March 18, 2021
Join our experts for a discussion of web design trends for professional practices, covering the look and feel of sites being built today, navigation, images management, storytelling tools, backend platforms, and interactive experiences for prospective clients, among other topics…
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Partner Interest Group Call
March 04, 2021
We are pleased to announce the formation of an Interest Group exclusively for DLN partners. Inspired by early-pandemic discussions, this group will gather to discuss topics of concern for brands, media companies, and other corporate interests in the design market…
Our first call with be March 4th, hosted by Peter Sallick. On the call the DLN will share plans for the year, seek input from all participants on a topic (TBD) of concern for Partners, and plan a future meeting.
Expert Access: Designing For, Not Against, Nature
February 25, 2021
Join Brian and Edwina as they discuss the importance of raising consciousness about the dangers of toxic lawn and garden chemicals, and the importance of planting native species, to protect the health of people, their pets, and the planet.
NYC Interest Group Call – The Fast Changing Real Estate Market
February 10, 2021
The DLN New York City Interest Group hosted a very current conversation with market expert and Compass leader, Leonard Steinberg, on the rapidly evolving residential real estate market in the city and surrounding areas.
Interest Group calls are open conversations for all members to ask questions and share recent experiences on a certain topic. Keep an eye out for future NYC speakers!
Expert Access: Financial Management for Design Firms
January 22, 2021
Set your firm up for success in 2021! Yotam Kedem, partner at Precise, a financial management services company for Architectural, Design, and Engineering firms in the US, took DLN members and partners through the financial metrics, tools, and objectives needed to ensure your firms see increased profits in the new year and beyond.
In case you missed the discussion, click here to watch.
Hive Community Call
December 17, 2020
Join Michael Boodro, Editor-in-Chief, and Florentino Pamintuan, Creative Director, for a community discussion on the future of our own design magazine, how you can can contribute, and the DLN’s future distribution plans.
A printed HIVE magazine represents a new way for DLN Members and Partners to tell their stories to an audience of fellow members, and for the first time in 2021, non-members including other design professionals and their clients. By joining this call, you can share ideas for its format and learn how to contribute. Much like our Travel by Design book, HIVE will feature 100% DLN Member contributed projects, profiles, and other stories with the goal of promoting our members. The key to HIVE will be our ability to look and feel unlike commercial magazines that depend on newsstand sales and large advertisers. With your contributions, HIVE can take on a unique, only-in-DLN quality.
The Virtual Summit
December 03, 2020
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.
Expert Access: Creating Diversity and Inclusion in your Business
November 13, 2020
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.
Expert Access: Meet Elle Decor’s newest EIC Asad Syrkett
October 30, 2020
Elle Decor’s new Editor in Chief, Asad Syrkett joined us for an in-depth conversation around his vision for the established publication, and the path that led him to this new leadership role. DLN Members connected with Asad and learned about his background, his plans for the future and how to work more closely with Asad and his team.
Expert Access: Federico Forquet – Italy’s Forgotten Master of Fashion, Interiors, and Gardens with Hamish Bowles
October 16, 2020
Vogue editor and fashion historian Hamish Bowles gave us an intimate look into the life and career of the subject of his new book, Federico Forquet. A contemporary of Valentino, Forquet modernized Italian fashion in the 1960s to worldwide acclaim. He then left fashion behind to create interiors and gardens for a host of Italy’s most prominent aristocrats…
Expert Access: Building Your Business Profile on Pinterest
September 23, 2020
The DLN audience was joined by Megan Kleban and Conor Ryan from Pinterest for an informative Expert Access about the platform’s newest feature Story Pins. For a written recap of the details from this discussion, as well as key resources to get set up with Story Pins…
2020 Business Forum
September 10, 2020
This virtual experience provided essential access into the critical topics and fluctuating demands of our rapidly changing business climate. Learn insider information from top experts to grasp these changes and come out ahead.
Expert Access: Pinterest, Creators & the DLN
July 29, 2020
Pinterest’s Head of Strategic Partnerships, Creators and Content, Vikram Bhaskaran hosted an exclusive sneak preview of a variety of new Pinterest tools developed specifically for design professionals and other creative communities…