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…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

JACQUELINE BARR, IIDA, LEED AP, DESIGN PRINCIPAL With over 20 years of experience in interior design, Jacqueline Barr has established a reputation for creating dynamic environments for a wide selection of corporate, financial, legal, and retail clients throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As Design Principal, Jacqueline is responsible for the design direction of all of Ted…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

COLLIN  BURRY,  FIIDA, LEED-AP, NCIDQ Collin Burry, FIIDA, is a Design Director and Principal at Gensler San Francisco, and a member of Interior Design Magazine’s Hall of Fame. A “soft modernist” at heart, Collin describes himself as both a left and right brain designer who creates environments that strive for beauty and are grounded in strategic…

A Year to Thrive


 

Summer Salutations – Thank you to each of you who attended VIBRANT: The IIDA Oregon Chapter’s Annual Celebration and Fundraiser. What a breath-taking evening of celebrating in bright attire; imbibing in zesty cuisine and sparkling spirits, enjoying live music, impressive raffle prizes, and best of all, your vivacious company! The IIDA Oregon Chapter is honored…

2017 Call for Sponsorship


 

Dear Sponsors, Members, and Supporters, It is amazing to think that another productive board year has come and gone – and what a successful year it has been! The variety of events that the IIDA Oregon Chapter has hosted continue to bring our design community together in such an inspiring way! It is exciting to…

Western Regional Student Design Charette Summary


 

The 2nd Annual  Western Regional Student Design Charette was held at IA Interior Architects in Seattle, WA over the weekend of April 16th, 2016. Teams of student members from across the Western Region who placed in the Chapter Finals, competed for the opportunity to advance to the next round of competition – the IIDA International…

2016 IIDA Western Regional Student Design Charette Juror Spotlight


 

The IIDA 2016 Western Region Student Design Charette will be held in Seattle, WA on April 16th, 2016 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…

Student Design Charette: Chapter Finals Summary


 

Event Summary The Chapter Finals round of the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette series took place on Saturday, February 20th in IIDA Northern Pacific, Northern California, Oregon, Southern California and Southwest Chapters. At this event, teams of Student Members solved a design challenge within 6 hours, without the use of technological aid. The teams…

IIDA Membership Appreciation Event 2016


 

Every year, the IIDA Oregon Chapter Membership committee strives to create an event that gives back to you, our members as a sign of how thankful the chapter is for your membership. On January 27th, 2016 the Oregon Chapter celebrated members by hosting an event where complimentary headshots were taken to spruce up members’ professional…

Charette Best Practices


 

If you want to use these tips in a real-life charette, register now for the Chapter Finals on February 18th (check your Chapter website for details). The winner will advance to the Western Region Student Design Charette in April, 2017 in Phoenix, AZ, which will feature the winning teams from all Western Regional Chapters.  The winning Western…