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We are the retail industry's creative professionals and we were founded in 1961 to be a collaborative community where ideas, knowledge and passion would be shared at a local level and enable our members to fulfill the fast-paced planning and design needs of retail. Today, our membership includes architects, graphic designers, lighting designers, interior designs, store planners, visual merchandisers, resource designers, brand strategists, educators, trade partners, editors and publishers, and students.

Latest News

Kevin Roche: 2014 Legion of Honor Inductee
January 20, 2015 9:08am
New York, Monday, Jan. 12, 2015 – Celebrating 39 years in the retail design industry, Kevin Roche was inducted into the Retail Desi...
Returning Officers Look Forward to New Year
January 15, 2015 11:59am
Congratulations to Chapter President John Ermlich RDI and Vice President Ken Fuller RDI on their re-election to the Atlanta Board. Both John and Ke...
Atlanta Designers take 1st Place at International Store Design Awards
January 15, 2015 11:42am
Miller Zell’s Orchard Supply Hardware Prototype took 1st Place in the Large Format Specialty Store Category at the 44th International Store D...
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Senior Indutrial Designer
Immedia | Minneapolis, Minnesota
Junior Architect
MNA | New York, NY
Richemont Project Coordinator, Store Planning...
Richemont North America | New York , NY
Stylmark - Customer Service Representative
Stylmark | Minneapolis , MN
Showroom Consultant - Marazzi
Mohawk | Houston, TX
Mohawk | Lyndhurst, NJ
Service Co-ordinator/Customer Service Represe...
Claybourne Solutions | Anywhere, NY
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Member Blog Posts

Congratulations Chandler Inc!
April 9, 2014 1:49pm
Retail Design Institute International Awards, January Under Armour’s flagship store received high honors at the RDI Gala in January. Chandler, a+i architecture and Under Armour were awarded Large Format Specialty Store of the Year for the desig...
No me interesa el Fin sino el viaje
February 17, 2014 5:21am
“COOPETENCIA  es colaborar con mi competidor en busca de un nuevo mercado. Es adaptar nuestro pensamiento para un nuevo escenario. Es acercar posturas,  migrar lastre y centrarnos en nuestro proyecto.” Fernando Subirats, como interiorista, trabaja en pensamiento (Thinkin...
February 15, 2014 11:41pm
El Arte como atributo de venta, una taza de café con un cuadro de Van Gogh, una colección de Versace con los diseños de la rapera M.I.A, unos azulejos con los estampados de Ágata Ruiz de la Prada o una cafetera diseñada por Custó esto es Arketing, lo...

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