Our Favorite Sofas

Is it time to start thinking about a new sofa? If you just answered yes to this question, you are not alone! Over the past few months, sofas, sleeper sofas, and sectionals have been flying our of our warehouse. Could it be that spending so much time at home has made us realize that we are in serious need of a sofa upgrade? Or…

Sleeper Sofas Shipping Without Delay!

Sleeper sofas are definitely the rage of Summer 2021. Maybe it’s because we are all feeling a little more comfortable traveling to visit friends and family? Or, perhaps that guest bedroom has been converted into a home office? Whatever the case, now is the time for you to hop on the train and start exploring the most popular products of the season. Below you…

Back to the Office Essentials

Working from home was the new normal in 2020. This new normal gave us all the opportunity to reflect on work and how we do it. We were all forced to reimagine our workspaces. What were the essentials? What were the luxuries? And, how were productivity and comfort supported from the home office? As we reach the midpoint of 2021, many of us are…

Why Buy the Embody Chair

In the modern office world, every new piece of furniture has to prove itself. It needs to have reason to exist. Is it more beautiful than the competition? Does it feature design work and features that out-distance all the other office chairs? Is it more comfortable or more supportive than the average chair? With the Embody Chair by Herman Miller, all of these questions…

The Embody Chair’s 12-Year Warranty

A 12-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty applies to all moving parts and hardware Warranty does not cover natural fading/use in fabric over time 45-Day Simply Smart Return Policy from Smart Furniture (see details here) A Quarter a Day The Embody Chair’s 12–year warranty gives you a unique opportunity to experience the full range of its benefits with almost no risk. Consider that for about $.25 a day…

The Importance of Thermal Comfort

A chair should “breathe;” its surface materials should provide comfort and allow conduction of heat and dispersion of moisture away from the surface of the sitters’ skin. A work chair should have a neutral effect on body surface temperatures, so that thermal comfort is not posture-dependent. What We Know People are more comfortable when ambient temperatures are neutral, allowing the body to maintain thermal…

First Impressions of the Embody Chair

Smart Furniture employees first parked their rumps in the Embody Chair back in February 2009. Below are some of our staff’s initial reactions to Herman Miller’s innovative creation. Here at Smart Furniture we were lucky enough to be among the first to try out the Embody Chair when we received our first model from Herman Miller. After reading initial press releases about it online and seeing…

Herman Miller Embody Chair Review

Mark Rico of Smart Furniture Spends a Week in the Embody Chair The folks here at Smart Furniture were curious about Herman Miller’s Embody Chair and how well it would affect their everyday work environment—so what better way to figure it out than to just sit in one! Mark Rico, our resident content specialist and SketchUp guru, has graciously accepted the opportunity to sit on Embody…