Chapter Profile

A non-profit organization founded in 1961, the Retail Design Institute represents a diverse range of students and professionals dedicated to creating world class experiential consumer environments. We promote the advancement of our industry by developing educational, career building and networking opportunities. The Southern California Chapter currently incorporates the Southwest region (Nevada, Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico) and Hawaii. Our membership includes Architects, Designers, Art Directors, Developers, Engineers, Store Planners, Strategists, Visual Merchandisers, Educators, Set Designers, Trade Partners, Retailers, Publishers and Students. Join us!

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Spirit of Retail - A Retail Innovation Event
2015-12-20 10:07:02
It was a festive evening at the Retail Design Institute Southern California Chapter’s Spirit of Retail – Retail Innovation Event on November 4.. More than 114 guests atten...
Design For the Senses – A Retail Innovation Event
2015-12-20 10:03:13
Another exciting event hosted by the Southern California Chapter of the Retail Design Institute was held August 13 at the beautiful Vogani showroom in the Helms Bakery District of Los Angeles. ...
An Evening of Retail Innovation & Inspiration
2015-12-20 10:01:29
On February 18, the Southern California Chapter held its first event of 2015 at the luxurious Bisazza showroom on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. More than 150 industry professionals atten...
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President's Message

I have been associated with the ISP/RDI since 1986 and honored to be in a position to serve as President for the Southern California Chapter after the fine stewardship of James Farnell. I pledge to work tirelessly to improve on our Chapter’s present course as well as increase membership and local event experiences.  I hope for members to place their faith and trust in me to execute the direction of our Chapter’s future.

Christopher Love, President