With its sweepingly wide and imposingly high backrests, ornately woven tri-color wicker frames, and sumptuous upholstery, MBARQ deep seating from designer Sebastian Herkner translates the refined forms and feelings of the classic French salon into a modern age and outdoor context.
Herkner drew inspiration from the traditional form of the indoor alcove, transporting its essence outdoors. “I see the collection as a working and meeting nest,” the designer says. “Placing two sofas opposite of each other gives you a kind of open room in nature.”
MBARQ is a versatile outdoor seating system comprising sofa modules, daybed modules and a footstool. The collection is characterized by deep cushions and a choice of organically shaped backs in different heights. A semi-transparent, triaxial weave of DEDON Fiber wraps you in a colorful mosaic. Working with three different colors of fiber, Herkner and renowned color specialist Giulio Ridolfo have taken a textile approach to the weave, creating a playful yet sophisticated color world. With a powder-coated aluminum frame in a choice of Terracotta, Nori or Lipari, MBARQ is light, strong and extremely weather-resistant.
Category A NATURA Acrylic fabric seat cushions are included for all chair styles. NATURA has a cotton-like touch and carries color beautifully. The cushions are constructed out of water-repellent yarns, wrapped around a quick-drying foam core for long-lasting outdoor durability.
Note: The additional back cushions are highly recommended, as the depth of seating approaches 40".
For individual lounge seating, and other stylistically similar pieces for casual outdoor dining, check out Herkner's award-winning MBRACE collection. Shop matching decorative pillows for an elbow rest or snuggle buddy.
Design: Sebastian Herkner