Mortarr & Mercato Place Announce Partnership


A sampling of textiles available through Mercato Place

Collaborating to Bring Tailored Solutions that Inspire, Elevate and Simplify Design Projects

Mortarr, the online search and discovery engine for inspiration, products, and professionals in commercial construction and design, has partnered with Mercato Place, a brand new online platform for interior designers to easily source material samples.

This collaboration provides an efficient, creative solution to streamline design projects through the discovery and sampling process. Mortarr features visually compelling “hot spotted” images, allowing users to explore, find inspiration and connect with industry professionals worldwide.

Through Mortarr’s inspiration gallery, designers can do a number of things, from saving images to digital pin-up boards, to now sampling through Mercato Place.

Mercato Place is an online resource and service for specifiers to explore materials and trends, search easy-to-use resource libraries and order free textile samples from leading textile manufacturers and distributors from around the world. The elegant and highly curated platform was created to put the focus on people, relationships, and good design. Specifiers can find acoustic materials, coated fabrics, drapery, leather, outdoor materials, panel fabrics, performance fabrics, privacy curtains, sheers, upholstery, velvet, and wall coverings on Mercato Place.

“We value community and with Mercato Place we believe we have created a platform that elevates and supports our partner brands and better connects them to designers while helping their bottom line,” says Mercato Place President and Founder Ray Sayers. “Our partnership with Mortarr amplifies these connections across the commercial design industry.”

Through the partnership, the two businesses are collaboratively addressing the needs, and the impact, of the commercial design industry.

“From the environmental stewardship embedded into their brand to their commitment to simplifying the user experience, there are a lot of synergies between our two companies,” says Mortarr CEO and Co-Founder, Abby Murray. “We created Mortarr to streamline and improve the way the industry works and our partnership with Mercato Place allows us to continue doing so.”

Mortarr’s design platform (mobile view)


Mortarr was created exclusively for the commercial construction and design industry to become the sole search and discovery engine that connects firms to the professionals using the site to create a more efficient project planning and design process. Today, Mortarr is used by over 20K+ commercial pros every month to more easily source products, connect with leading A&D firms and manufacturers, and collaborate with project teams digitally. Headquartered in Minnesota, Mortarr, the Mortarr logo, and Building Beautiful Business are registered trademarks of Mortarr, LLC worldwide. For more information, visit


Mercato Place is a free online resource and service for interior designers to explore materials and trends, search easy-to-use resource libraries and order free textile samples curated from exclusive textile manufacturers and distributors. The platform is the simplest, most environmentally friendly solution for discovering current, high-quality samples from leading textile brands. Thoroughbred Fulfillment headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, created Mercato Place. Founded in 1995, Thoroughbred Fulfillment is a high-performance provider of a broad range of marketing fulfillment services to companies throughout North America and the world. Mercato Place’s fulfillment location is at Thoroughbred Fulfillment’s headquarters and 150,000 square-foot warehouse/distribution facility. Learn more about Mercato Place, and join and begin exploring samples, at