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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! 

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. 

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. 

A Daily Sleep Space

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
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See the results Rebecca Gallop of A Daily Something's Master Bedroom Makeover.

Back to Schooling - Dorm Room Dress-up

  • Author: Christian & Maggie
  • Posted: Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Heading back to school requires far more effort than just buying a new backpack and set of pens. We pulled together our top 5 picks to dress-up your dorm room to make it stylish and organized so that success will be your only option.

Emmadime's Creative Corner

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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See how blogger and graphic designer, Emma Brooks of Emmadime stricks a balance between inspiration and efficiency in her creative office space. 

12 Dining Styles to Get the Party Started

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Saturday, November 01, 2014
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Everyone has a preferred dining style.. Ask five people what they want their dining rooms to look like, and you’re likely to get five different responses. The dining room is where you entertain your friends, host birthday parties, have a cup of coffee with the morning paper, and play a game with your kids. It’s the location for the most memorable celebrations and the least noteworthy evening meals.

Shape Matters, Dining Table Edition

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Monday, October 20, 2014
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Your dining table may reveal a lot about your dining style. More than you may think. Beyond simply style and color, shape plays a dominant role in determining the atmosphere of your gatherings. So we are breaking down dining table shapes … what they say, who they are ideal for, and suggestions for each.

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.

Pennyweight's Picks: Get the Look

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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For some, an eye for design is innate. Objects "speak" to them. There are few whose design sense is at the highest level. But those who possess this gift have unequaled talent for pairing pieces and curating components. Elise Joseph of Pennyweight is one of the few who have that kind of talent. She sees quality design and has the instinctive vision to devise an intriguing and classy space.

Smart Living Home Tour: Chattanooga Creative Director's Crisp Condo

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Chattanooga has no shortage of style and design lovers. Karen - a Creative Director - is one of the most defined. She, her husband, and their two children live in a delightful riverfront condo community and a recent renovation opened the door for a fresh new look in the living room. After hearing about the new space, we caught up with Karen to take a look inside the renovated living space she styled and furnished herself.

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.

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.

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.

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.

9 Outdoor Furniture Collections

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, May 27, 2014
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Outdoor furniture offers a world of possibility. Indoors, we're constrained by space and decor requirements. But outdoors? Outdoors is where people expect you to let your hair down a bit - and there's an inherent need for practicality as well when we're talking about weather-proof furniture. No messing with fancy wood finishes and veneers.

Prime Patio Pieces

  • Author: Katie
  • Posted: Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Summer is almost here again! Time to dust off the grill, crank up the Jimmy Buffett and crack open a cold one. That's what summers are made for, people - pool parties and backyard barbecues.

Modern Outdoor Love

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Monday, May 12, 2014
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We're very excited about the advent of warmer weather (it's already hit the high 80s in TN)! So in the spirit of long weekends, lake days, and frosty beverages, we've taken a close look at some of our favorite designs for our outdoor areas.

Which Outdoor Lounge Chair Are You?

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Thursday, May 08, 2014
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The world-renowned Myers-Briggs questionnaire claims to categorize an individual's personality into one of 16 major groupings. Jung debated that there were 32. Nevertheless, the results often reveal your attitude, lifestyle preferences, and social tendencies. All in all, rather enlightening. But Myers-Briggs can't help you find the perfect Outdoor Lounge Chair. That's what we are here for. So we've rounded up our Top 8 Outdoor Lounge Chairs to help you identify the perfect summer seating for you.

A Dose of Decor for Every Personality

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Monday, April 28, 2014
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When I arrive home after a long day at work, I inhale deeply as I drop my bags at the entryway. This might be the first time I am really at peace all day. I walk past my rustic bar stools and collapse on my sofa, curling up with my fringed, thickly knotted throw blanket. Cozy in my little boho abode and surrounded by my treasures and loved ones, I am home.

Eames Lounge Chair ... in Ebony

  • Author: Katie
  • Posted: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
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The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman is a modern classic. It's never been equaled, never been surpassed from concept to execution. Sure, it's been copied (or, to put it delicately, "knocked off"). But a copy is just that - a shadow of the real thing.

St. Patrick's Day: Bring on Green

  • Author: Katie
  • Posted: Monday, March 17, 2014
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The color green has been universally recognized as representative of new life and growth. Emerald, Pantone's 2013 Color of the Year , has been said to enhance "our sense of well-being further by inspiring insight, as well as promoting balance and harmony."

What's Your (office) Problem? Part II: The Ergonomic Office

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
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We've been addressing common office problems, and in this post I'll show you how to have an ergonomic office. It's a challenge that those of us who work at desks face every day. How do you get as comfortable as you can while sitting in one place for hours at a time?