Should a bedside lamp be higher than the headboard?

What height is a bedside table?

If you have been shopping for a nightstand, the average height is between 24 and 28 inches which match the traditional height of a bed which is 25 inches from the floor to the mattress.

What is the difference between a table lamp and a bedside lamp?

The table lamp should be tall enough for the bottom of the lampshade to come to the eye level of the person seated beside it. This will provide the best light without glare from the bulb. Bedside lamps should be in proportion to the bedside table and typically 19 to 21 inches from the top of the mattress.

What is the lamp next bed called?

A bedside lamp is a light that is placed next to a bed. It is usually small in size so it can fit on a nightstand or table, but basically any lamp designed to be near the bed could be called a bedside lamp.

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