Bean Bags, Pouffes and Cubes - Our Pick of the Best

Looking for a bean bag, pouffe or cube? From budget fabric designs to luxurious investment sheepskins, we’ve picked a selection of our favourite styles to bring extra comfort to your home.

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.

A woman sits reading on a white long haired bean bag in a white living room with dark wooden floors

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Long-haired Sheepskin Bean Bag

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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.

Long-haired Sheepskin Bean Bag, £950, The White Company

A pair of bean bags - one range with white polka dots and the other white with horizontal blue zigzag lines.

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Nobodinoz Amely Bean Bags

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. This classic design is perfect for brightening up a playroom. Available in three stylish prints - Dotty, Scallop and ZigZag - to suit all mini personalities.

H50cm x 55cm diameter.

Nobodinoz Amely Bean Bags. £58, Not On The High Street

A blue Fatboy bean bag.

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Fatboy Junior Bean Bag

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.

Fatboy Junior Bean Bag, £115, Houseology

A jute pouffe on a white background.

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Jute Pouffe

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.

Jute instantly exudes rustic charm! This simple design is ideal for adding texture and character to a living space and would work wonders in a Global Earth-inspired decorating scheme.

H20 by 60cm diameter.

Jute Pouffe, £79, John Lewis

A cream white knitted pouffe

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Cream Knitted Pouffe

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.

Cream Knitted Pouffe, £60, Dunelm

A chaise longue style bean bag in grey.

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The Curve Bean Bag Lounger

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.

The Curve Bean Bag Lounger, £169, Pouf Daddy

A blue denim bean bag in a room with white walls and white wooden floors.

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Denim Bean Chair

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.

Denim Bean Chair, £85, Cox and Cox

A red bean bag chair on a white background

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Traditional Bean Bag

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.

Traditional Bean Bag, £80, Feather and Black

A grey cube shaped bean bag on a living room rug in front of a grey sofa.

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Grey Geo Weave Bean Cube

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.

Grey Geo Weave Bean Cube, £65, Next

A cube shaped Kelim pouffe with a woven diamond pattern in various earthy colours.

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Kelim Diamonds Pouffe

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.

Kelim Diamonds Pouffe, £120, John Lewis

A cube shaped pouffe with a blue and white geometric tie-dyed pattern.

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Holst Pouffe in Indigo

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.

Holst Pouffe in Indigo, £89, Made


Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.