Small Space Solutions Panel: What Every City Dweller Needs to Know or Small is the New Luxury
October 20th
Host: bulthaup
Panelists: Nicholas Moriarty, Michael Stornello, Steve Kadlec, Steve Somogyi or Filip Malyszko
Moderator: Kelli Zaremba

2021 RNDD Member Meeting Schedule:
December 8th: 6pm at Annual Meeting & Holiday Party, at Oscar Isberian

Events are planned in advance, but we’re always making updates to ensure we put on the best events possible. Don’t miss a beat by following us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.  Some of the forums and events are invite-only and space is limited. Please contact jillmaremont(at) if you would like to receive an invitation.

Past Events:

RNDD Gallery Walk Artist Talks
September 21st – Please RSVP and specify which talk you would like to attend here.

10:00am: Katherine Lampert of Daniel Kinkade Fine Art at The Luxury Bed Collection, 440 N. Wells St. #100N

11:30am: Rene Romero Schuler of Zolla Lieberman at Orizzonti, 329 W. Grand Ave.

2:00pm: Adam Thomas of Daniel Kinkade Fine Art at Roca Tile, 215 W. Illinois St.

4:00pm: Maureen Claffy at Daltile, 316 Hubbard St.

5:30pm: Colt Seager at bulthaup, 313 W. Superior St., Suite 109

David Yarrow at
Wednesday, October 13th, 12-2pm
212 W Superior St #100

6th Annual RNDD Fall Gallery Walk
Opening Night: September 10th
On Display through October 11th!
Host: RNDD Showrooms
Media Partners: Chicago Gallery News, Chairish and Luxe Interiors + Design, Galerie Magazine
Kickoff Party: Calia Stone
Afterparty: 210 Design House

Design Finds Sample Sale
July 23rd: Kickoff Party 6-8pm
July 24th: Design Finds Event
Host: Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago

Virtual Event: Custom Storage spaces that will make spring cleaning a breeze
April 21st
Host: Inspired Closets
Partner: NEAT Method

Virtual Event: Designer Salon Series: Lighting Design with Kiersten Hoiland and Technology Home Integration with Casey Ruhlander
March 18th
Host: Lightology
Time: 12-2pm
Sponsors & Partners: Savant, Arteriors Home & MDA Lites, Barrett’s Technology Solutions and ASID Illinois

February 17th, 2021
Virtual Event: Sound Sleep: Incorporating Self-Love and Self-Care into Your Nightly Routine
Event Location: online via Zoom
Host: Chicago Luxury Beds and be HUE Wellness

November 9th, 2020
Design Day at Intersect Chicago (formerly SOFA)

February 1st – 2nd
Design Finds: A Sample Sale with Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago
Host: Artifact Events


Friday, November 1st, 7-10pm
Sofa Soiree, an afterparty for SOFA Chicago (Oct. 31 – Nov. 3)
Hosted by: Montauk Sofa
Media Partners: Chicago Gallery News, Dering Hall and Luxe Interiors + Design


Friday, September 6th 5-9pm and Open House, September 7th 11-4pm
RNDD Fall Gallery Walk
Hosted by: All Showrooms
Media Partner: Chicago Gallery News, Dering Hall and Luxe Interiors + Design, Chicago Magazine
Kickoff Party: Chicago Luxury Beds
Afterparty: Transceramica with PROjECT. interiors

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Wednesday, June 5th, 6-9pm
Pinterest for Business with Jill Maremont and Jenny Maraccini
Hosted by : Christopher Guy


Thursday, May 2nd, 6-9pm
Dreaming of Design
Hosted by: Chicago Luxury Beds
Media Partner: Luxe Interiors + Design, Dering Hall

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Wednesday, March 20th, 6-9pm
Instagram for Business Workshop with Jason Myers
Hosted by: eggersmann USA


Thursday, March-14th, 6-8pm
Dering Hall Panel: Being a Design Risk Taker
Break the rules and reap the rewards! There are plenty of ways to be a design risk taker. Join a group of creative design professionals for a lively conversation about the best ways to break rules and surprise and delight clients with boundary-pushing work. Hosted by: Dering Hall executive editor Dennis Sarlo and Lightology
Panelists include: Bruce Fox of Bruce Fox Design, Steve Kadlec of KADLEC Architecture + Design, Michael Del Piero of Michael Del Piero Good Design, and Melissa Benham of Studio Gild.

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Sofa Soiree – a SOFA After Party
Date: November 2nd
Time: 6-9pm
Hosted by The Golden Triangle and SOFA
Media Partners: Chicago Gallery News, Luxe Interiors + Design, Dering Hall


4th Annual RNDD Fall Gallery Walk
Date: September 7th, with Family Day on September 8th
Time: 5-9pm
Location: RNDD Showrooms
Kickoff Party: Jesse Chicago / Home Element
After Party: Studio41
Media Partners: Chicago Gallery News, Luxe Interiors + Design, Dering Hall, Chicago Magazine

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Sales & Marketing within the Luxury Marketplace with Sandra Kumorowski
Date: August 1st
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Oscar Isberian

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Instagram Workshop with Jason Myers
Date: June 6th
Time: 6-8pm
Location: Transceramica

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Date: May 3rd
Time: 5-8pm
Location: Chicago Luxury Beds
Media Partners: Luxe Interiors + Design


Corporate Branding for Creatives Workshop with Jessica Zwieg
Date: February 28th
Time: 6-9pm
Location: TOTO USA

Personal Branding Workshop with Jessica Zwieg
Date: January 31st
Time: 6-9pm
Location: Orizzonti

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Headshot Day with Mary Carol Fitzgerald Photography

Date: January 20th
Time: 11am-4pm
Location: Farrow & Ball


3rd Annual RNDD Fall Gallery Walk

September 8th 4-9pm
RNDD Showrooms – Lightology, The Golden Triangle, Glenview Haus, Chicago Luxury Furniture Centre, O’Brien Harris, TOTO, Organic Looms, Oscar Isberian, Farrow & Ball, Studio41, Jesse Chicago / Home Element, Ligne Roset, The Tile Gallery, Moderne Living, The Rug Company, Montauk Sofa and Chicago Luxury Beds.
Curator: Daniel Kinkade Fine Art
Media Partners: Chicago Gallery News, Dering Hall and Luxe Interiors + Design
Sponsors: Vosges Chocolate, 8 East Huron, and Coco Pazzo
VIP Kickoff Party: Lightology
After Party: The Golden Triangle

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Dreaming of Design

On May 4th, 2017, the River North Design District (RNDD) and Chicago Luxury Beds hosted “Dreaming of Design” featuring bedroom vignettes by 11 amazingly talented Chicago interior designers.

Participants: Gary Lee Partners, Alison Victoria, Ilene Chase, Nora Schneider, Jeannie Balsam, Jessica Lagrange, Brynn Olson, Sarah Kuchar, George Lowell, Hunter Kaiser, Cathy Bruni Norris.
Location: Chicago Luxury Beds
Media Partners: Luxe Interiors + DesignDering Hall


Speaker Series: Opening the Door to Inspiration

The River North Design District (RNDD) welcomes 5 of Chicago’s top design and build professionals so share what inspires them in the fast, fun format of 20 images, 20 seconds apiece.

Presenters: Scott Dresner of Dresner Design, Nora Schneider of Nora Schneider Interior Design, Rodger Owen of BGD&C, Donna Mondi of Donna Mondi Interior Design, and Randy Heller of Randy Heller Design.
Location: Glenview Haus
Media Partners: Luxe Interiors + Design, Dering Hall
Corporate Sponsor: Life Safety Hardware Consultants


The River North Design District partners with Powerhouse SMART® and Modern Luxury’s Interiors Chicago to present Stellar Sales & Marketing Success Stories. Luxury industry professionals will submit entries to be judged by a prestigious panel. The Top Winner’s will present their Success Stories at the PowerHouse SMART Symposium on Oct 13, 2016 at Casa Spazio.

October 13th 5:30-7:30pm

Host: Casa Spazio

Corporate Sponsors : Cambria + Mauge

Media Sponsors: Modern Luxury’s CS Interiors + Dering Hall

“What’s Defines Luxury?” July 19th 6-8pm, powered by Pecha Kucha 


“What’s Defines Luxury?”, powered by Pecha Kucha 
This July join the River North Design District for the last leg of a two part Pecha Kucha series! Chicago’s top designers will share what defines luxury by presenting 20 slides for 20 seconds each. Don’t miss out on a night of inspiration hosted by Studio 41 in partnership with Dornbracht and Luxe Interiors + Design.

July 19th 6-8pm

Host: Studio 41

Corporate Sponsor: Dornbracht

Media Sponsor : Luxe Interior + Design Magazine

Dreaming of Design, May 3rd 5-8pm

The River North Design District, Chicago Luxury Beds, and Luxe Interiors + Design invite you to attend Dreaming of Design. As an event that will kick off the summer season, 12 bedscapes will be created by Chicago’s hottest designers. The bedscapes will be voted on by YOU at Chicago Luxury Beds on May 3rd, 2016 from 6 to 8 PM.

May 3rd 5-8pm

Host: Chicago Luxury Beds

Media Sponsor : Luxe Interior + Design Magazine

PechaKucha Night I  March 15th 6-8pm


River North Design District Gallery Walk
September 11th, 2015

The River North Design District (RNDD) is proud to announce their participation in this year’s annual River North Fall Gallery Walk on Friday September 11th 2015.  Each participating showroom will be exhibiting artwork from some of the brightest stars in the art world today.   Exhibitions can be viewed beginning at 10am and most of the showrooms will be open until 10pm.

The River North Design district is delighted to partner with Daniel Kinkade of Daniel Kinkade Fine Art.  Daniel is curating the exhibition pairing artists with showrooms.

The exposition is comprised of both emerging and established artists and includes Lynn Basa, Sheila Ganch, Eric Gushee, Brenda Dawn Jones, Sally Ko, Rim Lee, Candace McGarry, Keiko Nemeth, Rubem Robierb, Phillip Schalekamp, Pamela Staker, Linc Thelen, Adam Thomas and Jennifer Webster.

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