Latest Vitra Posts from Smart Furniture

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.

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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.

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Which Outdoor Lounge Chair Are You?

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Thursday, May 8, 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.

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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.

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10 Round Picks for Pi Day

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014
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3/14/2014 is here, and guess what that means? You got it - Pi Day. I've compiled a list of things that are round and awesome to celebrate this renowned holiday. Every home needs a shot of circular symmetry.

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Gift Ideas from Design Milk's Jaime Derringer

  • Author: Maggie
  • Posted: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
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We can feel the Holidays approaching. It's gift-giving time again, and we're all looking for a special gift for that special person. And when we're looking for ideas, what's better than getting recommendations from people who know good design?

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Father's Day Gift Picks For The Best Of Dads

  • Author: Catharine
  • Posted: Saturday, June 8, 2013
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Father's Day is just around the corner! If you haven't found the perfect gift, we've got you covered. Click on the image to shop the whole site, or peruse our picks and find links below! Happy Dad's Day (almost)!!

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Popular Search Terms: Clocks

  • Author: Chris
  • Posted: Monday, January 21, 2013
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As far as popular search terms go, it seems that folks just love them some clocks. Not only have they been a common item searched on but people have been looking for them on The Google as well. When I heard about that, it occurred to me that we do have a whole bunch of cool clocks to offer. Here are a few, just to give your mind's eye a frame of reference.

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Designer Profile: Verner Panton

  • Author: Chris
  • Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2013
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Mention the name Verner Panton to any design enthusiast and they're sure to smile. With his innovative use of vibrant colors and elegant shapes, it's hard not to get a lighthearted feeling when you look at or think about Panton's work. Born in Denmark in 1926, Panton helped bring elegant shapes and bold hues to the forefront of modern furniture.

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Did You Know? Today Is National Bird Day

  • Author: Mark
  • Posted: Saturday, January 5, 2013
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That's right, folks; today is a day dedicated to the celebration of all our favorite fowl. Who knew? I sure didn't. So in my curiosity about the strange sounding holiday, I went to the interwebs for answers. What I found is actually rather interesting.

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