20 Accent Chairs That Will Add A Focal Point To Your Living Room

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Very often, accent chairs take on a supporting role to other, more substantial pieces of furniture like sofas and entertainment consoles, which can easily dominate a room's visuals. Ample, stylish, and comfortable seating options are a must, and accent chairs often offer comfortable and versatile seats in the house. Not only that, accent chairs are often one of the most affordable, high-impact pieces you can add to a room to immediately dictate or change its style and design direction.

Whether you are looking to establish accent colors in a room, guide the style of a room in one direction or another, or just find a comfy seat for guests to enjoy, accent chairs are the best ways to do this. We've rounded up a few of our favorites at a number of price points and suited to a wealth of design schemes that will shine in rooms, easily giving larger pieces a run for their money in terms of adoration and attention. 

1. Judarn Elowen Chair

The Judarn Elowen Chair from Anthropologie ($598) evokes colorful tapestries hung in an Italian Villa and makes a great addition as a splash of vivid florals in a neutral room or as a perfect complement to maximalist spaces.

2. Shay Woven Leather Accent Chair

Pottery Barn's Shay Woven Leather Accent Chair ($599) is low-slung and stylish, adding a bit of natural texture while boasting a minimalist profile that suits both modern and boho chic rooms.

3. Ojai Shearling Accent Chair

Definitely on the luxe end, the Ojai Shearling Accent Chair from Crate & Barrel ($2,199) is both trendy and cozy, sporting genuine shearling that elevates even the most minimal and modern décor.

4. Zita Velvet Side Chair

If you're looking for a neutral alternative to cream or gray, a great option is this deep brown velvet 14 Karat Home Zita Velvet Side Chair from Lowes ($189). It also comes in several other brights, pastels, and neutrals.

5. Sven Chair

Article's spacious Sven velvet chair ($899) pops with a rich mustard shade but also comes in several rich autumnal colors. The chair's sleek midcentury-inspired design and tapered legs make it a great way to bring some retro energy into a room while still being very contemporary. You can also add a matching ottoman.

6. Moxie Leather Chair

Arhaus' splurge-worthy Moxie Leather Chair ($3,599) boasts Mies van der Rohe Barcelona chair influences in a warmer deep chocolate leather that couples the shape of mid-century modern style with the richness and color of an antique library chair. 

7. Cahokia Brown Arm Chair

The Cahokia Brown Arm Chair from Home Depot ($270) is a unique design that adds a dose of playfulness to even the most austere rooms. Its rustic animal print is perfect for farmhouse style and maximalist spaces. 

8. Brown Faux Leather Wyatt Armchair

Kirkland's Brown Faux Leather Wyatt Armchair ($699) is the perfect all-functional leather chair in a rich light brown faux leather that is both sleek and cozy for curling up in.

9. Talbert Pillow Top Slipper Chair

Great for more compact spaces, the Talbert Pillow Top Slipper Chair from Target ($250) has a budget-friendly price tag but a luxurious style in rich olive green velvet. It comes in two other earthy shades and has casters for easy mobility.

10. Muumblus Modern Accent Chair

Another cozy sherpa option in cream, the Muumblus Modern Accent Chair courtesy of Walmart ($175), checks all the boxes for both affordability and style. A tufted back and brass legs make this neutral chair perfect for both vintage and modern-inspired rooms while adding a splash of texture and warmth.

11. Fletcher Spindle Chair

Stunning in more rustic, cottage, and farmhouse style rooms, this Fletcher Spindle Chair from Overstock ($527) evokes a provincial French chalet with a brushed linen-like poly upholstery and intricate antiqued gold-painted legs.

12. Viv Slipper Chair

Both endlessly modern and retro at the same time, the Viv Slipper Chair from West Elm ($599) makes a perfect addition to a living room or bedroom and comes in this rich slate blue velvet, as well as several other colors and textures.

13. Claudie Upholstered Accent Chair

With its bold tropical pattern and vintage Floridian style, the Claudie Upholstered Accent Chair ($799) from Wayfair is unique and refreshing, particularly in maximalist and lush, nature-filled spaces and sunrooms.

14. Swainson Traditional Tweed Armchair

With a classic profile perfect for more traditional rooms, the Swainson Traditional Tweed Armchair from English Elm ($273) comes in purple and this heathered, dusty light teal, great for adding a more subdued color. 

15. Clayton Upholstered Armchair

This variation of the classic mid-century tweed chair is a stunning way to evoke the staid 1950s; Joss & Main's Clayton Upholstered Armchair ($570) is a spacious and sophisticated presence great for a living room or home office.

16. Cecelia Embroidered Armchair

A work of art all on its own, the Cecelia Embroidered Armchair from Grandin Road ($649) boasts detailed embroidery on a soft sky-blue background, making it a perfect statement piece to liven up any room.

17. Quentin Striped Armchair

The Quentin Striped Armchair from Rush Market ($599) is great for bringing a more subdued sense of pattern into minimal and neutral-filled spaces with its stylish stripes in soft gray with a comfy, overstuffed profile.

18. Kivenjaja Accent Barrel Chair

If you're looking for the perfect budget-friendly velvet club chair, the Kivenjaja Accent Barrel Chair from Amazon ($99) comes in several colors that conjure old Hollywood glam with brass-colored legs.

19. Boheme Chair

The beautiful deep leather of the Boheme Chair from Polly & Bark ($1,095) is perfectly suited for midcentury-styled rooms and more casual boho interiors. The open construction also makes it a great option for smaller spaces, offering the comfort and presence of a larger chair while not adding bulk or weight. 

20. Roundhill Furniture Blended Leather Tufted Oversized Accent Chair

For fans of basic black leather, this shiny Roundhill Furniture Blended Leather Tufted Oversized Accent Chair from Cymax ($155)  is an excellent solution for modern and more masculine interiors while still offering comfort and standout stylishness.