Sales galore: A shopper’s guide to summer deals


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Been thinking about buying a Philippe Starck Masters chair, an Alessi coffee maker or that Sunbrella chaise from Crate & Barrel? Now may be your time. The summer sales are heating up. Here are some home and garden shopping leads to build on our sales post earlier this week.

Kartell: All Kartell designs will be 20% in July. That includes Starck’s Masters chair, top left, whose silhouette cleverly melds classic Eames, Saarinen and Jacobsen designs. Regularly $269, it will be $215.20. The Bloom light by Ferruccio Laviani, right, regularly $380, will be $304. (888) 405-4899.


Alessi: Modern Italian design firm Alessi has a monthlong “It’s a Steel” promotion on select stainless steel tabletop pieces, including the Press Filter coffee maker, reduced from $200 to $160; a Michael Graves tea kettle, reduced from $180 to $144; and the Foix round tray, reduced from $165 to $132. Prices are good at the store in West Hollywood, (310) 276-7096, as well as online at

DwellStudio: A 2,000-square-foot section of H.D. Buttercup in Los Angeles is the new L.A. showcase for DwellStudio’s line contemporary of furniture, rugs, bedding, art and accessories, pictured at the top of the post on the right. All DwellStudio products will be 20% off through July 15. (310) 558-8900.

Modani: During its 4th of July sale, Modani will have a Starck dining table, regularly $2,950, on sale for $1,090. A king bed that’s regularly $3,290 will be $990, and a glass-and-chrome coffee table that’s regularly $690 will be $245. The sale runs July 4 to 8 in West Hollywood; (310) 652-2323.

Crate & Barrel: Select outdoor furnishings are up to 50% off at Crate & Barrel through July 1. The solid roble wood Arbor chaise longue with cushion in weatherproof Sunbrella fabric, regularly $759, is $599. A dining table that’s regularly $599 is now $479. Restoration Hardware: All outdoor furniture is on sale at through Monday, with discounts up to 40%.

Wertz: Many of the nearly 200 dealers at the Wertz Brothers Antique Mart will have discounts of 10% to 75% through July 9. The sale applies only to the Antique Mart at 1607 Lincoln Blvd., Santa Monica, not the Wertz location in West Los Angeles. (310) 452-1800.

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams: Bedroom chests, dressers and nightstands are discounted by 20% through Sunday at Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams in Los Angeles. The Beau six-drawer nightstand, formerly $2,245, is now $1,796; a side table that’s regularly $930 is now $744. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. (323) 651-0200.



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Photo credit, Masters chair and Bloom light: Kartell

Photo credit, DwellStudio at H.D. Buttercup: DwellStudio