2017 Legacy Award Winner Spotlight: Nancy Hiss, IIDA, IDEC


 

  The IIDA Oregon Chapter is advanced by the dedication, support and leadership of our community. The Legacy Award recognizes and honors a person, company or organization whose contributions have advanced the Interior Design profession and enriched Interior Design in Oregon. The recipient of this award has exemplified traits as an advocate, mentor, designer innovator…

Congratulations to the 2017 Design Excellence Award Winners!


 

The Design Excellence Awards are an important platform which highlight the exceptional interior design work that is occurring in the Pacific Northwest. Thank you to all of the designers who submitted inspiring projects and to those whom attended the sold-out Awards ceremony last Friday. This was the fourth year of online voting for the People’s…

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 Amy Selven

2017 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Moderator


 

Cheryl Durst, HON. FIIDA, LEED AP Executive Vice President & CEO International Interior Design Association An exceptional communicator, innovator, and visionary leader, Cheryl Durst has spurred progress, driven change, and encouraged the expansion of the Interior Design industry. As the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Cheryl…

2017 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

Rebekah Matheny, IIDA Rebekah Matheny is an Assistant Professor of Interior Design in the Department of Design at The Ohio State University. She holds a Masters of Architecture from the University of Oregon where she also received a Technical Teaching Certificate with a concentration in Sustainable Design Strategies for Interior Architecture, Interior Finish Materials, and…

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 Amy Selven

2017 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

DENISE CHERRY, PRINCIPAL Denise Cherry is the co-founder and Principal of Assembly Design Studio. Assembly crafts custom workspaces and provides global interior design strategy for clients such as Uber, Cisco, and Pinterest. As the Global Interior Design Consultant for Uber, Assembly provides design oversight for their offices and spearheads the design of their headquarters worldwide, including the San Francisco…

2017 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

ANNIE LEE, IIDA, LEED AP ID + C, PRINCIPAL Annie Lee is a Principal of Interior Design at Environetics, one of New York’s most respected firms of architecture and commercial interior design since 1946. She has built strong relationships with clients like HarperCollins Publishing, Phillips Van Heusen, The Durst Organization, and Doctors Without Borders. Her previous experience as…

Thursday, October 5th, 2017 Amy Selven

Member Spotlight: Cherie McNabb, Industry IIDA


 

Name: Cherie McNabb Company/Position/Years?: Forbo Flooring North America – Sales Executive – 13 years IIDA member since: 1991 Why do you support interior design licensing?: To be a licensed Interior Designer is important in keeping standards. What is your personal mantra?: You create and choose your own happiness. What gets you excited about design?: Color!…

Member Spotlight: Jenny Guggenheim, Associate IIDA


 

Name: Jenny Guggenheim Company: Guggenheim Architecture and Design Studio Position: Owner/Creative Director Years of Experience: 12 years of professional design practice IIDA member since: 2002 Why are you a member of IIDA?:  I initially began as student member to learn more about professional practice and practical application of studio work.  I continue as an associate member for ongoing…

Advocacy Update: 2017 Bill Progress


 

  The IIDA Oregon Chapter is pleased to update our members on the progress IDC-Oregon has made this legislative season. What an amazing year 2016 was for Interior Design in Oregon, and even better start to 2017! IDC-Oregon introduced HB 2153 this legislative session in the House Committee on Economic Development and Trade.  The bill…

2017 Student Design Charette Recap


 

The IIDA Oregon Chapter is proud to announce the winners of the Oregon Chapter Finals of the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette! The First Place Team won a $1,400.00 Cash Prize and Advancement to the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette! (First Place Winning Team from Left to Right: Brittney Hopp, Hannah Germansky, Jessy…

Member Spotlight: Jamie Kreger, IIDA


 

Name:  Jamie Kreger Company / Position: Ankrom Moisan Architects / Interior Designer Years of Experience: 4.5 IIDA Member Since: 2015 What are you currently working on? I work primarily on Senior Living projects in the Portland and Seattle area.  I have two new construction projects with 80-120 dwelling units each. My area of focus includes…

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Fowler, Affiliate IIDA


 

Name: Jennifer Fowler Company / Position: Hacker / Director of Interior Design Years of Experience: 17 years IIDA Member Since: 2015 What are you currently working on? We are fortunate to have a huge variety of projects at Hacker. Currently, we are working on a handful of commercial workplace projects as well as higher ed, K-12, cultural…

2016 IIDA Oregon Chapter Student Symposium Recap


 

The 2016 IIDA Oregon Chapter’s Student Symposium occurred on November 5th at GBD Architect’s office in Portland. The event was open to Oregon Interior Design Students from Oregon State, University of Oregon, Marylhurst, The Art Institute of Portland and Portland Community College. The student-focused event featured a select number of Oregon Interior Design firms and…