​Bergmeyer Senior Principal Joe Nevin was named the newest member of the Retail Design Institute’s Legion of Honor during the Institute’s 46th Awards Gala and Fundraiser. The Legion of Honor was established by the Institute in 2000 and recognizes talented and visionary designers in the retail design industry. Since its creation, only 39 men and women have been recognized for their lifetime of achievement.

“It’s really wonderful to see Joe honored with this award.  Having worked with Joe for over 15 years I can say he truly deserves this recognition.  Joe has inspired many and enchanted many more with his personality, creativity and desire to make the world a better place,” Mare Weiss, Senior Associate at Bergmeyer and Past President of the Retail Design Institute’s New England Chapter.

Joe is widely recognized as a leader in the field of retail store design. His understanding of brand analysis, identity development, visual merchandising and store planning has taken Bergmeyer to national prominence. Joe’s expertise in strategic positioning and the relationship between design excellence and the customer experience has helped Bergmeyer achieve national recognition. In his near 35-year career, Joe has worked with Patagonia, Jos. A. Bank, Talbots, Levi’s, Dockers, GH Bass & Co. and DICK’S Sporting Goods, and known to collaborate with competitors to deliver the right solution. Joe is a frequent speaker at design schools and industry conferences. In 2016, he was named a Retail Design Luminary by design:retail magazine. Joe studied at Northern Virginia Community College and Boston Architectural College.

Published Jun 22, 2017