Are you sitting comfortably? If you want a little extra comfort around the house, why not consider adding some casual seating? Bean bags, pouffes and cubes, once the preserve of children’s rooms, are now being designed for everyone. Choose an oh-so-luxurious sheepskin version for lazy Sunday afternoons, or go for playful designs in chevron prints that will jazz up any room in an instant. Informal seating like this is made for compact rooms where space is at a premium, providing extra capacity without the need for large pieces of furniture. Many designs, particularly cubes, can even do double duty as footstools or coffee tables. Take a look at our selection of the best new designs for inspiration.
Once you sink into this super-sumptuous bean bag, you won't want to get out! The natural long-hair sheepskin design features a non-slip suede leather base. It's the perfect piece for curling up with a book or DVD and adds unbeatable cosy texture to any living room, bedroom or playroom. Naturally hypoallergenic, sheepskin is renowned for its natural heat-regulating properties, boosting unbeatable quality. H50 x 93cm diameter.
The White Company
These soft, cotton-covered beanbags are available in three playful designs. Use them to create a special place for little ones to perch on for a snack or to enjoy a favourite book or film, or to design a soft area in a playroom or bedroom. These beanbags are also stylish enough to earn a place in the grown-ups' living room, too. Made from durable cotton with removable covers to cope with any spills or stains. H50cm x 55cm diameter.
Not On The High Street
Fatboy Junior bean bags are irresistible and let kids relax and enjoy happy childhood dreams. Available in a range of fabulous colours, they will brighten up any child's room and bring a ray of sunshine to your home. H100 W130cm.
Attractive and tactile, this pouffe is made from woven jute for casual extra seating in your living room or even dry days on the deck or patio. H20 by 60cm diameter.
With its versatile cream knitted cover, this cotton bean bag will bring a homely look to its surroundings and blend well with any decor. Made from pure cotton with a soft bead filling, this knitted pouffe will mould to your shape to provide comfortable, informal seating or a soft surface to put your feet up on. H40 x 60cm diameter.
The sophisticated Curve is at home absolutely anywhere. The Curve is designed to support the contours of the body, to offer maximum comfort. Available in beautiful denim, linen and velvet finishes.
Shaped like a comfortable seat with added back support, this large bean-filled chair has a stylish dark washed denim cover with a classic jeans pocket and contrasting top stitching. Great for children and adults alike, it would work well in a bedroom, den or even in the living room. H78 x 68cm diameter.
Cox and Cox
This statement red bean bag is made from breathable fabric, make it wonderful for snuggling down on - a must-have for all children's and teen bedrooms. The special ergonomic design moulds to the shape of your body. H110 x 55cm diameter.
Feather and Black
Add a decorative touch to your living space with this on-trend geometric patterned cube. Perfect for putting your feet up or as an additional seat. H45 W50 D50cm.
This woven Kelim pouffe is great either for resting your feet or for sitting on if you need an extra place for guests to perch. H35 W50 D50cm.
Inspired by abstract patterns, this design of mixed shadowy squares is sure to make a statement and add depth to any room. The more you use it the comfier it gets. Expertly woven, its easy to move around. Create a cosy and stylish set up when for when guests pop over. H60 W60 D30cm.