Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Willis


 

  Company Name: Willis Your Name: Katy Rothert Local Rep’s Position/Years?: Material Application Specialist / 4 years IIDA member since: 2000 Based in Toronto and established in 1967, Willis is a North American distributor and curator of premium design materials such as Corian® Design, Lapitec®, Arpa laminate and Fenix NTM, with which we offer solutions…

Sponsor Spotlight: Absolute Procurement


 

Company Name: Absolute Procurement Your Name: Carrie Gates Local Rep’s Position/Years?: Principal and Founder, 12 years IIDA member since: 1998 IIDA Oregon Chapter Board involvement: Chair of Professional Development and Forums (previously, not currently) Absolute Procurement is a certified woman-owned business providing FF&E procurement and installation services throughout the Northwest and nationally. AP partners with designers…

Source + IIDA Oregon Chapter Partnership


 

What is Source? Source is a national, phygital search platform for commercial construction product selection. Source provides industry-leading data, on-demand experts, manufacturer connections and material samples needed to make fast and stress-free product decisions.  Source was founded by Nicole Schmidt in Portland, Oregon in 2018. Prior to starting Source, Nicole worked as both an Interior…

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021 Maddy Gorman

Sustainable Leadership: Ashley Nored


 

Ashley Nored, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C | Hennebery Eddy Architects  One of the Member Award nominations submitted this year was not an Emerging Professional, nor an Industry partner, and not quite ready for the Legacy Award but their dedication, advocacy, and leadership of sustainable design measures led us to award them an Honorable Mention…

2020 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

MEENA KRENEK, IIDA, ASID, LEED AP INTERIOR DESIGN DIRECTOR, PRINCIPAL PERKINS AND WILL | LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA Meena Krenek is an inspiring, award winning designer who has transformed her client’s companies, strengthening their corporate cultures through experiential design. She considers space and form at many scales while understanding the importance of interior environments that are human-centric….

Member Spotlight: Britni Jessup


 

Name: Britni Jessup Company/Position/Years: Rowell Brokaw Architects, Interiors Director, 7 years (in March 2020) IIDA member since: 2006 What are you currently working on?: There’s always a good variety of projects on my plate: work environments of all sizes, public and institutional learning environments, multi-family housing, and retail/ restaurant projects. What does being a designer…

COVID-19 Update


 

In order to protect the health and safety of our members and the general public, the IIDA Oregon Chapter will indefinitely postpone all events through 2021. As we continue to assess the situation, that date could be extended. Our main priority is your health. While it is not ideal that we need to cancel events,…

Monday, March 16th, 2020 Maddy Gorman

IIDA Oregon Student Design Charette Juror Spotlight


 

Britni Jessup As the Interiors Director at Rowell Brokaw, Britni has extensive experience with mixed-use, corporate and academic interiors. Her incredible eye for detail, fascination with materials and ability to understand the needs of clients enables her to make design choices that resonate with the human experience. Britni led the interiors portion on the UO…

Charette Best Practices


 

  If you want to use these tips in a real-life charette, be sure to register ASAP for the IIDA Oregon Chapter Student Design Charette Qualifier, taking place February 15 at Oregon State University. The winners will advance to the Western Region Student Design Charette in April 2020  in San Francisco California, which will feature…

IIDA Oregon Featured Members


 

The IIDA Oregon Chapter is thankful for our wonderful members who make up this vibrant and creative interior design community. We asked a few to share why they are members – take a peek at the great things they have to say, and consider becoming a member in 2020! Name: Christina Tello Instagram: @tellointeriors Why…

Friday, December 20th, 2019 Maddy Gorman