Jared Pearce (REI) and Alex Shapleigh (CallisonRTKL) share their journey to reinvent the customer experience.
Moderator Sharon Lessard (Gensler) led a discussion on how retailers can utilize creative VM techniques to breathe new life into their store environments.
Nathan Tan (Cadillac) and John Bricker (Gensler) explore a retailer’s evolution from transactional to experiential spaces.
Ed King and Laura Davis-Taylor (both formerly of MaxMedia) take us on a journey into multisensory branding
Mare Weiss (Bergmeyer) delves into the ever-changing world of temporary stores
Daniel Montaño and James Farnell (both of Little) tell the concept-to-execution story of a department store’s new brand
Why retail design industry leaders consider IRDC a “must-attend” event year after year
Carolina Baltar (Be.bo) and Rebekah Matheny (The Ohio State University) took attendees on a journey through Rio de Janeiro’s burgeoning retail scene
Aimee Morgida (Roche Bros.) and Eric Kuhn (formerly of BHDP Architecture) look at how retail brands can, and should, continue to evolve
David Kepron (Marriott) explains how virtual reality can engage all of the senses in retail environments
Brian Shafley and Leah Cotterman (both of Chute Gerdeman) offer creatives a look at the business side of design
Stephen Policano (Kenneth Cole) and Peter Burgoyne (Dash Design) on the evolution of the brand’s in-store persona
Brian Dyches (REX) looks ahead at tomorrow’s key design positions
Peter Dixon (Prophet) explains the strategy behind the Mexican grill’s competitive refresh
Gabrielle Rosi (Whole Foods) on being a woman in the field of design
Chuck Palmer (Consumer X) on the important role technology can play in visual merchandising
Megan Stone (The High Road Design Studio) offers a look at this growing new frontier
Eric Feigenbaum (Embrace Design and VMSD) shows IRDC attendees how smart retailers are adapting to an ever-shifting landscape
Stéphane Bernier (Ædifica) and Caroline Poirer (Aldo) share their thoughts on expressing your brand holistically
Robyn Novak (FRCH Design Worldwide) unveils key considerations when creating shop-in-shop experiences