Dressers | Chests

Dressers, also known interchangeably as chests or bureaus, are furniture pieces made up of multiple stacked drawers for storing items. Most commonly used for holding various clothing items within the bedroom, dressers are multi-functional household pieces use for both the storage of items and for showcasing other items via the top surface. Dressers are designed and manufactured with various sizes, storage capacities, and proportions that can either be more vertical (tall) or more horizontal (wide).

How big are dressers?

Dressers come in a large range of sizes to meet varied storage demands, but dressers commonly have overall depths between 18”-24” | (46-61 cm), heights between 30”-50” (76-127 cm), and widths between 30”-74” (76-188 cm).

What is the difference between a dresser and a chest?

Though the terms dresser and chest are often used interchangeably, dressers traditionally include an attached top mirror while chests of drawers only include drawers.


What is stored in a dresser?

Dressers are best suited for storing folded casual clothing, off-season wardrobes, and assorted smaller items such as socks and underwear.

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Dressers | Chests Guides
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Dressers | Chests

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Dresser | Chest Clearances
3D
Dresser | Chest Clearances
37.375” | 95 cm
30.75” | 78 cm
18.125” | 46 cm
3.9 ft2 | .36 m2
2017
IKEA Brimnes 3-Drawer Chest
95.000
78.000
46.000
0.36
2017.00
25
https://p3d.in/e/Lnz0h
3D
IKEA Brimnes 3-Drawer Chest3D model of the IKEA Brimnes 3-Drawer Chest viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Brimnes 3-Drawer Chest viewed in perspective
48.875” | 124 cm
30.75” | 78 cm
18.125” | 46 cm
3.9 ft2 | .36 m2
2017
IKEA Brimnes 4-Drawer Dresser
124.000
78.000
46.000
0.36
2017.00
600
https://p3d.in/e/Esyz7
3D
IKEA Brimnes 4-Drawer DresserView of the IKEA Brimnes 4-Drawer Dresser in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Brimnes 4-Drawer Dresser in 3D available for download
37.75” | 96 cm
42.5” | 108 cm
19.625” | 50 cm
5.8 ft2 | .54 m2
2017
IKEA Hemnes 3-Drawer Chest
96.000
108.000
50.000
0.54
2017.00
380
https://p3d.in/e/pdFwc
3D
IKEA Hemnes 3-Drawer ChestPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Hemnes 3-Drawer ChestPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Hemnes 3-Drawer Chest
37.375” | 95 cm
63” | 160 cm
19.625” | 50 cm
8.6 ft2 | .8 m2
2017
IKEA Hemnes 8-Drawer Dresser
95.000
160.000
50.000
0.80
2017.00
12050
https://p3d.in/e/ozoHj
3D
IKEA Hemnes 8-Drawer Dresser3D model of the IKEA Hemnes 8-Drawer Dresser viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Hemnes 8-Drawer Dresser viewed in perspective
39.375” | 100 cm
31.5” | 80 cm
18.875” | 48 cm
2017
IKEA Malm 4-Drawer Chest
100.000
80.000
48.000
2017.00
450
https://p3d.in/e/J7CNw
3D
IKEA Malm 4-Drawer ChestView of the IKEA Malm 4-Drawer Chest in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Malm 4-Drawer Chest in 3D available for download
30.75” | 78 cm
63” | 160 cm
19” | 48 cm
2017
IKEA Malm 6-Drawer Dresser
78.000
160.000
48.000
2017.00
11100
https://p3d.in/e/1a9q9
3D
IKEA Malm 6-Drawer DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Malm 6-Drawer DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Malm 6-Drawer Dresser
27.6” | 70 cm
18.1” | 46 cm
19.3” | 49 cm
29.3 lb | 13.3 kg (Package)
2018
IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest
70.000
46.000
49.000
13.300
2018.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/nHyRd
3D
IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest3D model of the IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest viewed in perspective
40.5” | 103 cm
32.25” | 82 cm
17” | 43 cm
2008
Lauki Tall Dresser
103.000
82.000
43.000
2008.00
10
https://p3d.in/e/npuMW
3D
Lauki Tall Dresser3D model of the Lauki Tall Dresser viewed in perspective3D model of the Lauki Tall Dresser viewed in perspective
28” | 71 cm
47” | 119 cm
17” | 43 cm
2008
Lauki Wide Dresser
71.000
119.000
43.000
2008.00
10
https://p3d.in/e/FAJgi
3D
Lauki Wide DresserView of the Lauki Wide Dresser in 3D available for downloadView of the Lauki Wide Dresser in 3D available for download
44.5” | 113 cm
34.5” | 88 cm
19” | 48 cm
2019
Line Tall Dresser
113.000
88.000
48.000
2019.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/hPdvv
3D
Line Tall DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Line Tall DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Line Tall Dresser
28.75” | 73 cm
65.75” | 167 cm
19” | 48 cm
2019
Line Wide Dresser
73.000
167.000
48.000
2019.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/7UXX0
3D
Line Wide Dresser3D model of the Line Wide Dresser viewed in perspective3D model of the Line Wide Dresser viewed in perspective
45.5” | 116 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
19” | 48 cm
2007
Matera Tall Dresser
116.000
85.000
48.000
2007.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/QBGAC
3D
Matera Tall DresserView of the Matera Tall Dresser in 3D available for downloadView of the Matera Tall Dresser in 3D available for download
29” | 74 cm
63.5” | 161 cm
19” | 48 cm
2007
Matera Wide Dresser
74.000
161.000
48.000
2007.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/t53NX
3D
Matera Wide DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Matera Wide DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Matera Wide Dresser
32” | 81 cm
74” | 188 cm
20” | 51 cm
2012
Morrison Wide Dresser
81.000
188.000
51.000
2012.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/KrjSW
3D
Morrison Wide Dresser3D model of the Morrison Wide Dresser viewed in perspective3D model of the Morrison Wide Dresser viewed in perspective
28.75” | 73 cm
34” | 86 cm
18.5” | 47 cm
1952
Nelson Three-Drawer Chest
73.000
86.000
47.000
1952.00
10
https://p3d.in/e/ypbq2
3D
Nelson Three-Drawer ChestView of the Nelson Three-Drawer Chest in 3D available for downloadView of the Nelson Three-Drawer Chest in 3D available for download
50.5” | 128 cm
30.5” | 77 cm
18.75” | 48 cm
2017
Raleigh Tall Dresser
128.000
77.000
48.000
2017.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/2q2iD
3D
Raleigh Tall DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Raleigh Tall DresserPerspective view of a 3D model of the Raleigh Tall Dresser
33.25” | 84 cm
60” | 152 cm
18.75” | 48 cm
2017
Raleigh Wide Dresser
84.000
152.000
48.000
2017.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/cCtYm
3D
Raleigh Wide Dresser3D model of the Raleigh Wide Dresser viewed in perspective3D model of the Raleigh Wide Dresser viewed in perspective
38” | 96.5 cm
38” | 96.5 cm
23” | 58.4 cm
Tide Curved Chest
96.500
96.500
58.400
0
https://p3d.in/e/qIR1i
3D
Tide Curved ChestView of the Tide Curved Chest (3-Drawer) in 3D available for downloadView of the Tide Curved Chest (3-Drawer) in 3D available for download
Morrison Wide Dresser
Scale drawing of the Morrison Wide Dresser comparing its size to a person

The Morrison Wide Dresser is a dresser with a marble top and wood veneer over an MDF case and frame.  It was designed by Egg Collective in 2012/2014; they initially started the design of this line for a longtime friend who needed a custom cabinet. This line expanded to flexible storage with soft-closing hardware, turned legs, and sleek lines.

The Morrison Wide Dresser has an overall height of 32” (81 cm), width of 74” (188 cm), and depth of 20” (51 cm).

Drawings of the Morrison Wide Dresser represented in elevation and plan with dimensions for height, width, and depth
The Morrison Wide Dresser is a dresser with a marble top and wood veneer over an MDF case and frame. It was designed by Egg Collective in 2012/2014; they initially started the design of this line for a longtime friend who needed a custom cabinet. This line expanded for a range of flexible storage.

The Morrison Wide Dresser has an overall height of 32” (81 cm), width of 74” (188 cm), and depth of 20” (51 cm).

Drawings of the Morrison Wide Dresser represented in elevation and plan with dimensions for height, width, and depth
Morrison Wide Dresser
Height:
32” | 81 cm
Width:
74” | 188 cm
Length:
Depth:
20” | 51 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Marble top (White Carrara, Crema Marfil); MDF case (walnut or ebonized oadk veneer); solid legs (walnut or ebonized oak); brass knobs
Designer
Egg Collective
Year
2012

Drawings include:
Morrison Wide Dresser elevation (front), elevation (side), plan

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Raleigh Wide Dresser
Scaled drawing of the Raleigh Wide Dresser comparing it to the size of a standing human

The Raleigh Wide Dresser is a six-drawer solid wood dresser that provides spacious storage. Designers Jeffrey Bernett, Nicholas Dodzuik, and Christopher Skodi used wood veneer and solid wood legs to design this dresser for the Raleigh Bedroom Collection in 2017. With the celebration of wood as the focus, the Raleigh Wide Dresser is a warm and inviting furniture piece to add to any space.

The Raleigh Wide Dresser has an overall height of 33.25” (84 cm), width of 60” (152 cm), and depth of 18.75” (48 cm).

Elevation and plan drawings of the Raleigh Wide Dresser with measurements for height, depth, and width
The Raleigh Wide Dresser is a six-drawer solid wood dresser that provides spacious storage while adding warmth to any space. Designers Jeffrey Bernett, Nicholas Dodzuik, and Christopher Skodi used wood veneer and solid wood legs to design this dresser for the Raleigh Bedroom Collection in 2017.

The Raleigh Wide Dresser has an overall height of 33.25” (84 cm), width of 60” (152 cm), and depth of 18.75” (48 cm).

Elevation and plan drawings of the Raleigh Wide Dresser with measurements for height, depth, and width
Raleigh Wide Dresser
Height:
33.25” | 84 cm
Width:
60” | 152 cm
Length:
Depth:
18.75” | 48 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Solid wood drawers and legs; veneer top (oak or walnut)
Designer
Jeffrey Bernett & Nicholas Dodziuk
Year
2017

Drawings include:
Raleigh Wide Dresser elevation (front), elevation (side), plan

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IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest

The IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest serves a versatile function and can be used in different spaces like the bedroom or hallway. It is crafted from perforated steel surfaces and is supported with round legs to bring a unique design element. The IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest was designed by L Hilland and J Karlsson.

The IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 27.6” (70 cm), width of 18.1” (46 cm), and depth of 19.3” (49 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest with height, width, and depth dimensions
The IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest serves a versatile function and can be used in different spaces like the bedroom or hallway. It is crafted from perforated steel surfaces and is supported with round legs to bring a unique design element.

The IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 27.6” (70 cm), width of 18.1” (46 cm), and depth of 19.3” (49 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest with height, width, and depth dimensions
IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest
Height:
27.6” | 70 cm
Width:
18.1” | 46 cm
Length:
Depth:
19.3” | 49 cm
Weight:
29.3 lb | 13.3 kg (Package)
Area:

Clearance: 6.9” | 17.5 cm
Drawers: 2

Materials
Powder-coated steel
Designer
L Hilland/J Karlsson (IKEA)
Year
2018

Drawings include:
IKEA Nikkeby 2-Drawer Chest front elevation, side, plan

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Line Wide Dresser
Scale drawing of the Line Wide Dresser in comparison to a standing person

The Line Wide Dresser is an elegant dresser made up of an American walnut or white oak frame and an MDF with walnut or oak veneer. After it was designed by Nathan Yong in 2019, the line collection was expanded at the Salone Del Mobile, a furniture fair in Milan, where Yong presented his Line Media Console. The Line Wide Dresser has six louvered drawers with leveling floor glides for uneven surfaces.

The Line Wide Dresser has an overall height of 28.75” (73 cm), width of 65.75” (167 cm), and depth of 19” (48 cm).

Collection of measured drawings of the Line Wide Dresser with dimensions for height, width and depth
The Line Wide Dresser is an elegant dresser made up of an American walnut or white oak frame and an MDF with walnut or oak veneer. It was designed by Nathan Yong in 2019; the line collection was expanded after the Salone Del Mobile in Milan, where Yong presented his Line Media Console.

The Line Wide Dresser has an overall height of 28.75” (73 cm), width of 65.75” (167 cm), and depth of 19” (48 cm).

Collection of measured drawings of the Line Wide Dresser with dimensions for height, width and depth
Line Wide Dresser
Height:
28.75” | 73 cm
Width:
65.75” | 167 cm
Length:
Depth:
19” | 48 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Walnut or white oak frame; MDF with walnut or oak veneer
Designer
Nathan Yong
Year
2019

Drawings include:
Line Wide Dresser elevation (front), elevation (side), plan

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Nelson Three-Drawer Chest
Size comparison drawing of the Nelson Thin Edge 3-Drawer Chest to an average person

The Nelson Chest with three drawers is a chest with environmentally sustainable veneers and 85% recycled materials. It was designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, where Nelson was the director from 1945-1972. The dresser is made with walnut, ash, or santos palisander veneer with solid birch drawers, and aluminum legs for a striking look.

The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” (73 cm), width of 34” (86 cm), and depth of 18.5” (47 cm).

Series of dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Thin Edge 3-Drawer Chest with measurements for height, width, and depth
The Three-Drawer Nelson Chest is made of environmentally sustainable veneers and 85% recycled materials. Designed by George Nelson for Herman Miller, where Nelson was the director from 1945-1972, the dresser is made with walnut, ash, or santos palisander veneer with birch drawers, and aluminum legs.

The Nelson Three-Drawer Chest has an overall height of 28.75” (73 cm), width of 34” (86 cm), and depth of 18.5” (47 cm).

Series of dimensioned drawings of the Nelson Thin Edge 3-Drawer Chest with measurements for height, width, and depth
Nelson Three-Drawer Chest
Height:
28.75” | 73 cm
Width:
34” | 86 cm
Length:
Depth:
18.5” | 47 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Wood veneer (walnut, ash, Santos palisander); birch drawers; polished aluminum legs
Designer
George Nelson
Year
1952

Drawings include:
Nelson Thin Edge Three-Drawer Chest elevation (front), elevation (side), plan

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