|CHICAGO, IL (April 6, 2016) – 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, will welcome Vicostone, manufacturer of quartz-based engineered stone for kitchen, bath, walls, countertops and flooring, to its Design Resource Center (suite 163). The company plans for a late spring 2016 opening.
“Designers, architects, custom homebuilders and homeowners looking for a comprehensive collection of designs and superior technology will be impressed with what Vicostone has to offer for solid surfacing materials,” said Katherine Flaherty, vice president, Vornado | Merchandise Mart. “We are delighted to welcome them to LuxeHome.”
The Design Resource Center at LuxeHome is 6,000 square foot of inspiration, an addition to the more than 35 premier boutiques. Here, visitors seek new ideas, whether browsing through the elegant vignettes or consulting with resident LuxeHome Concierge in order to customize their shopping experiences. Vicostone will join other premier brands in the space, including Amiel.US, GRAFF, Katonah Architectural Hardware, Keeler, ROHL, Sherwin-Williams Color Studio and SMEG USA.
“With the opening of our Vicostone showroom at LuxeHome in Chicago, we look forward to sharing our latest trends with designers,” said An Nguyen, General Manager, Vicostone USA. “Another benefit for Vicostone is that LuxeHome is on the pulse of the latest design trends from the industry. This synergy will help our company continue to push forward in future product designs.”
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.
Jason Easterday, National Sale Manager, Vicostone USA, added, “Vicostone keeps innovating and creating new designs in order to bring unique looks to your home or project. With our committed and passionate design team, Vicostone has created one of the most comprehensive and exciting color selections, sure to maximize any project’s potential.”
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 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