Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

Document And Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2012
Jul. 31, 2012
Dec. 31, 2011
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name ETHAN ALLEN INTERIORS INC    
Document Type 10-K    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-30    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   28,835,319  
Entity Public Float     $ 684,035,515
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Central Index Key 0000896156    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2012    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2012    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY