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The DLN’s 2020 Virtual Summit will empower leaders of our design community to make a difference. Join us to be inspired, to learn, and to share an experience born out of the unique circumstances of 2020 and look forward to an optimistic future.

Event November 13, 2020

Expert Access: Creating Diversity and Inclusion in your Business

Diversity and inclusion are no longer a nice idea, but a must have goal within your firms in 2020. The DLN heard from Simone Morris, an award-winning diversity and inclusion leader, to understand and learn how to take concrete steps to building more diversity and inclusion within your firm.

News

On Sale Now! Travel By Design

We’re excited to announce the official launch of our first ever book published by Assouline. Showcasing travel photographs by more than 150 of America’s top architects and designers, Travel by Design is an inspiring guide to the power of travel to shape and expand our world. Order your copy today!

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Meet Elle Decor’s New EIC, Asad Syrkett

Last month, the DLN Community had the opportunity to speak with Asad and hear about his New York City upbringing, his early moments in the design industry and how he ultimately ended up where he is today…

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Design Leadership Foundation

The Design Leadership Foundation’s mission is to ensure a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the fields of architecture and design. We believe, at a young age, everyone should be able to envision themselves in the professional fields of architecture and design no matter their race, gender, creed or background.
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Business Forum Highlight: The Social Responsibility of Firms

In order to best understand the present and the future, we must learn from the lessons of the past. When you specifically look at the year 1968, it’s eerily similar to what we are experiencing today. Following that time in our history, companies that made themselves relevant to baby boomers thrived while those that did not folded.

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Business Forum Highlight: What Buyers Want Now

How do you reframe problems with the perspective of the people you serve? How do you find user needs and solve for them? These are some key questions to consider when looking at consumers through the lens of design.

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Business Forum Highlight: From Extraordinary Growth to Existential Risk

For the past 5 years, the hospitality sector has been one of the fastest growing in the design industry. In many ways, COVID-19 forced the industry to a halt. There is good news for the future as the design industry works with the hospitality space to adapt moving forward.