Tag Archives: #iidaor_members

Member Spotlight: Liz Taylor


 

Name: Liz Taylor Company/Position/Years: Pental Tile Rep / 3 years IIDA member since: 2019 Why are you a member of IIDA? Because it gives me great insights into this amazing design community. I became the Pental A&D Account Rep at the end of 2019 and just really started getting out and active in the community…

Member Spotlight: Stephanie Robert


 

Name: Stephanie Robert Company/Position/Years: PIVOT Architecture, Interior Designer, 3 Years IIDA member since: 2018 Favorite IIDA event: Design Excellence Awards, I love seeing what others in the industry have designed that year.  Why do you support interior design licensing?: I believe we need a way to distinguish the designers that went to school for this…

Member Spotlight: Katie Reinhart


 

Name: Katie Reinhart Company/Position/Years: Mackenzie/ Interior Designer/ About a month! IIDA member since: 2013 Favorite IIDA event: The Design Excellence Awards are my rare opportunity to dress up, hang out with all my industry friends, and see innovative and beautiful projects from the past year. What are you currently working on?: I’m drawing up speculative…

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…

Student Member Spotlight: Elizabeth Burns


 

Name: Elizabeth Burns School/Year in School: Oregon State University/Senior IDA Member since: 2018 Favorite IDA Event:   My favorite IDA event is the student design charette. In the moment, it definitely felt a little stressful, however, I’ve reflected back onto the event and even a year later I can recognize the valuable things I learned. Last…

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…