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Pioneering the design world since 1974, Luminaire has become a resource focused on creating environments that affect people’s lives by showcasing contemporary furniture, lighting and meaningful objects from the world’s best design manufacturers in its breath-taking showrooms in Miami’s historic Coral Gables, the vibrant Miami Design District locations, and their Chicago showroom.
Since 1989, Luminaire’s third showroom has been uniquely situated in a timber loft building in the heart of the Chicago’s River North district, an area boasting the largest concentration of art galleries outside of Manhattan. An inviting and creative three-level, 21,000-square-foot showroom that displays the latest collections from the world’s most preeminent designers, consistently evoking the company’s philosophy of how good design can affect people’s lives. Design Milk’s philosophy has always been to promote good design, and we can appreciate how Luminaire’s mission aligns with our own.
Luminaire Chicago exemplifies the company and its founders’, Nasir and Nargis Kassamali’s prescribing philosophy that “Good design, like good architecture, must communicate silently and stand the test of time”, captivating visitors with expertly curated environments and an exceptional events and exhibitions program, while setting the standard for service with an established in-house design team that guides clients at every project stage, from conception to installation.
The timber loft building with its brick walls juxtaposed with soft white surfaces presents a background to the unparalleled collection of the best in contemporary design from leading European companies including B&B Italia, Porro, Living Divani, Glas Italia, Flexform, Edra, Desalto, Classicon, Foscarini, Ingo Maurer, Flos, MDF Italia, Paola Lenti, Moroso and Zanotta among many others, showcasing timeless pieces from designers who have become friends of Luminaire over the past decades including Piero Lissoni, Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Naoto Fukasawa, Patricia Urquiola, Kostantin Grcic and other luminaries.
Luminaire’s existence continues to evolve, while always maintaining a leadership role in bringing the best designs from around the world to America in an effort to enhance people’s lives with good design.
You can visit the Luminaire Chicago showroom at 301 West Superior, Chicago, IL 60654 and visit Luminaire online.