The look of modern nightstands may be different, but all of these furniture units have got something common. They resemble an end table of a square shape, and sometimes it is easy to confuse a nighstand and an end table. A classic nightstand is a small cabinet with drawers which is placed near your bed. It is used to store there your small bedroom items and place a lamp to its top. Some nightstands serve as coffee tables for sleeping rooms and even mini laptop desks.
The look of a modern nightstand differs from the look of its classic sibling.
The material of this unit may be plastic, acrylic, glass. Wood always remains the best material for any units – classic or modern. If a nightstand is chosen for a contemporary sleeping room, you can find a round unit, a square, triangle, polygonal unit. A nightstand in modern design can feature many drawers around the unit body. Its look may be bold. Some of nightstands have got very tall legs and a slim body with a one drawer department. Another units may not even feature a storage or any drawer. They can be called night tables as they look like tables more than stands.
The price for any contemporary furniture unit including a modern nightstand depends much on material which is used to build the stuff. Oak and teak furniture costs much. Simple plastic nighstands for bedrooms are very cheap. Stylish glass and metal units are pricy. There are several ways out if your budget is tough but you want a high quality bedroom furniture set and a nightstand as well. Check for these units are garage sales, looking through the announcements about these events given weekly. Furniture thrift stores also deal with cool stuff for less. Woodmasters do not need an advice as they can do very good furniture stuff themselves.