L.A. at Home

Design, Architecture, Gardens,
Southern California Living

« Previous Post | L.A. at Home Home | Next Post »

The Deal: George Smith sample sale features up to 50% off retail

January 13, 2010 |  9:33 am

Beginning Saturday, George Smith Furniture and Fabrics will offer a wide selection of floor samples to the public at trade prices, about 50% lower than retail. While technically a sample sale, the Los Angeles showroom also has built some of its handmade traditional furnishings specifically for the event, including sofas, chairs, chaises and stools covered in a wide selection of fabrics, leathers and kilims.

As a gauge of the discounts, the 6-foot 6-inch Georgian sofa in mohair, shown above, left, normally retails for $12,360; It will be priced at $7,835. The Airdrie chair, shown at right, normally $5,975, will cost $3,625. For a preview of available stock, with retail and trade prices, click here

The sale runs Saturday through Jan. 23 at the George Smith showroom, 804 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles. (310) 360-0880. Open Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.

-- Lisa Boone

Photo credit: George Smith