WPA Chicago LLC, Wilson Patenaude Associates, is the midwest distributor of Arclinea Arredamenti spa, the Poltrona Frau Group, consisting of Poltrona Frau, Cassina, and Cappellini, as well as Flos lighting and Dermond Peterson textiles.
WPA Chicago, established in 1993, is a family owned business comprised of Charles Wilson, Aaron Wilson and Susan Patenaude, AIA. They began working as a group in 1998, with award winning architectural projects in Chicago and New Orleans.
The partnership between WPA and Arclinea began in 1999 with the opening of the first Arclinea flagship showroom in the USA, it was an organic development emanating from the architectural practices of WPA.
In their continual desire to be a full-service design company with the ability to provide clients a complete interior design package and to focus on the world-class design and production of Italian manufacturing, WPA Chicago is now the exclusive dealer of the Poltrona Frau Group, representing three Major Italian furniture companies: Poltrona Frau, Cassina, and Cappellini. In addition to kitchens and furniture the newly expanded WPA Chicago showroom will be a dealer for Flos lighting and Dermond Peterson textiles.
The new WPA Chicago showroom will open in January, 2011.