Apartment Space Saving Tips

When I moved to New York City, I had visions of an apartment with 20 foot ceilings, exposed brick, windows stretching from the floor to the ceiling, populated with mid-century modern furnishings. What I got was a room that could barely fit my full size bed. Space was not available in abundance and all my efforts went toward conserving it. Rigging shelves to the…

Home Decor – Before and After

Design on Demand is one of our maxims here at Smart Furniture. This saying directs everything we do as we strive to provide our customers with an offering of products that can be customized to meet their unique design sensibilities and needs. For example, one chair can manifest in 1000 different ways as combinations are added or subtracted at your will – and we try…

Eclectic Harmony using SmartSpace

Oftentimes, one’s dream home doesn’t follow any single aesthetic or style. Thankfully, it seems that many people are pulling away from the purchase of room sets with matching dining tables, dining chairs, console tables and chests. Style is getting more eclectic Your utopian space might incorporate a minimalist sofa, a modern dining table, vintage family heirloom dresser, and mid-century modern side chairs. If your aim…

Innovative Innovation

What do you get when you combine a sleeper chair and a sleeper sofa? A sectional. Let me explain. Innovation Oldschool Chesterfield Sofa Bed and Lounge Chair The above photo shows the Innovation Chesterfield Multifunctional Lounge Chair and Sofa Bed used together to make a sectional. Live in a small NYC apartment and want a flexible setup? This is your winner. You can have a sofa and chair for everyday sitting to read…

Trend Tuesday: Mixed Dining Chairs

Eclectic … daring … taboo. My design sensibility doesn’t fall very close to the tree. I grew up in a house with a dining table paired with matching chairs; the wallpaper pattern was repeated in the accent pillows. Perhaps that is from where my love for patterns stemmed. However, none of these home decor rules are taken into consideration in my house these days….

Think Chair Employee Review: Day 7

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. When I look at the Think, what I see is a minimalist, inside-outside design that I appreciate aesthetically. The LiveBack system is visible but doesn’t look like…

Think Chair Employee Review: Day 6

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: I really look forward to sitting in the Think Chair again today. It makes me sad to realize that today is my last day to “test drive” the Think Chair. After today I must go…

Think Chair Employee Review: Day 5

Tag … Mark’s it! He had the privilege of sitting the in the Think Chair for day 5 of our employee review. Today I pretty well settled into the chair and found that I like the 3rd setting on the tilt limiter – not quite all the way laid back, but supportive – and it allows me to push back slightly against it and rock a little bit….