The Retail Design Institute invites contract design firms and retail in-house design teams to submit projects for the 42nd annual International Store Design Competition. Eligible projects are those completed between November 1, 2011 and November 1, 2012.
The Retail Design Institute's competition celebrates exceptional retail design projects. From full-line department stores to manufacturer’s showrooms, a full spectrum of retail design is represented through 20 competition categories.
The original store design competition, now in its 42nd year, attracts the best of the best in Store Design worldwide. The industry's only totally peer reviewed competition, managed by each chapter in turn. An average of over 200 international entrants vie for top awards.
Winners of the 2012 competition, including Store of the Year, will be announced at a special banquet and awards ceremony to be held in January 2013, concurrent with the National Retail Federation’s annual convention in New York. Winners of the 2012 competition will be showcased in Stores of the Year No. 19, an 8.5 x 11, hardcover book which will be published by RSD Publishing in May 2013.
Source: The Retail Design Institute