May 27, 2020

Design Industry Stimulus

The DLN is very excited to announce the Design Industry Stimulus. These exclusive and significant offers are designed to stimulate business transactions and help keep projects moving forward. Visit the Member Benefits page to explore offers.

May 19, 2020

Expert Access Highlights: Reopening Offices and Showrooms – How to Prepare and What to Expect

Last week, DLN’s Peter Sallick hosted Doug Garfinkle, EVP, Showrooms at Kravet and Eric Sanchez, Executive Director, Business Strategy & Real Estate at Waterworks to discuss their expert planning efforts for their own offices and showroom openings… Click here to watch.

May 19, 2020

Expert Access Highlights: Residential Real Estate – Reimagining a Road to Recovery

Our Expert Access discussion on the residential real estate market was a realistic and optimistic look at the how real estate market creates demand for design services… Click here to watch.

May 5, 2020

Words of Encouragement from the DLN Design Masters Council

A few weeks ago, we conducted a zoom call with the DLN Design Masters Council and we asked them to weigh in on one big questionWhat is the invisible name-tag you would want your team to “feel” from being around you as leader as we move through this phase?

May 5, 2020

Expert Access Highlights: Messaging in a Crisis

DLN advisor Michael Boodro, talked with James LaForce last week for an Expert Access webinar detailing corporate and brand messaging guidelines during COVID-19.  James and Michael shared a few key takeaways for DLN members and partners to use within their own businesses when messaging to clients, vendors, and staff.

May 5, 2020

Expert Access Highlights: Navigating Job Site Safety

Last week, leaders from Taconic Builders and Bulley & Andrews gathered with Tim Slattery, principal and partner at Hart Howerton, to share insights on navigating job site health, safety, and logistics.

May 5, 2020

Expert Access Highlights: Expectations for Travel in 2020

The DLN hosted Melissa Biggs Bradley, founder of luxury travel company Indagare for a discussion on the future of travel in 2020. Highlights of the conversation included…

May 5, 2020

Insights from Week Six of Community Calls

This past week, there were many discussions around the topic of reopening and establishing a personal six week plan to return to work. Many designers are setting a specific “open date” of when they will be back in the office and are communicating these plans with their staff…

April 29, 2020

HIVE Edition 2

In the second issue of HIVE, we are proud to integrate the stories of our members with those of our partners, a recognition that we are all creators and share a common passion for our work. We believe the power of the design community is based in the collective work of so many amazing artisans, designers, architects, brands, photographers, stylists, contractors, and more. Individually, we each have a great story. Collectively, we have an astonishing story.

April 29, 2020

DLN Partner Call Recap: Reopening Showrooms

On April 27th, DLN Partners gathered to discuss plans and tactics for safely reopening showrooms. The dialogue brought to light key points to consider on this topic, including how to keep employees and customers safe, approaches to ensuring access to necessary supplies…