The ordinary wood night tables of old are a distant memory unless, obviously, one desires a plain wood night table. The bedroom nightstands these days are available in lots of designs and colors. They are available in different timbers, steels and even plastic. There is a nightstand to fit every design.
A really "funky" nightstand can be made out of two brass serving plates with concealed brackets beneath the platters to hold everything up. This along with the dark wooden legs that are tied in makes an excellent Middle Eastern look, blended with possibly other diverse furniture if you so need. You maintain believing just what it might be till you recognized that you do not have that item next to your bed where you position your lamp color, the book you normally read up until you drop asleep, and so on. Yes, it is the night table furnishings.