The Best Bedside Tables
Round tapered nightstand in white marble and stained eucalyptus and acacia woods (24 by 26 inches).
To buy: $296, westelm.com.
Bretton cube in burlap (24 by 16 by 30 inches).
To buy: $595, jaysonhome.com.
A pretty companion for a dark wrought-iron bed. Marengo pedestal table in mango and acacia woods (30 by 29 inches).
To buy: $699, crateandbarrel.com.
A Little Bit Country
The ideal table height is just below the top of the bed. Safavieh Donna one-drawer nightstand in cream distressed pine (17.7 by 13.8 by 31.9 inches).
To buy: $166, wayfair.com.
Hudson adjustable side table in metal and reclaimed Indian rosewood (16½ inches square, 24 to 33 inches high).
To buy: $395, sundancecatalog.com.
Zinc Closed nightstand in mango wood wrapped with zinc-finished metal (22 by 19 by 28 inches).
To buy: $600, rh.com.
Dev side table in black mahogany (28 by 28½ inches).
To buy: $850, jaysonhome.com.
Palu Orleans curved side table in off-white lacquered mahogany with brass pulls (28 by 18 by 28 inches).
To buy: $1,045, laylagrayce.com.
Garbo Would Approve
Isla nightstand in mirrored silver-leaf finish (21½ by 15¾ by 29½ inches).
To buy: $549, arhaus.com.
Stash electronics inside, and pull up a stool to use it as a desk. Clerk table in steel and lacquer (17¾ by 12¼ by 28 inches).
To buy: $1,155, ligne-roset-usa.com for stores.
Hides Your Paperwork
Dang file pedestal in gray oak (18½ by 16¾ by 22½ inches).
To buy: $599, bludot.com.
For the Bookworm
Kay + Stemmer Agnes side table in oak (17 by 13 by 19.6 inches).
To buy: $415, thefutureperfect.com.
LAX Dark nightstand in walnut and white aluminum (15 by 19 by 17½ inches).
To buy: $350, laxseries.com.
Scamp medium table in white marble and copperplate (22.2 by 22.2 by 18 inches).
To buy: $399, bludot.com.
Karl side table with drawer in rosewood and black lacquer (22 by 16 by 26 inches).
To buy: $1,275, dwellstudio.com.
Proper But Playful
Executive end table in walnut and stainless steel (24 by 18 by 18 inches).
To buy: $800, jaxonhome.com.
DonnaBella Bunching Cube in antiqued mirror with distressed-wood trim (16 by 16 by 18 inches).
To buy: $596, mgbwhome.com.
Going drawerless helps to discipline the clutter-prone. Design by Conran Bates side table in oak (16 by 22 inches).
To buy: $119, jcp.com.