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Chicago - The Merchandise Mart

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222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza , Suite 105 Chicago, IL 60654

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

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

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Latest CUSTOMER TESTIMONIALS

Jennifer D  | Chicago, IL |  October 13, 2021

We are very pleased with the shades. They are great and the man who installed them was very professional and friendly. Thank you very much for facilitating everything.  

Tess C  | Chicago, IL |  October 12, 2021

Thanks for checking in. We LOVE the shades and installation was great. Thank you for your help!  

Sridhar P  | Chicago, IL |  October 12, 2021

Install was very smooth and professional. We love the shades. Appreciate the follow-up.  

Shanele V  | Chicago, IL |  October 5, 2021

Thanks for checking in. Yes the reinstall was great and I love the shades.  

Matthew K  | Bridgman, MI |  October 2, 2021

The roman shades look awesome!!!!! Thank you for your help! Next up is Master Bedroom.  

Marica B  | Chicago, IL |  September 17, 2021

Many thanks for your email. Installation went smoothly. Technician was skillful, pleasant and even took away packaging for me! A first in my experience in dealing with home service companies. Love the look and will definitely highly recommend working with The Shade Store to friends. As always many thanks to you and The Shade Store team for making the experience from beginning to end seamless.  

Melissa N  | Chicago, IL |  September 15, 2021

The installation went smoothly and the new shade looks wonderful.  

Joe M  | Chicago, IL |  September 3, 2021

Thank you so much for your help throughout this process. We will gladly recommend the Shade Store to others based on the level of service and care you provided. 

Libby H  | Chicago, IL |  September 1, 2021

The curtains look awesome!! I was so happy to see them when I got in last night. The hardware we selected really worked out well!  

Nancy W  | Palm Springs, CA |  August 30, 2021

We are super happy, thanks for stepping in and helping us be sure our order was correct. The installers were great and the choice was perfect!! 

Jacob A  | Chicago, IL |  August 28, 2021

Installation was perfect and the installer was very professional. Thank you! 

Meg R  | Chicago, IL |  August 25, 2021

The latest installation was successful and everything looks great.  

Matthew K  | Chicago, IL |  August 13, 2021

They look great!!!! 

Kailey & Mike E  | Chicago, IL |  August 13, 2021

The window treatments look great! We are very happy with them. Thank you so much for all your help!  

Voka M  | Chicago, IL |  August 13, 2021

The installation went well and the drapery looks awesome. Everything worked out at the end. Thank you for all you help. 

Amanda M  | Chicago, IL |  August 12, 2021

Everything went well, they are a perfect color. Thank you so much for your help! 

Keith & Carol T  | Sheboygan, WI |  July 31, 2021

The installation went well. The installer did a great job. 

Megan K  | Ames, IA |  July 28, 2021

I wanted to follow up now that our drapes have been installed and just say thank you for all of your help. They are beautiful and fit perfectly within the space. I plan on placing future orders and will reach out once I’m ready or have any questions. Thanks so much again! You made this really easy. 

Kevin McQuown D  | Chicago, IL |  July 21, 2021

The install went well. The shade is perfect and it’s just what we needed. Thanks for your help.  

Michael B  | Chicago, IL |  July 20, 2021

The installation had a couple challenges, but the team was able to figure it out and overall it was a smooth installation. The shades are a perfect fit and look absolutely perfect!  

Taylor B  | Chicago, IL |  July 17, 2021

It did turn out nicely & they're happy. 

Priyanka K  | Chicago, IL |  July 17, 2021

We got the shades installed at home yesterday and absolutely love it. I want to start planning on the remainder of the house which is the living room and master bedroom.  

Tanya M  | Chicago, IL |  July 16, 2021

You helped me a few months ago with some automated blinds, which I absolutely LOVE. They have been life changing, really. 

Caroline Y  | Chicago, IL |  July 14, 2021

The installation went well. They were professional, asked key questions to ensure I was in agreement and were efficient…can’t ask for more! 

Leurel U  | Chicago, IL |  July 14, 2021

I am enjoying my shades especially the kitchen rollout up blinds facing the building garden. The install went smoothly and everything is well.  

Catherine F  | Chicago, IL |  July 9, 2021

We are very pleased with the shades. Your installer did a great job and they look beautiful. Thanks for all your help working through this project.  

Roger S  | Chicago, IL |  July 7, 2021

Everything went well and I’m very happy with the shade.  

Ellen & Ed B  | Chicago, IL |  June 24, 2021

I just wanted to let you know we really like the curtains and the guys who came to do the install did a great job. Thank you for such a positive experience 

Grace D  | Chicago, IL |  June 22, 2021

The shades look fantastic - thank you for your patience, we really appreciate it!  

Ann E  | Chicago, IL |  June 18, 2021

Everything went smoothly and we are enjoying the look as well as the function very much. Thanks for all of your long distance help in choosing just the right fabric and look.  

Julia F  | CHICAGO, IL |  June 10, 2021

The solar shades are installed and look GREAT especially the black solars in the living room. Thanks again for your help! 

Eddie C  | Chicago, IL |  June 9, 2021

My clients are thrilled! Thanks again for another wonderful experience!  

Emma E  | Evanston, IL |  June 8, 2021

We love the shades and will be reaching out at some point in the future to do the upstairs too! 

Erin G  | Chicago, IL |  June 4, 2021

Yes everything went well yesterday. We are so much happier with these shades! The blackout shades are wayyyyy better with the light coming in. Thank you for your constant help with us, we really do appreciate everything you’ve done for us. We will definitely contact you again when we need more window treatments for our place!  

Jason P  | Chicago, IL |  June 2, 2021

So the blinds look great. They've made an already dark bedroom even darker (particularly helpful on days like today when I get home from work at 7am and need to sleep!). One neighbor, in fact, has been so impressed with the appearance that she is considering setting up her own appointment. 

Shelagh R  | CHICAGO, IL |  May 29, 2021

Installation went perfectly, thank you! 

Bill W  | LaPorte, IN |  May 29, 2021

Shades are up and beautiful. 

Russell E  | Chicago, IL |  May 25, 2021

Yes! Very happy with the drapes. They’re beautiful. Great idea to install the track on the ceiling. A friend of mine says they’re “chic”.  

Lindsey & Michael A  | Deerfield, IL |  May 25, 2021

We love all of the window treatments, they look fabulous! Thanks so much for all of your help 

Rachel C  | Chicago, IL |  May 19, 2021

I am super happy with how they turned out! The installation went smooth and I really appreciated the installer asking me my preference on a few items instead of just making the call. Thanks for checking in! 

Ann C  | Chicago, IL |  May 13, 2021

The world of shades and the hundreds of options and configurations amazes and confuses me, all at the same time! All is fine, they look great and we are very happy! I appreciate your patience with us as we made our shade selections.  

Douglas G  | Chicago, IL |  May 11, 2021

We love the shades so far! Appreciate all your help! 

Audra D  | Irvington, NY |  April 30, 2021

Everything went smoothly and we are very happy with the results. Thank you!  

Megen D  | Western Springs, IL |  April 29, 2021

I just wanted to thank you for the wonderful experience. Even with a few bumps, I could not be more impressed with the finished product and your customer service. I can’t wait to finish the home with you and your team. 

Christopher A  | Chicago, IL |  April 26, 2021

Thanks for checking in. The installation went well and it looks great.  

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.