Nightstand about the same height as the top of your mattress or a bit on the lower side (to make it harder to bump your elbow). The bottom of the lamp shade should be about even with your chin level when sitting up in bed.
That lamp 😍 Cubby bedside - Lilyjane Boutique
Photo by Janis Nicolay Photography
Apartment in Rotterdam bedroom - light idea bedside
Decorative Retro Geometric Table Lamp with Drum Shade Bedside Home Lighting in Home, Furniture & DIY, Lighting, Lamps
I used the bank holiday weekend to do some DIY in the house; to convert a Muuto pendant lamp into a bedside lamp.
Favorite Farmhouse Feature - Beneath My Heart
I like the styling of this, would probably decorate my bedroom sort of the same. Lamp closer to the bed though.