Opens largest showroom in U.S.
Opens largest showroom in U.S.
14 November 2022

Cerrad present at the opening of the Encore Gallery in St. Charles, IL- the largest showroom in the US

November 3rd marked the grand opening of the Encore Gallery in St. Charles, Illinois – arguably the largest showroom in the United States which offers, among other things, ceramic tiles and everything else related to furnishing and creating a dream bathroom, kitchen or living room. Representatives of Cerrad and Cerrad Corp. were also in attendance at the opening ceremony.

Encore Gallery is an importer, distributor and supplier of modern and most technologically advanced gres and ceramic tiles, as well as products intended for interior design and décor.  The company is owned and operated by Poles with great success. The founder and owner of the Encore Gallery is Mr. Marcin Kondek. This is the third location of the Encore Gallery chain in Illinois.

Several dozens of booths and displays are arranged at an area measuring 1858 m2 (20000 ft2), presenting hundreds of ceramic tile collections in many formats, in an assortment of beautiful designs and in a wide selection of surface finishes. Cerrad brand collections can also be found among the variety of products, among them, headliners such as Softcement, Tacoma and Masterstone, and including the wood-like collections such as Libero, Acero, Nickwood, just to name a few.

The official opening of Encore Gallery’s third and newest showroom, in operation since September, took place on November 3rd this year. The ceremony was attended by the company’s associates, invited guests and our representatives of course.

– This is the first showroom that I have seen in the USA with this high level of standard. It is a standard unprecedented in the US, modeled on the best European showrooms, one which will allow the American consumer to see the potential and beauty of ceramic tiles. We’re proud to be partners with the Encore Gallery and to participate in this exciting project. Chicago, and its surrounding areas, gained a unique supplier of tiles along with ready-made solutions and interior design ides for the the demanding, but also very prosperous American market – says Filip Cegłowski, Chief Commercial Officer, Cerrad Group.

– Encore Gallery is an extraordinary showroom that demonstrates with flair, just how beautifully you can arrange and design a home space.  The way they showcase the tiles in their full sizes brings out their natural beauty. The owner’s vision redefines the American showroom approach by bringing in the highest European standards into the mix. It’s a place where you don’t just buy a physical product, but a complete conceptual solution,
” says Piotr Tarasinski, Managing Director, Cerrad Corp. He also adds that the foundation for the collaboration, the results which we can commend and applaud, are first and foremost the owner’s approach to business along with his vision for the companies’ development and long-term plans for the future, all goals, that happen to correlate with Cerrad’s vision of growth development in the US.

Piotr Tarasiński also notes that further collaborative activities are planned for the future, including a promotional campaign for the Cerrad x La Mania Home products.

The goal of the Encore Gallery showroom is to support and assist the customer throughout their entire journey, from the planning stages and until the final stages of their investment are complete.  Professional customer service is available on site and offers, among other things, free, professional 3D designs and visualizations of your dream bathrooms, kitchens etc. As a customer, you can pick the tiles of your choice, and the showroom specialists and employees will walk you through the various process helping you to bring your specific project venture to fruition.

We invite you to visit the newly opened showroom, located at 1950 Lincoln Hwy., St. Charles, 60174, IL, Tel. 1-224-770-1241