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Chicago - The Merchandise Mart


Located in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart. 11 floors of showrooms for gifts, home decor and more. This showroom features
fully interactive product displays, free swatches and a team of design experts. Note: Closed Sundays.

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The Shade Store

The Merchandise Mart

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza

Suite 105

Chicago, IL 60654

Store Hours

Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Sat 10am-2pm
Sun Closed

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Candece Y  | Chicago, IL |  April 10, 2021

Everything went great! The guys who came to install them were such a pleasure to work with. Thanks for your patience!  

Emily M  | Chicago, IL |  April 10, 2021

Thanks for reaching out! Everything looks amazing.  

Kathleen D  | New Buffalo, MI |  April 6, 2021

Everything went well. Thank you! 

Liz B  | Chicago, IL |  April 3, 2021

They look great!! Thank you. 

Julie D  | Chicago, IL |  March 26, 2021

It's beautiful and we love it! I think I need to jump on the back shades.  

Tara S  | Evanston, IL |  March 23, 2021

Yes, the romans are beautiful. Thanks for your help!  

Jean E  | Chicago, IL |  March 17, 2021

Thanks for checking in. The installation was great. I wasn't home but my husband said the team did a great job and were really respectful and professional. We love our new window treatments! And I'm really happy with the fabric and color for the drapes. It really made a huge difference to the look and feel of our home. Thank you so much for all of your help. It's always a wild ride planning something big like this virtually but I'm so happy with the results. 

Eddie C  | Chicago, IL |  March 17, 2021

I have been meaning to reach out and let you know how wonderful it has been working with you on this project. The installation went wonderfully and your installers are a dream to work with. I look forward to the next project with you! 

Mercedes B  | Chicago, IL |  March 14, 2021

My installation went great! The installer arrived right on time and worked very quickly. I also appreciated that he informed me about an initial miscalculation which meant he had to patch up a small hole. I wouldn’t have even seen it (probably ever) if he didn’t say anything and he offered to touch it up for me too, but I told him not to worry about it because I’d be hanging up some wall decor soon and surely I’ll be making some needed touch-ups and can do it then. I’m feeling very energized to make decor choices. I also was able to sleep way past sunrise this morning. I’ll be reaching out soon for the next order!  

Derek C  | Chicago, IL |  March 13, 2021

Everything looks great. We’ll be in touch should we need something else!  

Cindy C  | Chicago, IL |  March 13, 2021

The shade and curtains look great. They really transformed the room and are perfect with the space. The temperature of the room is more comfortable now. Thanks for your help in getting this done. I am very pleased with the results and the entire process. The install pro was efficient and did a great job.  

Birchay M  | Chicago, IL |  March 12, 2021

Thank you, we love using them. Thank you for all your help.  

Leslie B  | Chicago, IL |  March 10, 2021

Thanks for everything!! You helped me so much, I really appreciate it. I love the shades and the install was super easy. 

Britta D  | Chicago, IL |  March 9, 2021

Window treatments look great. Thanks again for everything!  

Annelise G  | Chicago, IL |  March 8, 2021

Thanks for checking in! Yes, all went well on Friday and I’m very happy with the results.  

Jean N  | Chicago, IL |  March 1, 2021

Everything went very well and I am very happy with my shades. They're beautiful! 

Tracey F  | Chicago, IL |  February 23, 2021

Thanks for checking in, they are perfect! 

Kathleen M  | Chicago, IL |  February 18, 2021

Thank you. Everything went smoothly. Installer was fantastic. We are very happy with the experience we had with The Shade Store!  

Guinevere J  | Chicago, IL |  February 12, 2021

It went well, thank you so much!  

Dominica M  | Flossmoor, IL |  February 1, 2021

The shades are beautiful! Thank you for your consultation, help and consideration throughout the process!  

Anna K  | Oak Park, IL |  January 29, 2021

My client is thrilled with how her shades turned out, thanks for all your help!  

Hari N  | Chicago, IL |  January 9, 2021

The shades turned out wonderful and the installation went very smoothly. The installer did a great job! We appreciate everyone’s assistance with this project, we will be in contact if we decide to pursue other areas of our home.  

Megan N  | Chicago, IL |  December 22, 2020

They turned out well, thanks for your help!  

Mandy S  | Lake Bluff, IL |  December 22, 2020

We are very pleased! 

Kelly S  | Chicago, IL |  December 21, 2020

We absolutely love our drapes and the roller shades, thank you SO much for working with us and helping us figure out what would work best for our windows.  

Leslie C  | Wolverine Lake, MI |  December 19, 2020

My clients are very happy with all the window treatments. Thanks so much for all of your help and going to bat for us! 

Teague M  | Chicago, IL |  December 19, 2020

They look awesome thank you!!! 

Teague M  | Chicago, IL |  December 19, 2020

They look awesome thank you!!! 

Karen M  | Chicago, IL |  December 15, 2020

These treatments are a vast improvement. This should be the biggest compliment of all - my husband was not that enthusiastic before these went up and is now raving about how much he loves them. He is now the one pushing to get the living room redone.  

Linda S  | Chicago, IL |  December 4, 2020

They look great and the service was incredible! The individual that installed the window coverings was great, very professional. We can't wait to finish the rest of the project hopefully in the first half of next year.  

Adrienne G  | CHICAGO, IL |  October 21, 2020

It fits perfectly and works great. Install was super quick. Thanks again!  

Susan E  | Valparaiso, IN |  October 6, 2020

Thanks for following up. The installation went great and the window shade looks beautiful. My client loves it!  

David D  | David Duncan Design | Effingham, IL |  October 5, 2020

The installation went great! The installer was a great guy and always does a great job!  

Terry K  | Chicago, IL |  October 3, 2020

The installers did an excellent job in a timely yet careful manner. They were pleasant to work with and efficient as well. The curtains look great; they add a warmth and softness to the rooms that was lacking with blinds-only. I also enjoyed working with you, as you provided information and guidance that helped me make the final decision on the material and the color. All in all, very pleased! Thanks for a very pleasant curtain-shopping experience!  

Christian N  | Chicago, IL |  October 1, 2020

Installation went smoothly and we are very satisfied with the shades. we will get back to you soon on blackout shades for our childs room! Thanks again for your help. 

Elenita  R  | St.Charles, IL |  October 1, 2020

Everything went well and we love our new shades. We’re good for now, till next project. Appreciate your help!!  

Matt & Stephanie N  | Chicago, IL |  October 1, 2020

They look great, thanks for your help!  

Eric Z  | Chicago, IL |  September 30, 2020

The shades look great. The installation folks were very professional and courteous.  

Brad & Jeff  D  | Chicago, IL |  September 29, 2020

Everything is great! Thank you! 

Allison  F  | River Forest, IL |  September 28, 2020

The homeowner said the shades look beautiful and the installer was a very nice young man. :)  

Adam G  | Chicago, IL |  September 26, 2020

Thx for the email. The installation went great and we are happy with the blinds!  

Rob R  | Chicago, IL |  September 26, 2020

Everything is great - thanks for all of your help throughout the process. Really enjoying the window treatments (especially the big motorized one)! 

Chloe B  | Chicago, IL |  September 19, 2020

Everything turned out great. We are already really enjoying the new treatments. Thank you for checking in and for all of your assistance! We will definitely be in touch with any future needs!  

Melissa S  | Chicago, IL |  September 10, 2020

We are both very pleased and the installer was great and the final product is beautiful!  

Lauren H  | Lake Orion, MI |  September 4, 2020

Everything looks great and installation was flawless! Those black out shades are life changing. Thank you so much for all of your help and for helping me get this done before baby arrives!  

Carly  C  | Chicago , IL |  September 3, 2020

We love them! The drapes totally make the living room. Thank you! :) 

Suzanne S  | Chicago, IL |  September 1, 2020

Everything was great! 

Nicole G  | Chicago, IL |  August 29, 2020

Love them ! Everything was great! Ty! 

Michael & Kim F  | Chicago, IL |  August 28, 2020

They are perfect. The installer was very, very helpful and I want to thank you both so much for all your time and effort on our project. 

Jeffrey M  | Chicago, IL |  August 27, 2020

Just wanted to let you know I received the replacement part and was able to fix our shade. Works like new now. Thanks again for the great customer service, one the reasons we keep using Shade Store for our projects.  

Laura M  | Chicago, IL |  August 26, 2020

I’m so happy with the final result!! I will definitely be in touch if I have any future window needs!  

Corey C  | Chicago, IL |  August 24, 2020

Honestly couldn't be happier with either of them! Absolutely love the fabrics and the hardware they helped us choose. The Oceana fabric was most definitely the right decision. Even the hardware finish in the bedroom worked out spectacularly well. You guys did an amazing job and the installer was very professional. We will certainly give you a ring when we ramp up our next window treatment project  

Marlya B  | Chicago, IL |  August 22, 2020

The blinds are beautiful! The blackout feature is beyond helpful ... The installation process super easy, and the installer punctual and professional. Thank you for all of your efforts, the trim at the bottom of the blinds is perfection.  

Steve M  | Elkhart, IN |  August 21, 2020

The installation went very well. The team did a great job. Fabric choice works well in the room. We’ll reach out again on our next project!  

Diana  S  | Chicago, IL |  August 20, 2020

My shades arrived on time and were installed today. With the pandemic impacting all of our lives, I doubted the wisdom of placing the order at this time. However, everything was handled professionally and efficiently. The installers were courteous, knowledgeable, and helpful. The main office proactively covered off on the project bases giving me little reason for concern. It was a pleasure doing business with you.  

Kaitlin H  | Chicago, IL |  August 19, 2020

It looks beautiful!! Obsessed with the drapery panels we did in the family room- they turned out great with your rods. Clients are happy with how everything turned out as well, and thanks for helping us get there! 

Glenn R  | Chicago, IL |  August 18, 2020

Everything went smoothly and the cornice looks great. Thank you for the great service and enjoy the rest of the summer. 

Jennie L  | Chicago, IL |  August 14, 2020

Thank you so much for checking in! The guys did a great job yesterday - we are much happier now! Thanks again for all of your help. 

Chelsea H  | Chicago, IL |  August 14, 2020

The installation went great and we LOVE our new drapes! Thank you so much!! Great working with you too! Thanks for all your help. 

Emil G  | Chicago, IL |  August 13, 2020

Thanks for following up on this. We’re really happy with how the product looks and works so far. Appreciate all your help with it. I’m sure we’ll reach out for our next project. 

Jeff and Tammi A  | Chicago, IL |  August 10, 2020

Thank you!! We love them!!! Everything went smoothly. Blinds arrived safely on Thursday- and a very nice and professional installer came Friday. Thank you for all your help! 

Andrew P  | Chicago, IL |  August 6, 2020

They're so happy with them! Thank you for checking in. I know they'll be in touch when they're ready to do the other windows. Until then, take care! 

Jennifer B  | Chicago, IL |  July 31, 2020

Thank you. Everything went well and my son is happy with the new shades. They look good and work well — just like they are supposed to! 

Karen H  | Wyoming, OH |  July 25, 2020

We are SO HAPPY with all of our window treatments and the installation. We greatly appreciate the professionalism and attention to detail. Thanks very much! 

Lauren S  | Chicago, IL |  July 24, 2020

Install went great!! Thank you! The tech, Jose, was awesome. I’m sad we have no windows left to cover!!  

Sevila Y  | Chicago, IL |  July 21, 2020

They look fantastic and George was great. Thank you for following up!  

Emily C  | Chicago, IL |  July 17, 2020

Everything went great. Alex was awesome. As soon as the new shades went up I said, I can’t believe we waited this long to switch these out. We are very happy and would definitely use you guys again.  

Robert R  | Chicago, IL |  July 13, 2020

Shades look great. Installer did a great job too. There was a broken mechanism in the roller on one shade and he was able to replace it on site with a spare he had with him! Always a pleasure working with you and your company! 

Elizabeth C  | Highland Park , IL |  July 11, 2020

Thank you for reaching out. I am so happy with them! I will send you a photo. Thanks again! 

Abigail L  | Chicago, IL |  July 10, 2020

The installation went flawless and we felt very safe with the social distancing protocol. Thanks for that! We love the privacy shades! 

Kate B  | Chicago, IL |  July 9, 2020

Everything was great. Thanks for being patient with us! 

Jean S  | Wilmette, IL |  July 6, 2020

Yes, all went well with the install. I’m very satisfied with my new window treatment. Thanks so much for your assistance with it all and for checking in about the install. It has been a pleasure working with you too. 

Christina H  | Chicago, IL |  July 3, 2020

They look fantastic! We are very happy, as always. Looking forward to keeping in touch as well. 

Ross  R  | Washington , DC |  July 1, 2020

The installation was great, the Installer was quick and incredibly cordial. We are very, very happy with the new draperies! Thanks again. 

Erica  L  | Chicago , IL |  June 30, 2020

They look amazing!! We love them. I can't wait to do the rest of my house. 

Eric & Renee S  | Chicago, IL |  June 26, 2020

We absolutely love the shades!!! The mechanized above the door are so cool - We have have “fought” over who would get to raise/lower them each day... glad we went that route. I honestly didn’t realize how much we needed them... we are in awe each day - I think we all made some great decisions and couldn’t thank you enough for your expertise and guidance. 

Kathryn J  | Chicago, IL |  June 26, 2020

It was an absolute pleasure working with you. I have a feeling that when we’ve saved up to do our bedroom we will be calling on you for the same superior quality product and service! Thank you so so much for everything! 

Barbara  B  | Evanston, IL |  June 26, 2020

Installation went very smoothly, he did a great install job and I couldn’t be happier with the roller shades, motorized shades and the beautiful silk drapery in the master bedroom. 

Becca S  | Chicago, IL |  June 20, 2020

Thank you for checking in! Our install was smooth and the shades look great. Thanks for helping make this possible! 

Bill P  | Chicago, IL |  June 18, 2020

The install went quickly and smoothly, and the shades look great. We're very happy with them. Thank you again for reminding me to place the order. You were absolutely right about the cordless mechanism. The timing was also perfect- they're definitely helping to keep some of the heat out today. 

Estelle L  | Chicago, IL |  June 4, 2020

I wanted to reach out and let you know that we received the drapery and installed it. It looks great! We're already seeing that it is very helpful in providing climate control and I'm pleased that it is an aesthetically pleasing fix for a place in the house where we could not install a door frame. Thank you for your help and counsel! 

Colleen A  | Chicago, IL |  May 27, 2020

The installation went great and the shades are awesome. They look so cute in our son's new big boy room. Thanks so much for all of your help throughout this process. I really appreciate it! 

Carol B  | New York, NY |  May 14, 2020

We already bought the treatments and had them installed - love all our Shade Store products and I would not go anywhere else. Excellent experience twice. 

Kathy G  | Livonia, MI |  May 4, 2020

Our blind looks great. We love it. Thank you for your help. 

Tyler K  | Chicago, IL |  April 27, 2020

We love them and the install was easy. Thanks again for helping us with the process! 

Scott J  | Chicago , IL |  March 27, 2020

We absolutely love the dark solar shades you recommended. Looks amazing. Thank you so much!!! 

Patrick C  | Chicago, IL |  March 25, 2020

My installation happened on Friday and all is good. I’m very happy with them and appreciate all of your help. 

Courtney T  | Chicago, IL |  March 16, 2020

I LOVE THEM. They are perfect and they look amazing. Thanks again for making the process easy!!  

David T  | St. John, IN |  March 10, 2020

We just wanted to say THANK YOU! The difference with the new shades is incredible! You should have seen my wife's excitement when she got home that day.  

Lisa S  | Elmhurst, IL |  March 5, 2020

The installer was great, he helped walk us through connecting to the WiFi hub/bridge. He cleaned up his area and helped put furnishings back. Nicely done Shade Store! 

Nelly M  | Chicago, IL |  March 4, 2020

The shades look great & more importantly, my clients are very happy with the look. They are like semi-sheers with texture & flexibility of up & down. Thank you for your assistance. 

Pam K  | Chicago, IL |  February 29, 2020

Everything went well and the shades look nice. Thanks for your guidance and input on the material selection! 

John L  | Chicago, IL |  February 27, 2020

We absolutely love our new window treatments! Installation went smoothly and they complete the look of our home - thank you for all of your help in this process! 

Rebecca G  | Chicago, IL |  February 19, 2020

The installation went great and my client couldn’t be happier with the window treatments. They turned out beautifully and we're so pleased. Looking forward to working together again in the future! 

Franck  O  | Chicago , IL |  February 18, 2020

The installation went great. The product is awesome. I’m a very happy customer! Thanks again for everything. 

Clare  R  | Chicago, IL |  February 17, 2020

We are very pleased with how everything turned out! Thanks for your help! 

Jill S  | Chicago, IL |  February 12, 2020

We absolutely love our new window treatment!! It looks beautiful. The installer was fantastic as well. We’ll be contacting you for future projects. Thanks again! 

Tom D  | Lake Forest, IL |  February 11, 2020

Thank you. All was seamless. Appreciate your service. 

Kasia J  | Chicago, IL |  February 11, 2020

The living room draperies are just beautiful. 

Christine H  | Chicago, IL |  February 6, 2020

Thanks! We are happy with our window treatments and are sure to use The Shade Store if we need more in the future.