Walter E. Smithe | Paragon Furniture

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Furniture construction is a craft best left up to trained and talented artisans. Designing pieces for busy homes that will remain beautiful even while under extreme use is a task that requires meticulous effort and effortless talent. With great pride, the entire team at Walter E. Smithe is delighted to debut Paragon.



The makers of Paragon, have an impressive track record for innovative design in home furnishings. We know that their uniquely modern sense of design married to exquisite craftsmanship will catch the eye of all of our Chicagoland clients.

The definition of "paragon" according to the dictionary is "a person or thing viewed as a model of excellence." The design team at Walter E. Smithe could not agree with that definition more - especially when we are talking about Paragon furniture. For over three decades, every piece of Paragon upholstered furniture is lovingly and sustainably crafted for exceptional value. These fantastic pieces are meant to be passed down from generation to generation - even if you buy it tomorrow. Modern development doesn't mean loss of timeless quality. Only certified lumber and recycled steel are selected for Paragon to help preserve limited resources. Their dedicated American craftspeople combine experience, talent and uncompromising attention to detail to turn out superior products that you'll be proud to have in your home.

Walter E. Smithe believes that the incredible Paragon team has created tightly designed pieces that any family in Illinois would be happy to showcase in their home. We know that Chicagoans will love their exquisite chairs, sofas, beds and tables as much as the Smithe design team. Please come into any one of our locations, in Arlington Heights, Geneva, Glendale Heights, Lincoln Park, Lincolnshire, Merrillville, Naperville, Oak Brook, Orland Park, Skokie, or Vernon Hills, to see Paragon's delightful pieces first-hand.




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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.