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Dressers & Chest of Drawers

A dresser can double up as both storage for clothing, and surface to showcase pieces to accent your home. Pick from our selection of dressers to fit your living space.

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Seb 6-Drawer Dresser
Seb 6-Drawer Dresser
Seb 6-Drawer Dresser
Acacia Wood, Metal Handles, Rustic
$1,099
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Crescent 6-Drawer Dresser
Crescent 6-Drawer Dresser
Crescent 6-Drawer Dresser
Mindi & Mappa Burl Veneer
$1,499
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Seb 4-Drawer Dresser
Seb 4-Drawer Dresser
Seb 4-Drawer Dresser
Acacia Wood, Metal Handles, Rustic
$899
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Joseph 6-Drawer Dresser
Joseph 6-Drawer Dresser
Joseph 6-Drawer Dresser
Walnut Veneer
$1,299
Emery 6-Drawer Dresser
Emery 6-Drawer Dresser
Emery 6-Drawer Dresser
Fluted Timber Panels, Brass Handles
$1,299
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Joseph 3-Drawer Dresser
Joseph 3-Drawer Dresser
Joseph 3-Drawer Dresser
Walnut Veneer
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Dressers & Chest of Drawers

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Have you ever had to find something but just cannot remember where it was placed? There are too many potential surfaces it could be, and looking through each one is such a hassle. What if you could have one organized space for multiple items? Also known as a chest of drawers, dressers offer multiple compact storage spaces for all your knick-knacks in one place. Organize your items easily with a multitude of drawers of various sizes for all your different types of items, be it clothes, cosmetics, or just miscellaneous.

Dressers can come as tall or wide dressers, depending on how many drawers it has or the design style. When deciding on what type of dresser to opt for, it always helps to plan where you would want to place the dresser beforehand and measure the area to have an idea of what size the dresser can fit. Sometimes, tall or wide dressers can have the same number of drawers despite their size differences, so ensure the measurements are correct.

Extra storage for the household

While some furniture pieces have small compartments for item storage, dressers provide more drawers made to provide ample storage space. Organize your extra clothes or books with ease in a multitude of drawers, choosing between 3-drawer dressers or 4-drawer dressers to suit the number of items you need to store. For those with a big wardrobe collection, the clothes dressers should be wider to comfortably fit the collection. A good option for this would be a 6-drawer dresser with more drawers and storage space. However, do keep in mind that 6-drawer dressers can be wider, and would require more space.

While dressers can be placed anywhere in the home for extra storage space, most prefer to keep it in their bedrooms or living rooms for easy access and as decorative or statement furniture. Bedroom dressers are usually 3 drawer dressers to minimize space used in the room but have drawers big enough for your bedroom needs. Given their ample drawer space, dressers can also be used as extra storage for clothes.

Aesthetics and Practicality

Dressers or chest of drawers are not only practical storage solutions (particularly for small bedrooms, they can also enhance the look of your home either by matching other furniture pieces to create a cohesive look or styling the dresser to accent the room.

Wood dressers

While dressers may come in various materials, Castlery specializes in wooden dressers, particularly in mid-century modern designs. Being one of the more durable materials, wood dressers are made to last for many years and are also versatile in design.

These mid-century modern dressers are suitable for all homes and room styles with its easy complementary wood textures and designs, but fitting interior decor with similar wooden design styles best. There are many ways to style your dresser easily; include a mirror on the dresser to create the illusion of more space, or simply adorn it with plants or a designer lamp.

For added stability, consider anchoring the dresser to your walls. Especially if the drawers are filled with heavier items such as books, or if you have children or pets that may attempt to climb the dresser, anchored dressers would be safer as they would not trip and fall.

FAQ

Where should I place a dresser in my bedroom?

The ideal placement of a dresser in a bedroom depends on a few factors such as the size of the dresser and the size and shape of the room. However, here are a few popular placement options for your to consider:

  • Across from the Bed: A classic choice, offering balance and creating a focal point and doubles up as surface area for decor pieces, lamps, televisions or even a mirror. Ensure there's enough walking space between the dresser and bed.
  • Next to the Bed: Works well for larger bedrooms. This placement might be ideal if you often use the dresser while getting dressed.
  • At the Foot of the Bed: Maximizes space in smaller bedrooms, but opt for a low-profile dresser and ensure you have adequate legroom at the end of the bed.
  • In a Closet: If you have a spacious (walk-in) closet, consider placing a low-profile dresser inside for additional storage and organization of accessories and small pieces of apparel.

How can I ensure that the chosen dresser or chest of drawers reflects my personal style and needs?

Our website provides comprehensive product descriptions, including material details and design elements. Coupled with customer reviews, this information helps you make an informed choice aligned with your personal style and storage needs. Furthermore, we have a free, online room designer tool to help you select the perfect mid-century modern dresser or chest of drawers that suits your unique taste.

What types of handles or knobs are popular for modern dressers and chests of drawers?

For mid-century modern design, look for sleek and minimalist hardware. Tapered, conical, or geometric shapes in brushed brass or matte black are on-trend choices. These details can accentuate the clean lines and retro aesthetics of mid-century modern furniture.

Are there specific drawer configurations that work best for different storage needs?

Our mid-century modern dressers and chests feature various drawer configurations to cater to different storage requirements. You can choose pieces with larger, deeper drawers for bulkier items like clothing, and smaller, shallower drawers for accessories and personal items, providing functional versatility.

What are the standard dresser sizes and how do I choose the right size for my space?

Our mid-century modern dressers and chests come in various sizes, typically ranging from 30 inches to 72 inches in width. To choose the right size, consider the available space, your storage needs, and the desired visual balance in your bedroom.

Which materials are commonly used for these furniture pieces, and what are their pros and cons?

We primarily use high-quality wood, such as walnut and oak, for our mid-century modern dressers and chests. These materials offer durability and timeless style. Wood also provides a warm, inviting feel to your bedroom. However, it's essential to care for wood furniture properly to maintain its condition.

Where can I find inspiration for incorporating dressers or chests of drawers into my decor?

If you need inspiration, our Shop the Look allows you to explore carefully curated spaces, where we feature real customer spaces showcasing our dressers and chests of drawers in modern mid-century settings. Witness the transformative impact of our dressers and gather ideas for harmoniously designing your new bedroom.

What are the latest trends in dresser and chest of drawers design for modern apartments?

The latest trends in mid-century modern design emphasize clean lines and minimalist aesthetics. Floating dressers, two-toned finishes, and walnut woodgrain are particularly popular. These elements seamlessly blend contemporary functionality with the timeless appeal of mid-century style.

What role does the material play in the appearance and durability of these furniture pieces?

Material choice is crucial. Mid-century modern dressers often feature solid woods like teak or walnut, renowned for their durability and stunning grain patterns. These materials not only ensure longevity but also contribute to the distinctive mid-century appearance of the furniture.

Are there different types of dressers, and how do they vary in style and functionality?

Yes, there's a variety of mid-century modern dressers, ranging from low-profile designs with wide drawers to tall chests with multiple narrow drawers. These options cater to different storage needs and aesthetic preferences while maintaining the clean lines and iconic style of mid-century design.

Do I need a dresser if I already have a closet or wardrobe?

Dressers are of course entirely optional, depending on your needs and space. But dressers outshine closets in keeping clothes organized in different drawers, and is especially useful for storing and organizing socks, undergarments, ties, accessories and other small pieces of apparel.

The flat top of a dresser also provides surface area for displaying decorative items, table lamps. televisions or can even serve as a mini workspace.

How do I keep my dresser from tipping over and child-safe?

If there are young children and toddlers in the household, here are a few ways to prevent your dresser from tipping over:

  • Furniture Anchors: Purchase furniture anchors, also called furniture anti-tip devices or restraints, from a safety store or hardware store. Utilize a stud finder to locate wall studs for secure attachment. Anchors screwed into studs provide the strongest hold. Use two anchors per dresser for maximum stability.
  • Drawer Stops and Safety Straps: Install drawer stops or safety straps to prevent drawers from opening all the way. This reduces the risk of your child using open drawers as a climbing platform, which could lead to a tip-over.
  • Avoid Heavy Items on Top: Refrain from placing heavy objects, like TVs, on top of the dresser. This can significantly increase the risk of tipping if your child pulls on the drawers or climbs.
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