What is a pouf? "Poufs" are trendy fun design and accent pieces that pack a punch of fun and versatility into your home! A pouf is a small super functional accent piece that lends itself well to instantly upgrading the cozy factor of any room in your home! The coastal-chic styles of these small cushioned stools can provide a much needed pop of color, an interesting texture, a spot to rest your bare feet or small extra seating in a snap.