• design:retail kicked off GlobalShop 2018 with a pre-show CitySCENE party at The Game Room in the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel. Cocktails, networking and a little bocce ball—fun was had by all! Special thanks to our sponsors—Noa Brands (Presenting Sponsor), Impact Specialties, LSI Industries, Quarter20, Mohawk Group, Moss, Shaw Contract, Soundtrack Your Brand, Tresco Lighting and Virtual Visions.

    (Mannequins from the Fusion Euro Athletic Collection)

  • Rebecca Borges, Nadi Design; Bohdan Germaga, Tymedesign; Ilana Sepiashvili, Earles Architects and Associates Inc.; Sanjiv Chada, NWS Architects Inc.

  • Steve DiPaolo, Ryan Shefferman and Rachel Milaschewski, Gate 3 Design; Ryan Alden

  • With the theme “Magnificent Moments,” presenting sponsor Noa Brands used visual displays to create moments throughout The Game Room.

    (Mannequin from Goldsmith)

  • Kateryna Yarema, Christina Tayman and Amber Price, Jencen Architecture

  • James Loppie, CAO Dezign Workz Inc.; Robert Whitfield, Casalife

  • John Rosedale, Virtual Visions; Brian Hirsh and Jamie Gutzler, Soundtrack Your Brand

  • Anyone up for a game of dominos?

    (Mannequin from the Fusion Europa Collection)

  • MJ Munsell, MG2; Mindy Gehris, DD Development; Bill Goddu, BG + PO

  • Danielle Maicki, Katie Callahan and Dana Kropke, Mohawk Group

  • Soccer balls and neckties

    (Mannequin from the Fusion Europa Collection)

  • David de Leseleuc and Salomon Diaz, Newform Display Inc.

  • Tom Atkins, Tresco Lighting, Tripti Kothavale and Geneva Frank, Zimmerman Weintraub Associates

  • Richard Eberle, Brick & Bridge; David McBride and Sean Sager, Set + Stage Creative; Ellen Johnson, Noa Brands

  • 8 ball in the corner pocket

    (Mannequin and décor from Fusion Community and 3D Billiards)


  • Anne Kong, FIT; Ignaz Gorischek, CRTKL

  • Rosalia Pettinato; Allison Nova, A+N Designs; John Pannell, Quarter20

  • Melanie Ossege and Heidi DeMers, Kroger; Cynthia Hirsch, IA Interior Architects

  • Brian Dyches, REX Design Group; Bruce Barteldt and Anthony Barsi, Little

  • Saravana Vennelakanti, Danni Garcia and Micah Shadowen, Chipman Design Architecture

  • Ray Ehscheid, IA Interior Architects; Rick Dalton, JCPenney; Leonard Barszap, Experience Innovation + Design

  • “Fans” keeping an eye on the action.


    (Bowling pin heads from Fusion 3D Image)

  • Lauren Wozniak, ZenGenius Inc.; Megan Stone, High Road Design Studio; Meg Lefeld, ZenGenius Inc.

More Events Galleries

CitySCENE Boston
June 26, 2018

Retail design industry peers gathered for a casual evening of cocktails and conversation at design:retail CitySCENE Boston.

design:retail HONORS, New York
June 6, 2018

The design:retail HONORS event, held recently in New York, recognized this year’s 40 Under 40 recipients and Anne Kong, winner of the 2018 Markopoulos Award.

The Commonwealth Fashion Exchange, London
March 5, 2018

Bonaveri biodegradable mannequins get royal treatment at the Commonwealth Fashion Exchange exhibition

GlobalShop Sneak Peek
February 2, 2018

Want to know what to expect at GlobalShop 2018? We have the insider scoop on the highlights you won’t want to miss!