Retail Design Institute Press

NYC 2016 Virtual Store Tour Session at Retail's BIG Show
January 20, 2016

A standing-room-only crowd gathered at the Retail’s BIG Show EXPO stage Monday morning for the 2016 New York City Virtual Store Tour. Moderated by James Farnell, international president of the Retail Design Institute and creative director of brand experience for Little, the session featured video case histories narrated by Nick Stone, CEO of watchmaker Nixon; Chris Dieringer, principal solution/portfolio manager for the retail technology division of Microsoft; and Jonathan Luster, vice president of market and concept development for Lowe’s.


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BoardWalk 2014
February 25, 2014
Posted By: St. Louis Chapter

This year's Boardwalk was hosted by Maryville University and included entries from SIBA, Meremac and University of Missouri-Columbia. The Retail Design Institute was the Silver Sponsor for the event. At the evening'd onset, RDI board members Jessie Sanders, Theresa Froidl and Jennifer Parker participated in the evening's speednetworking event where area design professionals quickly met with more than 20 design students from the area to offer career advice.
Stylmark Receives AIA Continuing Education Approval
December 6, 2013

Stylmark Receives AIA Continuing Education Approval Stylmark’s first course, Enhancing Interior Architecture with Anodized Aluminum, receives accreditation from the American Institute of Architects MINNEAPOLIS – December 3, 2013 – Stylmark is proud to join the American Institute of Architects’ Continuing Education System (CES) as an approved continuing education provider. Stylmark’s inaugural course offering is: Enhancing Interior Architecture with Anodized Aluminum.
Remembering Retail Icon Marvin Traub
July 13, 2012

Retail icon and legend Marvin Traub passed away at age 87. Read why he mattered.


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Lamb & Flag's Winston Talks Shop
March 20, 2012
Posted By: Southern California Chapter

Andrew Asch from California Apparel News blogs on the Lamb & Flag event arranged by the Southern California Chapter. For more info on the event visit: http://www.retaildesigninstitute.org/chapter/15/news/200


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Chen Sapirstein, RDI, 2011 Member of the Year
February 7, 2012


MegaWall - Trade Member of the Year
February 7, 2012


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Jeff Henry: 2011 Retail Design Legion of Honor Inductee
January 20, 2012

New York, Jan. 19, 2012 -- Marking more than years in the retail design industry, Jeff Henry was inducted into the Retail Design Legion of Honor at the Annual International Store Design Awards Gala held at The TimesCenter. The Retail Design Legion of Honor is designed to recognize those giants of the industry whose lifetime contribution of “professional design achievement” has influenced and shaped retailing, store design and the design culture in general. Since forming the Legion of Honor in 2001, the Institute has since recognized nearly three dozen individuals who have devoted their careers to retail design.
International President Brian Dyches speaking in Sao Paulo at the ABF Convention.
June 17, 2011


International President Brian Dyches in front of the world famous Brasilian retailer Melissa during his recent trip to Sao Paulo
June 17, 2011

International President Brian Dyches in front of the world famous Brasilian retailer Melissa during his recent trip to Sao Paulo. That's actually Post-it notes artfully used to create a beautiful mosaic. Each note has a distinct message.


Nace el Retail Design Institute España
June 17, 2011
Posted By: Madrid | Barcelona Chapter

El próximo 7 de abril quedará constituido formalmente el Retail Design Institute España puesto en marcha por un grupo de profesionales del diseño y de la arquitectura en retail, entre ellos DISTRIBUCIÓN ACTUALIDAD como Medio Asociado. El Instituto será presentado el mismo día en un acto que se desarrollará en el marco de las 26 Jornadas de Distribución Comercial. Contará con la presencia y padrinazgo de George Homer, presidente del Retail Design Institute de Brasil del que depende el instituto español
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Stylmark Names New President and Executive Vice President
May 24, 2011

Stylmark Names New President and Executive Vice President MINNEAPOLIS, May 10, 2011, Stylmark, Inc. recently announced changes in its executive structure with the naming of Kevin Hogan to President and Kevin Brown to Executive Vice President. Both Hogan and Brown will also serve on Stylmark's Board of Directors.
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Stylmark Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the Institute
February 14, 2011

For Immediate Release Contact: Carrie Harvey Schnabel 763-586-4892 charveyschnabel@stylmark.com Stylmark Announces Platinum Sponsorship of the Retail Design Institute Stylmark will continue to support the Retail Design Institute as one of a select group of platinum sponsors MINNEAPOLIS, February 15, 2011, Stylmark announced today that it has entered into a two-year agreement in support of the Retail Design Institute.
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2010-2012 International Election Results
October 22, 2010

The Retail Design Institute is pleased to announce esults of its 2010-2012 International Election. As of November 1, 2010 the new officers are:

International President: Brian Dyches, FRDI; International Vice President: Ken Fuller, RDI; nternational Secretary: Luanne Perry, FRDI; and International Treasurer: Amy Bien, RDI.


Sydney | Melbourne Retail Design Awards 2010
June 27, 2010

The Retail Design Institute recently held its inaugural Design awards evening at Circa at the Prince Hotel in St. Kilda. The event was a sold-out success, it was a great evening for the celebration of innovative design and designers in this country.   Guest speaker Amanda Henderson gave an informative, passionate and entertaining talk on design and her collaboration in the newly refurbed Circa at the Prince. The Retail Design Institute would like to congratulate the winners.
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April 07 NEWSLETTER
October 2, 2008
Posted By: Sydney | Melbourne Chapter

You will find the latest news and upcoming events for May and June. You will also find a Membership form... we urge you to join and look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at future events. The Retail Design Institute is the only international body representing professional retail designers. Several Members Only events are coming up which are vital to your knowledge as retail designers.


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June 07 NEWSLETTER
October 2, 2008
Posted By: Sydney | Melbourne Chapter

Inside you will find the latest news, a competition and upcoming events for July and beyond. You will also find a Membership form... we urge you to join and look forward to hearing from you and seeing you at future events. The Retail Design Institute is the only international body representing professional retail designers. Several Members Only events are coming up which are vital to your knowledge as retail designers.
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November 07 NEWSLETTER
October 2, 2008
Posted By: Sydney | Melbourne Chapter

Ideas from around the world
President's letter
New Formica Flooring
The Laminex Group Review
Brief review of Regal Lighting event and Petra Kleegraefe presentation
Calender Events
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The Service-led Approach to Retail Design (20 August 2008)
October 2, 2008
Posted By: Sydney | Melbourne Chapter

Service Design Facilitating Retail Design In this presentation, Alex Ritchie explained how the best international design agencies utilise a service-led approach to retail design. This approach allows a retailer to connect to their customer on an emotional level, which converts buyers into brand advocates.
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