Latest Casual Posts from Smart Furniture

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. 

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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! 

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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. 

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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! 

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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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. 

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A Guide to Gifting in Style

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014
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We've got a style guide that will make your loved ones think twice about ripping open their gifts.

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Get the Perfect Office: Start with the Perfect Office Chair

  • Author: Smart Furniture
  • Posted: Friday, November 14, 2014
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Liz Elam, Founder of Link Coworking in Austin, shared one very important thing on her daily to-do list: disrupt the norm by rearranging the furniture in Link’s shared space to spark collaboration and keep creativity fresh.

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From the Kitchen: Butternut Squash + Pear Soup Recipe

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
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Smart Furniture Designs the Perfect Space for Creativity and Inspiration

  • Author: Smart Furniture
  • Posted: Friday, October 31, 2014
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Sometimes the best solution to your office dilemma isn’t doing more research, but having the wisdom to reach out for help. When you’re ready for intuitive support and creative solutions, Smart Furniture can provide customized assistance to help you create an inspiring workplace for your team.

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4 Ways to Get the Office You Need

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
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Creating an efficient and task-specific work-space does not occur through chance. High-functioning offices require planning and consideration to comfortably support the work and activities that define your business' operations.

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6 Questions to Ask When Designing Your Office

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Friday, September 26, 2014
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Anyone who's ever tried to upgrade their office without the help of a professional knows how challenging it can be. Browsing endless pages of online products can raise more questions than provide answers, and navigating the myriad of styles, color choices and accessories can leave your head spinning. Sometimes too much isn't a good thing.

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Show Me your #shelfie!

  • Author: Smart Furniture
  • Posted: Thursday, September 11, 2014
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Alright, everyone, it's time to get out your phone for the new hashtag sensation that's sweeping the nation. Selfies are so May 2014, and it's totally September now. We want you to get creative and give us your best #shelfie!

[#shel·fie (noun): a photograph of one's own shelf, esp. when the shelf shows off one's personality. Example: "I'll be right there, as soon as I post my #shelfie to Instagram."]

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Be Brave. Go Bold.

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Thursday, August 21, 2014
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Made in America

  • Author: Smart Furniture
  • Posted: Thursday, July 03, 2014
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As an American furniture company, we don't take the phrase "Made in America" lightly. To us, it means that our products must meet a certain standard of quality, not only in design but in durability as well. It means more than just where it was made - it means where it came from: where rules are broken, limits are pushed and craftsmanship reigns supreme.

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5 Types of People Who Need Better Task Chairs

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Thursday, June 19, 2014
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We all know that instinctively. We buy good computers, good running shoes, high-quality ice cream makers. Why? We don't want frozen computer screens, sore knees, or soupy ice cream - so we get tools that will do the job. The results speak for themselves.

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Embody Chair Infographic

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Friday, June 06, 2014
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This Embody Chair Infographic is the next in our series of task chair infographics - and appropriately so. Because right now, all Herman Miller is on sale at 15% off with free shipping (and, in many cases, free upgraded inside delivery). So here are the details about Herman Miller's innovative, health-positive office chair - the Embody Chair.

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Aeron Chair Infographic

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Tuesday, June 03, 2014
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This Aeron Chair Infographic has hit the interwebs at just the right time. Right now, all Herman Miller is on sale at 15% off with free shipping (and, in many cases, free upgraded inside delivery). So here are the details about Herman Miller's iconic, groundbreaking task chair, the Aeron Chair.

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Mirra 2 Chair Infographic

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Monday, June 02, 2014
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Our handy Mirra 2 Chair Infographic couldn't be timed better. Right now, all Herman Miller is on sale at 15% off with free shipping (and, in many cases, free upgraded inside delivery). So here's the scoop about Herman Miller's latest task chair, the Mirra 2 Chair.

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Earth Day: Shop FSC-Certified Wood

  • Author: Katie
  • Posted: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Happy Earth Day, fellow humans! In celebration of today and in the spirit of raising awareness for creating a sustainable earth, we'd like to give a few shout outs to some companies that are taking their own steps to make sure that the earth and its resources will be plentiful for generations to come. You can do your part too by shopping for eco-friendly products from our FSC-Certified brands. Each of these companies has gone through rigorous testing and must continually meet strict standards to maintain their certification.

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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.

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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.

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