NEW DLN Update on COVID-19 & Helpful Resources

We are all weighing serious concerns about health and safety with those about broader economic uncertainty for our firms. While many of you may be implementing known best practices and relying on a range of resources to help, we want to offer the DLN community as a place to turn for advice at this time…

Highlights from Week Two of DLN Community Calls

Among the magical moments experienced during calls, a highlight was one in which a member led a conversation about the importance of bringing a positive message to clients during this time. The designer spoke from experience of how confidence, a positive outlook, and proactive communications can make a very big difference…

Event June 11, 2020

DLN Business Forum

We are excited to announce a new initiative… Beginning in June 2020, we will replace the Partner Forum with the new DLN Business Forum which will be attended by our partners and now offered to business focused designers, architects and landscape architect members, as well.

DLN Summary of Key Provisions in the CARES Act

Congress’s CARES Act has many potential benefits for companies under 500 employees. We have worked to tailor a detailed outline of the legislation, originally produced by the National Retail Federation. The NRF represents and lobbies on behalf of many thousands of independent retailers, restaurants, and big companies, giving them a strong and diverse body of work.

Alan Ricks, MASS Design Group Shares His Personal Insights on COVID-19

“Perhaps unique to us, but we have worked in outbreaks from day 1, tuberculosis, cholera, ebola. So yes, we are getting approached to try and help think about how to respond. We have been building the first genomic research center in West Africa to combat global pandemics since our client team there responded to Ebola several years ago”…

Designing Your Firm’s Future

With the input of eight architects and designers at various stages of their careers, from the heads of small, growing firms to established Design Masters, the DLN has created its second White Paper, exclusively for DLN members. Don’t make another hire, or create another position or partnership, until you read this paper.

The Ultimate Design Library

Who knows better where to look for guidance and inspiration than a Design Master? Here, 13 members of our distinguished Council share the five (okay, sometimes six) books that have most influenced their work—and, sometimes, shaped their lives.

20 of Thomas A. Kligerman’s Favorite Things

Interested in learning more about our 2019 Design Leadership Award Winner? Click through for Thomas A. Kligerman’s go-to places to stay, eat and shop as well as his favorite books, artists and special sources.