Latest Steelcase Posts from Smart Furniture

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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Co-Working at Co.Lab

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Tuesday, February 09, 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. 

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Case Study: RootsRated's New Office

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Thursday, October 29, 2015
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A while back, we had the pleasure of giving some furniture to a local startup. RootsRated is an outdoors resource whose goals are clear and their stories inspire people. But their own offices were cluttered and inflexible ... hardly appropriate for a company that wants to broaden peoples' horizons. They needed a solution, stat. Read on for the Case Study.

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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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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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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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GESTURE Chair Review with Video

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Saturday, March 01, 2014
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What's Your (office) problem? Part III: Declutter & Organizing

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2014
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The Washington Post mentioned back in October 2013 that a worldwide poll showed that only 13% of people actually like going to work. That is alarmingly low. So we wanted to help improve your office experience with a few tips. Earlier in the month we discussed using an open floor plan to increase collaboration and using ergonomic pieces to create a comfy environment. Today we're all about declutter and organizing.

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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?

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GESTURE Chair Has Arrived

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Monday, November 18, 2013
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The GESTURE Chair, Steelcase's latest (and greatest) office seating innovation, is now available to order. That's exciting news! We've been modifying our posture to fit our office chairs for the past few years of multi-device tasking. But now that GESTURE is here, there's finally a chair that will fit our posture.

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Orange Crush

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Monday, October 28, 2013
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Nothing makes a statement quite like the color orange. To counter the chill that approaches us during the fall season, the warm hues of tangerine, pumpkin, and persimmon proliferate through every medium – from nature to fashion and food – stimulating our senses with sounds, smells and texture.

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Leap Chair Employee Review: Day 1

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Friday, October 04, 2013
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This gem from the archives was the first in a series of Steelcase Leap Chair review posts, and we thought it would be more than appropriate to revisit since the Steelcase Sale is currently in full swing.

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Gesture Chair: Coming Soon!

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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Right now we have a sale on all Steelcase (15% off - not too shabby), and it seemed an appropriate time to talk about their Next Big Thing. And so, without further ado: Introducing the Gesture Chair.

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Build an Inspiring Office

  • Author: Matt
  • Posted: Monday, July 15, 2013
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Small Talks, Big Time

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Thursday, May 23, 2013
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If you have visited the The Company Lab then you know the atmosphere of the space used to be a contrast to the enthusiasm and spirit of the company and the personalities of those running it.

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SmartMakeover Teaser (you know you love it)

  • Author: Melanie
  • Posted: Monday, May 20, 2013
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Warning: this is an itch that you won't be able to scratch. Now that you have been properly warned, this post contains images of the teaser variety. Teasing, tickling, flirting are the goals. I am not a patient person and if you are anything like me then this post might be painful to endure! As you may well know; Smart Furniture combined forces with Turnstone (a la Captain Planet style) to makeover The Company Lab right here in Chattanooga. Using the SmartSpace tool, The Co.Lab was able to formulate a color scheme and style that would meet their needs and ensure maximum creative collaboration action. We'll be revealing the full makeover on Wednesday the 22nd, so here's a quick glimpse behind the scenes.

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Introducing the Turnstone Buoy Seat

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Monday, May 13, 2013
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The Turnstone Buoy seat is here, and we have it at Smart Furniture just waiting for you to love it! Now you can tip while you type, wobble while you work, move while you meet, or rock while you relax.

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Smart Work Space

  • Author: Matt
  • Posted: Thursday, April 04, 2013
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Serious Accountants Have Seriously Enormous Desks

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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I took two accounting classes in college and have a lot of good memories from them both. I fondly recall my TI-83+ calculator which guided my way to two A's and was subsequently stolen by my girlfriend. I had a friendly professor who was happy to remind us that we could always "account" on him - and there were plenty of female business majors (coeds, as my father would call them) in attendance who were easy to look at.

What I don't remember about my accounting classes is anything about accounting.

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Think Chair Employee Review: Day 7

  • Author: Chris
  • Posted: Monday, February 04, 2013
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It's the final day of our Think Chair Employee Review. Mark was able to fight back the tears from the thought of life without a Think Chair and give us a few final thoughts and a recap of the week's highlights.

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Think Chair Employee Review: Day 6

  • Author: Matt
  • Posted: Sunday, February 03, 2013
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It's Cyndi's last day with the Think Chair. Has she grown too attached? Is her life changed? Will she be able to go on in life without one? Here's what she had to say:

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Think Chair Employee Review: Day 5

  • Author: Gil
  • Posted: Saturday, February 02, 2013
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Tag ... Mark's it! He had the privilege of sitting the in the Think Chair for day 5 of our employee review.

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