Embody Chair Video Review by Smart Furniture

Embody Chair Employee Review by Matt Hello Embody Chair shoppers! This is Matt Wood writing from Smart Furniture. I’ve been with the company for about 2 years and you may recognize me from my review of the Leap Chair. When my boss asked me to review the Embody Chair I was more than happy to do so as I’ve spent quite some time sitting in one…

A Day in the Embody Chair

The Embody Chair by Herman Miller is a testament to the power of great design and engineering. A completely ergonomic chair, it’s also completely original in terms of style and figure. The designers of the chair, Jeff Weber and Bill Stumpf, wanted to create something new and unseen; a chair that was truly one of a kind, a new mold on the office furniture scene. With…

An Icon of Modern Design: The Eames Lounge Chair

In 2006, Merrell published “The Eames Lounge Chair: An Icon of Modern Design” on the occasion of the chair’s 50th anniversary. It had been introduced to the world in 1956, offering a new sense of post-war comfort and ease, and immediately taking its place alongside the greatest pieces of furniture ever made in America. Charles and Ray Eames, who had built the chair, would…

Smart Furniture’s Interview with Eames Demetrios

In February of 2010, Smart Furniture hosted the Gifted Eye of Charles Eames – an event celebrating the work and legacy of Charles and Ray Eames. Presenting the event was Eames Demetrios, the grandson of Charles and Ray Eames and the Director of the Eames Office. The exhibit featured photography taken by Charles throughout his life, but more importantly, educated design enthusiasts about the Eames’ unique…

The Distinctive Look of the Eames Lounge Chair

Introduced by two of the most influential designers of the 20th century, the Eames Lounge Chair has remained a favorite in modern design for over 50 years. Charles and Ray Eames were both committed to the functionality of their products and aimed to combine comfort with an elegant style. The Eames Lounge was the first chair that the Eameses designed for a high-end market and has…

The Eames Lounge Chair: Changes Over Time

The Eames Lounge Chair and Ottoman, which was first mass produced in 1956 after going through multiple rounds of testing and re-testing, redesigning and refining, remained exactly the same for over 50 years, completely unchanged in look, materials, finish, and impact. That’s no small feat. Many pieces of furniture, even iconic ones, often go through several iterations, versions, and looks, based on the whims…

Aeron®: What’s in a Name?

A chair that looks and performs like no other, the Herman Miller Aeron Chair has made quite a reputation for itself around the globe. Heralded for its award-winning design, the chair has enhanced the hum-drum office workday through its ergonomic structure and aesthetic appeal. The chair is not only recognized as a thing of beauty, but it also provides incredible support and comfort to…

Aeron Chair Video Review

Meet Wes. Wes knows more about office chairs than most people would ever want to learn about, but for those of us who work (or play) at a computer for most of the day, there’s not a more important piece of furniture in our lives, and reviews such as this one can help us choose what we’re going to sit in for hundreds or…

Top 10 Reasons to Buy the Aeron® Chair

One of the most popular and fun internet memes is the top ten list. Unfortunately, oftentimes more practical products and concerns, like office chairs, are overlooked. Well, no longer; the Aeron Chair deserves its own top ten list of compelling reasons why it’s the best chair on the market, including comfort, support, warranty, durability, and environmental responsibility. There isn’t a better chair on the market, and…