From Clutter to Calm: 35+ Japandi Nightstands that Inspire Serenity in the Bedroom

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The Japandi style, a harmonious blend of Japanese minimalism and Scandinavian functionality, has captured the hearts of design enthusiasts worldwide. This design aesthetic brings together the best of both worlds: the serene simplicity of Japanese interiors and the cozy functionality of Scandinavian design. One of the key elements to achieving this look in your bedroom is the right nightstand. In this post, we’ll explore over 35 Japandi nightstands that exemplify this perfect balance of form and function.

Above image via Castlery feat. the Crescent 1-Drawer Nightstand

Understanding Japandi Style Nightstands

Minimalist Design

Japandi nightstands are characterized by their clean lines and understated elegance. These pieces often feature simple, geometric shapes that emphasize function without sacrificing beauty. The design philosophy is all about creating a calm and clutter-free environment.

Natural Materials

Wood is the star material in Japandi nightstands. Light woods like oak, ash, and beech are commonly used to bring warmth and natural texture into the space. Bamboo and rattan are also popular choices, adding an organic touch to the overall design.

Neutral Color Palette

The Japandi color palette revolves around neutral and earthy tones. Think whites, creams, beiges, and soft greys. These colors help to create a serene and peaceful atmosphere, which is essential for a restful bedroom.

35+ Beautiful Japandi Style Nightstands to Consider

If you’re looking to incorporate Japandi style into your bedroom, the following nightstand options perfectly capture the essence of both Japanese and Scandinavian design. Here are our top picks, blending minimalist aesthetics with practical functionality for a simply serene bedroom space;

Above image via Castlery feat. the Crescent 2-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via The Citizenry feat. the Mayra Marble Side Table

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Gilda Nightstand

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Suzette Nightstand

Above image via Anthropologie feat. their Juniper Side Table

Above image via Urban Outfitters feat. their Steve Nightstand

Above image via West Elm feat. the Modern Paneled Wood Nightstand

(For a similar design, also check out the All Modern Odette Nightstand)

Above image via 2Modern feat. the Ethnicraft Madra Nightstand

Above image via Castlery feat. the Crescent 1-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via Jenni Kayne feat. the Jenni Kayne Palms Nightstand 

Above image via Ta Promis (Etsy) feat. their Real Oak Wood Floating Bedside Table 

Above image via West Elm feat. the Anton Solid Wood Nightstand (16″–28″)

Above image via West Elm feat. their Otto Nightstand (23″)

Above image via CB2 feat. the Gavin 2-Drawer Oak Left and Right Nightstands

Above image via West Elm feat. their Anton Solid Wood Nightstand (28″)

Above image via Wayfair feat. the Meridian Furniture USA Fluted Solid Wood Nightstand (4 colors available)

Above image via Wayfair feat. the Mercury Row Karr Nightstand

Above image via Wayfair feat. the Latitude Run Cresthill Nightstand (3 colors available)

Above image via Wayfair feat. the Joss & Main Tahini Nightstand (3 colors available)

Above image via Wayfair feat. the Wade Logan Arvester Modern Floating Bedroom Nightstand (3 colors available)

Above image via All Modern feat. the Mille 1-Drawer Nightstand (2 colors available)

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Ada Round Side Table

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Laird Nightstand

Above image via All Modern feat. the Lacey 1-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via 2Modern feat. the Ethnicraft Nordic II 1-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via 2Modern feat. the Ethnicraft Nordic II Floating Nightstand

Above image via 2Modern feat. the Woud Wallie Wall Drawer (4 colors available)

Above image via All Modern feat. the Granita 1-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via West Elm feat. their Modern Round Nightstand

Above image via West Elm feat. their Carved Pattern Nightstand

Above image via West Elm feat. their Linwood Nightstand (18″)

Above image via Lindye Galloway feat. the Turner Nightstand

Above image via Lindye Galloway feat. the Alora Nightstand

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Delta Side Table

Above image via Lulu and Georgia feat. the Kono 2-Drawer Nightstand

Above image via Urban Outfitters feat. the Huron Nightstand/Side Table

Above image via Anthropologie feat. their Kalle Sculptural Oak Side Table

Above image via Anthropologie feat. their Aletta Nightstand

Above image via West Elm feat. the Hargrove Nightstand (29″)

Above image via Crate & Barrel feat. the Cortez Natural Floating Nightstand by Leanne Ford

Styling Tips for Japandi Nightstands

Keep it Simple

Maintain a clutter-free surface by only placing essential items on your nightstand. A small lamp, a book, and a minimalist clock can be enough to keep the look clean and organized.

Add Natural Elements

Introduce small plants like succulents or bonsai trees to add a touch of greenery. Natural elements help to enhance the serene and organic feel of Japandi design.

Incorporate Textures

Use linen or cotton textiles for added warmth and comfort. A simple linen table runner or a cotton tray can add subtle texture without overwhelming the minimalist aesthetic. 

Final Thoughts

Japandi nightstands offer a beautiful blend of minimalist design and functional elegance. By choosing the right nightstand, you can create a serene and stylish bedroom that reflects the essence of Japandi style. 

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