel frame, the piece ensures stability and durability for long years. It combines home art design with multipurpose, making your life delicate and convenient. It is not only helpful furniture but also an exquisite decoration for the room.
3. VASAGLE Nightstand with Drawer and Open Compartment
If you're looking for a nightstand on a budget, this VASAGLE retro-style pick can help you elevate your space without breaking the bank. This nightstand is made of engineered wood and sits on solid, tapered legs. It has one drawer and additional shelf space for stacking books or displaying other knickknacks and keepsakes. This nightstand is available in a rustic brown finish that will complement a variety of design styles and furniture colors.
4. Urban Outfitters Marte Nightstand
With this minimalistic Rattan Basket Drawer Nightstand, you can take your mid-century modern style to new heights. This elegantly tapered nightstand has a woven rattan top and a front drawer with a woven rattan front.
It's perfect for tucking beneath a platform bed at 16 inches high; pair it with the Meiko Platform Bed Frame + Marte Storage Cabinet for an easy-breezy modern bedroom set, all sold separately and exclusively from Urban Outfitters.
5. All Modern Grady 2 - Drawer Solid Wood Nightstand
The 2-drawer nightstand is an excellent addition to the decor of your bedroom. It is made of solid wood and has a clean-lined rectangular body with a beveled front set on four flared, tapered legs for a retro look.
The double drawer front sits on roller drawer guides and has a black button handle for storing bedside table essentials.
This nightstand is 24" high and 20" wide, making it easy to fit into most bedrooms with high beds. It is partially assembled, comes with instructions, and is ideal for a small space.
6. Living Space Allen 24" Nightstand
With chic tapered legs and two-drawer storage, this minimalist design adds a mid-century flair and ample space to your bedroom for convenient nighttime use. We’re confident that this nightstand set will be a well-loved part of your household for years to come. Take note of the measurements for the Allen,24 inches may be an advantage for some and a disadvantage for others.
7. Rove Concepts Asher Single Drawer Nightstand
The Asher Night Stand combines an elegant solid American walnut base with a walnut veneered Danish teak-inspired top.The Asher piece is supported visually by the tapered solid American walnut legs, which are hand-brushed with copper detail.The drawer case is made of solid wood and gradually tapers 45 degrees down into the drawer.
8. West Elm Modernist Wood & Lacquer Nightstand (21") - Winter Wood
This mid-century modern wood nightstand has all of the classic design elements (compact size, brass tapered legs, storage drawer, and cabinet) with a polished style. Ash veneer front lends a glossy finish to this piece, which will add a touch of chic style to any room.
The luxurious lacquer finish and metal hardware also make it extremely smooth and resistant to everyday wear and tear. Furthermore, the design details may appear subtle, but this is one piece that is done to the nth degree from the overall appearance right down to the details.
9. Greenington Mercury 1-Drawer Exotic Nightstand
If you have a high requirement for material, here’s a bedside table crafted in 100% solid Moso bamboo with a sleek metal drawer pull, which gives it a more current and updated design look, but the legs keep it feeling classic mid-century.
10. Room & Board Grove Nightstand
The Grove nightstand has a refined look thanks to mid-century details like solid wood, turned and tapered legs, and beveled edges. The Grove nightstand was handcrafted by Pennsylvania woodworkers, and has an oil-and-wax finish that highlights the natural grain pattern of each panel of its solid wood construction. This nightstand has both stylish storage and a practical surface area for accents, and it is versatile enough to fit in any space.