44 Midcentury Modern Bedside Tables and Nightstands for Every Budget

44 Midcentury Modern Bedside Tables and Nightstands for Every Budget

By Samantha Daly
Add some flair to your bedroom with these colorful, modern nightstands and bedside tables.

Our top picks for the beloved accent furnishing offer the perfect platform to stash your books, table lamps, and all other tchotchkes.

Under $100 

Yamazaki Steel & Wood Rectangular Side Table
Slide to the side.  We loved the round version of this table so much that we went ahead and got it in the rectangular shape, too. The top is a light-but-sturdy steel, and the legs are ash (on the white version) or walnut (on the black version).
Urban Outfitters Wyatt Nightstand
Offering a minimalist build made in India from mango wood in a natural finish, this UO-exclusive nightstand from our Wyatt collection provides form + function. Features a flat tabletop with an open storage shelf below and tapered legs. 2 people recommended for assembly.
Urban Outfitters Astrid Round Side Table
Modernist side table with a round top and intersecting x-base to give your space fresh, structural appeal. Assembly required.

Under $250

HAY Don’t Leave Me Side Table
Copenhagen-based industrial designer Thomas Bentzen believes that everything he creates should engage and create curiosity, be functional and meet human needs while in use. In other words, this is a designer who thinks beyond the obvious.
Dims. Rove Side Table
A born explorer, Rove is easily portable and wonderfully versatile. Its sleek silhouette and handy handle make Rove perfectly suited for assorted duties around the home. Photo Courtesy of Dims.
Menu Yeh Wall Table
Yeh Wall Table is designed by Taiwan-based designer, Kenyon Yeh. He found the inspiration for this mobile side-table after observing a cheerleading practise at a neighbouring school in his hometown.
Urban Outfitters Huxley Nightstand
Compact, rubberwood nightstand, part of our UO-exclusive Huxley collection, taking inspiration from mid-century modern style. With a single top drawer featuring metal glides and wave pull, set on rounded, tapering legs. 2 people recommended for assembly.
Urban Outfitters Evie Nightstand
Simply elegant wood nightstand featuring four tapering dowel legs framing a storage drawer with a cutout pull to tuck away your bedside essentials. Finished with iron drawer glides. Assembly required.
Kartell Componibili Storage Unit
One of the very first women to graduate with a degree in architecture from Politecnico di Milano, Anna Castelli Ferrieri went on to become a prominent architect and designer before co-founding Kartell with her husband, Giulio Castelli, in 1949.
Urban Outfitters Lucia Nightstand
A modern nightstand with standout details, this side table is built from acacia wood with a minimalist build, featuring an open shelf at base and a top drawer with a woven jute panel and bar pull. Equipped with a standing base and metal channel drawer glides.
Burrow Serif Side Table
The perfect pairing for our Serif Coffee Table, the matching side table shares the same timeless, universal design drawn from mid-century Danish Modernism.
Eames Wire Base Low Table
The Eames Wire Base Low Table (1950) is remarkable for the elegance it achieves using simple, practical materials. Its scaled-down profile shows the influence of Japanese forms and households based on an aesthetic ideal of simplicity, serenity and restraint.
West Elm Ridge Nightstand
With its simple detailing and warm Caramel finish, the Ridge Nightstand was designed with practicality in mind. The long, slender wooden drawer pulls are functional while adding to the nightstand’s visual appeal, and its clean lines make it a charming addition to your bedroom.

Under $500

West Elm Mid-Century Grand Nightstand - Acorn
Scaled to offer even more bedside storage, our Mid-Century Grand Nightstand is equipped with an open compartment and two drawers to display or stash away your things.
West Elm Modern Nightstand
Inspired by Scandinavian modernism, our Modern Nightstand marries a simple silhouette and minimal hardware with playfully angled legs in a warm pecan finish. The result? Storage that's easy on the eyes and fits in with an eclectic mix of furniture.
Blu Dot Li'l Something Side Table
Adorn your favorite space with the Li'l Something Side Table from Blu Dot. Expressing a clean silhouette perfect for a range of home decors, this side table features a powder-coated steel base with an engineered wood top.
West Elm Wright Nightstand
With a sculptural base inspired by Italian mid-century design, our Wright Nightstand is crafted of wood certified to Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) standards.
Anthropologie Quincy Charging Nightstand
This Mid-century-inspired silhouette features an external border element that frames its shape and tapers to the leg. Understated brass hardware complements the beautiful grain of the wood while sculpted drawer fronts add a layer of texture that draws the eye.
RS Barcelona Plec Small Side Table
Side tables don’t always have to be pushed aside. The Plec Small Side Table by RS Barcelona adds a fun and modern decorative statement while complementing a living room or bedroom décor. Tall pleated legs taper inward to create a dimensional structure that interplays elegantly with light and shadow.
Gus* Modern Hive End Table
A sweet way to accent a contemporary living space. The Gus Modern Hive End Table is a hexagonal side table made out of 1/4-inch thick panels of transparent smoke acrylic, which are glued together and flame polished to give them smooth edges.
West Elm Penelope Nightstand
An oval FSC®-certified wood base and a solid marble top make our Penelope Nightstand a well-rounded part of your bedroom. Its top is wide enough for stacks of bedtime reading, while the rounded drawer is perfect for storing knickknacks.
Blu Dot Strut Table
The Strut Table by Blu Dot transforms the dining experience into a bold statement of urban style with its strong industrial lines and cheeky contemporary hues.
Kay + Stemmer Agnes Side Table - Oak
The Parnham School trained duo Kay and Stemmer have designed a new version of the popular freestanding shelves Agnes. This version is a low 3 shelf unit, ideal as a bedside table or for small hallways. It is made from solid oak or walnut.
Sean Yoo Matera Side Table
The Matera Collection (2007), focused on delivering ample storage, is the work of Sean Yoo, who at the time of its conception lived in Matera, Italy (thus its name).
West Elm Mid-Century Grand Nightstand - Acorn
Scaled to offer even more bedside storage, our Mid-Century Grand Nightstand is equipped with an open compartment and two drawers to display or stash away your things.

Under $750

Copeland Furniture Berkeley Nightstand
Style on standby. The Copeland Furniture Berkeley Nightstand delivers useful space with immediate access, letting you store your bedside items within reach and in plain sight.
Gus* Modern Emerson End Table
The Gus Modern Emerson End Table has a minimalist and weightless design that is timeless yet modern. A mixture of wood grain and smooth lacquer creates an intriguing contrast and juxtaposition that will enhance a number of living spaces.
Ethnicraft Spindle Bedside Table
Part of the spinning wheel inspired collection, the Spindle Bedside Table by Ethnicraft provides a unique touch to any bedroom style. The bedside table is offered in a variety of wooden finishes, while also providing the user with a glass table top that can be easily cleaned.
Eastvold Furniture Classic Side Table
Following the clean, simple lines of the Classic Coffee Table, the Classic Side Table is extremely functional and versatile. The thoughtful proportions of this honest side table make it perfect for pairing with the Classic Coffee Table in your living room or as a nightstand in your bedroom.
Luciano Bertoncini Min Bedside Table With Pedestal Base
In 1972, Luciano Bertoncini's work was included in Italy: The New Domestic Landscape a MoMA exhibition that also included Ettore Sottsass, Gae Aulenti and Mario Bellini. The show kicked off Bertoncini's career, and today he is a furniture designer working from his studio in Treviso.
Gabriel Tan Edge Bedside Table
In everything he designs, Gabriel Tan explores the boundary between traditional craftsmanship and current technology. The results are clarity of form and details that invite the user to appreciate the chosen materials. In creating his Edge Bedside Table (2018), Tan was inspired by wooden trays.
Luciano Bertoncini Min Bedside Table With Pedestal Base
In 1972, Luciano Bertoncini's work was included in Italy: The New Domestic Landscape a MoMA exhibition that also included Ettore Sottsass, Gae Aulenti and Mario Bellini. The show kicked off Bertoncini's career, and today he is a furniture designer working from his studio in Treviso.
Blu Dot Modu-licious Bedside Table
Get personal in the bedroom. The Blu Dot Modu-licious Bedside Table allows you to mix and match drawer and cabinet colors for a look that best represents your own personal style.
Blu Dot Lap Nightstand
A little side table with lots of leg. The Blu Dot Lap Nightstand is named for its architectural drawer front, made out of overlapping slats of solid maple. But it's the nightstand's long tapered legs that really steal the show.

Under $1000

Avocado Green Natural Reclaimed Wood End Table
Our Natural Wood End Table is handmade in Los Angeles from 100% reclaimed wood in Rustic Raw with a zero-VOC sealant. Part of our Natural Wood Furniture Collection, the Natural Wood End Table pairs perfectly with our Natural Wood Bed Frame and Natural Wood Dresser. Ships within 1 week.
Ibon Arrizabalaga Lauki Bedside Table
Born in the city of San Sebastian, Spanish designer Ibon Arrizabalaga studied industrial design in Barcelona before starting his career in the automotive industry. Five years later, he quickly switched gears, so to speak, and began designing modern furniture.
Blu Dot Series 11 Nightstand
On a scale of one to ten, it's an eleven. The Blu Dot Series 11 Nightstand is sleekly configured for decidedly elegant and refined bedside storage. The 2-drawer stand is made out of hardwood (with an ash or walnut veneer) on a stainless steel base.
Vitra Prismatic Table
You won't find a single curve in the Vitra Prismatic Table. It is all sharp, pure angles, with three legs and a hexagonal-segmented top formed out of folded aluminum (inspired by the traditional art of Japanese paper folding), and coated entirely in a smooth, durable powder coat.
Copeland Furniture Astrid 1 Drawer Nightstand
The Copeland Furniture Astrid 1 Drawer Nightstand is a convenient bedside table that has the same dynamic splayed legs as its larger companion, the Astrid Bed. It also includes a single drawer and open shelf for extra storage in the bedroom.
Nathan Yong Line Bedside Table
As a boy, Nathan Yong would comb the beach near his home for small objects that he could transform into toys. “My brother and I would wait for low tide so we could pick up treasures left by the sea,” he says. Today, working in the heart of Singapore, Yong has developed into a resourceful designer.

Under $2000

USM Haller Bedside Table
Starting out as a lock and hardware company, Switzerland-based USM – founded in 1885 by Ulrich Schaerer in Münsingen, thus the name – built a new factory and office in 1961, which led to the transformation of its business.
Nelson Thin Edge Bedside Table
George Nelson was the design director at Herman Miller from 1945 to 1972, and his influence over three decades is what made the Michigan-based company what it is today.
Area Bruno Nightstand With Drawer
The Bruno series, designed by Magnus Lundstroom & Anki Spets, embodies all that a modern bedroom furniture should be. With its simple lines, delicate aluminum legs and natural materials, this piece makes a quite statement about modernity, minimalism and perfectly executed design.
Egg Collective Morrison Bedside Table
Based in Brooklyn, Egg Collective was founded in 2011 by designers Stephanie Beamer, Crystal Ellis and Hillary Petrie. The trio produces furniture, lighting and accessories that evoke their own personal histories and draw upon memories of families and friends.

We love the products we feature and hope you do, too. If you buy something through a link on the site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

Related Reading:

17 Midcentury Modern Dressers That Max Out Style and Storage

32 Impeccable Bed Frames for Every Budget

Save
Get the Dwell Newsletter

Get carefully curated content filled with inspiring homes from around the world, innovative new products, and the best in modern design.

See a sample