20 Comfortable-Yet-Charming Oversized Reading Chairs

Oversized Reading Chairs

In some spaces, sleek furniture design works the best; in others (such as a nook, library, or den) comfort rules. These oversized reading chairs–while still stylish–are built for the latter. Their size is perfect for curling up with a good read, while their extra padding creates a cozy getaway. Any book worm or relaxation aficionado is sure to love these oversized reading chairs.

Yellow Haze

Home Bunch

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This nook is filled with natural light, so two yellow oversized reading chairs and their matching ottoman keeps the space bright. Full, padded cushions and a ergonomic shape make gazing out the window at the ocean a true pleasure.

Corner Comfort


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Even in a smaller space, these two oversized reading chairs have been position to share an ottoman and take advantage of the same light. One can simply reach back for a book and curl up in the corner.

Chair Fit for Two

Apartment Therapy

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In this all-wood room, a neutral two-seat chair sits beautifully basking in the natural light. Its large size allows for all sorts of comfortable positions or shared relaxation.

Grayscale Oversized Reading Chair

more than ideas

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The light gray of this oversized reading chair matches the various gray hues in the room. A reading light drapes over the top and a fluffy pillow and blanket provide further serenity.

Pillows Galore


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With a long shape, this oversized reading chair allows for sitting or laying for two people. Just looking at it makes you want to jump onto the pile of cozy pillows and take a nap.

Pop of Color


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Immediately upon entering this room you are greeted with an abundance of natural light shining on this vibrant oversized reading chair. Its design incorporates a footrest that allows for sitting or laying down.

Epic Oversized Reading Chair

The Everyday Home

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This oversized reading chair is so large, it almost looks like a bed. With an attached ottoman and cushioned arms and back, its perfect for curling up with family or friends to watch a movie or read together.

Neutral Oversized Reading Chair

Sarah @ Little Vintage Nest

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The beauty of oversized reading chairs is that they can serve as a lounge chair and a smaller loveseat. In this chair’s case, it works as both in a smaller living space.

Extended Seat


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The seat of this oversized reading chair hovers between built in ottoman and regular lounger. Therefore it is perfect for curling up as your newest reading throne.

Outdoor Oversized Reading Chair

Cuded Art & Design

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Wicker construction and outdoor-friendly cushions allow this oversized chair to rest on a patio or in a backyard. Its unique circular design also draws attention and creates a cove-like space.

Papasan Oversize Reading Chair

Pier 1 Imports

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This oversized chair rests on a natural wood shell and base. Its papasan design allows you to sink down with a good book and relax.

Elegant Oversized Reading Chair

ID Home

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Tufted arms and back on this stylish chair enhance its elegant appeal. A soft, knit pillow and blanket pair well with its sophisticated look.

Oversize Sitting Hammock

Cox & Cox

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Another outdoor option, this reading hammock has comfortable cushions and an ergonomic shape. It adds flair to any outdoor space with a Bohemian vibe.

Tasteful Oversized Reading Chair

Country Living

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Of all the chairs in this post, this one hosts the most regal air. Meanwhile, button tufting is seen throughout the piece and it keeps the space polished.

Simplistic Oversized Reading Chair


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This oversized reading chair completes a simple, chic living room. Its pleated base and round ottoman would also enhance a nursery or a library.

Twin Oversized Reading Chairs

All Things Shabby and Beautiful

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With two oversized reading chairs in one living room, you can boast more seating for guests as well as separate reading thrones for you and a loved one. The pale blue of these two chairs maintains the breezy feeling of this particular space.

Circular Chic

Apartment Therapy2

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Residing next to a packed bookshelf, this round reading chair is both charming and chic. Its circular design is absolutely ideal for curling up with your favorite novel.

Classic Oversized Reading Chair

A House and A Dog

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Unique stitching on the arms and back of this oversized reading chair add subtle style. Its cream color suits the neutral tone of this room perfectly.

Regal + Round


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The pleated base of this round oversize reading chair gives it a royal touch. Its pale blue color adds opulence to this clean, bright room.

Oversize Beanbag Chair

Urban Outfitters

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This oversized reading chair works well in a hipster’s lair. It reminds you of an oversized beanbag chair with style and makes lounging a delight.


If you have always believed comfort and style cannot coincide, these oversized reading chairs will prove you wrong and add charm to your living room. If you like their look but don’t know how they will fit in your space, check out our post  20 Living Room Furniture Arrangement Ideas for inspiration.