Kathy Kuo Residence opening first bodily retailer in July
Designer Kathy Kuo is bringing her on-line model to a brick-and-mortar location in Southampton, N.Y. in July.
Kathy Kuo Residence, the eponymous on-line residence furnishings model created by TV character and inside designer Kathy Kuo, is opening its first brick-and-mortar retail location in July in Southampton, N.Y.
Every element of the 4,000 square-foot retailer at 30 Jobs Lane was designed and sourced by founder, CEO and inside designer Kuo, with the intention of making an immersive luxurious model presence in one in every of its key markets. Along with retail, it would function a location for Kuo’s inside design agency and can provide specialised commerce assets.
“I’m thrilled to announce the opening of our flagship retailer this summer season. Kathy Kuo Residence helps your entire design journey — from inspiration to flawless execution — in a single vertically built-in platform, and now, we’re capable of provide that very same high-touch expertise in-person as properly,” mentioned Kuo. “This location will enable us to attach with and serve extra clients and shoppers than ever earlier than, aiding in our model mission to assist as many individuals as doable love the place they stay.”
The shop, which opens July 8, will function an assortment of the model’s best-selling merchandise together with indoor and out of doors furnishings, décor and lighting in a variety of types and venture sorts. It can additionally introduce Kathy Kuo Residence’s unique upholstery line, Kathy Kuo Residence Assortment, which incorporates sofas in unique materials and silhouettes in addition to a line of pillows hand-designed by Kuo. The corporate’s in-house inside design agency may have a presence on the new location, permitting potential and current shoppers to fulfill one-on-one with a designer for any venture wants. The in-store designer useful resource heart may have trade-exclusive entry to a library of product swatches and samples from high-end model companions and a personal seating space to deal with any consumer conferences.
“Residence to a lot of our current commerce members, consumers and design shoppers, Southampton was the pure first alternative after we determined to develop into bodily retail. We really feel so honored to be welcomed into the tight-knit group, and are trying ahead to partnering with many native artisans shifting ahead,” Kuo mentioned. “As well as, we will probably be occupying a location on Jobs Lane that’s none aside from a home, sitting on the principle procuring avenue. It’s extremely serendipitous and fortuitous that our first ‘residence’, as a house model, is 30 Jobs Lane in Southampton.”
In remodeling the placement, Kuo enlisted retail strategist and experiential designer Melissa Gonzalez and her group at The Lionesque Group. Gonzalez has spent greater than a decade serving to manufacturers reminiscent of Nordstrom, Purple, The Citizenry and Burrow construct human connection in bodily areas.
All through the summer season, the retail area will probably be used for model partnerships, immersive occasions and designer pop-ups to have interaction the group and guests of Southampton.