Lay in it and place your phone on the night stand and grab a glass of water or whatever you use your nightstand for. HIGHER than the bed has the advantage of containing migrating pillows during the night that might knock things over but the disadvantage one might hit ones head on a corner.
Maybe your bed is an odd height that makes many nightstands unworkable.
Nightstand lower than bed. I think bedside lamps tend to be much too low. LOWER than the bed can be better for seeingreaching things and for eliminating raised edges and corners. Most bedroom furniture suites and collections include matching nightstands because they are a bedroom essential.
The guidelines exist so activities associated with typical use arent awkward. Whatever your reasoning this floating piece which measures 26 inches wide evokes a modern hotel room. 24-27 is the ideal height for a nightstand but just keep the height 5 higher or lower than the top of your mattress.
Tall nightstands can be a perfect fit for popular tall beds. A bedside table that is too high towering above you when lying in bed will not only look all wrong but will also make it extremely hard to reach your glass of water or bedside reading material. One thats the same height as your mattress or a few inches taller is comfortable for reaching a glass of water or shutting off the alarm.
EVEN with the bed has the advantage of a clean visual line. You can buy nightstands individually or as a set of 2 nightstands for extra value. Small nightstands are often the right choice in cozy bedrooms.
You may find an alternative arrangement that works better for how you use the space. How far should a nightstand be from the bed. When you are sitting up in bed the bottom of your lampshade should be about shoulder height so it casts the light in the right spot when you are reading.
If you are using a tall base or even mattress pads you should match your nightstand with it. Whether we are standing and reaching for the side table to pick up a book or telephone or laying down in bed and reaching for a glass of water this new height has been key. One thing that is important regardless of how high your nightstand is is that the bedside lamp be the right height.
For shorter beds low-profile bedside table or nightstands will be appropriate. When two people share a bed it makes sense to bookend the bed with matching nightstands. A bedside table that is slightly lower than your bed is always preferable to one that is higher although opting for one that is much lower than your will mean reaching anything from the comfort your bed can be awkward.
I also find that I dont kick over glasses in the middle of the night like I used to when the table was low to the side I can be a. Youll need at least one nightstand to hold your cell phone alarm clock or clock radio a lamp reading materials and more. 24-26 But if its your bed you have more flexibility.
Or perhaps youre a minimalist and really just need a surface and a drawer for your bedside needs. Nothing worse than reaching over for a glass of water and having to crawl out of bed to try and find it on a super low nightstand. First and foremost a nightstand is meant to partner with your bedso its direct relationship with the bed size-wise is crucial in the use of the space.
Its made from manufactured wood and there are a few color choices including white lacquer and wenge a. Because beds vary in heightfrom 17 inches for a platform bed to 36 inches for a canopy stylenightstands do too. Bamboo Bedside Bed Shelf- with USB Ports to Charge Devices Powder Coated Attachable Removable Bedside Tray Table Kids Floating Nightstand Organizer for Bedrooms Side Bunk Small Spaces and Loft 42 out of 5 stars 210.
Place your nightstand a few inches away from your bed so your bedding will have room to spare if you want to have your linens drape. If a nightstand is too tall for a bed it will be uncomfortable to use and will make reaching for objects when. When standing you dont have to stoop and when youre in bed its easier to reach UP than DOWN.
First think about the scale and height of nightstands in relation to the bed.