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…

Member Spotlight: Chris Pero


 

Name: Chris Pero Company/Position/Years?: Founder and Chief Curator perodesign art and framing established 2008 chrisperodesign.com chris@chrisperodesign.com  My current projects: I am working with a client to put aerial photographs in their elevator cabs in Seattle. I did this for the same client in Portland. The high contrast black and white photos were such a hit…

Member Spotlight: Lisa Mance


 

Name: Lisa Mance Company/Position/Years?: AC + Co Architecture / Senior Interior Designer / Partner / Almost 25 years IIDA member since: 1995 What are you currently working on?: Currently working on a variety of projects including a mixed-use building, charter school, tap house, VA clinic and the new Salem Union Gospel Mission. What does being…

Member Spotlight: McKenna Barnum


 

Name: McKenna Barnum Company/Position/Years?: Hyphn / Designer / 1.5 years IIDA member since: 1.5 years professionally / 3 years as student Favorite IIDA Event?: The Next Breakfast. What project have you worked on that you are most proud of? Why?: Hyphn’s showroom renovations (installing soon). I want to create a space for my team that…

Member Spotlight: Samantha Struck


 

  Name: Samantha Struck Company/Position/Years?: StruckSured, Principal/Owner, Lead Designer IIDA member since: 2013 What are you currently working on?: Since recently passing the NCIDQ, we have shifted more towards the commercial side, working closely with an engineering firm in Hood River who is heavily invested in projects serving VA hospitals and clinics across the West…

Member Spotlight: Lindsey Carpenter


 

Name: Lindsey Carpenter Company/Position/Years?: Mackenzie, Senior Associate, 7 Years IIDA member since: Professional member since 2017 What gets you excited about design?: The challenge, exploration, team camaraderie, and taking our clients projects from vision to reality. At Mackenzie, we are client focused and at the end of the day, good design only works if your…

Member Spotlight: Kyle Holzkamp


 

Name: Kyle Holzkamp Company/Position/Years?: Pacific Furnishings / Technical Designer: 2 1/2 IIDA member since: 2011 Favorite IIDA event: Having worked on the event for several years as a part of the Forums team, the Design Crawl will always be special to me. Hearing about the incredible projects from the design teams while we’re in the…

2018 Emerging Professional Award Winner Spotlight: Sarah Sasek


 

The IIDA Oregon Chapter is advanced by the dedication, support and leadership of our community. We are pleased to introduce the second annual Emerging Professional Award winner, who is recognized as a junior design leader who has advanced the Interior Design profession and enriched Interior Design in Oregon. The recipient of this award has exemplified…

2018 Legacy Award Winner Spotlight: Sarah Weber


 

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, design innovator and…

Member Spotlight: Shannon Ferrigno, Industry IIDA


 

Name: Shannon Ferrigno Company / Position: SmithCFI / Director, Design Studio / 19 years IIDA member since: 1997 Favorite IIDA event: I think my new favorite might be the NEXT speaker series a few weeks ago.  Amy and Kelly were such an inspiration – smart, talented, balanced and strong.  The energy in the room and…

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…

Member Spotlight: Melisa Gruber, Associate IIDA


 

Name: Melisa Gruber Company / Position: SERA Architects / Interior Designer IIDA member since: 2013 Favorite IIDA event: The IIDA Design Excellence Awards was the first IIDA Oregon Chapter event I attended. I was inspired by the chance to see how other designers were making an impact in our industry. Hearing the jurors discuss about…

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…

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…