Six new Chicago showrooms are bringing a fresh wave of interior inspiration for the season ahead.
Peruse Atra selects, like this Margot lounge chair and Aro coffee table, at Assembled Works’ new showroom at theMART.
As much a gallery as it is a showroom, Assembled Works’ space at theMART, opening this fall, offers a distinctive to-the-trade experience in a spacious 5,000-square-foot setting. Assembled Works celebrates creativity via a meticulous curation of brands from across the globe, such as furniture manufacturer Stacklab from Canada; contemporary furniture design and architecture firm Atra Form of Mexico; and interior and architectural designer and gallerist Rose Uniacke from the U.K., renowned for its artisanal dedication and mastery of medium. 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Ste. 1466
Hundreds of swatches and samples for customization await at the intimate new Arhaus Studio in Naperville.
Arhaus Studio is the esteemed luxury furnishing and decor brand’s more intimate retail concept, offering white-glove service in a smaller space than typical design showrooms. Arhaus recently opened a 4,500-square-foot Studio in downtown Naperville, the brand’s first Studio (and fifth location) in Illinois. Equipped with state-of-the-art 3D planning tools and digital displays, the Studio allows clients to work closely with design consultants on customization, room planning and more. 151 W. Van Buren Ave., Naperville
Sleek Virginia Tile Company black and white marble adds dramatic contrast to a bathroom.
Virginia Tile Company
Premier ceramic, porcelain, glass and natural stone tile provider Virginia Tile Company has opened the doors to its expansive new 51,000-square-foot facility in Elk Grove Village in a move to improve and expand the business. The space replaces the company’s previous location in nearby Wooddale and dedicates 7,000 square feet to showroom space. “Our team has worked hard to create a beautiful space that showcases our products and provides an exceptional customer experience,” says CEO Sunil Palakodati. “We are excited to welcome our new customers and continue to serve our existing ones in the Elk Grove area.” 1601 Estes Ave., Elk Grove Village
This custom California Closets walk-in features the brand’s warm Wood Grain finish in Quiet Grove.
Iconic luxury storage brand California Closets has landed in the heart of the River North Design District with the opening of a new 1,968-square-foot location. The brand’s team works closely with clients on custom closet and storage solutions that strike an appealing balance between beauty and function that have made the brand a design favorite since 1978. At the new space, Chicagoans can peruse the vast range of high-quality finishes, hardware, specialty materials and lighting. 740 N. Franklin St., Ste. 110
A glamorous kitchen featuring Viking appliances at Middleby Residential’s new space.
Chicagoans can now explore Middleby Residential’s top luxury brands, including Viking, Marvel, U-Line and more, at its new showroom at theMART. The 7,000-square-foot Showcase Gallery, which measures more than double the footprint of its previous showroom at theMART, houses a bevy of state-of-the-art appliances and tech and will host events like chef-led cooking demonstrations, trainings with brand experts and more. 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Ste. 100
Kvadrat’s textiles are crafted with the high-quality yarns from New Zealand and Australia, and locally sourced wool from the U.K. and Norway.
Danish design house Kvadrat has taken another step in its “Kvadrat Goes American” mission with the recent debut of its new 2,770-square-foot Chicago location in Fulton Market. Following openings in Michigan, New York and California, the expansion introduces its high-performance textiles, rugs, window coverings and acoustic solutions influenced by Scandi design principles in an airy environment reflective of the brand’s ethos. “Our Chicago showroom provides a compelling, flexible space for creative collaboration and showcasing our colorful textiles and installations,” says Njusja de Gier, senior vice president of marketing and digital. “It references the heritage of our brand and the locale while putting our American team in an even stronger position to meet clients, customers and friends.” 1042 W. Fulton St.