Fully-Upholstered Leather Furniture Collections

Fully-upholstered leather furniture refers to collections of reception area or waiting room furniture products, typically consisting of chairs, sofas, and loveseats among other coordinating elements, all upholstered with genuine leather.

Styles

Armless Leather Chair: Armless leather chair refers to a leather-upholstered single-user seating element designed with cushioned seat and cushioned backrest but no armrests.

Armless Sectional Chair: Armless sectional chair refers to a waiting room seating section with seat and backrest but no side arms. The design is meant to accommodate pairing with the single-arm sectional chairs for sofa-style grouped layouts, with or without additional armless chairs for longer rows or arrangements.

Complete Sectional Grouping: Complete sectional grouping refers to furniture bundles that simplify shopping by providing a complete arrangement of sectional elements, and tables depending on the collection, in one complete set for purchase. Additional sections and coordinating products may be added to the purchase or added later for customizing the furniture arrangement as needed.

Corner Sectional: Corner sectional describes a seating section product designed for a single user, typically with a seat and angled backrest designed to form the 90° angle at the corner of a grouped seating configuration. The corner sectional can be combined with armless sections and/or left-arm and right-arm sections for a 90° arrangement of guest seating with a sofa-style layout.

Leather Loveseat: Leather loveseat refers to a two-person loveseat-style sofa unit with end-arms and cushioned seat and backrest all upholstered in genuine leather. The loveseat cushion design typically does not have a seam or separating divide at the center as seen in two-seat sofa products.

Leather Ottoman: Leather ottoman describes a stool-like seating product with leather upholstery designed to match the coordinating furniture collection. The ottoman may have a storage space inside, and most ottoman styles include a reversible lid with tabletop or tray-style finish on the opposite surface.

Leather Sofa: Leather sofa typically refers to waiting room seating units with room for three or more users in a classic-style sofa design with end-arms, cushioned seat, and backrest. The sofa is upholstered in genuine leather, and design features vary between collections.

Leather Storage Ottoman: Leather storage ottoman describes a stool-style seating element with a removable lid, all upholstered in genuine leather. The interior of the ottoman can be used to hold various items, and the lid is usually reversible with tray or tabletop surface on the under-side.

Lounge Chair: Lounge chairs typically have armless frames with a relaxed seat and backrest design. The backrest may feature an angled posture for relaxed sitting comfort, or offer an adjustable angle depending on the chair design.

Seating Sectional: Seating sectional describes a waiting room seating design that consists of complementary seating sections that fit together to form customized waiting room, lobby, or reception area seating arrangements. These sectional pieces may be armless, contain two arms, or have a left or right arm depending on the design and function of each.

Sectional Chair with Arms: Sectional chair with arms typically refers to a waiting room seating section with a single-user chair design and two armrests for standalone use.

Sectional Chair with Left/Right Arm: Sectional chair with left arm or right arm describes a waiting room seating section with one armrest and one armless side, designed to combine with other sectional pieces for larger sofa-style or grouped seating configurations.

Tablet Chair: Tablet chair refers to a single-user seating element with armrests and an attached tablet for note taking or other individual tasks. The tablet will usually pivot or move out of the way for comfortable sitting down and standing.

2-Seat Leather Bench: The 2-seat leather bench design is upholstered in genuine leather and provides seating for two people in a backless frame. The ends may or may not feature armrests depending on the design.

3-Seat Leather Bench: A 3-seat leather bench is a bench-style seating product upholstered in genuine leather, designed with a cushioned seat but no backrest. Armrests may or may not be included, depending on the style and collection.

2-Seat Leather Sofa: A 2-seat leather sofa describes a leather-upholstered sofa-style seating product with two distinct seats, separated by a topstitched seam or divided cushions, as opposed to a two-person loveseat without the obvious divide. The sofa may have end-arms only, or end and center arms depending on the collection design.

3-Seat Leather Sofa: A 3-seat leather sofa is a sofa unit upholstered in genuine leather with three distinct seats marked by stitched seam detailing used to divide the seat cushions into three sections, or by divided cushions lined up within the sofa frame. A 3-seat sofa may have end-arms only or end and center arms dividing the seats and providing support for guests.

Components

Back Handle: Back handle indicates the addition of a grip-style handle built into the back of a chair or seating element for easier moving and arranging in a waiting room or reception area. The back handle is usually paired with a set of casters on the front or back of the chair for tilt and glide mobility.

Coffee Table: Coffee table refers to generally rectangular table elements designed to coordinate with a sofa, loveseat, and waiting room furniture collection. The coffee table frame is usually shorter in height than standard café or utility tables, with a length that coordinates with the loveseat or shorter sofa for a balanced look when paired.

Double Tablets: Double tablet refers to sofa or seating units with two tablet panels on the end-arms of the seating element. The left and right armrests will each have a tablet arm that usually swivels, lifts, or pivots out of the way for easier sitting and standing.

End Table: End table refers to a small square or almost square table, designed to coordinate with the matching coffee table in a collection. The end table is usually about the same height as the coffee table and has a smaller size for conveniently placing between two seating elements for shared use.

Front Casters: Front casters indicate the chair has two casters placed at the front legs and no casters in the back. The design is intended for easier moving or rearranging with tilt and roll mobility.

Leather Arms: Leather arms describe upholstered armrests that enhance the leather-upholstered sofa and seating products. These armrests are generally padded for comfort and upholstered in matching leather.

Left/Right Arm: Left arm and right arm refer to individual armrests that are attached to sectional seating units or sold separately for enhancing modular or sectional seating arrangements. The armrests that are sold separately will match the design of the collection, such as padding for comfort and matching leather upholstery.

Square Coffee Table: Square coffee table describes a contemporary alternative to classic rectangular coffee tables with a square tabletop featuring four equal-length sides. As with traditional coffee tables, the square coffee table is typically shorter in height than standard utility tables or café tables, and the length or width usually will not exceed the length of the loveseat or 2-seat sofa in the collection.

Tablet Arm: Tablet arm describes an armrest enhancement of a laminate, melamine, or wooden panel, often attached by hinge or swivel joint for moving as needed. The panel is used for tabletop support to hold notebook, laptop or tablet computer, or other devices and personal items.

Construction Materials

Chrome Frame: Chrome frame refers to a metal or steel frame of a chair, table, or other waiting room seating product, finished in shiny chrome plating for a mirror-like appearance that lasts.

Die-Cut Foam Cushions: Die-cut foam cushions are foam cushions shaped by cutting with a custom-made die to form durable, consistent support elements for use in seat, back, and arm components of waiting room collections.

Eco-Leather Upholstery: Eco-leather upholstery is an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional leather that uses recycled leather to reduce waste and combines with fabric and polyurethane for a softer-than-leather feel with reliable durability.

Genuine Leather Upholstery: Genuine leather upholstery refers to any leather upholstery that has not been altered for strength, softness, durability, or other reason. Most genuine leather upholstery is top-grain leather for high-quality upholstery that lasts.

Glass Top: Glass top generally describes a tempered safety glass tabletop used to finish a coffee table, end table, corner table, or other table element in a waiting room collection. Glass tops may be clear, tinted, black, or frosted depending on the collection.

Hardwood Frame: Hardwood frame indicates the frame of the chair, sofa, loveseat, or table product is made of solid wood. The hardwood frame may be internal, not seen through the padded upholstered design, or visible with wood finish and protective topcoat.

High-Density Foam Cushions: High-density foam cushions are durable, strong, and resilient foam cushions used in seat and backrest components of waiting room furniture. The high-density foam endures regular use in lasting style.

Laminate Finish: Laminate finish is a multi-layer finish applied with heat and pressure for a permanent bond, usually to wood product core panels forming tabletops or other furniture pieces. The finish is durable, with scratch-resistant, stain-resistant, and heat-resistant qualities.

LeatherPlus Upholstery: LeatherPlus upholstery is made from genuine leather but combined with fabrics and treatments to create a softer, more durable upholstery alternative to basic traditional leather.

Matching Vinyl Sides and Back: Matching vinyl sides and back refer to the use of vinyl upholstery, designed to match the leather upholstery, used to cover the sides and backs of cushions to reduce production costs and leather use. The top surfaces of the seats and backrests are upholstered with leather for the high-quality leather look and feel.

Tapered Legs: Tapered legs are table or chair and seating element legs that have a smaller base than top. The taper may be on one or all sides of the leg, and severely tapered legs are usually referred to as “stiletto legs” due to their resemblance to classic stiletto high-heel shoes.

Tempered Glass: Tempered glass is enhanced glass used for tabletops and other furniture products, treated to increase strength and durability while improving safety by forcing the glass to break into small granules if broken, rather than dangerous sharp pieces.

Top Grain Leather: Top grain leather is a high-quality leather upholstery used for furniture. Top grain indicates it is the second-highest grade, with full-grain being the highest.

Top-Stitch Detailing: Top-stitch detailing describes a sewing technique used to enhance the style of upholstery. The stitching is often non-functional, not used to hold seams but rather to provide decorative effect, although it can be used around and over seams for functional support and decoration.

Wood Legs: Wood legs are seating and table legs composed of solid wood. The wood legs are usually finished by hand with traditional wood stain and protected by a topcoat or lacquer.

Wood Top: Wood top describes a wood veneer, solid wood, or laminate wood tabletop, usually as part of a coffee table, end table, or other waiting room table element. Tabletops that are solid wood are listed as such.

Features

ANSI/BIFMA: ANSI is the American National Standards Institute. BIFMA is the Business and Industrial Furniture Manufacturers Association. Both organizations work to establish and ensure quality standards are met in furniture design and production.

Curved Armrests: Curved armrests can refer to armrests that curve outward to the sides, away from the user, providing a decorative effect and functional support. Curved armrests can also refer to armrests that curve or slope toward the front of the seating element.

Green Features: Green features indicate the use of materials, production methods, and/or the creation of finished products that meet environmentally friendly design standards. The use of eco-friendly powder-coat finish, recycled materials, eco-leather and synthetic leathers, sustainable resources, and other Earth-friendly options are considered to add to the product’s green features. A product that is 100% recyclable is also considered to have green feature benefits.

Not Intended for Freestanding Use: Tables or seating elements listed as “not intended for freestanding use” indicate the design is capable of freestanding use but usually contain a raw edge or connecting component on one end designed to join with additional products from the collection.

Reversible Top: Reversible top refers to the lid of ottoman furniture products with cushioned upholstered top surface and a tabletop or tray on the under-side for alternative use.

Rounded Backrest: Rounded backrest can refer to a backrest with rounded top or shape, or it can refer to a backrest that is cushioned for a more rounded feel to increase contact with the spine for greater support.

Waterfall Front Seat: Waterfall front seat describes a curved and rounded front seat edge that reduces pressure on legs and provides improved comfortable sitting use.