Home & Housewares Category: Décor & Furnishings
As a dynamic and talented design specialist, Mariano Verrico Sr. (Mario) has been conceiving uniquely inspired room creations for over 25 years.
From his beginnings in retail, Mariano’s focus was on elegant and affordable accessories and furnishings for the home. He worked directly for Eugene Kalkin, founder of Linens and Things at Kalkin & Co. in Bergen County, NJ. Mariano then became a designer with Richard Roberts Ltd., a home furnishings store with locations in northern New Jersey.
In 2016 Mariano opened his newest venture, m.francesco in Montclair, NJ at Park St. and Bloomfield Ave. at 537-539 Bloomfield Ave., a home furnishings store and design studio. The store carries a full assortment of over 1,000 fabrics, wall coverings, upholstered floor samples, furniture, lighting, home decor, gifts and home fragrances.