Charette Best Practices


 

If you want to use these tips in a real-life charette, be sure to register ASAP for your Chapter’s Regional  Finals, taking place within the next month (check your Chapter website for details). The winner will advance to the Western Region Student Design Charette on April 7th 2018 in Portland, OR, which will feature the winning teams from…

2017 Mohawk Group Emerging Professional Award Winner: Amber Turner


 

Name: Amber Turner Appellations: IIDA Associate Place of Work: Czopek Design Studio, Inc. Knowledge: In a relatively short amount of time (2 1/2 years), Amber has enthusiastically embraced every element of our firm’s practice. She has shown interest in understanding our business practices at the same time she has consistently put in additional time and…

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…