OW Lee Expands Presence in Design Center at the Merchandise Mart

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, offering more space to showcase new products and complete lines including Pendleton by Sunbrella, one of OW Lee’s newest fabric collections.

“After two decades of success in Design Center, we are thrilled to able to continue growing our offerings for design professionals and homeowners,” said Terri Lee Rogers, president, OW Lee. “Our new space provides room for designers and clients to explore and compare product more easily, while ample natural light allows our customers to view the furniture in the sunlight.”

Beth Hicks, managing director, marketing for Design Center and Casual Market Chicago said, “OW Lee’s fine, handcrafted casual furniture and fire pits continue to serve as a staple for design professionals. We have enjoyed being part of the company’s growth over the years, and are delighted that they have chosen to expand their footprint within Design Center.”

OW Lee’s official grand opening will be held during the ICFA Preview Show next month, with a ribbon cutting ceremony and champagne toast on Tuesday, July 17 at 3 p.m.

The new OW Lee showroom is located at 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 1572.

About OW Lee

OW Lee was founded in 1947 in Pasadena, California. They are the premier manufacturer of fine wrought iron and wrought aluminum outdoor furniture and fire pits. OW Lee manufactures heirloom quality products in Ontario, California and they are one of the few remaining companies in the outdoor furniture industry that still manufacture in the USA.

About Design Center at the Merchandise Mart (theMART)

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, 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.

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