Kare is refashioning furniture across South Florida. The international design conglomerate has opened an 8,400 sq.ft. showroom at 3200 N. Miami Ave. at the threshold of the burgeoning Wynwood Arts District and adjacent to Miami’s Design District.
For more than three decades, the German enterprise has symbolized individual furnishing ideas and sensuous collections that are authentic and bursting with imagination.
Founded in 1981, Kare has amazed its fans and retail partners worldwide with an incomparable and inexhaustible variety of new furniture, lighting and accessories, all expressing an intense passion for design.
Jürgen Reiter and Peter Schönhofen are the guiding spirits behind the brand. The pair created the company as students, and as current owners and managers, they remain at the helm of creative and business practices.
“We are thrilled to open the first U.S. store in Miami and introduce our unique concept to this city. Miami’s eclectic personality and vibrant energy is a perfect match for KARE’s original and innovative portfolio of products. Our unique pieces and designs represent the blend of different cultures in this city,” said Klaus Koller & Jose Urdaneta, Owners of Kare.
Kare has a flair for identifying the needs of customers who are looking for imaginative furnishing concepts distant from everyday conformity. Kare strictly rejects run-of-the-mill models, operates strategically with a feel for the market and ensures continued success with revolutionary ideas. They do not just create furniture pieces but rather unique products carefully combined to create a masterpiece in a home.
With this advanced and daring concept the brand appeals to shoppers searching for a special experience. Items range from obscure, on-trend artisan works to craftsmanship quality wood pieces that can be cherished for a lifetime. Kare identifies with the customer who purchases furniture as an extension of their personality. These clients look for distinctive designs that push the boundaries.
Kare succeeds, like no other brand, in tracking down style icons, innovating in furniture design, and fulfilling the dreams of furnishing enthusiasts. A team of “trend scouts” and creative spirits fashion affordable and desirable lifestyle treasures.
The highly original signature of Kare is reflected in more than 5,000 products. Each season, new style impulses are created with more than 1,500 items released to market.
A further pioneering feature of the company is the link between brick-and-mortar retail and e-commerce. The showroom showcases provocative and novel vignettes while the myriad of articles in the digital and print catalogue are available for purchase and shipped directly to the Miami location or a customer’s home.
Kare provides advanced, customized spatial planning and virtual design staging through its branded app where varied combinations of preferred products are displayed in three dimensions allowing the customer to feel like a designer or an artist when decorating or furnishing their home.
Kare owns and operates its own stores in Germany and Austria, and the Miami location is one of the 200 brand partners representing more than 60 countries worldwide.