Retail Design Institute Press

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.
Retail Design Institute International Store Design Awards 2012
January 16, 2013

The Retail Design Institute's 42nd International Store Design Awards Gala took place the evening of Monday January 14 at the TimesCenter Stage in New York City. More than 250 of the retail design industry's top design talent, retailers, editors and vendors joined the Retail Design Institute as they recognized the top store designs from 2012.
19 de Octubre Jornada Retail Design Institute Spain en FORO RETAIL en la feria EXPORETAIL
October 7, 2012

Entrevista a Carlos Aires: “Cuanto más clara es la imagen que proyecta una tienda a sus clientes objetivo, más vende”25-09-2012“Cuanto más clara es la imagen que proyecta una tienda a sus clientes objetivo, más vende”El vicepresidente de Retail Desing Institute Spain nos acerca a los temas de la jornada de la que será director en el Foro Retail el 19 de octubre y realiza un análisis exhaustivo de cómo ve el sector en estos momentos y de los retos a los que se enfrenta en los momentos actuales. Carlos Aires cree que el sector tiende hacia una polarización y apunta que las empresas deben tener un buen punto de venta o, de lo contrario, es mejor vender por internet.1. El programa de la jornada que dirige se centra en el front-end del retail ¿Cuales serán los principales tema...

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19 de Octubre Jornada Retail Design Institute Spain en FORO RETAIL en la feria EXPORETAIL
October 7, 2012
Posted By: Madrid | Barcelona Chapter

Entrevista a Carlos Aires: “Cuanto más clara es la imagen que proyecta una tienda a sus clientes objetivo, más vende”25-09-2012“Cuanto más clara es la imagen que proyecta una tienda a sus clientes objetivo, más vende”El vicepresidente de Retail Desing Institute Spain nos acerca a los temas de la jornada de la que será director en el Foro Retail el 19 de octubre y realiza un análisis exhaustivo de cómo ve el sector en estos momentos y de los retos a los que se enfrenta en los momentos actuales. Carlos Aires cree que el sector tiende hacia una polarización y apunta que las empresas deben tener un buen punto de venta o, de lo contrario, es mejor vender por internet.1. El programa de la jornada que dirige se centra en el front-end del retail ¿Cuales serán los principales tema...

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Remembering Retail Icon Marvin Traub
July 13, 2012

Marvin Traub, Retailing Legend, passed away.


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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 - Member of the Year
February 7, 2012


MegaWall - Trade Member of the Year
February 7, 2012


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Institute Inducts Henry Into Retail Design Legion of Honor
January 20, 2012

NEW YORK - Jeff Henry, a principal at Gensler, the world's largest design, planning and architecture firm, was inducted into the Retail Design Legion of Honor at last night's Retail Design Institute (RDI) International Store Design Awards. The Legion of Honor recognizes lifetime contributions that have influenced and shaped retailing, store design and the design culture, both in the United States and abroad. A Gensler design director for the retail and hospitality studios in the firm's San Francisco headquarters, Henry has been designing spaces for people to gather, shop, connect, eat, interact and engage for more than 30 years.
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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 Mr. Hogan and Mr. Brown will also serve on Stylmark's Board of Directors.
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Stylmark Announces Platinum Sponsorship of The Retail Design Institute
February 14, 2011

For Immediate Release Contact: Carrie Harvey Schnabel 763-586-4892 charveyschnabel@stylmark.comStylmark Announces Platinum Sponsorship of The Retail Design InstituteStylmark will continue to support The Retail Design Institute as one of a select group of platinum sponsorsMINNEAPOLIS, MINN. � February 15, 2011 � Stylmark announced today that they have entered into a two-year agreement in support of The Retail Design Institute.�Stylmark is proud to increase our support of The Retail Design Institute,� said Kevin Hogan, Stylmark�s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. �We are excited to support the growth potential and look forward to supporting their continued outreach to the retail industry,� added Hogan.�Stylmark has a rich tradition of supporting the retail desi...

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Retail Design Institute 2010-2012 International Election Results
October 22, 2010

The Retail Design Institute is pleased to announce the results of their 2010-2012 International Election

As of November 1, 2010 the new slate of officers is

International President: Brian Dyches, FRDI

International Vice President: Ken Fuller, RDI

International Secretary: Luanne Perry, FRDI

International Treasurer: Amy Bien, RDI

Retail Design Awards 2010
June 27, 2010
Posted By: Sydney | Melbourne Chapter

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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