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Opening Wednesday, November 13, in the Main Line town of Wayne, Sub:URBAN Renewal will offer 2,000 square feet of hipster-friendly home decor that runs the gamut from salvaged/reclaimed materials and antiques to tile, upholstery, and the option for interior design services and custom builds.
The store will ease into the water as a two-month-long pop-up, but co-owner Chris Stock (the face behind popular architectural salvage and building company Philadelphia Salvage) tells us that if all goes well, Sub:URBAN Renewal could go permanent. After the jump, find three things Stock wants you to know about the soon-to-open store.
1. This ain't no IKEA.
Like Philadelphia Salvage, we'll offer everything from deconstruction to build out. You will be able to walk in, find a great salvaged stool, get a custom dining room table made from reclaimed wood, or sit down with our in-house designers to work on your kitchen.
2. It'll offer the best of the design world.
Most people do historic restoration or very modern; we're incorporating both. Philadelphia Salvage is an approved vendor with most historic commissions in the region, while Renewal (our design side) brings in sustainable materials. Combined, we offer amazing materials that we get from salvaged buildings and combine that with modern, clean lines to offer a great product for light commercial and residential.
3. Everything is made in the U.S. of A.
We're bringing in fun and functional one of a kind items, like vintage drafting stools, rewired industrial lights from factories, old logo wooden boxes, and much more. In the end, all we offer is made in America. It's real, it's custom, and it's affordable. We offer what you see in design catalogs and high end stores, but it's not made in China. It's made here and made to your specifications.
4. Philadelphia Salvage is kind of a big deal.
Clients include Ralph Lauren, Timberland, Urban Outfitters, Whole Foods, Stephen Starr Group, and Di Bruno Bros. (This item provided by the editor.)
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