Latest Posts from Smart Furniture

Interview with Peter Saloom

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Monday, September 24, 2018
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At Smart Furniture, we know furniture, and we want to make it easier for our customers to make their purchases confidently and knowledgeably. Our knowledge stems from the awesome partners that we have, and Saloom is no exception. Peter Saloom is a 2nd generation furniture builder. We wanted to know how to help our customers shop for dining furniture. We figured, why not ask the people who make it?

Green|Spaces: NextGen Homes in Chattanooga

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Tuesday, September 18, 2018
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The future of environmentally friendly housing lives in Chattanooga.

SILQ Chair: Smart Furniture's Review

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Monday, August 13, 2018
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The SILQ Chair is Steelcase's quest to revolutionize office seating. So how did they do?

Furniture of Smart Furniture Vol 3: Kenny's Chattanooga Craftsman

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Friday, March 23, 2018
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Kenny's Chattanooga craftsman has tons of charm, comfort, and style. Check out his outstanding upholstery pieces from American Leather and Innovation!

The Chattery: An Interview

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Tuesday, January 16, 2018
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The Chattery is a shared, adult learning space that teaches all sorts of folks new tricks.

Home Tour: Christian's Greenington Bedroom

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017
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Check out Christian's modern and eco-friendly bedroom, courtesy of Greenington.

Tags: Modern Mid-Century Bedroom

The Furniture of Smart Furniture

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Tuesday, June 13, 2017
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If a chef doesn't eat his own food, you know something's wrong. We use the furniture we sell, because we know that it's great. This blog post is dedicated to the awesome pieces of furniture that we fell in love with and had to put in our own homes.

Office Lighting: Your Forgotten Best Friend

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Poor office lighting is like a small itch on the inside of your foot when you're wearing boots. It'll nag at you all day and you'll be uncomfortable without completely knowing why.

Case Study: Tomorrow Building Meeting Space

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017
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Old fashioned meeting rooms are out. Super modern and person-friendly meeting rooms are in.

Living Large in Micro Lofts

  • Author: Christian Roemer
  • Posted: Friday, January 6, 2017
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Take a tour through one of the micro-lofts in the brand new Tomorrow Building in Chattanooga, Tennessee!

Chattanooga Modern: Smart Furniture + Uptown Firm

  • Author: Christian
  • Posted: Monday, August 15, 2016
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This beautiful home collaboration between Uptown Firm and Smart Furniture Studio will make you want to move to Chattanooga ASAP!

Tags: Modern Mid-Century Bedroom

Summer Bounty: Tomatoes

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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With 10,000 varieties of tomatoes, where do you start? Luckily, we have some gardening essentials and tips from organic farmer Tom to help you have a delicious and prosperous tomato season. 

Tags: Modern Casual Decor Dining Room Kitchen Outdoor Canvas Home

Father's Day Finds

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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Don't Stress --- We got you covered & caffeinated for Father's Day. Here's the perfect gift for your dad! 

Tags: Modern Casual Decor Dining Room Kitchen Canvas Home

In the Kitchen: Dropping Beets

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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We're dropping beets and style in the kitchen with a Savory Beet + Shallot + Goat Cheese Galette along side some baking and eating essentials. Check it out and try the recipe for your next spring soirée. 

Tags: Modern Casual Rustic Decor Kitchen

Eames & Nelson: Happily Ever After

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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When Eames + Nelson combine forces they make up the powercouple of the Mid-Century Modern World. Nay ... Universe! Today, we explore our favorite Eames + Nelson couples. Check them out and then make your own! 

Wondrous Workspaces: Vol. 2

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Welcome to our second installment of Wondrous Workspaces! Today we are taking a look into a local incubator ... Lamp Post Group. We explore their dynamic workspaces that offers a variety environments all packaged up in a historic building in the heart of downtown Chattanooga.

Tags: Modern Casual Office

Trending: Transparent

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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Transparent furniture has been a long trend with minimalist enthusiasts - but now we see it making waves beyond the sub-style and into modern playful pairings. Let's take a look ... 

SIRL: Smarts In Real Life Vol. 1

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, March 30, 2016
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There is nothing more gratifying for us than when we get see our furniture in your home. They take on new personalities in their real life setting. So we decided to start a new blog series called SIRL or Smarts In Real Life. Check out the first installment as we explore some of chairs in their new homes. 

Trends: Ash & Blush

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
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Color trends aren't just for fashion - they are sweeping through the world of interiors. 2016 is proving to be the year of ash & blush. Together they are a refreshing and airy pair. 

Wondrous Workspaces: Vol. 1

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Thursday, February 11, 2016
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In the grand scheme of interior design, corporate offices don't tend to take the cake. Most tend to be impersonal and uninspiring - they are a space to buckle down and bare rather an environment that nurtures creativity and inspire innovation. So we decided to share some inspiring offices of all sizes. 

Keeping Innovation Intact

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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Innovation is something that can be scheduled, pushed or planned. It is something that is cultivated, encouraged and nurtured. Giving inventive minds and thinkers a PLACE to reside is crucial to helping their ideas coming into fruition. See how we outfitted the Enterprise Center to help their entrepreneurs and local organizations feed their passions and small businesses. 

Tags: Modern Casual Office Small Business Steelcase

Dreamy Dowel Leg Dining

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
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It takes an eclectic personalty to love the look of a mismatched vintage home. But there is one vintage trend that stands the test of time ... Mid-Century Modern and the Eames design duo in particular. Today we explore dreamy dining legs! Dowel Legs to be precise - an Eames classic. 

Co-Working at Co.Lab

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Offices are more than just desks, chairs, and storage. It's time to rethink how people work and find out how you can get better work out of your employees by providing diverse workspaces. See how Co.Lab caters to varying types of workers to produce better results. 

The Witty & Delightful Home Of Kate Arends

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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Everyone is a sucker for Before & After shots, makeover articles, and transformation shows. For months Kate Arends of Wit & Delight was working on her home remodel --- the end goal was to curate a timeless mix of both traditional and contemporary. We are so excited to share her bright and modern kitchen as well as the dramatic and creative office with you today! 

Stephanie Duncan's Gift Picks

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, November 18, 2015
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Your free spirited friend may want a trip to Thailand this holiday season but Stephanie Duncan has a few Boho gift picks that won't break the bank. See her favorites now ... 

Tags: Modern