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Bright Ideas Blog

Our blog is a great resource for anyone looking to get new ideas for school furniture and school equipment we sell. Many schools, colleges, and universities purchase products from us but set them up differently for their unique needs.  Browse our posts below and let us know if we can help you with a design session or your school has a specific need that you’d like to get a consultation for.


A Case for Custom School Casework

custom school casework

Do you need to maximize the space in your school?

The colleges, high schools, and elementary schools with active communities and successful students all value how their school makes people feel and much as they value its functionality.

Schools that create inspiring and comfortable environments enhance students’ educational experience. They use customized architectural millwork and furniture like library bookcases to create spaces that are tailored to the unique needs of their students and staff.

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Gymnasium Divider Curtains

Gym Divider Curtains: How To Pick The Right Option

Gym Divider Curtains

The average cost to construct a new building at a school in America is upwards of $200 per square foot. It also takes at least a year to complete any type of new build on any campus.

If you’re looking to maximize the amount of space you have without having to spend thousands, a gym divider curtain is a great way to turn your gymnasium into a multi-purpose facility.

But as you might have discovered while shopping for the perfect product, there’s not a one-size-fits-all solution.

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Smith System

3 Pieces from the STEM Furniture Collection to Create Collaborative Learning Environments

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Educators and academicians at the forefront of improving America’s performance in STEM subjects are turning to collaborative and group learning as a way to add a deeper, and higher level of education in STEM subjects.

Teachers who want to create collaborative learning environments need the right classroom furniture. Here are three essential pieces from the STEM furniture collection that help create collaborative learning environments.

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Interior Concepts

Technology Meets Mobile Furniture To Create Modern Classrooms

Mobile furniture for classroom

The use of technology in classrooms is growing at an exponential rate. As teachers and administrators shift their thinking to more interactive, engaged approaches to education, the use of cell phones, tablets, and computers must be factored into the equation.

Today’s classrooms serve a much higher purpose than teaching a daily lesson. Technology plays a vital role. Here’s how classroom furniture can shape better students.

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Smith System

Supportive Seating Enhances Student’s Learning Experience

Supportive seating in classroom

The classroom chairs and tables students use can greatly impact their ability to learn. Today’s supportive seating is designed for durability and comfort.

Classroom chairs carry more of a responsibility than many administrators and teachers realize. The aged formatting of rows of chairs with each student staring at a classmate’s head is ineffective. Supportive seating that is easy to move and allows for group learning boosts a student’s experience.

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