• The annual design:retail Forum was held Sept. 13-15 in beautiful Santa Rosa, Calif. The opening night dinner was held at the Kunde Family Winery in Kenwood. Attendees enjoyed dinner, conversation and (of course) wine on top of the mountain overlooking the vineyards.

  • Heidi DeMers, The Kroger Co.; Mare Weiss, Bergmeyer Associates Inc.; Linda Lombardi, Godiva Chocolatier Inc.; Domenico Ponti, Eataly

  • Blake Kleppe, Michele Palazzo, Laura Nuno, Chuck Rice and Jenn Allstun, Chick-Fil-A; Lauren Chipman, Chipman Design Architecture; Nathaniel Cates, Chick-Fil-A

  • Lori Gallo and Mike Mulawa, MDI Worldwide

  • Chris Love, Virtual Visions; Mike Gordon, Porcelanosa

  • Sharon Sparks; Paul Lechleiter, FRCH Design Worldwide; Melanie Tamulewicz, LSI Graphics Segment

  • David Tal, Quantumrun; Tyler Balliet

  • Heather Hager and Anna Flesher, Ann Saks; Mark Brungo, Gensler

  • Purva Ghate, Gensler; MJ Munsell, MG2; Lucy Baraquio, CallisonRTKL

  • Kathleen Penn, CallisonRTKL; Dan Harris, Gabe’s

  • Jamie Poulous, OPTO International Inc.; Kim Curtiss and Susan Morton, Nordstrom

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