Chicago, IL (July 31, 2019) – The Design Center at the Merchandise Mart is excited to announce that Italcer USA is officially open at theMART. Italcer Group operates in the ceramic sector, manufacturing high-quality outdoor and indoor ceramic products, with a focus on high-end residential and non-residential ceramic tiles, as well as luxury bathroom furnishings.
“With attention paid to every detail, designers will be impressed with what the Italcer USA has to offer,” said Beth Hicks, Managing Director, Marketing for Design Center and Casual Market Chicago. “We are delighted to welcome them to Design Center.”
Located on the 14th floor of the iconic Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, the Italcer U.S. flagship showroom (1446-1448) features 4,500 square feet of inspiration.
In addition, Italcer USA will join other premier brands in the Design Resource Center (Suite 163) at LuxeHome. Here, visitors seek new ideas – whether browsing through elegant vignettes or consulting with the resident LuxeHome Concierge in order to customize their shopping experience.
“Having a dual presence at the iconic Merchandise Mart, both on the 14th floor, as well as the 1st, was a strategic decision aimed at maximizing exposure to the sophisticated brands that make up the Italcer USA portfolio,” said Michele Allegretti, COO for Italcer USA.
About Italcer USA
Italcer USA is part of Italcer Group, the leading company in the production of high-range, full-body porcelain tile with a presence in both North and South America. The company offers a wide choice of solutions for floors and coverings, ranging from contract to wellness and residential industries – responding to all building and living requirements.
About Italcer Group
Italcer Spa was founded in spring 2017 by the Private Equity Fund Mandarin Capital Partners II, by founding partner Alberto Forchielli, and Graziano Verdi, aiming to create a luxury cluster in the ceramic tile sector. Italcer USA Inc. is dedicated to introducing collections specific to the American market. For more information, visit www.italcerusa.com.
About the Design Center at The Merchandise Mart (theMART)
The Design Center, 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 and much more. For more information, visit designcenter.com. Visit Design Center on Facebook and Instagram.
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