What is the bedside table used for?
Modern nightstands are usually small bedside tables, often with one or sometimes more drawers and/or shelves and less commonly with a small door. They are often used to support items that might be useful during the night, such as a table lamp, reading matter, cell phone, eyeglasses, tissues, a drink, or medication.
What is a bedside table called?
The terms nightstand and bedside table are often used interchangeably, since they perform similar functions. They may also be referred to as night tables.
What do you keep at bedside?
Organizing Nightstand Drawers
Dedicate the top drawer for the things you use most, such as your tablet charger, TV remote, lotion, lip balm, tissues, nasal spray and so forth. Save the bottom drawers for storage or use them to hold your nighttime gear, including pajamas, head scarves and sleep masks.