Oversized Swivel Chairs

Whether you’re working at a desk or searching for the perfect corner chair, oversized swivel chairs offer comfort and versatility for your space. These pieces of furniture feel decadent and luxurious, yet—due to their ability to swivel—can be used in a wide variety of applications.

What’s more, they don’t have to look overly office-chic. Large swivel chairs can accentuate farmhouse, vintage, minimalist, and modern aesthetics and bring fashion-forward silhouettes to your home. Form and function, all in one piece: these comfortable, fun chairs are here to stay. 

A tufted round swivel chair

A tufted round swivel chair

Your basic swivel chair doesn’t have to be uncomfortable—in fact, quite the opposite. With deep, luxurious tufts all over the surface, covered in velvety fabric, these pieces of furniture will be the go-to pieces for lounging in your home. 

The minimalistic oversized barrel chair

The minimalistic oversized barrel chair

If tufts aren’t your thing, no sweat.

Select a smoother, flatter, more minimalist cushion to evoke a modern vibe in your home while still having the comfortable coziness that oversized chairs provide. 

A pod shaped oversized round swivel chair

A pod shaped oversized round swivel chair

A pod-style chair invites you to curl up in it, wrapping your feet beneath yourself in a relaxed self-hugging posture. This type of oversized one will make such lounging possible with as many pillows as you want—and zero cramps. Stretch out or curl up in style! 

A gilded and glam large swivel chair

A gilded and glam large swivel chair

Want to add maximalist or baroque vibes to your home? If so, a gilded, velvet chair is the luxurious edge you need for your space. These chairs have all of the functionality of other swivel chairs, but feel like a work of art in your space as well. 

A wide barrel chair with high arms

A wide barrel chair with high arms

We’re glad to say that the high-arm, low-back trend is here to stay. Often seen in Chesterfield sofas, these wide barrel chairs evoke the same vintage, formal feel with smaller footprints. 

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A half back oversized round swivel chair

A half back oversized round swivel chair

Half-back chairs come in more modern silhouettes, too. This type of domed version feels more sculptural and minimal, which can be a great asset if you’re hoping to invest in an updated, neutral look for your home. 

A sleek leather oversized round chair

A sleek leather oversized round chair

Soft upholstery isn’t the only thing you’ll find on round swivel chairs. Supple leather, streamlined shapes, and a seamless swivel that gives you access to every corner of your room: that’s where it’s at!

We love a leather chair that comes in neutrals like cognac, navy, black, and cream; they’re truly timeless staples that will survive all the upcoming furniture fashion trends. 

A large round swivel chair with a stacked wooden base

A large round swivel chair with a stacked wooden base

If you’re hoping to (literally) elevate your look, you’re in luck: while most oversized swivel chairs sit flush to the ground, there’s also a niche of chair style that sits a few inches higher. Select a chair with a stacked wooden base to achieve this heightened look. 

An extra large swivel chair with vertical tufts

An extra large swivel chair with vertical tufts

Interested in home decor that helps draw your eye upward? Vertical, parallel upholstery or stitching can do this without being overly obvious; and this type of overstuffed upholstery feels incredibly comfortable, too! 

The wide swivel chair with a luxurious leather headrest

The wide swivel chair with a luxurious leather headrest

If circular or pod chairs aren’t your thing, listen to this: You can get traditional armchairs, wingbacks, or full-on recliners that swivel gracefully, too! We love a high-grain leather recliner that comes with a headrest in an office or in the corner of a living room for both functionality and style. 

A raised, streamlined circle swivel chair

A raised, streamlined circle swivel chair

If you’d rather not invest in the block-y feel of a chair that sits close to the ground, select one with a full pedestal base.

These chairs don’t have to feel overly like office chairs: If you choose an upholstered one with soft fabric, they can still feel cozy and warm in your home. 

A farmhouse chic big round chair with patterned upholstery

A farmhouse chic big round chair with patterned upholstery

While many oversized chairs feature plain fabrics, you don’t have to go that way if you don’t want to. In fact, if you’re planning in a farmhouse aesthetic for your home, select a patterned fabric in a muted shade to add visual interest. 

A round oversized chair with removable cushions

A round oversized chair with removable cushions

Want the versatility and practicality of being able to take the cushions off your chair?

Whether you’re interested in the flexibility of different looks for your chair or you just want to be able to spot-clean the cushion more effectively, removable cushions are the way to go. 

A mid century modern giant swivel chair

A mid century modern giant swivel chair

The ‘50s were all about architectural, artistic silhouettes for practical furniture staples.

This trend of chairs evokes that feel with geometric wingback shapes—excellent if you’re looking for a statement piece for your mod living room or office. 

The wide swivel barrel chair with negative space

The wide swivel barrel chair with negative space

Negative space feels distinctly more modern than mod, if you’re looking to go that way. With cutouts just under the armrests, these chairs don’t lose any support but gain a ton of visual appeal. 

A round swivel accent chair with wide arms

A round swivel accent chair with wide arms

We love a wide-armed chair for leaning, lounging, and balancing the remote control or the odd cup of coffee!

Since these chairs are oversized, wide arms don’t seem out of place. Instead, they’re a comfortable and practical addition to a go-to piece of furniture. 

An oversize swivel chair that reclines

An oversize swivel chair that reclines

Need a full-on recliner with foot rest that also swivels? You’re in luck.

These multipurpose chairs offer comfort and versatility in one package. They can be quite bulky, however, so we’d recommend saving them for a large basement or family living space. 

The ultramodern big swivel chair art piece

The ultramodern big swivel chair art piece

If you’re interested in having a living space that feels like an art gallery, wait until you see this trend.

Furniture designers are producing sculptural, abstract pieces that can constitute both comfortable seating and gorgeous design works that can add eclectic fun to your home. Choosing such a piece in a vibrant color adds an instant statement to any room! 

A velvety oversize swivel chair

A velvety oversize swivel chair

A swivel armchair is a good piece for small spaces and large spaces alike. Whether you want to pivot from a TV area to a dining or office space, the swivel allows a comfortable chair to function in many ways.

We love putting an oversize swivel chair in the middle of a multipurpose space so that simply by turning the chair around, you transform the functionality of a room. 

The overstuffed swivel chair of your dreams

The overstuffed swivel chair of your dreams

Just because a chair swivels doesn’t mean that it’s going to be smaller! Select an overstuffed swivel chair so you can still move it easily, but it has the cozy vibes that you’re looking for. 

Our advice Buying Guide

Oversized swivel chairs can be a comfortable place for a petite person to curl up or a firm underpinning for a tall person who has developed some bulk. Swivel chairs can help make a small space traversable, and oversized chairs make much more comfortable seating for large people. Small chairs can be uncomfortable or might have limited ability to support the weight involved. This can present a situation that’s not only lacking in comfort but can even present a hazardous situation. Sturdily built oversized swivel chairs can answer the need for large, sturdy, comfortable furniture.

What's the selection of oversized swivel chair styles?

Oversized swivel chairs can come in all sorts of styles from a prosaic office chair to an incredibly comfortable overstuffed reclining armchair. Styles can even include a space-age bowl-shaped plastic bar stool, or a modern curved armless leather upholstered chair. No matter what style of furnishings you favor, you'll find anything from ultra-modern steel and chrome to shabby chic soft upholstery, or super luxurious furnishings that include mahogany and velvet.

Where to use oversized swivel chairs?

Office setting

Office desk chairs are often swivel chairs, with wheels on the legs, to make access to the desk easy to handle. Poorly fitting chairs can present a problem for anyone. A chair that’s too short creates cramped legs and poor circulation, just as chairs that are too tall for smaller people can create a situation where they have dangling feet or are even in danger of turning over poorly designed chairs on wheels. An oversized chair, built with appropriate engineering to handle the added weight of a large man – or a large woman – can present greater comfort and even greater safety for a person who might be required to sit at a desk for most of their day. When combined with ergonomic design, large, well-designed oversized office chairs can make a huge difference in production efficiency.

Living rooms

Oversized swivel armchairs can lend comfort to a living room. There’s no good reason for people who are in the six-foot, more than three-hundred-pound range to suffer discomfort thanks to inadequate seating in their own home. A comfortable chair is a worthwhile investment. For professional offices, sturdy furniture is a must. For smaller people, an oversized swivel armchair can be a comfortable place to add cushions and curl up in ways not possible in smaller seating options. Having one or two oversized swivel armchairs in any home makes it easier to offer comfortable seating for any guest.

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Gulf Breeze Swivel Barrel Chair

Gulf Breeze Swivel Barrel Chair
Kick back and relax on this cozy swivel chair that also features a moveable tray. The modern and trendy light grey fabric upholstery with three plush pillows complements other furniture in the room and provides a comfortable space to unwind. A foam-filled 44'' W seat provides optimal comfort and can support up to 200 lbs.

Aticus Swivel Barrel Chair

Aticus Swivel Barrel Chair
This unique barrel chair creates the perfect space to stretch out and relax or snuggle up with a loved one. Featuring a foam seat with sinuous springs for maximum comfort, this piece’s neutral color suits most styles. It makes a dramatic statement in your home with its diamond tufting, velvet-look upholstery, and chic circular shape.

Dees 29.9" W Faux Leather Swivel Club Chair

Dees 29.9" W Faux Leather Swivel Club Chair
Create a cozy reading nook in your den with this classic swivel club chair. Featuring a high-density foam seat for optimal comfort, the chair is covered in supple faux leather upholstery in a rich chocolate brown. The 360° swiveling base has a smooth rotating action, and it is covered by a chair skirt to give the piece a streamlined look.

Casheral Oversized Swivel Chair

Casheral Oversized Swivel Chair
Noteworthy very large contemporary swivel chair with an oval wooden frame. It has foam-padded both a quite thick seat and a low back joined with sloped arms. Upholstery is of beige polyester. Three square colourful scatter pillows are included.

Cuddle Swivel Chair and Ottoman

Cuddle Swivel Chair and Ottoman
This Swivel Chair and Ottoman in Grey & Black Finish features a solid kiln dried hardwood frame, delray cloud leather upholstery, high resiliency foam filling. The ottoman matches the chair, and it can be pushed closer to it, achieving a truly lounging experience. Wipe clean with a damp cloth.

Oversized swivel chair style harvey probber

Oversized swivel chair style harvey probber
This oversized armchair features squat form with rectangular wide seat, low backrest, swivel design and soft upholstery resembling velvet. Its color is unique: salmon pink with peach sheen. Definitely one of a kind.

Benchcraft westen oversized swivel arm chair

Benchcraft westen oversized swivel arm chair
A contemporary approach to an oversized swivel armchair made in a round shape, fitted with a microfiber material upholstery in a beige colour which provides a smooth, nice to touch texture and nicely fits the striped rug underneath it.

2 mid century modern oversize swivel

2 mid century modern oversize swivel
Pretty comfy vintage swivel chairs with woody frames and low grey slanted tapered legs with metal fittings. A chair has a thick wide seat, low thick panel arms, a mid-height rounded tufted backrest. Piped upholstery is of fabric in light grey hues.

Room and board oversized swivel chair

Room and board oversized swivel chair
It's the kind of furniture that becomes a favorite place to rest. Film nights on its spacious round seat of an oversized swivel chair, with an oval backrest and lots of decorative pillows - it's pure pleasure. Cotton upholstery is pleasantly gray to the eye.

Round comfy chair

Oversized round seat with cup holder. It is spacious and decorated with slim-line comfortable cushions. It has wooden base and plush cover. This piece of furniture will be very useful during date or watching movies.

Circular chair

If you like oversized pieces of furniture, you will probably love this one. This large, round chair is upholstered in a cozy fabric, has several throw pillows to enhance your comfort even more, and it also provides an entertaining swivel.

Oversized swivel chairs

A stunning piece both thanks to its comfort and looks - this chocolate finished oversized swivel chair will elevate the look of your home decor, while ensuring that you stay comfortable at all times.

Oversized round chair

Looking like a bottom part of the hamburger, this chair offers a great feeling of comfort, along with a professional design. The whole is round and oversized, with a large seat cushion, leather upholstery, and decorative pillows. And it swivels!

Oversized swivel chairs 1

Swivel arm chair as additional seating or place for relaxation in the living room, bedroom and others interiors according to taste. It is upholstered with pleasant to the touch material and reinforced with solid seams.

Big circle chair

Elegant design for a classy swivel chair with a modern round shape and oversized cushions, made in 1940s boudoir style. The chair is upholstered with a velvet material in a green color with three matching pillows on top.

Roenik oversized swivel accent chair sams club

Roenik Oversized Swivel Accent Chair - Sam's Club

Ashley oversized chair

An oversized chair with soft, comfortable sitting space. Its round base in black color is well paired with brown color of its seat, arms and backrest. The whole chair provides comfort and looks very original.

Round chaise lounge chair

The first chaise lounges appeared in France from the 17th century. A round chaise lounge chair is a great style rest. And also incredible interior decoration. The light upholstery of mixed white with gray and the right contoured backrest is a great combination.

Oversize chairs

14200021 Masoli Cobblestone Oversized Swivel Chair,$399.00

Oversized swivel chair 3

Oversized swivel chair that will effortlessly become the focal point of your living room. Elegant, dark grey colour and interesting shape will enhance the design of your house. I'd love to have one like this myself.

Oversized swivel accent chair

Large accent chair with a durable construction and comfortable swivel seat. It offers a thick cushioned seat with a supportive backrest and additional pillows. This chair is finished in gray color that is universal.

Round chairs

This oversized swivel chair provides plenty of comfort and relaxation in any room. Its round shape features simple lines. Sitting space includes a soft cushion and three additional pillow for more comfort and aesthetics.

Oversized arm chair

Jamison Saddle Oversized Swivel Chair

Large round swivel chair

Beautiful customised swivel chair. A large wooden frame is finished in browns and rather low. A half-circular backrest is joined with arms. Upholstery is of fabric in browns with floral motifs. Nailhead trims are on a fringed base and arm fronts.

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