Retail Design Institute Chicago | Great Lakes Chapter

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Retail Design Institute | Chicago
211 Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60690

Phone: 617-777-3237

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About Retail Design Institute’s Chicago Chapter:

The Chicago Chapter of the Retail Design Institute includes as members space planners, interior designers, architects and manufacturers.

We encourage all to contact any of our officers with any suggestions regarding their membership or how we can continue to improve our chapter.

We are here to create opportunities for education with in the industry, to create opportunity and excitement for those coming into our industry and to support our colleagues through networking events and relationships with members.

Chicago Chapter Document Library

Applications, templates, stationery, and other documents pertaining to the Chicago chapter of the Retail Design Institute.

For non-chapter specific documents and files from the Retail Design Institute, please click here.

Chicago Chapter Board members

Heather Dietrichson has been a professional member of RDI since 2015. Heather is the current RDI Chicago Great Lakes chapter President.

As President, Heather is responsible for leading the board and continuing to develop opportunities and connections with other chapters and institutions in support of the retail design industry and international organization goals. Heather is a positive advocate for membership and participation with RDI to celebrate excellent retail design and innovative consumer environments to elevate and share our work, and continue to improve and evolve our creative process.

As Director of Design and Construction, Heather has led the design and construction programs for Merrell, Sperry, Under Armour, and Levi Strauss. Heather is currently the owner of 3D Werks design and construction consulting.

Heather holds a BA, Architectural Design from Mass College of Art and an AAS Construction Technology from the State University of New York at Delhi.

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Matt Nurre Retail Design Institute

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Matt Nurre
RDS Retail
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Matt Renner
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Board Member since 2009