The River North Design District, founded in 2013, is a local community that boasts interior design offerings that are accessible to both designers and consumers. The showrooms carry everything from lighting, tile, plumbing, rugs, kitchens to furnishings- everything one needs to create a one-of-a-kind haven. The participating showrooms pride themselves on providing a shopping experience that is both unique and personalized. Each showroom is located on street level, which allows customers to stroll along and enjoy the neighborhood. Many of the showrooms are pet friendly and all welcome children. The River North Design District sets forth to provide participating interior design showrooms and art galleries with a creative entrepreneurial community hosting a variety of educational forums and consumer and trade events. The River North Design District offers a platform for community referrals while providing opportunities to increase exposure with both the A&D community and the high-end consumer.