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CARVART to Open Showroom in the Chicago Merchandise Mart

May 29, 2017 Categories: Design

The new experience center will serve as a design and resource hub in the Midwest for the architectural and design community

May 2017 (New York, NY) – On the eve of NeoCon 2017, CARVART, a creative solutions company specializing in facility-wide architectural glass and hardware systems, will debut its new Chicago Studio on the 11th floor of the Merchandise Mart in Suite 11-136, expanding the brand’s physical presence for end-clients and designers. NeoCon attendees and members of the architectural and design community are invited to tour the Studio from June 12-14 and attend a special cocktail reception Monday, June 12th between 3-6pm to learn more about CARVART’s diverse line of products.

“The debut of our Chicago location follows a busy spring for our company, which included the introduction of a slew of new products, a redesigned website and the opening of our new global headquarters and experiential showroom in Times Square in New York City,” said Edward Geyman, CEO, CARVART. “Our Chicago Studio will serve as an experience center for the architectural and design community, offering specifiers the opportunity to experience our latest innovations in glass technology for commercial projects and contract applications.”

Among the many contract products and commercial capabilities CARVART already provides, the leader in specialty glass expands its offering to meet the growing demands of workplace functionality and collaboration needs with the unveiling of a series of new, innovative products at NeoCon.


PRODUCT DEBUTS

The perfect solution for the trend of contemporary facility design, glassCUBE features glass enclosures to section off small areas of a facility for privacy and collaboration. The freestanding, non-construction based wall system with open ceiling that meets all the most important design needs for a facility manager. Connected using simple spider brackets and header rails, glassCUBE is easy to put up and just as easy to move within a short notice to another part of the building. Unlike modular walls which are far more difficult and costly to move, glassCUBE transitions within a building without major disruption to the facility structure or floor.

When a presentation space demands a high degree of function and sophistication, glassBOARDS, Sliding Track provide a multitude of options to the presenter. This Sliding Track system allows multiple glass panels to slide easily in one-direction from the side or in two directions to the center, so numerous glassBOARDS can be used simultaneously or are available to hide sensitive information on a rear panel.  Users can post visual materials on Magnetic panels and just slide them away during a meeting. glassBOARDS, Sliding Track can mount within an enclosed room cavity or simply hang from a soffit above to add appeal and versatility to your conference rooms. Offered in a variety of colors and sizes, this solution is an upscale design for facilities looking for progressive innovation.

Also on display is the CARVART by Soema commercial bathroom collection. An Italian manufacturer, Soema partnered with CARVART to deliver a powerful offering of sleek, handcrafted and technologically advanced glass surfaces, washbasins, cubicles, doors and lockers for the American commercial interior design market. Products include:

  • Glass Cubicles (glassBOX-T & glassBOX-F)
  • Glass/Porcelain Cubicles (stoneBOX)
  • Compact High Pressure Phenolic Laminate Cubicles (chplBOX & chplBOX Full Height)
  • Electronic Self-Sufficient Hand-washing Units (IALI, INTEGRA, INTEGRA-B, -S, -M, -G, -A & -V)
  • Electronic Faucets and Soap Dispensers
  • Doors (glassDOOR)
  • Lockers (glassLOCKER & chplLOCKER)

CARVART by Soema finishes are now available in 26 standard glass colors, along with four metallics and two surface options (smooth and etched). Compact High-Pressure Phenolic Laminate (chpl) Cubicle and Locker bodies come in four distinct color options. All body hardware across the line is bead blasted satin aluminum with a titanium finish as standard for stoneBOX and optional for other products. Additionally, glassBOX is available in 12 digitally printed wood grains, chpl is available in 12 textured and smooth wood grains, and finally, stoneBOX is offered in eight honed stone and four polished marble options when needed to blend in with existing natural materials or to make a bold style statement.

CARVART’s glassBOARDS are freestanding, surface-mounted writeable and erasable glass boards. The writeable glass surface is offered as magnetic or non-magnetic. Many interior projects, especially in the business sector, can be enhanced with CARVART’s versatile markerboards. The boards can be finished with low-profile anodized or painted aluminum frames or come in floating and frameless options.

Combining contemporary design with personal flexibility, Confer Movable glassSCREENS debut during NeoCon with an ultra-sleek minimal profile base and frame design. From CARVART’s Contract product line, Confer is flexible in a narrow size to accommodate small meeting rooms or impromptu meeting spaces while larger models can travel between an open plan area and conference room. Confer is available in a broad range of glass and frame finishes to match or provide contrast. Most importantly, Confer glassSCREENS blend seamlessly with all the other CARVART interior products.

The prominence of using markerglass as wallcladding has continued to grow and evolve as companies seek new ways of working and improving teamwork. CARVART’s glassWALLCLAD full-height solution allows the ability for interior walls to be covered from top-to-bottom, enhancing meeting spaces for optimal use from brainstorming ideas to posting documents.

To learn more about the latest products and projects as well as learn more about our capabilities and our project design services, visit the new CARVART.com.

About CARVART

CARVART is a creative solutions company specializing in facility-wide architectural glass solutions and hardware systems. Led by a team of in-house designers, engineers, project managers and artisans, CARVART offers three distinct and unique architectural design offerings including architectural glass, architectural elements, and Contract products. CARVART has offices in the United States, Europe and Japan, partnering with high-fashion, luxury and commercial design clients from across the country and around the world. For more information, visit www.carvart.com.