Monday, August 18, 2008
Smart Furniture® Selected as Early Distributor of Herman Miller® Lifework™ Portfolio of Exclusive Home Office Products
SmartFurniture.com, a leader in Design on Demand® furniture and interiors, announced today that they are one among a few national retailers selected to distribute the much anticipated Lifework™ Portfolio by Herman Miller. Since its debut at the 2008 International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), The Lifework Portfolio has received critical acclaim, including the ICFF Editors' Award for Body of Work. The Lifework™ Portfolio includes five signature desks and multiple storage units designed by four award-winning design firms--Blu Dot, Industrial Facility, Kaiju Studios, and Korb+Korb. The Eames desk and Nelson swag leg desk also are included in the collection. "Technology is blurring the lines between 'work' and 'home.'" said T. J. Gentle, President & CEO of SmartFurniture.com. "The vision behind Smart Furniture, Design on Demand®, is built on the idea that furniture and workspaces should be personalized to fit each customer's lifestyle, instead of the other way around. We are excited to be among a very limited group of retailers chosen to launch the distribution of the Lifework™ Portfolio because we see it as an opportunity to provide our customers with new home office products that are well researched, intelligently designed around today's lifestyles, and represent the very best in modern design," added Gentle. Herman Miller's Lifework™ Portfolio of desks, storage, seating and accessories helps orchestrate it all in comfort and style. By combining design that complements the home with practical function and ergonomic support, the Lifework products work together to keep home offices running beautifully. Cord management, dual surfaces, storage, and room to organize are characteristics of the Lifework Portfolio that adapt to the ways people work and live. Products from the portfolio carry trim, versatile dimensions, including natural materials and finishes, which complement an array of living spaces and aesthetics. The complete line of the Lifework™ Portfolio is available at http://www.smartfurniture.com/lifework Smart Furniture is currently accepting pre-orders for the Lifework™ Portfolio which will be available for delivery in mid-September. Smart Furniture's Design Team will provide complimentary Home Office Design Assistance to its customers interested in Lifework™ products. Smart Furniture® brings custom interior design to a whole new market— everyone. As the industry leader in "Design-on-Demand" furniture and interiors, Smart Furniture, Inc. empowers individuals to transform ordinary rooms into extraordinary spaces— from living rooms to lofts to home offices— quickly and easily. Promoting personalization through innovative product design, smart technology, and a passion for customer service, Chattanooga-based Smart Furniture continues to earn industry-wide acclaim and dramatic customer growth. Visit www.SmartFurniture.com for more information or call 888 467 6278.
Chattanooga, TN— Smart Furniture Studio®, a retail location for Smart Furniture, Inc., the leader in Design on Demand® furniture and interiors, will celebrate its opening with a ribbon cutting on August 22. The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce is making arrangements for the event which will take place at the studio, located at 430 Market Street, beginning at 11 a.m. “Customers can experience a completely different kind of store,” says Smart Furniture Founder and Chairman Stephen Culp. “With exclusive product lines unavailable anywhere else, the Studio™ will also offer a multimedia interactive environment, including video, web-based visualization tools, local modern art, and even the ability to design your own products or spaces. Chattanooga is a vibrant and creative community, and the Smart Furniture Studio will honor that tradition.” Among the products available at the Studio are the Herman Miller Aeron® Chair, Eames® Lounge, and Noguchi® Table, Blu Dot®, and Chattanooga’s own patented Smart Furniture®. “To provide a complete portfolio of modern and contemporary furniture products, we have carefully selected supplier partners who share many of our values, including a focus manufacturing in the United States, great quality, and a strong emphasis on good design,” said Smart Furniture CEO T.J. Gentle. During its grand opening period ending August 31st, the Smart Furniture Studio will also offer the “Chattanooga Discount”—10% off its regular pricing on all items purchased in Chattanooga at the Studio. “We design, manufacture, warehouse and ship the Smart Furniture flagship product in Chattanooga and the surrounding area,” Culp says, “and we’d like to show our appreciation to this community by offering everyone in it an across-the-board discount, available only in our Chattanooga Studio.” Chattanooga-based Smart Furniture brings custom interior design to a whole new market— everyone. As the industry leader in “Design-on-Demand” furniture and interiors, Smart Furniture, Inc. empowers individuals to transform ordinary rooms into extraordinary spaces— from living rooms to lofts to home offices— quickly and easily. Promoting personalization through innovative product design, smart technology, and a passion for customer service, Smart Furniture continues to earn industry-wide acclaim and dramatic customer growth. Studio hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information visit www.SmartFurniture.com, call 423-267-7007 or email email@example.com.