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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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Save the Date! Annual Design Awards Gala is Jan. 12, 2015
November 24, 2014 1:31pm
Gather with your design industry colleagues at the TimesCenter (creative black tie encouraged) to raise a glass, the roof and funds for the Institu...
Rodney Fitch CBE, 1938 - 2014
October 22, 2014 10:00am
FITCH current Chairman and Chief Creative Officer Tim Greenhalgh paid tribute to his company's founder. “Rodney was a truly great ma...
International Officers Elected for 2014-2016 Term
September 19, 2014 6:40am
The Retail Design institute is pleased to announce results of the 2014-2016 International Election. As of November 1, 2014 the new slate of off...
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Claybourne Solutions | Anywhere, NY
Manager, Store Planning
Kohl | Milwaukee, WI
Senior Manager, Shop Design (Job# PRI00696)
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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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