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Format Desk

Item #: 6301
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Format Desk



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Format Desk by BDI
designed by Matthew Weatherly

At A Glance:
With a cantilevered top and well-proportioned drawers, the Format Desk is an example of the intersection of good craftsmanship and thoughtful design. The desk's neoprene-lined multifunction center drawer keeps a keyboard, mouse and other rechargeable items organized and the convenient side drawers are ideal for keeping supplies close at hand.

What's To Like:
The center drawer's front swings down, making the drawer a truly functional keyboard tray and clearing up your desk's surface area (both for looks and to make space for the rockin' monitor you've got up there).

What's Not to Like:
If you're looking for a smaller laptop desk, the Format Desk may be too big for you at 24.25" deep and 64.25" wide. Try the smaller Cascadia Desk instead.

The Bottom Line:
The Format Desk is a desk with a blocky yet slender modern profile and multi-functional drawers, enabling you to make the most of your space in style.

Format Collection


  • Overall: 29.5" h x x 64.25" w x 24.25" d
  • Weight: 113 lbs
  • Flip-down keyboard/multifunction drawer stores your keyboard and arranges your electronics for charging
  • Side storage drawers are perfect for the little stuff you'll need at your desk
  • Drawers are lined with black neoprene to keep contents securely in place
  • Satin-nickel finished steel details give the desk a sleek look
  • Front and rear panels tilt down for easy access to wiring and outlets
  • Includes levelers under the legs
  • Pair with the Format File Pedestal and the Format Credenza for a well put together, coordinated look

The BDI Format Desk is also known by the following manufacturer Item Number: 6301.


Materials: satin finished, nickel plated steel legs with veneer and laminate finished surfaces

Dimensions: Overall:29.5" h x 64.25" w x 24.25" d
Distance between legs: 31"
Format Desk Dimensions



Thoughtful design; sleek lines; material quality that is without peer. Becker Designed Inc. was founded in 1984 by Bill Becker with the goal of making top-notch modern furniture design accessible to the public. They've succeeded. With the most functional, well-engineered, and attractively designed TV stands on the market, BDI has raised the bar to an impressive height. Features like flow-through ventilation, IR-friendly glass, integrated wheels, and removable back panels are just a few of the innovative ways BDI has discovered to make the TV stand that much better. Today, BDI is best know for its home entertainment systems, but it has also applied its vision and craftsmanship in its lines of tables, shelving, and mirrors. BDI is located in Chantilly, Virginia.


Matthew WeatherlyMatthew Weatherly
Heavily influenced by Danish modern style, Matthew studied Scandinavian design, architecture, and woodworking at Denmark's Design School and holds a degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute. Inspired by his love of Nature, Matthew's designs have become known for merging maximum functionality with minimal materials, always striving to do more with less.


The Format Desk is an elegant, modern creation from up and coming designer Matthew Weatherly. The desk is a beautiful example of forma and function coming together in a single product to serve a single purpose - to make your working life better.

Let's start with the beauty, then we'll get to the brains. The Format desk is composed of steel and laminated material with either a black oak, walnut or plain white finish. It's not shaped in precisely the same way a traditional desk would be - it's a working space with wings. The polished steel legs support the middle section of the desk, which has two small wings that extend out even further. Each wing includes a desk drawer lined in neoprene (so things stay where they're supposed to stay, 100 of the time), and the desktop itself is smooth as a lake and just as lovely. This working space is defined by clean lines, smooth surfaces, and a gorgeous, modern design. Any working day started at a desk like this has to be just a bit brighter than it already is.

But the Format goes way beyond simple beauty. It's also a highly functional space to get work done. Beyond the neoprene lined drawers and tabs, the desk features a flip-down panel drawer in the middle, which is designed to hold your keyboard and mouse (or whatever else you need at a ready distance at all times). Like any modern desk worth its salt, this piece is also well equipped for the digital work environment, with panels that make it easy to use, access, and store the various cables and components that a modern worker depends on.

The Format Desk is a truly impressive piece of furniture. Pair it with other Format components, like the Mobile Credenza or the Mobile File Pedestal, for a complete look.


Shipping Rate:

Shipping is free!


Ships in 2 business days from the date of purchase unless otherwise noted.

Standard Ship Method: Free In Home Delivery - $0.00!

In home delivery is a great way to have large and fragile items delivered to your room of choice - and we offer it as a complementary service on select items like this! When your order reaches the local station in your area, you will be contacted to schedule a day and time specific appointment (so no surprises!). A two person team will carefully deliver your item inside your home (or office) and place it in the room you desire. Please note that this service does not include debris removal or assembly. Should you desire either one of these options, please give us a call at 888-467-6278 so that we can provide you with a customized quote.

Package Information:

Dimensions: 67" x 26" x 9"
Weight: 135 lb

Assembly Instructions:

View Format Desk assembly instructions.


BDI Format office furniture is warranted for 3 years from the date of purchase.


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