Design Center at theMART Welcomes Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor

Chicago (Sept. 21, 2017) — Winnipeg-based Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor opened its showroom doors for the first time last week during Casual Market Chicago at The Merchandise Mart (theMART). Located on the 15th floor of the Design Center, the contemporary casual furnishings brand brings a fresh perspective to the current lineup of well-known manufacturers.

The showroom’s opening also marks the official launch of the family-owned company. Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor offers a brand new line of outdoor dining and lounge furniture made of high-quality resin wicker, all-weather aluminum, natural teak and rope.

“The Design Center is truly the epicenter of the casual furnishings industry, and as a long-time professional in this space, I am thrilled to launch the brand in such an iconic location,” said Jennifer McElroy Kulcsar, president of Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor. “I believe that our beautifully hand-crafted pieces will be a perfect match for Chicago-area designers’ discerning tastes.”

Visitors to the showroom will be greeted by pieces that satisfy an array of styles and functional needs. Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor’s offering is broad, ranging from the fun, mid-century inspired Stella collection to the plush, timeless Largo collection, but with a common foundation of impeccable design and luxury materials.

The Design Center is pleased to welcome the new company to its selection of casual showrooms, as well. Beth Hicks, managing director, marketing for Design Center and Casual Market Chicago, said, “Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor is an incredible addition, providing thoughtfully designed, expertly crafted furniture to designers and homeowners seeking luxury outdoor pieces.”

The Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor showroom is located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 15-116.

About Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor Inc. is a family-owned, vertically integrated manufacturer of luxury outdoor furniture. Servicing the specialty retail, designer and commercial channels of the casual furniture industry, Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor is positioned in the transitional to contemporary range of the design spectrum, with a developed focus on the integration of mixed materials to establish a unique design presence while staying firmly rooted in the basic principles of quality, comfort, value and accessibility at the consumer level.

About the Design Center at The Merchandise Mart (theMART) The Design Center at theMART, located in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart, is home to four floors constituting the world’s largest and finest design center. As a leader in the $65 billion residential home furnishings market, the Design Center offers the largest presentation of high-end, customizable, residential and outdoor home furnishings worldwide, all under one roof. Encompassing 750,000 square feet, boasting more than 125 showrooms and featuring more than 2,500 product lines, it is the ultimate resource for designers and design enthusiasts of luxury furniture, fabrics, floor coverings, wall coverings, lighting, antiques and much more. For more information, visit

Beth HicksDesign Center at theMART Welcomes Elizabeth+Grace Outdoor