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About Us


With Walter E. Smithe, your dream home is within reach. Since 1945, we have been creating beautifully designed rooms with top-notch furnishings for Chicagoland. As a four-generation, family-owned business, we look to provide an amazing experience from start to finish.

We work with over 200 manufacturers to provide a wide variety of product offerings to meet any style and budget. We’ve partnered with the finest manufacturers who build with skill and care, so that we can offer industry-leading warranties. Known for our style, quality, and value, you’ll always find what you want at Smithe – you dream it, we build it.

Our skilled designers are here to provide you with as much or as little design help as you need. They offer complimentary in home or in showroom design consultations. From measuring to selecting furniture, fabrics, paint, and final touches, they can help create the space you’ve always envisioned. Select a designer by showroom, or have us match you with one.

We believe quality and service go hand-in-hand. You’ll receive regular order updates, and Client Services is there to schedule your delivery at a time convenient to you. Our delivery and in-home setup is top notch – We’re committed to making sure your experience is an excellent one from start to finish.

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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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.