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We don’t make K-12 school furniture as part of what we do. It’s the only thing we do.

We design for young minds. With a century of experience, we’ve learned what makes pre-K-12 education different from any other environment (spoiler alert: quite a lot), and have made it our business to cater to those unique qualities. About Smith System

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Classroom Furniture Buying Timeline

Welcome to our first blog in a series meant to simplify the furniture buying process. As a leading pre-K-12 school furniture manufacturer, Smith System has decades…

Smith System Announces Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Steelcase.

Our product offering will continue to be available to school districts through our existing network of independent dealers, as an open line manufacturer. You will…

Empower the People (Students) with Versatile Sit-Stand Desks

Most teachers know the health benefits of providing sit-stand desks in K-12 classrooms. Foremost, students have more energy to learn. But there’s another benefit…

Keep the “Flex” in Flexible Seating: Why Traditional Student Desks and Chairs Still Matter

Smith System solves this dilemma with its many active seating options that support posture, movement and comfort. A prime example is Smith’s Flavors Chair. It…

Top 10 Benefits of a Flexible-Seating Classroom

As part of our series on that topic, we've combed through a heap of online data and compiled the ten biggest benefits (in our opinion) of flexible seating. Help…

5 Steps to a Flexible-Seating Classroom

What’s important is having a plan, according to Dianna Radcliff, the aforementioned fifth-grade ELA teacher and technology specialist. Doing so has made her a…

The Optimal Classroom Chair? Let Learners Decide.

Kids and teens seem to intuitively know how and where they concentrate best. Just look in a modern K12 classroom. Students might be sitting, standing, kneeling,…

A Transatlantic Team: Smith System Furnishes Primary School in Greece

The opportunity to furnish a classroom is exciting. The opportunity to develop and direct the furnishing of an entire new primary school is extraordinary, especially…

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