21 Cozy Swivel Chairs to Add to Your Home

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Last Updated - June 30, 2022

Swivel chairs offer the convenience of facing any direction, letting you access desks and tables from all angles whenever you want without losing the comfort of traditional chairs. Functional, comfortable, and incredibly stylish, swivel chairs can make a great addition to your living room, bedroom, and office.

To help you shop, we have rounded up twenty-one contemporary swivel chairs below. They aren't your average accent chair. Perched atop swiveling bases are a practical seating option for any space. From Zoom calls to family movie nights, these swivel chairs are worthy of a spot in your home.

21 Swivel Chair Styles for Your Living Room Space

01
Out Of 21

TOV Furniture Kennedy Velvet Swivel Chair

TOV Furniture Kennedy Velvet Swivel Chair

Unlike many swivel chairs, TOV Furniture's Kennedy Velvet Swivel Chair won't bulk up your space. The rounded silhouette boasts a sleek back cut-out that doesn't sacrifice one bit of comfort and support. A thick seat cushion and coordinating square accent pillow make for one surprisingly comfortable seat. The luxe polyester velvet upholstery comes in your choice of black, navy, grey, forest green, blush, and cream.

Material

Polyester upholstery, foam fill, wood frame, stainless steel legs

Size

29.5"L x 30"W x 31.5"H

Cleaning

Spot clean

02
Out Of 21

Bloomingdale's Laurel Swivel Chair

Bloomingdale's Laurel Swivel Chair

The search is over. Bloomingdale's Laurel Swivel Chair brings an ultra-modern (and ultra-comfortable) feel to your space. The armless design features a plush seat and back cushion covered in richly-textured cream upholstery fabric. Tuck one into an unused corner topped with a cozy knit throw. Rubber welding and a high-density foam core ensure this stylish piece is built to last.

Material

Frame: rubber welding; upholstery: polyester/polyester blend

Size

29"L x 33"W x 30.5"H

Cleaning

Spot clean

03
Out Of 21

Williams Sonoma Montclair Swivel Chair

Customizable

Williams Sonoma Montclair Swivel Chair

It's impossible not to fall in love with this Montclair Swivel Chair from Williams Sonoma. The classic club chair boasts soft curves and a 360-degree swivel base. Each contract-grade piece is expertly crafted by skilled artisans using a kiln-dried hardwood frame and a resilient foam core. With over 70 premium leather and upholstery fabric options to choose from, it's easy to find just the right one for your home.

Material

Custom

Size

31.25"W x 31"D x 31"H

Cleaning

N/A

04
Out Of 21

Project 62 Dorton Round Swivel Barrel Chair

Multiple Color Options Available

Project 62 Dorton Round Swivel Barrel Chair

Add a dose of style to your living room space with this Dorton Round Swivel Barrel Chair from Project 62. The versatile swivel chair boasts a curved back and sides that create an irresistibly inviting seat. A swivel base allows easy movement as you work, unwind, or entertain. Shoppers can choose between cream sherpa, light gray or navy velvet, and gray woven upholstery fabric.

Material

Upholstered, Plywood (Frame)

Size

30.3 Inches (H) x 33.1 Inches (W) x 32.3 Inches (D)

Cleaning

N/A

05
Out Of 21

France & Son Lefebvre Swivel Chair

Low Back

France & Son Lefebvre Swivel Chair

Swivel chairs don't have to feel bulky, and France & Son's Lefebvre Swivel Chair is proof. The round seat and low back create a streamlined, timeless silhouette. Fully upholstered in luxurious vegan leather, they add a sophisticated touch to any decor style. Both the cream and tan color options look equally as chic. Sold as a single chair or set of two, they're the perfect swivel chairs to tuck under a side table or in a corner.

Material

Vinyl Upholstery 

Size

20 H x 20 W x 20 D

Cleaning

N/A

06
Out Of 21

CB2 x VUUE Set of 2 Fitz Velvet Swivel Chairs

Multiple Color Options Available

CB2 x VUUE Set of 2 Fitz Velvet Swivel Chairs

These vintage-inspired Fitz Velvet Swivel Chairs were designed exclusively for CB2 by VUUE. Channel-tufted velvet upholstery brings the feel of an elusive antique store find. A swivel base, sinuous wire spring suspension system, and a plump seat cushion combine convenience with comfort. The hardwood frame is kiln-dried to prevent warping and extend product life.

Material

Cotton/poly velvet

Size

38.5"Wx32.5"Dx27.5"H

Cleaning

professional upholstery cleaning service

07
Out Of 21

Interlude Home Simone Sheepskin Swivel Chair

Dyed Lambskin Upholstery

Interlude Home Simone Sheepskin Swivel Chair

Give your living room an extra cozy feel with this Simone Sheepskin Swivel Chair from Interlude Home. Its generous silhouette envelops you in total comfort while you curl up with a good book or your go-to podcast. The entire piece is covered by hand in dyed lambskin upholstery sourced from the finest Tibetan herders. Needless to say, it'll be your new favorite spot around the house.

Material

Handcrafted swivel chair made of ash wood frame and dyed lambskin (Tibet) upholstery

Size

31”Sq. x 30"T

Cleaning

N/A

08
Out Of 21

Opalhouse Morpho Swivel Armchair

Multiple Color Options Available

Opalhouse Morpho Swivel Armchair

Upgrade your boring office chair to this Morpho Swivel Armchair from Opalhouse. The round, tub-style seat and sleek metal base have a distinctly mid-century modern feel. Covered in a jewel-toned velvet upholstery, the generously-filled seat feels just as luxurious as it looks. Top with eclectic throw pillows for an artsy vibe, or leave as-is for a more minimalist take on the vintage-inspired look.

Material

Polyester, Metal, Wood Frame

Size

30 Inches (H) x 30.75 Inches (W) x 30.5 Inches (D)

Cleaning

Spot or Wipe Clean

09
Out Of 21

Hooker Furniture Lennox Tufted Swivel Chair

Leather Material

Hooker Furniture Lennox Tufted Swivel Chair

Hooker Furniture's Lennox Tufted Swivel Chair is handcrafted in Mexico using high-quality materials and careful attention to detail. Button-tufting, nailhead trim, and intricate embossing bring timeless sophistication to the waxed, semi-aniline leather upholstery. The splurge-worthy piece only gets more comfortable over the years. A hardwood frame and sturdy swivel mechanism ensure it'll last through a lifetime of love.

Material

Semi-aniline leather, hardwood frame

Size

33.5"W x 30.2"D x 28.5"T

Cleaning

N/A

10
Out Of 21

France & Son Evan Swivel Chair

Prepare to receive all sorts of compliments on this Evan Swivel Chair from France & Son. The boxy accent chair features a squared seat, 360-degree swivel base, and a distinctive tubular design along the back. Upholstered with practical performance fabric, it's built to withstand everyday use year after year. Drape a throw blanket over the back to bring a pop of color.

Material

Performance

Size

32.25"w x 30.00"d x 26.75"h

Cleaning

N/A

11
Out Of 21

West Elm Haven Swivel Chair

Customizable

West Elm Haven Swivel Chair

Shopping for something you can customize? West Elm's Haven Swivel Chair is just the piece you're looking for. Available in a wide array of upholstery fabrics, it's easy to customize the piece to your exact liking. The versatile design features wrap-around arms, webbed cushion support, and high-resiliency polyurethane foam and fiber fill. Its loose, reversible seat cushion boasts a functional zip-over cover for easier clean-up in case of spills.

Material

Custom

Size

33.25"w x 32.6"d x 30.5”h

Cleaning

N/A

12
Out Of 21

Pottery Barn Wells Upholstered Swivel Armchair

Customizable

Pottery Barn Wells Upholstered Swivel Armchair

Classic meets contemporary with this Wells Upholstered Swivel Armchair from Pottery Barn. A practical swivel base allows you to angle the wingback design in any direction you please. Button-tufting and curved arms bring interest without sacrificing practicality. With three metal base finishes and countless upholstery fabric options to choose from, it easily adapts to any decor scheme.

Material

Custom

Size

33.5" w x 36.5" d x 38" h

Cleaning

Spot cleaning

13
Out Of 21

CB2 x goop Gwyneth Set of 2 Boucle Chairs

Multiple Color Options Available

CB2 x goop Gwyneth Set of 2 Boucle Chairs

How cute are these Gwyneth Boucle Chairs from CB2? The cozy accent chairs were designed in collaboration with Oscar-winning actress and goop founder Gwyneth Paltrow. An FSC-certified pine wood frame and swivel base provide a sturdy foundation for the ultra-plush design. The richly-textured boucle upholstery fabric comes in your choice of cream-colored boucle, midnight blue velvet, and a black poly-acrylic blend. Sold in a set of two, they're the perfect accent chairs for a den or sitting room.

Material

FSC®-certified pine and engineered wood frame with swivel base

Size

34" w x 32.5" d x 29" h

Cleaning

Spot cleaning, professional upholstery cleaning service

14
Out Of 21

AllModern Brandt Upholstered Swivel Armchair

Classic Library Chair Inspired

AllModern Brandt Upholstered Swivel Armchair

AllModern's Brandy Upholstered Swivel Armchair was designed with bookworms in mind. Its squared silhouette and vertical channel tufting draw inspiration from classic library chairs. Spacious and supportive, the retro accent chair offers the comfort and support you need to really unwind. The neutral upholstery fabric has a subtle herringbone pattern for a bit of added interest. Pair with the coordinating Brandy Upholstered Sofa to create a functional living room space that's ready to host a book club.

Material

Polyester Blend; Foam; Synthetic fiber

Size

26.5'' H x 32'' W x 34'' D

Cleaning

N/A

15
Out Of 21

Urban Outfitters Amaia Swivel Chair

Multiple Color Options Available

Urban Outfitters Amaia Swivel Chair

Urban Outfitters designed this versatile Amaia Swivel Chair for apartments and small spaces. The ultra-simple design features a rounded back and cushioned drum seat on a swivel base. Offered in three earthy shades, it's the perfect addition to a studio apartment or boho bedroom corner. Place a sculptural side table nearby to set your drink while you unwind.

Material

Textile, iron, eucalyptus wood, foam

Size

34.06"l x 32.68"w x 29.53"h

Cleaning

Spot clean

16
Out Of 21

Bloomingdale's Artisan Collection Quinn Swivel Chair

Multiple Color Options Available

Bloomingdale's Artisan Collection Quinn Swivel Chair

There's the Quinn Swivel Chair from Bloomingdale's Artisan Collection for those who prize quality and craftsmanship. Each piece is handmade with a solid wood frame and genuine leather upholstery. Track arms and a rounded seat back provide support, while a soy-based foam cushion lets you sink right in. Over the years, it'll age into a one-of-a-kind vintage piece worth passing on.

Material

Leather, HR foam

Size

34"W x 34"D x 31"H

Cleaning

Wipe clean

17
Out Of 21

Haute House Tatiana Tufted Velvet Swivel Chair

Luxurious Feel

Haute House Tatiana Tufted Velvet Swivel Chair

This Tatiana Tufted Velvet Swivel Chair from Haute House gives your space a luxurious feel. It's handcrafted in the USA with luxe materials and impeccable taste. Button-tufted velvet upholstery and a gold metal base create a sophisticated, vintage-inspired vibe that's impossible to ignore. Top it with a sheepskin accent pillow or throw, making it a stylish addition to the corner of a bedroom, living room, or home office.

Material

Polyester velvet

Size

30"W x 28"D x 31"T

Cleaning

N/A

18
Out Of 21

Jonathan Alder Bacharach Swivel Chair

Vibrant Color

Jonathan Alder Bacharach Swivel Chair

Artist, interior designer, and author Jonathan Alder knows a thing or two about great style. His Bacharach Swivel Chair pairs a sleek metal base with vibrant blue velvet upholstery. A rounded back and loose seat cushion surrounds you in softness and support while you work from home or unwind after a long day in the office. Add one of Alder's statement-making throw pillows for the perfect finishing touch.

Material

Cotton velvet upholstery; stainless steel and iron base

Size

31.5"W x 28.25"D x 27.5"T

Cleaning

N/A

19
Out Of 21

Caracole Recut Chair

Pebble-Cut Velvet Design

Caracole Recut Chair

Caracole's Recut Chair is guaranteed to turn the heads of all your house guests. A black pedestal base and slate grey, pebble-cut velvet combine to create a contemporary look that's unlike anything you've seen before. The unique design features a rounded seat, exposed wood rails, and a barrel-shaped backrest for added support. It effortlessly blends organic and ultra-modern shapes to create something special.

Material

60% rayon/40% polyester upholstery; wood frame

Size

30"W x 30.5"D x 32.5"H

Cleaning

Spot clean

20
Out Of 21

Giuseppe Nicoletti Marie Swivel Chair

Multiple Color Options Available

Giuseppe Nicoletti Marie Swivel Chair

This Marie Swivel Chair from Giuseppe Nicoletti completes any room in style. The contemporary swivel chair features a cushioned drum seat and a button-tufted back cushion. Its sleek velvet upholstery fabric comes in sixteen different shades to complement every living room, bedroom, or nursery color scheme. Stick with basic black or cream for minimalist master suites, or add a pop of color with rose pink, lemon yellow, or sage green.

Material

Pinewood/multilayer frame covered with polyurethane foam; 70% polyester/30% cotton upholstery; polyurethane foam with layer of memory foam

Size

29"L x 24"W x 32"H

Cleaning

nothing harse or abrasive

21
Out Of 21

West Elm Austin Leather Swivel Armchair

Multiple Color Options Available

West Elm Austin Leather Swivel Armchair

If you've got the space, opt for a swivel chair and footrest set. West Elm's Austin Leather Swivel Armchair brings a timeless touch to the corner of your man cave or home office. A plush seat back and faceted arms offer all-day comfort while you work from home, watch TV, or take a quick catnap. The mid-century-inspired style comes in an array of leg finishes and both genuine leather and vegan leather upholstery options to ensure it blends seamlessly into your space. Purchase the coordinating footrest to create the ultimate lounging spot.

Material

Genuine leather

Size

29"w x 36.75"d x 36"h

Cleaning

See brand for details

How To Choose A Swivel Chair

Fabric

Modern swivel chairs come in a variety of fabrics. From microsuede to linen, the possibilities are endless. Upholstered swivel chairs offer a soft and comfortable seat while they look and feel beautiful. Leather swivel chairs can instantly elevate the look and feel of a space that is luxurious to touch.

Design

Besides being able to swivel, some swivel chairs also have reclining capabilities. The two-in-one design can be perfect for anyone who enjoys a recliner and can swivel to reach for something from the coffee table.

Some swivel chairs offer track arms that give extra ergonomic support and a place to rest your arm.

For ultimate comfort, seek one that has a wood base. The wood base optimizes the swivel chair's comfort, support, and safety level.

Durability

Having a wood base not only adds comfort but also provides extra strength and durability. The chair can withstand years of use with materials like upholstered fabric and leather.


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About the author

Bella Zinti

Bella has a Bachelors degree in interior design, is a master gardener with extensive experience building homes from scratch. She designs nourishing outdoor & indoor spaces guided by the practice of Feng Shui, as well as helping clients create year-round sustainable organic gardens.

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