LuxeHome Celebrates a Successful 2016 Welcoming Seven New Showrooms

CHICAGO (January 24, 2017)LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation, located on the first floor of the historic Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, will welcome two new showrooms in early 2017 – the BSH Home Appliances Experience & Design Center (featuring Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau) and Divine Flooring. They join seven new showrooms that opened in 2016 – Pella Crafted Luxury, Devon&Devon, GRAFF, Fantini, The Galley, Dom Interiors and Vicostone.“2016 was an unbelievable year for LuxeHome. We continue to grow at a stellar rate and are currently near capacity. I’m proud of the work my team has done to create the absolute best experience for our brands and the design community in Chicago, the Midwest and beyond, establishing LuxeHome as the destination to discover, source and purchase top kitchen and bath brands for home building and renovation,” said Katherine Flaherty, vice president, Vornado | Merchandise Mart.The growing demand for space at LuxeHome demonstrates that the showroom experience is still a very relevant one for designers, builders and homeowners, helping to ensure that the right products are selected for a new build or renovation.

“The luxury home building and renovation market is strong, evident by the growth we’re fostering at LuxeHome. Designers and homeowners alike rely on quality premier showrooms like the LuxeHome boutiques to experience and purchase products all in one location,” continued Flaherty.  “We’re a vital step in the design process, connecting top luxury brands with the right designers and builders. We take that role very seriously, ensuring we are creating the best possible experience.”

 

New LuxeHome Boutiques

BSH Experience & Design Center – Coming in 2017
The BSH Experience & Design Center will feature the full BSH portfolio – Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau, and join more than 35 premier LuxeHome boutiques anchoring over 1 million square feet of showroom space at the Merchandise Mart. This will be the third BSH Experience & Design Center to be opened in the United States.

Presenting immersive kitchen vignettes with the latest products from Bosch, Thermador and Gaggenau, the 7,400 square foot space will serve as an experiential destination for designers, architects, builders and homeowners to engage with the latest innovations in major home appliances including ranges, cooktops, ovens,  refrigerators, dish washers and much more. In addition, the BSH Experience & Design Center will play host to numerous events, hands-on cooking demonstrations, educational seminars and much more that will turn kitchen aspirations into reality.

Pella Crafted Luxury, Suite 100
Pella Corporation, a leading manufacturer and designer of windows, doors, blinds and shades for homes and commercial buildings, opened its 7,000 square foot showroom at LuxeHome. The Pella Crafted Luxury showroom is equal parts art gallery and retail space. Its premier location and immersive layout offers a one-of-a-kind experience.

Devon&Devon, Suite 115
Designed by Devon&Devon Art Director, Paola Tanini, the 1,500+ sq. ft. showroom features an air of elegance, highlighting the brands’ most refined and eye-catching collections, including what is new in 2016.

Divine Flooring – Coming in 2017
Divine Flooring will open its U.S. flagship showroom at LuxeHome, featuring fashion-forward, beautifully crafted natural wood and vinyl flooring for the luxury market.  Divine Flooring achieves stunning interior surfaces for its customers. Respect for the environment and natural resources is at the core of everything the company does. The Divine Flooring showroom at LuxeHome is slated to open in spring 2017.

GRAFF, Suite 103
GRAFF will introduce the new Finezza collection, and the new company direction of offering more complete collections for designers to choose from to create harmonious, complete design options from one source. GRAFF will continue to set the standard for options that create a higher level of luxury and experience.

Fantini, Suite 163
Fantini designs have become an international benchmark in the evolution of the kitchen and bathroom. The company has undergone great technological advancement over the years through research that has led it to creating increasingly sophisticated, high quality products that have earned it widespread acclaim, emphasized by their collaborations with the best minds and creative forces.

The Galley, Suite 163
LuxeHome welcomes The Galley to the Merchandise Mart. The Galley, known for their super-functional, stylish and award-winning Workstations are reinventing the way people think about, design and use their kitchens.

 Dom Interiors, Suite 106
Dom Interiors is known for its excellence in the kitchen and bath, along with new customized storage systems, stylish doors and lighting, and several prestigious lines of furniture and is unveiling all-new products in its boutique. DOM Interiors carries a multitude of the most beautiful modern products from prestigious Italian manufacturers including Rimadesio, Lema, Davide Groppi and more.

Vicostone, Suite 163
Vicostone quartz-based engineered stones are produced from up to 93% pure natural quartz aggregates which are adhered with a polymer resin with color powder, and have a hardness and flexural strength higher than natural stones and other engineered stones. With a special and luxurious beauty, Vicostone compound stones are widely used in interior applications such as kitchen countertops, bathroom vanities, wall paneling, and flooring.

About LuxeHome
LuxeHome is the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. With more than 125,000 square feet of showroom space featured in over 35 boutiques, LuxeHome is host to the finest products for home building and renovation from the most recognized and respected manufacturers worldwide.

LuxeHome offers discerning homeowners and trade professionals one-stop shopping convenience with access to the finest kitchen, bath, tile, lighting, cabinetry, appliances, countertops and much more. LuxeHome displays the widest selection of products to suit all upscale design styles, from modern European to classic American to traditional English. In addition to the extensive lineup of premier brands, each boutique offers knowledgeable designers who are available to assist with all phases of each design project. LuxeHome’s boutiques are open for shopping Monday through Saturday. For more information, visit www.luxehome.com. Follow LuxeHome on Facebook, Houzz, Instagram and Twitter.

Vornado Realty Trust, owner of the Merchandise Mart, based in New York City, is a fully integrated equity real estate investment trust. Vornado’s common shares are listed on the New York Stock Exchange and are traded under the symbol VNO. www.vno.com

Luxehome VendorLuxeHome Celebrates a Successful 2016 Welcoming Seven New Showrooms