Savvy Favorites: Top-Rated Swivel Chairs For A Modern Living Room

written by

Interiors, Savvy Favorites

Images via Robert Brown Interior Design & Dering Hall

We’ve all been there — endlessly scrolling the internet waiting for the perfect piece of furniture to jump out at you.

Shopping online can be time consuming, tedious, and just outright scary! Not to mention you have to sort through the millions of options available! It’s no wonder why it can be so overwhelming. Where do you even start?

I’ve been sourcing so many pieces of furniture for design projects lately, and thought I would put my research to use and share some of my favorite items I’ve found along the way, hoping to save you a little time and research of your own!

I’m excited to introduce a new, ongoing series called Seven Savvy Favorites, and I’m starting it off with my top picks for living room swivel chairs!

Images via MGBW Home & Kelly Hoppen

I feel like swivel chairs aren’t used too often, and I think it’s a total bummer!  You know the feeling when you’re at a hotel, restaurant, bar, or a friend’s house and discover your chair swivels?! Is it me, or does this make your experience that much more fun?! Maybe it’s my inner child typing… but I don’t think I’m alone on this one.

Other than them being fun to sit in, the real question is, why choose a swivel chair over a normal accent chair?

It’s a personal preference really….but for large, open floor plans, swivel chairs can be more functional than a standard accent chair.

Swivel chairs allow you to see all parts of the room without the annoyance of having to turn completely around. Ahhh, the little things… am I right? But in all seriousness, if you’re going to take time and money to redesign your living room, why wouldn’t you want it the most comfortable and functional it can be for you and your guests.

In my previous post, “Contemporary Living Room eDesign – Get The Look,” I used four swivel chairs around a coffee table creating a new entertaining area in the living room. It worked perfectly in that space because there were multiple focal points in the room, including a baby grand piano and tons of windows. Opting for swivel chairs in that space allowed for people to see everything while maintaining their comfort.

SAVVY TIP: When planning and measuring your space for a swivel chair, calculate the diameter of the chair and make sure you have enough space for it to swivel 360 degrees.

Top-Rated Swivel Chairs Under $500

LEFT TO RIGHT

Rumaisa Swivel Barrel Chair via Wayfair

Madison Park Swivel Chair via Overstock

Seibert Swivel Chair via Wayfair (more colors available)

Cayden Swivel Chair via Wayfair (more colors available)

Dorton Round Swivel Barrel Chair via Target

Leony Swivel Accent Chair by Greyson Living via Overstock (more colors available)

Ranks 31.9” Wide Swivel Barrel Chair via Wayfair (more colors available)

Shop Top-Rated Contemporary Swivel Chairs under $1000

LEFT TO RIGHT

Judith Swivel Armchair via Wayfair

Lyndon Square Arm Upholstered Swivel Armchair via Pottery Barn (more colors available)

Viv Swivel Chair via West Elm (more colors available)

Bennett Swivel Barrel Chair via All Modern

Augustine Swivel Chair via Perigold

Gather Petite Swivel Chair via Crate & Barrel

Bryson Swivel Chair via Stoffer Home

Shop Modern & Contemporary Swivel Chairs under $2000

LEFT TO RIGHT

Pasargad Swivel Chair via Overstock

Tate Swivel Chair via Williams Sonoma (more colors available)

Balboa Swivel Chair via Pottery Barn (more colors available)

Lotte Swivel Chair via Lulu & Georgia

Phoebe Swivel Chair via Williams Sonoma (more colors available)

Larkin Swivel Chair via Pottery Barn (more colors available)

Cora Swivel Chair via High Fashion Home

There you have it, my favorite swivel accent chairs! So what you think about this round up of chairs for your living room? I hope this post helps saves you time from endlessly scrolling and shopping for a swivel chair of your own! I’d love to know which one’s is your favorite in the comments below! And if you have any requests for posts similar to this one, or something totally different, I’d love to hear!

Until next time,

Cheers!

Interiors, Savvy Favorites

written by

Savvy Favorites: Top-Rated Swivel Chairs For A Modern Living Room

If you found this post helpful, please share it with your friends!

Just a heads up!
My blog contains affiliate links- which means that if you click on a link and end up purchasing something, I’ll earn a small commission. You’ll never pay a penny more, and I can continue creating free content like this, so it’s a win-win! Thank you so much for supporting my business & blog!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

You might also like

How to Make a Chic Pedestal Plinth to Display Sculptures & Art

Discover the BEST LAYOUT for your space in a matter of MINUTES

savvy room planner

This printable space planning kit allows you to easily make a floor plan of your space and test hundreds of furniture arrangements.

Hey, I'm Terra! 


I'm here to show you how to get that designer look in an easy, straightforward way. Whether that’s through a blog post, an insider tip, or one amazing DIY at a time... I got you covered.

Want to learn more about The Savvy heart? Head over here.

have we met?

Designer, blogger, lover of neutral colors, and seeker of simplicity.