Living Room Chairs in All Shapes and Sizes
There are few things more delightful than curling up with a good book in a comfortable armchair – or pulling a chair closer to the sofa for a conversation with good friends. Our four-legged friend – the chair – is the key to a comfortable living room. So how do you know what kind of chair your living room needs? Let's take a look at your options.
This reliable, generously padded chair type mixes comfort with a solid base. Lounge chairs like the Lily Chair by Younger help conserve space and boast full upholstery. Classic Mid-Century chairs like the Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman take up more space – but offer iconic style that more than makes up for it. In either case, comfort is the focus and style serves it.
Recliners and Rockers
Put your feet up and stay a while. Motion seating such as recliners and rockers are perfect for those lazy shoeless afternoons – or after dinner with a mug of hot chocolate and a movie. Go with Stressless recliners like the Vegas Chair for the ultimate in relaxation, or accessorize your living room with a glider like the Kipling Glider and Ottoman to kick back in style. Swivel chairs (give the Molly Swivel Chair a try) and traditional recliners (like the Pueblo Recliner) round out the motion seating offering for your living room.
Take it from someone who lives in a small space: sometimes bigger isn't better. Living room chairs vary in size, and the ones with the smallest footprint are the mini-but-mighty side chairs. Their small size makes them ideal for trying new patterns or introducing bold color to your decor; you won't overwhelm the rest of your furnishings. Instead, you'll add a pop of legit pizzazz. Mid-Century icons like the Risom Side Chair, Eames Side Chair, and Bertoia Side Chair not only enrich your decor, but provide visitors with a legendary seat while you enjoy their company. You can also go the upholstered route, depending on what kind of chair you need in your living room. The Calligaris Gossip Chair is a striking example of style meeting substance.
Ottomans and Poufs
What if you don't really need an actual chair, but you do want a footrest that can double as a seat in a pinch? Ottomans and Poufs fill the bill for both those tasks. Some, like the Corinthian Stool are even stylish enough that they may not even be confused with traditional ottomans. They're perfect for pushing out of the way when not in use – and still remain an integral part of your living room. From brass tacks to distressed wood, dowel legs to solid bases, you'll find the full range of these comfortable pieces here.
You're ready to find the living room chair that's best for you.
Whether you're looking for a recliner, rocking chair, side chair, or comfortable lounge chair (or even just an ottoman), you'll find it here in a style you love. Need help finding the perfect chair for your living room – and want an easier shopping experience? Take our FurnitureGenius quiz and our entire site will turn into your personal shopper. You'll see the living room chairs you like – and you'll see them first, without having to hunt.
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