2018 Design Excellence Award Winners


 

The IIDA Oregon Chapter 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 on October 11, 2018. This was the fifth year of…

2018 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

PANTEA TEHRANI, PROJECT LEADER BJARKE INGELS GROUP Pantea is a Project Leader at Bjarke Ingels Group in New York, where she focuses on Interior Architecture specializing in hospitality. BIG is a group of architects, designers and thinkers operating within the fields of architecture, urbanism, interior design, landscape design, product design, research and development with offices…

Design Is Everywhere. We Are Design.


 

What an amazing turn out for Exhibit: the 2018 IIDA Oregon Chapter Annual Celebration and Fundraiser!  On behalf of the IIDA Oregon Chapter Board of Directors, we are so grateful for your participation and generous support. Our sponsors and supporters make it possible for us to operate and provide members with all of the wonderful…

Annual Celebration Spotlight: Flora Bowley


 

Company/Business Name: Flora Bowley Designs Name: Flora Bowley Hometown: I’ve been living in Portland for the past 12 years, but I’m originally from Wisconsin. Flora Bowley is a painter, permission-giver, gentle guide, and author of two books, Brave Intuitive Painting and Creative Revolution. Blending over twenty years of professional painting experience with her background as a…

IDC-Oregon Update


 

IDC-Oregon has been the face of Interior Design Advocacy in the state of Oregon for the past 20+ years, serving as a coalition of the IIDA and ASID Oregon Chapters.  It has represented the Commercial Interior Design profession in Salem, and attempted to pass legislation many times.  At the end of 2017, IDC-Oregon’s Board of…

WRSDC Host Sponsor Spotlight: Herman Miller


 

“Herman Miller believes the design industry is stronger when we partner and share knowledge in our pursuit of the best possible future for interior design. We are proud to support IIDA in its efforts to develop and inspire design students, preparing them for a successful career through participation in the West Region Student Design Charette.”…

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 Claire Smith

2018 IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette | Juror Spotlight


 

The IIDA 2018 Western Region Student Design Charette will be held in Portland, OR on April 7th, 2018 and will feature students from the Association’s Northern Pacific, Oregon, Northern California, Southern California and Southwest Chapters. Charette teams will present their design solutions to a panel of renowned jurors from the Western Region and beyond, who…

Announcing Winners of the WRSDC Chapter Qualifiers!


 

The Western Region Student Design Charette Chapter Qualifiers were a huge success! Below are the winners of each participating Chapter’s event. These teams will move on to the Regional Event in Portland, Oregon on April 7th, 2018. At this level of competition, teams will be comprised of students from different Chapters, schools, and grade levels. The…

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 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

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…

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…

Congratulations to the 2016 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 Thursday. This was the third year of online voting for the People’s Choice Award, and…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

MARK HARBICK Mark is Studio Director at Gertler & Wente Architects, a boutique New York design firm known for fearless creativity and innovative thinking, producing projects of rigorous detail and exceptional beauty. With a broad portfolio of award-winning projects spanning three continents, Mark is an acknowledged leader in progressive workplace design and strategic thinking. Named…