Walter E. Smithe

Walter E. Smithe Furniture & Design is known for expert custom design, quality furnishings and exemplary service. Smithe has been family owned since 1945, and currently operates 10 Chicago area showrooms and 1 showroom in Naples, Florida. Virtual design and nationwide delivery are available.
Walter E. Smithe
Furniture & Decor
About Walter E. Smithe
Founded in 1945, Walter E. Smithe is a local furniture company owned and operated by four generations of the Smithe family. Today, the Chicago-based business has over ten furniture showrooms. However, Walter E. Smithe is known for more than its high-quality furniture. The company’s humorous commercials have become iconic in Chicago and made the company a household name.

Walter E. Smithe assists customers with all aspects of furniture design, sales, and maintenance. It offers complimentary interior design services with all purchases. Designers are available to meet with clients at each of the showrooms, and they also travel for in-home consultations. These experts provide personalized recommendations for furniture, accessories, paint, room layouts, and more.

You can also shop for upscale furniture by visiting a showroom or browsing Walter E. Smithe’s sleek website. The company carries furniture from over 200 manufacturers, so you’ll have plenty of high-quality options. Their Quick Ship inventory lets you get custom-made, designer furniture delivered as quickly as possible.

If you’re looking for dining furniture sets, Walter E. Smithe has quality dining tables, chairs, sideboards, and buffets. You can find furniture in every style imaginable, from casual to traditional. You can also mix and match dining chairs with different colors, materials, and accents for an eclectic look.

Walter E. Smithe offers thousands of different pieces of living room furniture. Lounge in luxury on an expansive sectional, or get cozy on a trendy accent chair or settee. You can customize the fabric options for all upholstered furniture to make your living room match your vision.

Not ready to say goodbye to your existing furniture? The upholstery experts at Walter E. Smithe will reupholster your chairs, ottomans, and sofas by hand. The company’s talented craftspeople also refinish and restore damaged and heirloom wooden furniture. These convenient services let you keep your existing furniture while enjoying a fresh, updated look.