Join Us for the
Thursday, October 4th, 2018
5:30 – 8 pm
theMART, Chicago

Join the leaders in the luxury marketplace as we honor the Midwest’s best in residential interior furnishings, architecture, interior design and residential development. Help us toast the inductees of the fourth annual Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame. Celebrate with your industry peers and enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and conversation at the Chicago VIP Luxury Gala.

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$100 per person
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Merchandise Mart Hall of Fame 2018 Inductees

Cary Kravet
Lifetime Achievement
Cary Kravet
President and CEO
Kravet Inc.

Laurence Booth, FAIA
Laurence Booth, FAIA
Principal / Director
Booth Hansen

Suzanne Lovell
Suzanne Lovell
Founder + CEO
Suzanne Lovell Inc.

Power Construction Luxury Residence Group
Power Construction Luxury Residence Group

Thank You to Our Generous Sponsors



Exclusive Media Sponsor

Luxe Interior + Design




Sherwin Williams


Style Library

Thank You to Our Industry Partners

AIA Chicago
Home Builders
Institute of Classical Architecture and Art

In Kind Support

Bespoke Collection

Chicago VIP Luxury Gala Host Committee

    • Richard AbbottPresident, Paris Ceramics
    • Michael AbrahamPrincipal, Michael Abraham Architecture
    • Michael AbramsPrincipal, Michael Abrams Interiors
    • Sasha AdlerPrincipal, Sasha Adler Design
    • Chad AllmanPresident, Bramco Construction
    • Jeannie BalsamPrincipal, Jeannie Balsam Interiors
    • Andrew BarenPresident, Katonah Architectural Hardware
    • Brianne BishopPrincipal, Brianne Bishop Design, LLC
    • Janet Blutter ShiffPresident, Blutter/Shiff Design Associates
    • Andrew BowyerPresident, Middlefork LLC
    • Alessandra BrancaBranca
    • Katie BrockmanGroup Publisher, Chief Revenue Officer, Luxe Interiors + Design
    • Susan BrunstrumPrincipal and Founder, Studio Brunstrum
    • Julia BuckinghamFounder + Principal, Buckingham Interiors + Design Ltd.
    • Ilene ChasePrincipal, Ilene Chase Design
    • Lauren CherkasRetail President, Artistic Tile
    • John CialonePresident Elect, American Society of Interior Design Illinois
    • Kelly ClevelandPrincipal, Kelly Cleveland Interiors
    • Michael CohenPresident, Samuel & Sons
    • Paul ColleyPresident & CEO, Style/Library
    • Matt CostiganPresident, Michael-Cleary
    • Carson CradduckSherwin-Williams
    • Joan CraigPrincipal, Craig & Company
    • Terri Crittenden AIA, ASID, IIDACEO, Fredman Design Group
    • Mick De GiulioPresident, de Giulio kitchen design
    • Christopher DerrickPresident Emeritus, Chicago Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
    • James DolencPrincipal, JamesThomas Interiors
    • Zurich EspositoExecutive Vice President, AIA Chicago
    • Laurel FeldmanPrincipal, Laurel Feldman Interiors
    • Nicholas FinkPresident, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group
    • Scott FortmanPresident, Gibbons, Fortman & Associates
    • Brooks GronlundPresident, Wood-Mode
    • Scott GrugelPresident, Middleby Residential
    • Julie Hacker, FAIAPartner and Co-Founder, Stuart Cohen & Julie Hacker Architects LLC
    • Jeffry HartingPresident, GTH Architects
    • Zach HayesPrincipal, Zach Hayes Design LLC
    • Marvin HermanMarvin Herman & Associates
    • Tracy HickmanPrincipal, Hickman Design Associates
    • Martin HornerPrincipal, Soucie Horner, Ltd
    • Greg HowePrincipal, SEARL LAMASTER HOWE
    • Holly HuntCEO, HOLLY HUNT
    • John IacovielloSenior Vice President, Sales, B/S/H Home Appliances
    • Brian JevremovPrincipal, Dom Interiors
    • Steve KadlecPrincipal, Kadlec Architecture + Design
    • Hunter KaiserFounder, hk+c
    • Colleen KinderPrincipal, Platinum Coast Designs, Inc.
    • Erik KolaczPrincipal & Creative Director, Contrast Design Group
    • Tom KonopiotsPrincipal, Vincere Ltd
    • Elizabeth KruegerPrincipal, Elizabeth Krueger Design
    • Ziggy KuligPresident, GRAFF
    • Jessica LagrangeFounder & Principal, Jessica Lagrange Interiors
    • Luca LanzettaFounder, Luca Lanzetta Group
    • Matt LedererPresident, Mahogany Builders
    • Phillip LiederbachPartner, Liederbach and Graham, Architects LLP
    • Filip MalyszkoPrincipal, Steve + Filip Design
    • Kara MannPrincipal, Kara Mann
    • Janet McCannPrincipal, Janet McCann Associates, Inc.
    • Margaret McCurryPrincipal, Tigerman McCurry Architects
    • Michael MennImmediate Past President, Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago and Principal, Michael Menn Ltd.
    • Kathleen MitchellPublisher, Luxe Interiors + Design Chicago
    • Donna MondiPrincipal, Donna Mondi Interior Design
    • Elissa MorgantePrincipal, Morgante Wilson Architectsn
    • Nicholas MoriartyPrincipal, Nicholas Moriarty Interiors
    • An NguyenPresident, Vicostone USA
    • Brynn OlsonPrincipal, Brynn Olson Design Group, LLC.
    • Rodger OwenPrincipal, BGD&C Homes
    • Randy PittardPresident & Owner, Bentwood
    • Frank PonterioPrincipal, Frank Ponterio Interior Design
    • Eva QuatemanPrincipal, Eva Quateman Interiors
    • Mark-Hans RicherSenior Vice President, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group
    • Greg RohlVice President of Marketing, ROHL
    • Steven RugoPrincipal, Rugo/Raff Ltd.
    • Jean SagmeisterStrategic Accounts Manager, Fortune Brands Global Plumbing Group
    • Nora Schneider Principal, Nora Schneider Interior Design
    • Kim ScodroPrincipal, Kim Scodro Interiors
    • Tom SegalPrincipal, Kaufman Segal Design
    • Thomas Shafer, AIAPrincipal, THOMAS SHAFER ARCHITECTS LLC
    • Erin ShakoorPrincipal, Shakoor Interiors
    • Scott SimpsonPartner, Scott Simpson Builders
    • Cynthia SmithPresident, American Society of Interior Design Illinois
    • Brian SnowPrincipal, SemelSnow Interior Design
    • Chad StarkSenior Vice President, Stark Carpet
    • Tom StringerPresident, Tom Stringer Design Partners
    • Chris SyPresident, Carlisle Wide Plank Floors
    • Kevin ToukoumidisFounder & Principal, dSPACE Studio Architecture
    • Russell TownerPresident & CEO, Baker Interiors Furniture Co.
    • Chip von WeisePrincipal, von Weise Associates
    • Jenna WedemeyerPrincipal, Jenna Wedemeyer Design
    • Wade WeissmannPrincipal, Wade Weissmann Architecture
    • Aimee WertepnyPrincipal, PROjECT. Interiors
    • Suzie WillifordExecutive VP Industry Relations & CSO, National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA)