Celebrating Retail Design
Join both the AIANY Interiors Committee and Retail Design Institute (RDI) NY Chapter as they host presentations by New York firms for projects recognized in the Retail Design Institute’s 48th International Design Competition.
The competition celebrates exceptional retail experiences, ranging from full-line traditional department stores to specialty apparel stores and restaurants, to kiosks and pop-up shops, and recognizes outstanding and innovative retail spaces that encourage new techniques in planning, design, graphics, fixturing, lighting, and visual merchandising.
Recognized stores will be presented quick-fire, six-minute intervals, with brands including, Adidas, Saks Fifth Avenue, El Palacio de Hierro, Birkenstock, Innisfree, and Store of the Year recipient L’Occitane.
L’Occitane – Store of the Year 2018
Paul Blackburn, Vice President, Retail Development, Design & Merchandising, North America
Adidas and Saks Fifth Avenue
Michael Gatti, AIA, NCARB, Studio Director, Principal, Gensler
Jason Linde, Design Director, Senior Associate, Gensler
Amelia Falco, AIA, NCARB, LEED BD+C, Design Director, Senior Associate, Gensler
Caleb Mulvena, Principal and Co-founder, Mapos Architects
El Palacio de Hierro and Birkenstock
Alec Zabellero, Managing Executive, TPG Architecture
Andrew Lee, Assoc. AIA, Sr. Project Manager, Architecture + Planning, Equinox; Co-Chair, AIANY Interiors Committee
As a reminder, AIA National policy requires participants to attend the entire educational portion of an event to receive continuing education credits. We encourage all participants to arrive on time to comply with this policy.
AIANY Interiors Committee and Retail Design Institute (RDI) NY Chapter