Maria Benson is the Owner of Nyla Simone Home; “A furniture gallery in Phoenix that offers upscale, chic styling that is comfortable and durable enough for everyday living.”

Founded in 2007, the gallery features distinctive furniture and accessories from quality artisans and boutique vendors from around the world, and is the exclusive distributor for renowned furniture designer and craftsman, Arthur Bailey.

Maria recently shared some of her Macy’s workshop and business experience during a GCMSDC Third Thursday event held June 16. Brand strategies and  building successful relationships with merchant teams were some of the key elements Macy’s comprehensive retail vendor development program provided to business owners like Maria Benson.

Be sure to check out the specialized, custom elegance in furniture design that Maria and her team provide at Nyla Simone Home.

Nyla Simone Home provides complete home design services for the public and for the trade. For more information, visit or call (480) 422-6178.