Artistic Tile Chicago


222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite 105a 
Chicago, Illinois 60654  
(312) 670-0612


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M-F: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Sat: 10:00AM - 3:00PM  
Sun: Closed

We are closed in observance of Labor Day from Saturday, September 3rd to Monday, September 5th.


Located on the first floor of Chicago’s famous Merchandise Mart, Artistic Tile Chicago’s beautiful showroom is aglow with innovative tile products, fashioned from materials of impeccable quality. Make an appointment for personalized service or stop in to browse our selections and share a glass of wine with us!  

Meet the Team

David Bessenbacher

David Bessenbacher

Showroom Manager

Showroom Manager David Bessenbacher’s love for the art and the logic that create great interiors led him from his Kansas City upbringing to Chicago’s International Academy of Design. Armed with a BA in Interior Design, he joined the Chicago design community, and over the next decade became adept at several design disciplines, working as a draftsman, administrator, project manager, and kitchen designer. All of that has prepared him to ensure that Artistic Tile’s Chicagoland clientele have a showroom experience at once enjoyable, creative, inspiring, and beyond expectation.

When not working with his team in the Mart, he is a dedicated indoor gardener, with over 60 plants that love their Lakeview sunshine. David can be reached at (312)670-0612 or at

Lisa Rotunno

Lisa Rotunno

Design Associate

Lisa Rotunno is the architectural sales representative for Artistic Tile's Chicago location and has been with the Chicago team since it opened in 2009. Lisa started her career working for a mid-sized architecture firm handling the interior design for Fortune 500 companies, law firms and banks. She later started her own design firm specializing in residential design and serving Chicago's North Shore suburbs. Lisa can be reached at (312)670-0612 or

Meghan Murphy O'Connor

Meg Murphy O'Connor

Design Associate

Meg Murphy O’Connor joined Artistic Tile at the opening of the Chicago showroom in 2008. Prior to joining Artistic Tile, Meg earned her Bachelor's degree from DePauw University with a major in Communications and concentrations in Art History and Studio Art. Her time studying abroad in Italy solidified her passion for the arts which ultimately brought her to Artistic Tile.

With her foundational knowledge of art and design, Meg has guided countless residential and boutique-commercial projects to completion. She has a keen awareness for inventive ways of using existing and emerging Artistic Tile products. Meg finds great joy in being part of a collaborative design process that incorporates the client’s specific aesthetic aspirations and her own desire to make things beautiful and unique. Meg can be reached at (312)670-0612 or

Marisa Bellish

Design Associate

As a graduate of The Ohio State University, Marisa obtained her Bachelors Degree in Interior Design and was an active member of the American Society of Interior Designers. While in school, she was fortunate enough to have three internships in the industry, which is how she fell in love with Kitchen and Bathroom Design. After graduating, Marisa decided to further her education by studying under the National Kitchen and Bath Association and working towards becoming a certified designer. 

Not only does Marisa love sharing her creativity and passion for design with clients but also loves being inspired by the work of designers and architects she works with. Marisa can be reached at (312)670-0612 or at

Simon Ng

Design Associate

Simon hails from the city of San Francisco, where he first joined the A&D community as an order processing specialist of a multi-line showroom, specializing in high-end custom furniture, lighting, accessories,` carpet, textiles and wallpaper. Within a year he transitioned into the sales and design team as the showroom manager, and honed his skills in active listening, business acumen, and design. After 11 years, he left the world of furniture and joined the tile and stone industry, focusing on architectural firms, kitchen and bath showrooms, and high end design for next 5 years, and finally joining Artistic Tile Chicago in late 2021. 
Simon has a passion for honing in on the technical aspects of tile installation and is a Schluter Systems certified installer. He is an avid foodie and cook, and enjoys training in competitive combat sports. Simon can be reached at (312)670-0612 or