15 Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

by Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Looking through reading chairs and finding the perfect one for you is the first step to decorating your reading nook. The right chair isn’t just a design element, it’s also a functional piece of furniture that should be comfortable and cozy. You’ll be spending hours and hours in this reading nook for sure! Read on for 15 reading chairs that combine style and function.

15 Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

The First Step To A Cozy Space

Reading nooks are one of my favorite parts of any home. They’re such cozy and personal spaces that really let me unwind and get away from the hustle and bustle of my day. For the same reasons, I love decorating and designing them as well! You really have free reign over the design, furniture, and decor that you bring in. But before you add anything else to your reading nook, you need the perfect reading chairs. Ideal reading chairs for your nook are cozy (of course!) but eye-catching as well. They’re a focal point of your reading nook, so it’s basically setting the stage for the look and feel of this personal space. Keep scrolling to see some of my favorites.

 

1. Modern Wood Reading Chairs

Modern Wood Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Having a modern design doesn’t mean you can’t bring in cozy elements. If anything, a warm wood chair like this one can be a much-needed homey addition to a super stylish home!

 

2. Country Chic Reading Chairs

Country Chic Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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I can definitely imagine myself lounging around and relaxing in a reading nook like this one! The oversized chair and country chic design will work in any home.

 

3. Hanging Reading Chairs

Hanging Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Now this is an eye-catching chair! If you love hammocks or have a small space to work with, a hanging chair is your best bet. It’s also great for boho chic homes.

 

4. Pastel Blue Reading Chairs

Pastel Blue Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Personally, this reading nook is my favorite. It’s equal parts chic with the gold accents and pastel blue chair, but the chair’s traditional design makes it feel just like home.

 

5. Leather Reading Chairs

A leather chair will really make a bold statement if you have a boho, eclectic, or retro-themed home. And there’s something really homey about slightly lived-in leather—it looks like a family heirloom of sorts.

 

6. Wicker Reading Chairs

Wicker Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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For a farmhouse-inspired reading nook, try a wicker chair! Then just style it up with more current elements like a printed throw pillow and a boho blanket.

 

7. Grey Reading Chairs

Grey Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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If you constantly remodel and can’t decide on a single style, go for chairs that are neutral. This plush, oversized grey chair is a versatile pick that will match your always-changing personality.

 

8. Retro Reading Chairs

Retro Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Black and wood is a no-fail cozy combination for a reading chair that’s perfect for fall, and all year ’round. You can add some personality to it with a printed pillow.

 

9. Hot Pink Reading Chairs

Hot Pink Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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If you really want to stand out with your reading chair, loud colors like hot pink are a youthful choice. Keep the rest of your decor subdued in neutral colors to make this chair really pop.

 

10. Modern Rocking Chairs

Modern Rocking Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Combine the coziness of a rocking chair with the stylish modern design and you have the perfect chair for your reading nook. I love the mint green color as well! It’s so fresh.

 

11. Rose Quartz Reading Chairs

Rose quartz may be this year’s Pantone color, but I don’t see this trend going away anytime soon! It’s such a versatile color that’s just as cozy as it is stylish. A rose quartz chair is a perfect addition to a feminine reading nook.

 

12. Love Seats

Love Seats | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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Sometimes you want to unwind with some company as well—your significant other, or maybe even your kids. A love seat for 2 will be a stylish and unique option for your reading nook.

 

13. Cozy Eclectic Reading Chairs

The reading chair you pick should really reflect your personality and style, so take chances! This eclectic reading chair isn’t your usual choice but it still looks stylish and cozy, right?

 

14. Bright Yellow Reading Chairs

Bright Yellow Reading Chairs | Stylish Reading Chairs To Inspire Your Reading Nook

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If hot pink is too girly for you, yellow is a fun and bright gender-neutral choice that will still give you the same loud pop of color. I love the wooden legs on this chair because they make it an even cozier choice!

 

15. Winged Reading Chairs

There’s a reason why wing chairs are classics—they’re comfy and practical, with just the right amount of style. You’ll be lounging around in a cozy chair like this for years to come.

 

This video from Bemyguestwithdenise Denise Cooper has tips for styling a nook with reading chairs:

 

The secret to the perfect reading nook? Starting with the right chair. With all the choices I’ve shown you, I’m sure you’ve found the one for you!

 

Want more design ideas like these reading chairs? Check these out! Which one was your favorite? Let me know in the comments section!

 

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Originally posted on September 13, 2016 @ 10:15 AM

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