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…

Matt Reviews the Aeron® Chair

Everyone’s reviewing things these days. You’ll find independent reviews, purchaser’s reviews, and reviews that are just trying to pump up the product so you want to buy it. Well, we thought we’d get in on all the fun with an Aeron Chair review of our own. We figured that the best person to review a chair would be someone who sits in it daily, knows the…

Aeron Chair Frequently Asked Questions

Can I customize the Aeron Chair? Yes, customization is one of the hallmarks of Smart Furniture’s design ethos. While the Aeron Chair was engineered and designed by some of the furniture industry’s most advanced artistic and scientific minds, the chair was left partially unfinished, waiting for a final designer. That designer is the customer. The Aeron comes in several different sizes depending on the needs of…

Ergonomics and the Aeron Chair

One of the highest compliments an office chair can be paid is to be called “ergonomic.” It’s also, of course, one of the highest goals. The best office chairs in the world, Aeron among them, and the finest furniture houses in the world, Herman Miller among them, are in a race to build the most absolutely comfortable, supportive, clever, and ergonomic office chair on…

The Steelcase Cobi Chair: an independently commissioned review

Independent Overall Rating: 7 of 10  Pros: The Cobi Chair is a truly good looking piece of furniture. It’s light, modern, sophisticated even, and it’s vibrant; the colors are bold and mood-enhancing. The similarity of the design to Apple computers and appliances is striking without being plagiarism, and it’s a bright, satisfying style. Cons: Not extraordinary in any performance field; not especially comfortable or…

Herman Miller Celle Chair: an independently commissioned review

Independent Overall Rating: 6 of 10   Pros: The adjustments and the price point on this chair are hard to beat. Cons: It’s not handsome, overly comfortable or supportive. It’s average in practically every category, or slightly above average. Overall Rating: (6/10) The Celle Chair is better than big-boxes, but a lesser Herman Miller product. The price point however makes it very attractive. Product Review…

Amia Chair Employee Review by Geneva

Day 1 The Amia Chair is insta-ergonomic technology that has my back. I can honestly say that I have never been happier about a chair switch in my Smart Furniture career — now, I have only had three switches so far, but I’m trying to magnify the fact that this is by far my favorite. I did a little pre-switch research and discovered that the design…

Keyboard Trays: The Quickest Path to a More Ergonomic Office

If you’re looking to make your workspace more ergonomic, the easiest, most affordable change you can make is installing a keyboard tray to your desk. No other product is more cost efficient or effective at bringing your body into proper positioning and alignment. While a keyboard tray seems like an unintuitive place to start, consider how you typically work every day.Most keyboards sit on…

One Week with the Steelcase Think Chair

Because of our continuing curiosity about what it’s like to use the great chairs we sell, we here at Smart Furniture have prevailed upon two of our fine employees to test the Steelcase Think Chair. Mark Rico (our resident rendering specialist) and Cyndi Brackett (our accountant extraordinaire), have graciously accepted the opportunity to share the Think for one week and write about their experience. Mark, in…

The Steelcase Siento Chair

Pros: The Siento comes from a very good company, and the warranty, environmental standards, and pedigree of the chair all get very high marks. Cons: Almost everything else about the chair is a con. It’s average when it comes to comfort, and below average when it comes to performance, style, design, and overall impression. The chair has little to recommend it aside from it’s…