Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center Celebrates Grand Opening in LuxeHome at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart

CHICAGO, IL (February 2015) – Luxury custom cabinetry manufacturer Wood-Mode celebrates the opening of the first-ever Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart. The Lifestyle Design Center is located in LuxeHome, the world’s largest collection of premier boutiques for home building and renovation, on the first floor of the Merchandise Mart in Suite 119. This prime location is available to all Wood-Mode dealers and welcomes homeowners, designers, architects, builders, and trade professionals from the Chicago area and beyond to experience the Wood-Mode brand like never before.

Visitors will find:

  • A showcase for the latest product releases and Wood-Mode lifestyle design themes with styles ranging from traditional to transitional and contemporary for the kitchen, bath and beyond.
  • A prominent entry display featuring Oceanside and Embassy Row, two of Wood-Mode’s recent design themes. http://www.wood-mode.com/design-inspirations/videoinspirations.
  • An inspirational and convenient design center, located in the heartland of America, for homeowners, designers, architects, builders and trade professionals.
  • A strategic location available to all independent Wood-Mode dealers.

“Wood-Mode continues its long-standing tradition of supporting our national network of independent dealers and showrooms by developing this space as a hub for cabinetry design in the Chicago market,” said Brooks Gronlund, president and COO of Wood-Mode Inc. “This space in LuxeHome serves to inspire and capture the attention of our customers, architects, interior designers, builders and trade professionals.”

“We are thrilled that the first Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center is now open in Chicago’s historic Merchandise Mart as it’s the best place to connect with consumers, designers, architects and home builders,” said Katherine Flaherty, Vice President of Building Products and Special Projects. “As the nation’s largest manufacturer of high-end custom cabinetry for the home, the Wood-Mode Lifestyle Design Center appeals to many LuxeHome shoppers looking for superior quality, variety and service.”

Wood-Mode dealers, homeowners, designers and architects can stop by LuxeHome during regular business hours, or call the showroom manager to schedule an appointment.


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 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


About Wood-Mode, Inc.
Wood-Mode, Inc., founded in 1942, is the nation’s largest manufacturer of custom cabinetry for kitchens, baths and other rooms throughout the home. The company is proud to note that its 70+ years in business have all been family owned and operated and is a complete Made in America operation. Its products are marketed through a network of over 600 independent dealers located throughout the United States and Canada. www.wood-mode.com

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