|CHICAGO, IL (October 13, 2015) – LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation located on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, is excited to announce the debut of the U.S. flagship showroom of Devon&Devon, in its preeminent collection of luxury boutiques. Located in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart, Devon&Devon will open in mid-November to offer and present its luxury bath furnishings inspired by classic European design and the 1900s American Edwardian aesthetic.
“By locating its flagship store for Devon&Devon USA within LuxeHome at the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, the brand is showing its commitment to investing in the American market,” said Katherine Flaherty, vice president, Vornado | Merchandise Mart. “We welcome this iconic Italian brand to the Merchandise Mart, and to the U.S.”
Known for attention to detail and the use of high-quality raw materials, Devon&Devon joins more than 35 other premier companies that already call the destination home, including Waterworks, Ann Sacks, ROHL, Artistic Tile, Graff, Lefroy Brooks and Cooper & Graham and Antonio Lupi.
“We are proud to announce that our U.S. offices and a flagship store will be in the prestigious Merchandise Mart, a historic commercial building that since 1930, has hosted architecture and interior design fairs, showrooms and exhibition spaces of leading international brands,” said Gianni Tanini, CEO of Devon&Devon. “And the fact that the first Devon&Devon store is located in Chicago, one of the most important commercial hubs of the North American market, is our first step towards establishing a strong, structured presence in this crucial market.”
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