Building Blocks for Seating

Format: A Chic Playground for Gathering + Conversation

Let’s say the guys are coming over to hunker down and watch the big game. Then next week the missus is hosting a cocktail party where the fashionable and hip will want to mingle and be seen. Either way you’re set, with the new Format concept for seating. Mix as many pieces as you like, in any formation. Then move them around like building blocks, as occasion requires. “The Format concept is fun and the look is chic,” says Heather Eidenmiller, director of brand development. “Format is designed for people who want creative seating options—uptown or downtown, large space or small, however you want to live.”

Format is covered in removable, top-stitched, flanged slipcovers. The feature fabric shown is washable—a stonewashed cotton-poly blend with a shibori dip dyed effect, in a sea salt coloration. Format will also be available in any Bernhardt Interiors fabric. Format. Five pieces can be combined in any formation: an L-shape sectional, a large family room sofa, a center-facing conversation pit, an all-sides-facing gathering area, etcetera. Each piece features firm innercoil seating for maximum support and comfort. Even higher arm/back pieces are designed for perching. Wood bases. 

Available pieces: 

  • Cube NM002
    W 26 x D 26 x H 17 in.
    (includes one 24” box border pillow)
  • Bench NM005
    W 52 x D 26 x H 17 in.
    (includes three 24” box border pillows)
  • Short Arm/Back NM101
    W 46 x D 20 x H 26 in.
  • Long Arm/Back NM100
    W 52 x D 20 x H 26 in.
  • Chaise NM038 
    W 52 x D 52 x H 17 in.
    (includes four 24" box border pillows)


Format seating will be available to consumers Fall 2017.