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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.

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Association for Retail Environments Awards, March
April 14, 2014 10:09am
Additional recognition was received at the ARE Awards in March, with the Under Armour store winning honors in two different categories.  Under...
Congratulations, Chandler Inc.!
April 14, 2014 9:56am
Retail Design Institute International Awards, January Under Armour’s flagship store received high honors at the RDI Gala in January. Cha...
Retail Design Institute Introduces ‘Collaborate’
April 4, 2014 5:16am
Coming in September, a fresh take on the face-to-face executive summit   Cincinnati (April 2, 2014) -- The Retail Design In...
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Confidential | Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Little | Costa Mesa, CA
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Gensler | San Francisco, California
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Design Trolley, LLC | Glen Ellyn, Illinois
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Keller Augusta Partners | New York, New York
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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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