A side table is a furniture element which, although it is small in shape compared to the others, has important functional benefits, including being able to enhance the appearance of where it is placed. This small piece of Indonesia furniture with a multi-purpose function is very flexible in use, and evolves from time to time, keeping up with the times and being able to meet the functional needs of its use.

The development of the design and model of the side table is very dynamic from time to time, it can be used in various rooms where the side table is needed, be it in the indoor furniture such as living room, bedroom, home office or elsewhere. The principle of using a side table is that it is easy to reach, making it easier to place items or to pick up items placed in that place.

The use of side table is very beneficial for its use, including being able to optimize the space of the room or existing area. Its compact, small size makes it possible to place it in a narrow corner, empty corner, or next to other furniture. It can take advantage of unused space without adding to the tightness of the room, so it can be a practical solution for storage needs as well as display space needs.

Various Side Table

Because there are so many benefits according to their needs, many types of this furniture can be found, and chosen according to their designation. The following describes the various types in more details

1. End Tables

This is the most standard form of side table and is often used. Its use is usually found at the end of the sofa, or beside a chair. Its appearance is in the form of a flat top, it comes in various styles, including options with shelves or drawers for storage.

2. Nightstands

it is specially made are used and placed on the side of the bed. The height of the nightstands is the same as the height of the bed, or slightly lower in appearance according to taste. Nightstands function as a place to place items that are often used daily, such as personal items such as watches, wallets, desk clocks, cellphones, which can be easily accessed by the wearer, easy to reach, even when lying down or relaxing in bed.

3. Console Tables

Longer in shape but quite narrow in width, they are placed side by side against the wall, so they are able to save space area, making the room feel spacious and not disturbed by its placement. Its function is versatile, to be used as a place to put display items, and also function as a storage solution, which is easy to access if you want to use or put it back.

4. Nesting Styles

Is a side table which consists of two or more tables in one set, with sizes from large to smaller, and can be stacked together in order to save space, and can be easily separated when you want to use it for various purposes. This type is very useful for various practical purposes, versatile and flexible in its use according to needs.

5. C-Shaped Styles

as the name suggests, the shape resembles the letter C, very suitable for various purposes, from work purposes, to food purposes can be accommodated here. The shape makes the room feel more spacious and functional, making everything easily within arm’s reach.

6. Tray Styles

This is a form which consists of a detachable upper part, while the lower part is a holder with a folding leg structure. Because of its portable shape, it is very easy to move around, use in various areas of the room as needed, including being able to function as a side table.

7. Drum Styles

As the name suggests, this is a side table in the form of a drum or cylinder, apart from being a functional furniture, it is also able to appear as a unique decoration to beautify the appearance of a room, making it more unique. Often equipped with shelves or drawers including locks as a storage solution.

8. Pedestal Styles

A side table with a single support in the middle, has a simple, clean appearance, available in various shapes, rectangular, round or oval. This pedestal style has multifunctional uses and can also be used as a decorative or dining table for small and limited spaces.

side tableShape of the Side Table

After discussing the type, in the following we will also explain the shape of the side table, which can be chosen according to the taste of the wearer, or chosen according to the overall design of the room.

1. Square Side Table

This square form has a clean and symmetrical shape, the four sides are the same length. This shape is suitable for a variety of design concepts from traditional to modern, and has a large table surface, including storage functions available.

2. Rectangular Side Table

It has a longer shape, but for a narrower width. This shape is usually suitable to be placed close to the wall, or next to the sofa, which is in the bedroom, living room or at the entrance.

3. Round Side table

is a round shape with a single foot or consisting of several legs. Its appearance has no sharp corners, making it appear more organic, and appear softer. Its presence also makes balancing a room that is already full of various decorations straight dominant.

4. Oval Side table

The elongated round shape makes it look elegant, so when compared to a round table, it has a wider surface to be used for various purposes. Its beautiful appearance makes the atmosphere of the room fresher, whatever the concept, from traditional to contemporary.

5. Triangle Side Table

the triangular appearance makes it seem more modern contemporary, making the atmosphere of the room fresher and not boring. Placement can be in the corner of the room or other suitable place.

6. Irregular Shapes

An appearance that is different from the usual, does not have a special symmetrical pattern, can appear in abstract, asymmetrical patterns, inspired by natural nature. Its appearance makes the atmosphere of the room unique, artistic, adds to the overall attractiveness of the room or space area.