A woman sits on the most comfortable armchair she has sat on in her beautiful sunny living room
Comfier Homes by Alex Irving 4 minutes

On the hunt for a new living room chair? We’ve got you covered.

Need a new living room chair? We’ve got you covered

We love snuggling up in a cosy armchair with a good book and a hot brew. Don’t you? An armchair can equal more space for bums on seats when the fam drops around unexpectedly, and it can also be the very thing that brings a room into balance.

Whether you’re looking for something elegant and coastal to complete your Hamptons-style interiors or something a little more modern to get your Vogue on, we’ve got you covered.

Because if you thought all we did was make the best mattresses in Australia, boy, have we got way more up our sleeves than that. Hello, and welcome! And let’s get started with some beautiful, affordable furniture and find out what you can do if you’re on the hunt for the ultimate living room chairs.

What makes a good armchair?

We caught up with Koala Armchair Design Manager Adam Harrigan to get his take on what to consider before you buy an armchair online.

A great armchair is something that’s very specific to each person’s needs,” says Adam. “To find the most comfortable armchair, you need to know what you’re using it for.”

Armchairs come in an assortment of shapes, colours and sizes, and we want you to have a blast finding the perfect fit. So whether it’s little or large, cosy or sleek, neutral or bold, if Goldilocks could do it, so can you.

When it comes to style, Adam says you want your armchair to look beautiful but not at the cost of comfort. And when it comes to size? His top tip is to do your research.

“Understand what size, shape, height and width you would like your armchair to be. Make sure you take measurements in the room to get a really good idea of what it will look like in your chosen space.”

A woman in her bright and airy living room holds cushions and stands behind her beautiful Koala living room chair
The Koala Getaway Armchair is the best seat in the house with storage and stain-resistant fabric

All about Koala armchairs

Think of our Koala armchairs as mini versions of our Koala sofas, each with their own personalities. Whether it’s going in a bedroom, home office or communal living space, we want your armchair to feel versatile and welcoming. Like a good hug.

“The first thing we look at is how we want people to use the chair,” says Andrew. “With our Quiet Time Armchair, for example, we wanted it to be a personality that could go into any area of the home. It has beautiful soft curves and edges, a really nice seam detail and very tactile fabrics. It’s designed so people feel invited to come and sit in it when they see it.

“We always look at each armchair as having a personality in a way, and the Quiet Time is definitely a playful little guy.”

Choosing your Koala armchair

So which Koala armchair is the one for your space. Let’s take a sneak peek at each:

Getaway Armchair — get this if you need a snuggly reading nook chair with savvy storage space. This beauty boasts super-comfy seat cushions, stain-resistant fabric and a sturdy steel frame.

High Back Armchair — get this if you need a chair that’s super stylish, cosy and comfortable. We designed this chair to make you feel super supported in all the right places. This is our go-to chair for a cheeky mid-afternoon nap.

Quiet Time Armchair — get this if you need some peace and quiet, a pop of playful colour and stylish design. With its generous curves and contoured sides, this chair will become that supportive friend you always wanted.

If you like to put your feet up in style, we’ve also got the perfect ottoman for your Koala armchair, sofa or sofa bed. Ahh, perfect.

Sustainability at Koala

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do here at Koala, and we’re super proud of the environmental certifications and consumer awards we’ve received. We love to recycle and repurpose where we can and always try to do our bit for the environment.

Boxes and packaging are hard to avoid when it comes to online furniture shopping because we want your items to be fully protected on their way over to you. But when it comes to taking care of your packaging, we ask that you dispose of the waste thoughtfully. It goes a long way when we care about what we put into recycling and what we put into landfill.

Buy armchairs and chairs online, the Koala way

Looking to buy an armchair online but worried you won’t be able to give it a good test drive before bringing it home? At Koala, we do what’s right for you. We’ll give you 120 nights to take your armchair and living room chairs for a ride. And if they’re not exactly what you were looking for, you can send those puppies right back and get a product refund.

So, ready to go shopping for that decorative armchair or that cute set of dining room chairs? Shop our full range of online furniture today, and know that we’ll take care of you and your purchase every step of the way, right until it lands on your doorstep.

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