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Top picks of Nordic-designed poufs for the modern home

June 15, 2023 | Paper Paste Living

The quest for the perfect blend of aesthetics, functionality, and intelligent space utilisation in home décor has given rise to a fascinating trend: the use of multifunctional furniture. Standing at the forefront of this movement is the humble pouf, an understated interior object that seamlessly combines comfort, style, and practicality.

This article delves into a curated selection of top-notch poufs with and without storage from revered Nordic design brands. While not all models have storage, each offers a unique style, comfort, and size balance to cater to your home décor needs. From the compact and simple Ferm Living Round Pouf Small to our eco-conscious Paper Paste Living Pouf, you will find a pouf that resonates with your style and space requirements.

Muuto “Rest Pouf”

The Rest Pouf from Muuto is a sizeable and comfy spot to put your feet up. This oval pouffe provides a significant surface area of 100cm wide and 80cm deep with 42cm in height. The outer layer is a standard fabric from Kvadrat, offering durability while maintaining a soft touch.


Why we love it: The Rest Pouf provides a good amount of seating space while staying true to the minimalistic Scandinavian design principles.

Price €1249

Paper Paste Living "The Pouf"

Our Barcelona Collection pouf effortlessly blends into any space, offering a balance of minimalistic design and maximised storage capabilities. Measuring 32cm in height and 53.5cm in diameter, it provides ample space for various uses. The Pouf is made with recycled paper and regenerated Italian cotton. We take pride in our eco-conscious approach and ensure that the materials and manufacturing process upholds the highest sustainability standards. So if you're searching for the perfect storage pouf to complement your décor, we've got you covered.

Price €239

Ferm Living "Pouf Round - Tonus"

Ferm Living's Pouf embodies Nordic simplicity and functionality. It fits comfortably into smaller spaces and is 45cm in height and 47cm in diameter. It's wrapped in Tonus by Krvadrat and comes in two shades, adding a pop of colour to any room. While this model doesn't have storage, its compact size allows for convenient placement in various room layouts.


Why we love it: The Pouf Round - Tonus is compact in size yet speaks character through its enticing design and vibrant colour.

Price €949

IKEA "EKTORP" Footstool

Known worldwide for its functional designs, Ikea brings us the EKTORP Ottoman with storage. This piece measures 82cm in width, 62cm in depth and 44cm in height, providing ample storage space. Its cover is made from a blend of cotton and polyester, ensuring it can withstand the wear and tear of everyday use. This ottoman offers not only practical storage but also serves as a comfortable footrest or extra seating.


Why we love it: The Ektorp Footstool is an affordable yet stylish and functional addition to any space.

Price €199

Hay "ABOUT A LOUNGE 03 OTTOMAN"

The AAL 03 Ottoman is adequately sized, measuring 32cm in height, 66cm in width, and 50cm in depth, offering an inviting surface for relaxation and casual lounging. Its dimensions have been thoughtfully designed to ensure it can serve dual purposes - as a comfortable footrest and, when required, an additional seating option.


Why we love it: The AAL 03 Ottoman contrast beautifully between the fabric and its wooden legs, giving that Nordic touch to your space.

Price €495

To sum up each of these poufs offers a different design aesthetic and size to suit varying home décor styles and needs. While not all have built-in storage, their compact dimensions add flexible living space. From living rooms to children's bedrooms, these poufs from Nordic design brands offer the perfect blend of style, comfort, and functionality. So, no matter which one you choose, you'll add a dash of Scandinavian charm and practicality to your home.

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