Latest Apartment & Loft Posts from Smart Furniture

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. 

Loft Living with Mark McKnight

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Friday, October 17, 2014
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Storage and style are the most eye-catching elements in Rock/Creek marketing guru and RootsRated founder Mark McKnight's loft, located in the heart of Downtown Chattanooga. Warm tones and modern lines are on display at every turn. Even though Mark's home is impeccably curated, the open-space loft has presented some difficulties. He states "a big, open loft reveals everything at once, which can be a bit overwhelming and chaotic." He has combated this predicament by filling his home with quality pieces rather than cluttering the space with quantity. He organically creates defined sub-spaces by ingeniously using shelves and bookcases as barriers.

Double Duty: Top 10 Multifunctional Pieces

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Sunday, April 13, 2014
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In no particular order, here is our Top 10 list of multifunctional furniture designs. These crafty pieces add form and functionality where you need them most:

Top Sleeper Sofas

  • Author: Katie
  • Posted: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
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At Smart Furniture, we're redefining the way you feel about sleeper sofas. We understand that those two words can often cause traumatic flashbacks to childhood vacations when you were duped into believing you'd finally get your own "bed" - when in reality all you got was a thin, creaky mattress that had been kept hidden away from the world by tacky upholstered seat cushions and metal springs that hurt almost as bad as knowing you had been shafted.

5 Decor Tips and Tricks for Small Spaces

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Monday, April 07, 2014
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Apartment dwelling (and small space living in general) demands the conservation and tactful use of space. Both furniture and accent pieces have to be edited and taken into consideration. Here are 5 decor tricks and tips that can easily be implemented in a small-footprint space while injecting an element of pizzazz and personality.

Save Space - Use the Wall

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Friday, April 04, 2014
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Space: is it the final frontier or just the most difficult thing to conserve in compact dwellings? I'd say it's both, but although we all can't board the Starship Enterprise, we can save space in our homes. Here are a few ideas for making the most of your space by using a rather valuable element we all have in our homes or offices ... our walls.

Apartment Space Saving Tips

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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When I moved to New York City, I had visions of an apartment with 20 foot ceilings, exposed brick, windows stretching from the floor to the ceiling, populated with mid-century modern furnishings. What I got was a room that could barely fit my full size bed. Space was not available in abundance and all my efforts went toward conserving it. Rigging shelves to the wall, finding a storage bed, searching for a sleek sleeper sofa. With hard work and intent, I was able to combat the dorm-room vibe that threatened to drift throughout my home.

Spring Cleaning in Chattanooga: 10 Best Organizers

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, April 10, 2013
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We're spring cleaning here at Smart Furniture, and I thought I'd take a look around to find some of the best organizers in our catalog. Because no matter what, if you don't have the right tool for the job, you're not going to end up with as good a result, right?

Innovation Sofa Beds and Daybeds

  • Author: Smart Furniture
  • Posted: Thursday, February 09, 2012
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We're introducing a new product line this month at Smart Furniture. Innovation is an up-and-coming Danish design firm specializing in day beds and sofa beds, and their creations are elegant, comfortable, and easy to use.