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Nine sample sales not to miss
Apr 28, 2014

It’s that time of year when showrooms are moving and clearing space for new inventory—and that translates to floor sample sales with markdowns as high as 80%. Below is a list of sample sales from nine showrooms and retailers offering furniture, lighting, textiles, accessories and more.
Nine sample sales not to miss
Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman Moving Sale (New York)—throughout May
Edward Ferrell + Lewis Mittman (EF+LM) is preparing to combine its two D&D Building showrooms in June. Beginning today, EF+LM tables, sofas, chairs, dining chairs and light fixtures are marked down 50%. The sale will be refreshed throughout the next few weeks with items from the warehouse. Credit cards are accepted, no holds and delivery can be arranged at the showroom. Open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the D&D Building. (979 Third Ave, NYC, 9th floor)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Atlanta Spring Immediate Delivery Sale—through May 1
From affordable accessories to luxury lines, the Atlanta Spring Immediate Delivery Show sale is a cash and carry event where designers can purchase samples in home furnishings, home accents, rugs, fine linens, holiday and floral, gift, gourmet housewares and food, and tabletop. The sale begins Tuesday, April 29 and runs through Thursday, May 1, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Americas Mart Atlanta, Buildings 1, 2 and 3)
Nine sample sales not to miss
San Francisco Design Center Sample Sale—through May 3
The San Francisco Design Center will host its annual building-wide Spring Sample Sale where shoppers will enjoy up to 70% off furniture, outdoor furniture, accessories, lighting, artwork, rugs and more. Trade professionals will get special access to the sale Monday, April 28, through Friday, May 2, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The sale will be open to the public on Saturday, May 3, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Admission is $10. (Two Henry Adams Street, San Francisco)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Madeline Weinrib Sample Sale (New York)—through May 4
Carpets, pillows, furniture, fashion fabric by the yard and accessories by Madeline Weinrib are discounted by 40-60% starting May 1. Sale hours are Thursday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. and Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (ABC Carpet & Home, 881 Broadway, 2nd Floor)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Outdoor Furniture Sample Sale (Chicago)—through May 9
The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart will host a sample sale featuring all outdoor furniture in the building. Designers will receive up to 75% off and will also be able to place custom orders. The sale begins on Wednesday, May 7, and runs through Friday, May 9, from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Interieurs Spring Sample Sale (New York)—through May 9
In order to clean up the showroom and make room for new arrivals, Interieurs has marked down everything on the showroom floor by up to 80%. The sale is open to the public Monday, April 28, through Friday, May 9, from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. All furniture and chandeliers must be picked up after the last day of the sale and Interieurs can arrange for shipping quotes and pick up. (228 East 58 Street, NYC)
Nine sample sales not to miss
B&B Italia Outdoor Sample Sale (New York) —through May 10
Designers are being offered 50% off various B&B Italia and Maxalto items including outdoor items, sofas, tables, chairs, ottomans and more. The sale runs through Saturday, May 10, from 9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (150 East 58 Street and 138 Greene Street, NYC)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Washington Design Center Moving Sale—through May 30
The Washington Design Center is getting ready to move to its new location and is hosting “the ultimate” building-wide sample sale. All of the showrooms are marking down furniture and other items in preparation for their move. The sale is open to the public Thursday, May 1, through Friday, May 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (300 D Street SW, Washington D.C.)
Nine sample sales not to miss
Gretel Home Sample Sale—while supplies last
Gretel Home has discounted lighting, dining pieces, clocks, textiles and accessories up to 60% while supplies last online.

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