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Introduction: iLite Mailbox Store

Posted on November 13 2017

There’s no place like homewares for luxury brand iLite as we get set to open Birmingham’s first Swarovski Lighting partner store. Joining the likes of Heal’s and, iLite Mailbox will open its doors on Monday 13 November on level one of the luxury shopping destination.

This new Birmingham boutique will be the only place for lighting lovers and those with an eye for interiors to get their hands on the signature crystal glass styles. Building on our existing partnership with Swarovski Lighting, this unique store will showcase perfectly crafted pendants, wall lights and table lamps, with prices ranging from £200 to more than £200,000.

In 2011 the Swarovski company formally established Swarovski Lighting, which includes two distinct premium lighting brands: Swarovski with its contemporary aesthetic and Schonbek with its classic designs.

The Swarovski brand marvels spaces and amazes with its emotional aura of inspiration. Its contemporary and fresh design unites expertise in cut crystal with state-of- the-art lighting technology as well as ideas from the most renowned designers of today.

Since 1870 the Schonbek brand has been synonymous with authentic, handcrafted crystal chandeliers of the highest heirloom quality, which can be found in the Palace of Versailles and even the White House. The height of bespoke luxury, each chandelier is delicately handcrafted and made to order.

Other brands set to feature in our new iLite Mailbox store include Italian design powerhouses Masiero and Foscarini, and the latter’s project with Diesel Living; Diesel Lighting. Eighteen months in the making, iLite Mailbox has been a labour of love; bringing the first Swarovski Lighting partner store to the high street.

The height of luxurious interior design, our new showroom will be home to the best residential and commercial lighting. Speaking about the new venture, owner Jane Vaar, comments: “Having worked so hard to bring this new store to Birmingham, I am so excited to finally be reaching the opening date."

"We’ve worked hard with Swarovski Lighting to ensure that this is the most stunning representation of both our brands and the brands that we represent," she continues. "Attention to detail has been taken in every step, and the store itself was designed to create a truly unique experience."

“It has been important throughout to ensure that luxury remains high on our list of priorities; bringing the most innovative lighting brands to the city, but also providing the highest level of customer service and care. We will be building on the iLite brand’s 35 years’ experience with our wonderful team who have worked across a number of luxury brands to offer clients a full service approach to their needs; from design ideas and styles, to installation and after care. I cannot wait to open the doors to iLite Mailbox, a truly unique offering.”

Speaking about the latest addition to the new-look Mailbox, David Pardoe, head of marketing, retail and tenant engagement at the Mailbox, comments: “With the recent opening of Heal’s and as part of our new Homewares section, Level 1 of the Mailbox has become the destination in the city for premium home and lifestyle retailers. iLite will be a very welcome addition to our already fantastic collection of brands and will be the perfect offering for our discerning customer.”