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: April 2020

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…

April 28, 2020

DLN Partner Call Recap: Lease Renegotiation

On April 16th, DLN Partners gathered to discuss the topic of lease renegotiation. The dialogue brought to light key points to consider on this topic, including ongoing conversations with landlords on rent payments, the idea of a tenant’s association, looking to the future of showrooms…

April 28, 2020

Upcoming CEU Certified Expert Access Calls

The DLN is very excited to announce Expert Access, the newest enhancement to our ongoing Community Calls. Please join us as we host this series of video calls on important and relevant topics lead by industry-leading expert. All courses will be AIA and ASID/IDCEC certified and are designed to meet the increased demand for remote education and experiences.

April 14, 2020

DLN Welcomes 20 New Members

The entire DLN team would like to extend a warm welcome to the 20 newest members of our organization! Creating a community within the design industry has always been our goal and that sense of belonging is more important now than ever. We look forward to connecting and sharing in the benefits of our community with you. Meet our new members below!

April 13, 2020

Summary of Week 3 DLN Community Call Topics

Week 3 of our Community Calls revealed new topics as our community came together to share ideas, issues, and to connect. Key topics this week moved into finance and funding, challenges connecting with vendors, and the shift into digital and video presentations with clients.

April 10, 2020

Introducing: HIVE

HIVE is a digital platform that provides an enhanced experience for members and partners of the DLN community. From product launches to book launches, from discoveries to inspiration — we all have something to share… We envision future issues will evolve into sharing a wide range of content from across all of our highly creative and “hive-like” community.

March 31, 2020

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.