Bedside tables or night stands are the most essential part of a bed. The bedside tables usually are tables with some extra storage drawers or cabinets with a flat top. These storage spaces are great to place in all your handy requirements which you need while resting on the bed or which you need before or during your sleep. These bedside tables have a flat top which can be used for placing things like water jugs with glasses, books, phones etc. these bedside tables were initially used for a different purpose but has changed a lot in modern days.
History of Bedside tables
The Bedside tables in olden times were used for entirely different purposes than what we use in today’s time. These bedside tables were similarly designed with cabinets which contained chamber pots used by people during night times. These chamber pots were used as toilets before the concept of washrooms in the individual room was established. This was a very old and ancient use of the bedside tables which has now changed due to presence of toilets in homes. The concept of bedside tables remains the same but the utility has changed. From your putty needs to regular needs the bedside table has seen a huge transition as far as its utility is concerned.
Benefits of using a Bedside table
A bedside table is the most essential piece of furniture in today’s time. Bedroom spaces have become much more user friendly and is nowadays used for many activities other than just sleeping. Bedrooms are used for performing activities that comfort and relax your senses. This leads to different activities for different people. For some, its watching TV, for others eating and for some reading books. A bedside table can be your best buddy in keeping you equipped with things you need in handy while performing all these activities.
– The storage space in the bedside tables can be of great help as you can place all your needful and important small accessories like laptops, pen drives etc.
– The flat top can be used for multipurpose uses depending on your night time activities, like space for your books, phone, water jugs and glasses, remote controls and much more.
– These bedside tables are great options to accentuate your room by placing classic pieces, lamps or flower vases.
These are some simple but essential uses of a bedside table.