For us, it's always been about family.

Family get-togethers. Family traditions. And, of course, the family business.


Now there's a whole new generation of Smithes at the helm, giving our furniture business a makeover of it's own.

And they're a on a mission. To give makeovers to all kinds of families, all over Chicago using personal design and quality pieces to tell each family's unique design story.

Welcome to Smithe Family Makeovers.

Check out the makeover for this family of six

Clark & Theresa's Family Makeover Story:

City Chic Meets Family Friendly

Meet the Lapin Family!

Reid and Azure's Family Makeover Story:

Bye Bye Bachelor Pad, Hello Lincoln Park Luxe >

This stunning outdoor oasis is a dream come true!

The Watson Family Makeover Story:

From Blank Slate to Breathtaking Oasis

You could be our next makeover!

Are you our next makeover story?

Since 1945

We design for you.

If you need a little help or a lot, our designers are here to help. Complimentary.


You can find it here.

Your style, your budget, over 200 brands, on trend.


It's built right for you.

We work with quality brands you can trust, so you can just relax and enjoy.


We'll stand behind it.

If it's made right, it should last. Service doesn't stop at delivery.

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© Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Design

Chicago Illinois Furniture Store

Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Design serves Chicago, IL and Merrillville, IN and features a large selection of quality living room furniture, bedroom furniture, dining room furniture, home office furniture, and entertainment furniture as well as mattresses, home decor and accessories. Walter E. Smithe's corporate headquarters is located in Itasca, IL and 11 store locations are in Chicago and Indiana. Walter E. Smithe serves Chicago and the surrounding areas of Arlington Heights, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Chicago, Lincolnshire, Merrillville, Naperville, Oak Brook, Skokie, Orland Park, and Vernon Hills. If you're looking for the perfect furniture in the Chicago area to suit your needs as well as your lifestyle, stop by Walter E. Smithe in Chicago or Merrillville today!


Interior Designers in the Chicago area:

Walter E. Smithe is proud to have some of the most well-trained, creative, and experienced interior designers in Chicago. To find a designer near you, click the link below.


Interior Designers in the Indiana area:

Walter E. Smithe Furniture + Design has a fantastic Merrillville location. Check out the link below to meet our Designers.