The Deal: Summer sales roundup for home and garden
While the rest of Los Angeles obsesses over "Carmageddon," we present a selection of home and garden sales, all online or at least east of the 405:
Alessi: The modern Italian housewares company is taking 20% off the Cactus, Mediterraneo, Michael Graves and Luis Clotet collections. That means the stainless steel Cactus fruit holder, originally $105, is now $85. The discount applies through July 31 online and at the Los Angeles store, 313 N. Robertson Blvd. (310) 276-7096.
Creato Finito: All John Saint-Denis vintage and new products are 40% to 50% off through July 27. The sale includes furniture, glassware, barware, throws and handmade pillows. Creato Finito Home, 601 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles. (323) 951-1200.
Design Within Reach: DWR's current sale features 15% to 50% off indoor and outdoor furniture and accessories, including Woolly Pocket planters, shown above. The sale runs through July 26 online and at the Los Angeles showroom, 8070 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles. (323) 653-3923.
Gus Modern: The Gus Modern Essentials Collection, including sofas, sectionals, chairs and ottomans, will be discounted 20% through Aug. 14. Authorized sellers: www.gusmodern.com.
Gardener's Supply Company: Save up to 50% on more than 100 tools, pots and planters, raised beds, trellises, cushions and more through July 31. (888) 833-1412.
Kartell is discounting its contemporary plastic furniture by 15% during a storewide sale running through Saturday. Everything -- chairs, tables, lighting and accessories including pieces by designers Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, Piero Lissoni and Marcel Wanders -- will be reduced. The Los Angeles showroom is at 313 N. Robertson Blvd. (310) 271-0178.
Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams L.A. Summer Tag Sale will feature 30% to 70% off floor samples and select furniture in stock, including sofas, lighting, tables, beds and ottomans. Special-order upholstery, tables and storage are 20% off. The sale runs through July 31.
Crate & Barrel has a summer sale with up to 60% off select items while supplies last. Discounts include colorful Marimekko bedding, outdoor furniture and accessories such as candles, dinnerware, beach towels, napkins and tablecloths. (800) 967-6696.
IKEA is once again offering up to 20% off kitchens through Aug. 21. Spend at least $2,500 and you get 10% off. If your order includes two appliances, each $199 or higher, the savings on the total order rises to 15%. If the order includes three appliances -- say, a range, range hood and microwave oven -- the savings rise to 20%.
Room & Board's summer clearance sale includes discounts on furniture, bedding, children's decor and accessories. Discounts include the two-seat sofa by Le Corbusier, regularly $4,000, now $2,299.99; the three-seat version, regularly $6,000, now $3,399.99 and the York L-shaped sleeper sofa in navy fabric, regularly $3,800, now $3,099.99. (800) 301-9720.
-- Lisa Boone
Photo credit: Woolly Pocket
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