10 Chairs for Small Spaces and Rooms
If you live in a small home, these stylish, functional and — most importantly — compact chairs could be just what you're looking for.
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Best Armchair: Andover Mills Ronald Armchair
The popular Andover Mills Ronald Armchair has a classic, compact design that you can easily incorporate into any room in your home without taking up too much space. The chair is just 28 inches wide and 30 inches deep, and it’s available in more than a dozen colors to match any decor.
Best Value: BELLEZE Modern Club Chair
Not only does the BELLEZE Modern Club Chair come in several fun prints, but this small armchair is an unbeatable value, costing just $100. The piece is just under 27 inches wide and 24 inches deep, making it significantly smaller than standard armchairs, yet its deep seat and foam cushion make it comfortable for relaxing.
Best Accent Chair: Dhurrie Petite Accent Chair
You can make a big statement in a small space with the Dhurrie Petite Accent Chair, which has a compact armless design and bold color scheme. It stands 26 inches wide and 30 inches deep, and it has sleek tapered wooden legs for a modern appearance. The chair is covered with a teal velvet upholstery fabric that’s inspired by traditional Turkish rugs. It’s sure to become the focal point of any room.
Best Corner Chair: Ikea REMSTA Armchair
Chairs with small arms, like the Ikea REMSTA Armchair, take up less space visually and are less cumbersome in a small home. This particular chair would be perfect to tuck into a corner of your living room or bedroom. The chair is just over 23 inches wide and 28 inches deep, with a button-tufted back and gently curved legs. The chair is covered with a stylish velvet fabric that comes in three colors.
Best Swivel Chair: Madeline Upholstered Swivel Chair
The Madeline Upholstered Swivel Chair has a small, round design, and its swiveling base makes it perfect for a vanity or desk. The Madeline Armchair has a sleek, simple form with a rounded back and 22-in. circular base. It can be customized in dozens of fabrics to perfectly match your home.
Best Chair with Ottoman: George Oliver Joetta Armchair and Ottoman
You’ll be able to kick up your feet with the George Oliver Joetta Armchair and Ottoman set, which includes two modern pieces. This set comes in four colors and has tapered legs for a contemporary appearance. When arranged together, it requires only 28-1/2-in. front to back, allowing you to place them in any small living space.
Best Recliner: JUMMICO Fabric Recliner Chair
Many recliners are bulky and oversized, but the JUMMICO Fabric Recliner Chair is surprisingly compact, measuring just over 20 inches wide. The manual recliner comes in five colors. When fully reclined it measures about 62 inches deep. As a bonus, the chair is equipped with massage functionality.
Best Leather: Dexter Leather Arm Chair
The elegant mid-century appearance of the Dexter Leather Arm Chair will add sophistication to any home. The chair is just under 24 inches wide and 25 inches deep, featuring solid wood legs with a comfortable curved shell silhouette. Plus, this chair is covered with genuine top-grain leather that comes in a dozen colors. You can request swatches.
Best Dining Chair: Ikea LEIFARNE Dining Chairs
If you have a small kitchen or dining space, the Ikea LEIFARNE Dining Chairs will take up minimal room thanks to their slim 20-1/2-in. width. Plus, these chairs are stackable, another handy space-saving feature. You can choose the underframe and seat shell to create a matching set or a “playful mix” around your table. The curved back makes these chairs surprisingly comfortable.
Best Desk Chair: Article Svelti
Even the smallest space can be an office thanks to the Article Svelti chair, which is just 24 inches wide. The 1950s-inspired polypropylene seat is mounted on five quirky legs with casters. It comes in five trendy colors, including aloe green (shown) and dusty pink.