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CHICAGO (December 19, 2018) — Wired Custom Lighting, a global luxury lighting designer and purveyor, launched its first Chicago showroom in Design Center earlier this week. The commercial and residential lighting supplier opened its doors on the 14th floor of theMART, providing Midwest designers a dedicated bespoke lighting resource with international
Chicago (December 11, 2018) — Watson Smith, a trusted trade resource for carpets, rugs, hardwood flooring and more, has expanded its presence in Design Center at theMART. A showroom known for its extensive collection and 90 years of excellent customer service, Watson Smith’s new showroom opened its doors on the
CHICAGO (June 27, 2018) — Marking its 20th year in Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, OW Lee recently relocated to a more spacious showroom to allow for an expanded selection of lines and products. Located on the 15th floor of theMart, the new showroom boasts an additional 1,600 square feet,
Chicago (May 10, 2018) — Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago’s ultimate destination for custom home furnishings and interior design, will host its 2nd annual Digital by Design on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Expanding on the successful launch of the educational event in 2017, this year’s programming will showcase
Chicago (March 27, 2018) — The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, the Midwest’s premiere destination for residential and outdoor home furnishings, is holding its annual Outdoor Furniture Sample Sale from Tuesday, May 1 to Friday, May 4. Designers are invited to an exclusive preview on Tuesday, and the public
CHICAGO (Feb. 20, 2018) — Forward Space, a leading authorized Steelcase dealer, opened a new showroom in the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart (theMART). The Chicagoland-based office furniture distributor opened its doors on the sixth floor of theMART today, pointing towards a progressive fusion of residential and workplace design. Forward
Chicago (Feb. 16, 2018) — The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago’s ultimate destination for outdoor furnishings, is excited to announce that registration is now open for its 5th annual Outdoor Design Conference, taking place on Thursday, March 8, 2018. The one-day, trade-only event features more than 65 programs,
CHICAGO (Jan. 16, 2018) — Marking its thirteenth year at The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart, Michael-Cleary recently relocated its showroom to feature an expanded product offering. The brand will increase its presence, moving from the fourteenth floor to Suite 6-102. The additional 800-square-feet of space allowed for the addition
CHICAGO (Dec. 19, 2017) — The Design Center at The Merchandise Mart (theMART), the premier source for residential interior design and outdoor furnishings and décor, celebrates a robust year of expansion and reinvestment in 2017 and looks to build on this success in 2018. With a strong reputation and preeminent
Chicago (Oct. 2, 2017) — On Tuesday, Oct. 3, STYLE LIBRARY will open its first ground-up location on the 6th floor of the Design Center at the Merchandise Mart (theMART). U.K.-based Walker Greenbank PLC is launching STYLE LIBRARY as the new global home for its six interior product lines. The
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
Chicago (Sept. 11, 2017) —Casual Market Chicago, along with The Merchandise Mart (theMART), today announced a donation-matching program benefitting the American Red Cross. The effort is a response to the mounting devastation Americans have experienced as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have passed through the United States. “Witnessing the destruction of
Chicago (August 31, 2017) — Casual Market Chicago, the largest show in North America dedicated to the casual and outdoor furnishings industry, will feature the industry’s top brands and latest products when it takes over the Merchandise Mart (theMART) on Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. New Products
Chicago (July 31, 2017) — The Merchandise Mart (theMART), home to North America’s largest collection of outdoor furnishings and decor, is hosting Casual Market Chicago on Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. The longstanding event connects retailers with the latest, most innovative products from leading manufacturers around the
Chicago (July 12, 2017) — For the first time since its establishment, the Merchandise Mart’s Design Center will house a true, one-of-a-kind electronics center. Having recently opened, Artisan Electronics Group (AEG) offers a high-tech, fully integrated atmosphere that both designers and architects will appreciate. Since 2003, AEG has provided top-notch
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