A beautiful accent chair from Old Creamery Furniture is the perfect way to refresh a room. They come in a variety of colours, fabrics, styles, and shapes to suit any home and provide some handy extra seating when you have guests over. An accent armchair should complement your space, either by contrasting or blending with your room’s colour palette. Accent chairs with striking patterns or in contrasting colours to your room demand attention and make a statement. Or keep the colour more neutral and choose a chair with an unusual or interesting shape.

Whether you’re filling an awkward corner or creating a division in an open-plan space, Old Creamery Furniture have accent armchairs for living rooms, hallways, bedrooms and more. Come and visit our Taunton or Yeovil showrooms to see our stunning accent chairs up close. You may be able to take away yours on the day or, if not, we offer a range of delivery options to addresses across the UK.


Exeter Accent Chair
Exeter Accent Chair
The Exeter Accent chair is part of a contemporary sofa and chair range featuring a beautiful range of super smooth tactile fabric's through to luxurious chenille’s and finished with polished metal or wooden leg.The Exeter is manufactured in the UK to the highest of standards, using luxurious fabrics and backed up by a 10 year structural guarantee on the frames and a 10 year guarantee on the 'Cold...
from £595.00
Falmouth Accent ChairFalmouth Accent Chair
Falmouth Accent Chair
The Falmouth Accent chair is manufactured in the UK to the highest of standards, using luxurious fabrics and backed up by a 10 year structural guarantee on the frames and a 10 year guarantee on the 'Cold Cure' foam interiors. In store, we have a wide range of fabrics to choose from.Old Creamery Furniture company showrooms are located in Yeovil & Taunton, Somerset. Please check our store finder below...
from £525.00

Penzance Accent ChairPenzance Accent Chair
Penzance Accent Chair
The Penzance Accent chair is manufactured in the UK to the highest of standards, using luxurious fabrics and backed up by a 10 year structural guarantee on the frames and a 10 year guarantee on the 'Cold Cure' foam interiors. In store, we have a wide range of fabrics to choose from.Old Creamery Furniture company showrooms are located in Yeovil & Taunton, Somerset. Please check our store finder below...
from £569.00
Salisbury Accent Chair
Salisbury Accent Chair
The Salisbury Accent chair is manufactured in the UK to the highest of standards, using luxurious fabrics and backed up by a 10 year structural guarantee on the frames and a 10 year guarantee on the 'Cold Cure' foam interiors. In store, we have a wide range of fabrics to choose from. Old Creamery Furniture company showrooms are located in Yeovil & Taunton, Somerset. Please check our...
from £549.00

Sherborne Keswick Fixed Chair
Sherborne Keswick Fixed Chair
The Keswick range from Sherborne comes in various colours and also in fixed, recliners and lift & tilt options are also available. The beautifully-contoured designed offers exceptional comfort, with soft, stylish arms, welcoming fibre-filled back cushion and full-width ‘chaise’ seating. (Some models can also be exempt from VAT for eligible customers with a medical condition that...
from £649.00
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Tetrad Harris Tweed Dalmore Accent ChairTetrad Harris Tweed Dalmore Accent Chair
Tetrad Harris Tweed Dalmore Accent Chair
From time immemorial, the inhabitants of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland have woven a beautiful and intricate cloth the world knows simply as ‘Harris Tweed.’Made from pure virgin 100% wool, it has been tested over 50,000 rubs resulting in a durable, quality finish that will last a lifetime. Naturally warm and soft, the tweed is washed, beaten and pressed to ensure no itchiness. The Dalmore is a...
from £1349.00
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Accent Chairs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between an armchair and an accent chair?

Accent chairs may or may not have arms. They are usually more decorative than armchairs and are used to create a visual point of difference within a room. They are strategically placed to enhance a particular colour or theme – using texture or colour to create coherence. They come in all different shapes, from wingback chairs, tub chairs and lounge chairs, and are made in a range of different materials and finishes. Many are upholstered in beautiful fabrics, while others may be made from metal and wood.

Armchairs, as the name suggests, are always made with arms. They often form part of a larger sofa set, which may include any combination of two-seater, three-seater, and four-seater sofas. However, an armchair does not necessarily have to match your current sofa. It could instead function as an accent chair, complementing your existing sofa set and adding texture and interest to your room. And an armchair is not just for the living room. Rooms like the bedroom, the hallway or the office can all incorporate a stylish, well-placed armchair that provides not only somewhere to sit down but an opportunity to add a complementary texture or colour to the room.

What should I look for when choosing an accent chair?

There are three things to consider when choosing an accent chair: style, colour, and shape. Start by assessing your room and look carefully at the colour palette, the ‘feel’ of the room and the interior style. You may want your chair to blend in seamlessly with your room, which is perfectly fine. But you may be missing a trick… they are called ‘accent’ chairs for a reason!

You need to work with the style of your room. Whether it’s classic, traditional, or modern, or anything in-between, the style of your chair must fit with the rest of the room. Classic accent chairs, like tub chairs, wingback, and lounge chairs, are versatile and work with most home décor styles.

When it comes to colour, look at the colour palette of your room and identify any recurring colours. Pick a secondary shade from existing home accessories in the room. It may be from a piece of art on the wall or a colour in the pattern on the curtains. If you have a fairly neutral decor scheme you may want to add a splash of colour with your accent chair, to introduce a bold contrast to your room. You could follow this colour through to other accessories in the room. Or if you don’t want to make a statement with colour, choose something more neutral that has an interesting or unusual shape instead.

Where do you position accent chairs in the living room?

Whether you’re placing your accent chair in an already furnished room or you have an empty room to fill, choosing where to place accent chairs can be a challenging task. Its placement needs to be both functional and aesthetically pleasing – and striking that balance can be difficult.

It is generally recommended that you keep accent chairs away from the walls of your room. Make sure they have space to breathe, and they don’t make the room look overcrowded. They should also, ideally, be placed nearby to a coffee table or a side table, so that the person sitting can place down their drinks, books, or the TV remote. Whether it’s to fill an awkward corner or create a division in an open-plan space, you’ll want the placement of your accent chair to feel inviting and a good spot for guests to sit.

And accent chairs don’t need to be limited to the living room: place an accent chair in a bay window or the corner of a bedroom to create a cosy reading nook for you to hide away in.

How much do accent chairs typically cost?

The cost of an accent chair will vary depending on several factors. At Old Creamery Furniture, we stock a wide range of accent chairs in a variety of colours, materials, shapes, and styles, from luxury brands including Duresta, ercol, Parker Knoll and Tetrad. Choose from striking fabrics in a range of gorgeous colours or try a sumptuous leather accent chair for classic and timeless style. Whatever you choose, you can be assured you’ll be getting excellent value for money.

Our stunning accent chairs are available to buy online. We also encourage you to come and visit our stores in Taunton or Yeovil to see the high-quality of our chairs in person. Whether you’re shopping online or at one of our stores, we offer secure payment options and a fair returns policy.

While you may be able to take your accent chair away on the day from one of our stores, we offer a range of delivery options to addresses throughout the UK. And, if you live locally, we might be able to arrange our priority delivery service.