Retail Design Institute News

35th Annual Student Design Competition Winners

The Institute’s 35th annual student design competition focused on the growing category of c-stores as many operators are currently redesigning, rebranding and rolling out new prototypes. Hosting this year’s judging panel was the Pacific Northwest Chapter. A number of Pacific Northwest members at CallisonRTKL generously offered meeting space at the firm’s Seattle headquarters. “Our thanks to both our Pacific Northwest Chapter and to CallisonRTKL, who were wonderful host... Read More

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Retail Focus Event - Shinola Detroit, Venice, Calif.
July 22, 2016
More than 75 guests attended the RDI Southern California chapter’s Retail Focus event held June 29 at the Sinola Detroit retail store in Venice. It was a casual evening of retail discussions and networking. Guests enjoyed light hors-d'oeuvres and sampled custom whiskey an... (More)
WithMe Chicago is 2015 Store of the Year!
March 23, 2016
​Pictured: Andrew McQuilkin, International Chairman, Ray Ehscheid, ​New York Chapter President, Jonathan and Danielle Jenkins, WithMe, Giorgio Borruso, Giorgio Borruso Design, James Farnell, International President. All photos by Tim Hlll Photography, Southlake, Texas. On Saturday evening Mar... (More)

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35th Annual Student Design Competition Winners
Iron Design Competition 2016
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Retail Focus Event - Shinola Detroit, Venice, Calif.
Hong Kong City Center at Retail Asia Expo 2016
WithMe Chicago is 2015 Store of the Year!
design:retail CitySCENE LA in Support of RDI
In Remembrance: Andrew (Andy) Louis Depke
WithMe Chicago is 2015 Store of the Year!

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Atlanta | Southeast

Returning Officers Look Forward to New Yea...
January 15, 2015
Atlanta Designers take 1st Place at Intern...
January 15, 2015
Atlanta Chapter Welcomes New Officers...
January 15, 2015


Private Brand Tour
June 3, 2015

Madrid | Barcelona

EuroShop / RDI's Wall Design
March 8, 2014
Retail Refresh Tours
June 17, 2011

Minneapolis | St. Paul

Association for Retail Environments Awards...
April 14, 2014
Congratulations, Chandler Inc.!...
April 14, 2014
September 15, 2012

New England

Best Retail Spaces in Boston 2016...
March 9, 2016
Tour of The Mall at Chestnut Hill...
October 31, 2012
Boston Harbor Dinner Cruise
August 5, 2012

Northern California

San Francisco Design Week 2013 a Huge Succ...
July 11, 2013
Join us and IDSA for San Francisco Design ...
June 7, 2012
Student Elevator Pitches to Design Pros....
May 30, 2012

Pacific Northwest

University Village: Thank you
December 17, 2008

Southern California

Spirit of Retail - A Retail Innovation Eve...
December 20, 2015
Design For the Senses – A Retail Innovat...
December 20, 2015
An Evening of Retail Innovation & Inspirat...
December 20, 2015

St. Louis

Welcome to our Newest Member!
June 30, 2015
Save-A-Lot Announces New Stores in Four St...
February 27, 2012


RDI Spring Event
March 21, 2013