Armchairs are variations of common chairs, but are designed with fixed armrests and are often upholstered and cushioned. The inclusion of arms on a chair provide extra support for users to enter and exit the chair with greater ease. Popular variants of the armchair are the reclining chair with hidden mechanisms that allow the chair to fold-out, and the rocking chair with legs affixed to curved slats. Armchairs are often seen as essential furniture pieces for living rooms, lounges, reception areas, and larger bedrooms.

What is an armchair?

Armchairs are chairs designed with side structures that support the arms or elbows of the sitting person.

What furniture should be paired with an armchair?

Armchairs are often paired with a matching sofa and are often flanked by a side table.


How much clearance should be provided around an Armchair?

Clearances of 30” | 76.2 cm should be maintained around an armchair on any side that you must be able to walk around. 14”-18” | 35.6-45.7 cm should be provided between an armchair and a coffee table if one is to be used with an armchair.

Armchairs Guides
Browse through our curated Armchairs Guides for additional categorizations, tips, details, variations, styles, and histories of Armchairs. Guides provide additional insights into the unique properties and shared relationships between elements.
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30” | 76 cm
36.75” | 93 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
2009
Arena Armchair
76.000
93.000
85.000
2009.00
https://p3d.in/e/Hh1Fg
3D
Arena Armchair3D model of the Arena Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Arena Armchair viewed in perspective
31.5” | 80 cm
35” | 89 cm
33” | 84 cm
2014
Bantam Armchair
80.000
89.000
84.000
2014.00
https://p3d.in/e/nZ8ka
3D
Bantam Armchair3D model of the Bantam Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Bantam Armchair viewed in perspective
28” | 71 cm
33” | 84 cm
30” | 76 cm
2014
Bevel Armchair
71.000
84.000
76.000
2014.00
https://p3d.in/e/GCyQt
3D
Bevel ArmchairView of the Bevel Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the Bevel Armchair in 3D available for download
29” | 74 cm
36” | 91 cm
32” | 81 cm
2014
Bolster Armchair
74.000
91.000
81.000
2014.00
https://p3d.in/e/QycGx
3D
Bolster Armchair3D model of the Bolster Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Bolster Armchair viewed in perspective
35” | 89 cm
36” | 91 cm
36” | 91 cm
2019
Burrow Nomad Armchair
89.000
91.000
91.000
2019.00
https://p3d.in/e/BEdDH
3D
Burrow Nomad Armchair3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair viewed in perspective
35” | 89 cm
36” | 91 cm
36” | 91 cm
2017
Burrow Original Armchair
89.000
91.000
91.000
2017.00
https://p3d.in/e/gXBqW
3D
Burrow Original Armchair3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Burrow Nomad Armchair viewed in perspective
27.25” | 69 cm
43.5” | 111 cm
41.5” | 105 cm
2007
Como Armchair
69.000
111.000
105.000
2007.00
https://p3d.in/e/mKcqX
3D
Como Armchair3D model of the Como viewed in perspective3D model of the Como viewed in perspective
27.25” | 69 cm
31.5” | 80 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
2007
Comolino Armchair
69.000
80.000
85.000
2007.00
https://p3d.in/e/n36c3
3D
Comolino Armchair3D model of the Comolino Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Comolino Armchair viewed in perspective
33.5” | 85 cm
34” | 86 cm
35.5” | 90 cm
2015
Costura Armchair
85.000
86.000
90.000
2015.00
https://p3d.in/e/C4ylr
3D
Costura ArmchairView of the Costura Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the Costura Armchair in 3D available for download
31.5” | 80 cm
37.5” | 95 cm
35.5” | 90 cm
2001
Divina Lounge Chair
80.000
95.000
90.000
2001.00
https://p3d.in/e/Y5jbl
3D
Divina Lounge Chair3D model of the Divina Lounge Chair viewed in perspective3D model of the Divina Lounge Chair viewed in perspective
37” | 94 cm
28” | 71 cm
34” | 86 cm
2005
Flight Recliner
94.000
71.000
86.000
2005.00
100
https://p3d.in/e/hn3M7
3D
Flight Recliner3D model of the Flight Recliner viewed in perspective3D model of the Flight Recliner viewed in perspective
33” | 84 cm
34” | 86 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
1968
Goodland Armchair
84.000
86.000
85.000
1968.00
https://p3d.in/e/zvPKZ
3D
Goodland Armchair3D model of the Goodland Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Goodland Armchair viewed in perspective
38.25” | 97 cm
33.5" | 85 cm
37” | 94 cm
2018
IKEA Ekolsund Recliner
97.000
85.000
94.000
2018.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/0GzEV
3D
IKEA Ekolsund ReclinerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Ekolsund ReclinerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Ekolsund Recliner
30.75” | 78 cm
35” | 89 cm
35” | 89 cm
2015
IKEA Landskrona Armchair
78.000
89.000
89.000
2015.00
https://p3d.in/e/96s2Z
3D
IKEA Landskrona ArmchairView of the IKEA Landskrona Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Landskrona Armchair in 3D available for download
38.25” | 97 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
37” | 94 cm
2012
IKEA Muren Recliner
97.000
85.000
94.000
2012.00
30
https://p3d.in/e/iGr7Q
3D
IKEA Muren ReclinerView of the IKEA Muren Recliner in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Muren Recliner in 3D available for download
39.375” | 100 cm
26.75” | 68 cm
32.25” | 82 cm
1972
IKEA Poäng Armchair
100.000
68.000
82.000
1972.00
https://p3d.in/e/bPzYe
3D
IKEA Poäng Armchair3D model of the IKEA Poäng Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Poäng Armchair viewed in perspective
34.25” | 87 cm
42.125” | 107 cm
44.125” | 112 cm
2017
IKEA Uttran Reclining Armchair
87.000
107.000
112.000
2017.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/dzopj
3D
IKEA Uttran Reclining Armchair3D model of the IKEA Uttran Reclining Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Uttran Reclining Armchair viewed in perspective
38.625” | 98 cm
38.625” | 98 cm
40.125” | 102 cm
2017
IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair
98.000
98.000
102.000
2017.00
0
https://p3d.in/e/akRx7
3D
IKEA Vännäs Reclining ArmchairView of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair in 3D available for download
7’2” | 2.18 m
65” | 1.65 m
71” | 1.80 m
Iron Throne
218.000
165.000
180.000
22000
3D
Iron Throne
31.75” | 81 cm
39” | 99 cm
38” | 97 cm
2016
Jonas Armchair
81.000
99.000
97.000
2016.00
https://p3d.in/e/6Fdaf
3D
Jonas ArmchairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Jonas ArmchairPerspective view of a 3D model of the Jonas Armchair
26” | 66 cm
34” | 86 cm
35.5” | 90 cm
2018
Lispenard Armchair
66.000
86.000
90.000
2018.00
https://p3d.in/e/zkaTV
3D
Lispenard ArmchairView of the Lispenard Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the Lispenard Armchair in 3D available for download
41.5” | 105 cm
27.5” | 70 cm
32” | 81 cm
1966
Milo Baughman Recliner 74
105.000
70.000
81.000
1966.00
80
https://p3d.in/e/RPH7V
3D
Milo Baughman Recliner 74Perspective view of a 3D model of the Milo Baughman Recliner 74Perspective view of a 3D model of the Milo Baughman Recliner 74
27.5” | 70 cm
30.75” | 78 cm
30” | 76 cm
2016
Outline Armchair
70.000
78.000
76.000
2016.00
https://p3d.in/e/8vTJc
3D
Outline Armchair3D model of the Outline Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Outline Armchair viewed in perspective
34” | 86 cm
33” | 84 cm
35” | 89 cm
2009
Raleigh Armchair
86.000
84.000
89.000
2009.00
https://p3d.in/e/XvDcd
3D
Raleigh Armchair3D model of the Raleigh Armchair viewed in perspective3D model of the Raleigh Armchair viewed in perspective
30” | 76 cm
31.25” | 79 cm
30.5” | 77 cm
2001
Theatre Armchair
76.000
79.000
77.000
2001.00
https://p3d.in/e/SSWex
3D
Theatre ArmchairView of the Theatre Armchair in 3D available for downloadView of the Theatre Armchair in 3D available for download
Comolino Armchair
Illustration of a man sitting in a Comolino Armchair for scale

The Comolino Armchair is a low sitting and minimal armchair comprised of only a structural frame and seat and back cushions. Designed by Giorgio Soressi as the simplified chair offering in his Como Collection (2007), the reduced Comolino Armchair is constructed with a padded steel frame on cast aluminum legs and finished with a seat and back cushions made of comfortable goose feather and foam.

The Comolino Armchair has an overall width of 31.5” (80 cm), depth of 33.5” (85 cm), and back height of 27.25” (69.2 cm). The seat is set only 16” (40.6 cm) from the floor with arms at 25.5” (64.8 cm).

Collection of side, front, back, and plan drawings of the Comolino Armchair with dimensions
The Comolino Armchair is a low sitting minimal armchair comprised of only a structural frame and seat and back cushions designed by Giorgio Soressi in his Como Collection (2007).

The Comolino Armchair has an overall width of 31.5” (80 cm), depth of 33.5” (85 cm), and back height of 27.25” (69.2 cm). The seat is set only 16” (40.6 cm) from the floor with arms at 25.5” (64.8 cm).

Collection of side, front, back, and plan drawings of the Comolino Armchair with dimensions
Comolino Armchair
Height:
27.25” | 69 cm
Width:
31.5” | 80 cm
Length:
Depth:
33.5” | 85 cm
Seat Height
16” | 41 cm
Arm Height
25.5” | 65 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Steel frame, cast-aluminum legs, spring suspension; Foam cushions with natural goose feather filling; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Giorgio Soressi
Year
2007

Drawings include:
Comolino Armchair side elevation, side (man sitting), front, back, plan

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Lispenard Armchair
Side elevation drawing of a woman sitting casually in the Lispenard Armchair

Comfortable but not exuberant, stunning but not daunting, boxy but also elegantly tailored was the way the Lispenard Armchair was designed and created. Positioned low, the armchair provides a relaxing sit combined with an angled seat and back so that way the user is held into place in a more natural position.

The Lispenard Armchair has an overall height of 26” (66 cm), width of 34” (86 cm), and depth of 35.5” (90 cm). The seat height of the Lispenard Armchair is set at 15” (38 cm) with arms at 22” (56 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Lispenard Armchair
Comfortable but not exuberant, stunning but not daunting, boxy but also elegantly tailored was the way the Lispenard Armchair was designed and created. Positioned low, the armchair provides a relaxing sit combined with an angled seat and back so the user is held in place in a natural position.

The Lispenard Armchair has an overall height of 26” (66 cm), width of 34” (86 cm), and depth of 35.5” (90 cm). The seat height of the Lispenard Armchair is set at 15” (38 cm) with arms at 22” (56 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Lispenard Armchair
Lispenard Armchair
Height:
26” | 66 cm
Width:
34” | 86 cm
Length:
Depth:
35.5” | 90 cm
Seat Height
15” | 38 cm
Arm Height
22” | 56 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Hardwood and steel frame; memory foam cushions; hardwood legs; fabric or leather upholstery
Designer
Neil Logan
Year
2018

Drawings include:
Lispenard Armchair side elevation, side (person), front, back, plan

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Divina Lounge Chair
Side profile illustration of the Divina Lounge Chair with a seated man for scale

The Divina Lounge Chair, a midcentury design chair with clean lines and intuitive luxury, is an excellent option for any interior scene, such as reception area, lobbies, and living rooms. With the Divina Lounge Chair, the back support is canted back to provide comfort, which happens to sit upon chrome-steel legs.

The Divina Lounge Chair has an overall height of 31.5” (80 cm), width of 37.5” (95 cm), and depth of 35.5” (90 cm). The seat height of the Divina Lounge Chair is set at 16.25” (41 cm) with arms at 24.5” (62 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Divina Lounge Chair labeled in elevation and plan views
The Divina Lounge Chair, a midcentury design chair with clean lines and intuitive luxury, is an excellent option for any interior scene, such as reception area, lobbies, and living rooms. With the Divina Lounge Chair, the back support is canted back to provide comfort, set upon chrome-steel legs.

The Divina Lounge Chair has an overall height of 31.5” (80 cm), width of 37.5” (95 cm), and depth of 35.5” (90 cm). The seat height of the Divina Lounge Chair is set at 16.25” (41 cm) with arms at 24.5” (62 cm).

Collection of dimensioned drawings of the Divina Lounge Chair labeled in elevation and plan views
Divina Lounge Chair
Height:
31.5” | 80 cm
Width:
37.5” | 95 cm
Length:
Depth:
35.5” | 90 cm
Seat Height
16.25” | 41 cm
Arm Height
24.5” | 62 cm
Weight:
Area:


Materials
Hardwood frame; chrome-plated steel base and legs; polyurethane cushions; leather upholstery
Designer
Piero Lissoni
Year
2001

Drawings include:
Divina Lounge Chair side elevation, side (person), front, back, plan

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IKEA Ekolsund Recliner

The Ekolsund Recliner is a reclining chair that can be adjusted to three different positions: upright, lean back, and full recline. Designed by IKEA, the chambered construction of the back cushion provides proper lumbar and neck support, while the polyester wadding of the cushions give soft comfort and an embracing feeling.

The IKEA Ekolsund Recliner has an overall height of 38.25” (97 cm), width of 33.5" (85 cm), and depth of 37” (94 cm). The seat height of the IKEA Ekolsund Recliner is set at 17.75” (45 cm) with arms at a height of 23” (58 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Ekolsund Recliner with heights, width, and depth dimensions
The Ekolsund Recliner is a reclining chair that can be adjusted to three different positions: upright, lean back, and full recline. The chambered construction of the back cushion provides proper lumbar and neck support, while the polyester wadding of the cushions gives soft comfort.

The IKEA Ekolsund Recliner has an overall height of 38.25” (97 cm), width of 33.5" (85 cm), and depth of 37” (94 cm). The seat height of the IKEA Ekolsund Recliner is set at 17.75” (45 cm) with arms at a height of 23” (58 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Ekolsund Recliner with heights, width, and depth dimensions
IKEA Ekolsund Recliner
Height:
38.25” | 97 cm
Width:
33.5" | 85 cm
Length:
Depth:
37” | 94 cm
Seat Height
17.75” | 45 cm
Arm Height
23” | 58 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Particleboard frame; steel legs; polyurethane foam; polyester
Designer
IKEA
Year
2018

Drawings include:
IKEA Ekolsund Recliner side elevation, front, back, plan, side (reclined), plan (reclined)

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IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair

The Vännäs Reclining Armchair is a reclining armchair designed by IKEA; it is available in Muram black and Muram beige. Like the Uttran Reclining Armchair, the seat and back of the chair is adjustable and can be locked to the desired position.

The IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair has an overall height of 38.625” (98 cm), width of 38.625” (98 cm), and depth of 40.125” (102 cm). The seat height of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair is set at 18.5” (47 cm) with arms at a height of 23.25” (59 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair with heights, width, and depth dimensions
The Vännäs Reclining Armchair is a reclining armchair designed by IKEA; it is available in Muram black and Muram beige. Like the Uttran Reclining Armchair, the seat and back of the chair is adjustable and can be locked to the desired position.

The IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair has an overall height of 38.625” (98 cm), width of 38.625” (98 cm), and depth of 40.125” (102 cm). The seat height of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair is set at 18.5” (47 cm) with arms at a height of 23.25” (59 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair with heights, width, and depth dimensions
IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair
Height:
38.625” | 98 cm
Width:
38.625” | 98 cm
Length:
Depth:
40.125” | 102 cm
Seat Height
18.5” | 47 cm
Arm Height
23.25” | 59 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Fiberboard frame; polyurethane foam; polyester
Designer
IKEA
Year
2017

Drawings include:
IKEA Vännäs Reclining Armchair side elevation, front, back, plan, side (reclined), plan (reclined)

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