A spot in the sun with a relaxing read is a simple and timeless happiness. Lovers of literature know that some time alone – with a great book – can sometimes be the best medicine. Find an extra comfy, contemporary chair for your library with our selection of fifty-one top-of-the-line reading seats. Ranging from plush outdoor lounge chairs, to structured slingbacks, velvet-covered beauties, stylish leathered chaise lounge chairs and fold-away futons, they each allow you to lean back and learn in your individually-preferred reading position. Take advantage of our list to find the perfect partner for your reading sessions, in a variety of styles and colour-ways.
Newton Chaise: Available in a range of colours, this comfy block sofa-for-one takes discomforts out of reading time.
Round Snuggle Chair: Find armrests get in the way of a good cuddle? Create a reading space for two in this circular design.
Rounded Oversized Reading Chair: No matter how you like to lounge, this oversized reading chair offers plenty of space to get cozy. Stain-resistant upholstery means you can feel confident lounging with a cup of tea or a favorite snack.
Customizable Oversized Comfy Reading Chair: Down-filled cushioning makes this oversized chair especially alluring. Durable birch wood legs and trim lend a classic aesthetic, the upholstery fully customizable so you can find the perfect fit for your space.
Coaster Contemporary Chaise Lounge: Bring Miami Vice into your living area, with this white leather lounger underneath your bones.
Boucle Corner Reading Chair: Boucle upholstery is perfectly on-trend, and its inherently plush nature makes it perfect for the coziest reading nooks. This weighty chair features wingback construction for a seating experience that feels like a big hug.
Saarinen Womb Chair: This luxurious chair with matching ottoman adds glamour to any library. The upholstery is available in a variety of luxurious leather and fabric options, each hand-stitched over a shapely fiberglass shell. This exciting Eero Saarinen lounge chair offers a chance to own a true mid-century icon.
Eames-Style Lounge Chair & Ottoman: Leather and wood in Eames-style layers create stylish comfort for the library.
LC4 Lounge Chair: This iconic Le Corbusier lounge was originally designed in 1928 and remains a favorite among fans of modern and industrial design. Choose between cowhide or leather upholstery options, each equipped with a radiant chrome frame.
Chaise Lounge: This French-inspired chaise longue hides a storage space under its diamante-studded seat.
Retro Comfortable Reading Chair: Playful retro silhouettes make this gorgeous Jonathan Adler design a fabulous selection for mid-century or Atomic Age themes. Down-filled cushions ensure an ultra-comfortable seating experience.
Mid-Century Comfy Reading Chair: This simple mid-century chair is comfortable enough for reading yet practical enough to serve as everyday seating for yourself or for guests. This piece features deep biscuit tufting for added comfort.
Round Reading Nook Chair: This round chair includes a convenient side pocket to keep your book tucked away and ready to read at your convenience. But that’s not all! The cushion lifts up to reveal even more storage space in a hidden compartment within the base. It’s a complete reading nook in one simple package.
Grey Mid-Century Reading Chair: Slight wingback construction, a tufted backrest, and tapered wooden legs make this piece an instant hit for mid-century decor themes. This chair is also available in teal blue in case you want to add a little color to your reading nook.
Swivel Comfortable Reading Chair: Smart all-around support makes this reading chair an incredibly comfortable option. This piece leans and swivels to make sure you can find your ideal sweet spot for uninterrupted reading. This piece is also available with yellow upholstery.
Mid-Century Modern-Style Reading Chair: A classic barrel-back style with soft cushioning makes this the perfect pair for your latest read.
Grey Velvet Corner Reading Chair: Want to transform an empty corner into a stylish reading nook? This corner-shaped seating module might be just the thing you’re looking for. This piece is available in five upholstery colors, each with glamorous gold legs.
Red Velvet Reading Chair: Soft velvet upholstery makes this chair an especially inviting selection for sophisticated home libraries. Track-arm construction ensures an easy fit against walls, in corners, or in a standalone placement anywhere.
Rocking Small Space Reading Chair: What could be more relaxing than spending time in a rocking chair with a favorite book? This mid-century armchair design features stylish button tufting and smooth wooden rockers, perfect for colorful nurseries and other cozy placements.
Small Yellow Swivel Reading Chair: Measuring at just over 35 inches across, this small swivel chair offers gigantic style with a relatively compact footprint. Choose between blue or bright yellow upholstery to make a bold decorative statement.
Yellow Velvet Modern Reading Chair: Created by rockstar contemporary designer Jonathan Adler, the Beaumont lounge chair combines the best of glamorous design and supportive comfort. Choose between golden yellow velvet or plush white boucle upholstery.
Green Velvet Reclining Reading Chair: Do you prefer to recline while reading? This handsome chair offers a stylish mid-century take on the classic recliner, upholstered in satisfying velvet for a smooth touch.
Small Reading Chair with Ottoman: Low-profile construction makes the Vesper a breezy selection that won’t take up too much visual real estate within a minimalistic theme. Pair with the optional ottoman and lumbar pillow for extra comfort.
Fried Egg Mid Century Reading Chair: Created by legendary Danish furniture designer Hans Olsen in 1956, the Egg Chair remains a true icon for its unconventional and playfully asymmetric shape. The arm rest is perfect for resting an elbow as you read.
Winged High Back Reading Chair: Milano is a dramatic wingback design that can make your reading nook feel like a little world all its own. Choose between teak velvet upholstery or cozy white boucle.
Purple Small Round Reading Chair: Measuring at just 32 inches across at its widest point, the Ether Chair by Jonathan Adler makes a big visual impression while occupying a small and practical footprint. Use this playful design to create a glamorous reading spot anywhere in the home.
Purple Reading Chair for Small Space: Generous wings provide an enveloping seating experience while the lower-profile construction gives this chair a more casual appearance. Bold fuchsia upholstery ensures this piece will become an instant focal point.
Butterfly Sling Chair: Brown leather adorns this butterfly, an easy-to-move and easy-to-read on, practical find.
Faux Leather Small Reading Chair: Sleek and streamlined, this modern reading chair makes a bold modern statement without taking up too much space. This piece is upholstered in smooth faux leather, a warm cognac orange on the interior with contrasting black on the outside.
Leather Recliner Reading Chair: Easily adjust your position for exquisite comfort with this powered recliner design. The headrest, footrest, and back position are all fully adjustable so you can find the perfect reading position for your specific preferences.
Leather Wingback Office Reading Chair: Looking for a truly timeless addition to your home library or office? This beautiful wingback chair is upholstered in sumptuous genuine leather that will only grow more beautiful with age and wear.
Ilona Leather Reading Chair: Sloping curves give the Ilona accent chair a laidback look well-suited to your most casual environments around the home. This piece is upholstered in super-soft genuine leather that can readily withstand everyday wear and tear.
Tasseled Bedroom Reading Chair: Charming tasseled fringes give this accent chair a fun classic look, perfect for classic and transitional interior themes alike. Soft linen upholstery provides a breezy seating experience over long sessions with a good book.
Sheepskin Comfortable Bedroom Reading Chair: Tibetan fleece gives this accent chair an irresistibly alluring look. The wooden framing is uniquely sculpted for expressive geometric appeal. High-density foam provides added padding.
Uchiwa Reading Lounge Chair and Ottoman: The eye-catching Uchiwa lounge chair is a widely acclaimed design by Doshi Levien. This piece features a tall backrest softened by molded foam and quilted upholstery, sure to provide hours of comfort while reading.
Massaging Reclining Reading Chair: Why not multitask while reading? The CirC+ Zero Gravity chair features built-in massage components and heating so that you can relax your muscles as you tackle your book backlog. Zero gravity positioning can help you decompress between novels.
Ergonomic Reading Chair and Ottoman: Pure ergonomics inform the design of this comfortable reading chair and ottoman set. In addition to boasting supportive padding in all the right places, this piece also swivels and reclines.
FST 16 Rocking Reading Chair: A black and wood beauty in polyester cotton, this rocking chair makes the antique unique. A cotton sling holds extra pens, paper and your mobile phone.
FST 15 Rocking Reading Chair: A birch veneer with removable cotton makes this rocker stylish and trend-savvy.
Rattan Reading Chair for Bedroom: Woven from natural rattan, this beautiful breezy accent chair offers a relaxing natural look with plenty of built-in comfort to suit your coziest reading nook. This piece comes with a plush tailored cushion so you can find the perfect reading position.
Rattan Papasan Chair With Cushion: Inject a relaxed vibe in your living room with this easily-movable, cane-crafted design.
Hanging Cozy Reading Chair: Enjoy the comfort of a hammock in a compact package with a hanging macrame-style reading chair. This piece can gently sway or rock to create an exquisitely relaxing ambiance. This piece is perfect for sunrooms, bedrooms, and casual offices.
Kids Reading Chair Nook and Shelf: This creative all-in-one reading nook will give your children a convenient place to store all their favorite books – and a comfortable place to read them, too. This playful design is shaped like a lovely little house and includes plenty of nooks for reading material and comfy plush toys.
Comfortable Reading Chair Lounger: Casual comfort makes this simple floor chair the perfect place to tuck in with a great book. This floor-level chair offers three recline positions for a tailored seating experience.
Merax 360 Foldable Chair: This clever find rotates 360 degrees around the bookshelf – and folds away for easy storage.
Boucle Chaise Reading Chair: Do you like to recline while you tackle your weekend reading? This beautiful chaise lounge features a curvaceous backrest and single armrest that provide excellent support, while still offering plenty of space to stretch out your legs.
Outdoor Reading Chair with Table: There is no better way to enjoy nice weather than to set up in the garden with a book and a pot of tea. This stylish outdoor lounge chair features an adjustable backrest and a built-in side table for true convenience.
Outdoor Reading Chair: A G-force frame acts as both arm rests and chair legs, in this fold-away design perfect by the pool.
Ergonomic Beach Lounger: With three detachable pillows and a massage-worthy face inlet, this ergonomic beach lounger offers a different way to read.
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