Michael-Cleary Expands to New Showroom in Design Center at theMART Long Time Showroom Doubles Space, Adds New Lines
(March 1, 2021 – Chicago) – Design Center at theMART is pleased to announce that Michael-Cleary has expanded its Chicago showroom located in the iconic Merchandise Mart. The new space, in Suite 6-161, more than doubles their footprint on the sixth floor. In addition to creating space for new brands and expanded collections from the company’s lines, the new layout will feature a 2,000 square foot fabric, lighting and wallcovering gallery and a dedicated Bungalow 5 gallery.
Michael-Cleary Showroom at Design Center at theMART Expansion Ribbon Cutting (from left to right) Melissa Vargas, Showroom Sales; Matt Costigan, Showroom Owner; Rebecca Arens, Showroom Sales; Judy Kuhnlein (Matt’s sister)
“We are looking forward to being able to show a lot more products for our clients,” said Matt Costigan, Owner, of Michael-Cleary. “Minton-Spidell has exciting new introductions and we will have new fabric and wallcovering lines that haven’t been seen in a while.” When asked why he chose to expand within theMART, Costigan noted “the minute you walk into the Merchandise Mart, you know that you’ve stepped into something remarkable. The Mart started Design Centers. It’s the place to be.”
“Design Center is thrilled that Michael-Cleary has chosen to expand its presence at theMART,” said Beth Hicks, Managing Director, Marketing, for Design Center and Casual Market Chicago. “The showroom is already a destination for discerning designers looking for top brands in lighting, furniture, fabric, wallcovering and accessories. With extra space to show more product, it becomes an even more important source at theMART.”
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The Michael-Cleary showrooms opened in the Washington Design Center in 1990 and in the fall of 2005 at the Design Center at The Merchandise Mart. Working closely with the design community, Michael-Cleary offers over 45 lines of residential home, fabric, lighting, wall covering, floor coverings and accessories. For more information visit michaelclearyllc.com.
HECTOR FINCH LIGHTING
KEITH FRITZ FINE FURNITURE
LAWRENCE & SCOTT
ROBERT ALLEN FABRICS
TEXTURES IN WALLCOVERING
About 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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