Tag Archives: #iidaor_members

Membership Spotlight: Kelly Ernevad


 

Name: Kelly Ernevad Company/Position/Years: Senior Interior Designer at YGH for almost a year (I moved from Seattle to Portland in 2020) and working as a Commercial Interior Designer for 25+ years. Current IIDA Oregon VP of Membership. IIDA member since: 2021 as well in the past years. Why are you a member of IIDA? First…

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Adams


 

Name:  Jennifer Adams Company/Position/Years: Jacobs , Interior Designer, 14 years IIDA member since: July 7 2010 Why are you a member of IIDA? To maintain industry connections and contacts. What is your favorite IIDA event? IIDA Happy Hours (when I can attend). What does being a designer mean to your life? Being an integral part…

Student Spotlight: Nahe Beatty


 

  Name: Nahe Beatty School/Year in School: George Fox University, Junior IIDA Member: Since July 2021  What was it like participating in the IIDA Student Design Charrettes (local, regional, national) this year? Round tables, neatly displayed samples and materials, the Design Challenge Box, students excited to represent their schools… this was my first glimpse of…

Membership Spotlight: Toshiro Tsuha


 

Name: Toshiro Tsuha Company/Position: Scott Edwards Architecture – Interiors Project Assistant IIDA member since: 2022 Why are you a member of IIDA? I became a member to connect and learn from a supportive community that understands my passion for interior design. Since joining, I’ve had a tremendous amount of support and acknowledgement in my efforts to…

Membership Spotlight: Brooke Strickland


 

Name: Brooke Strickland Company/Position/Years: Fireclay Tile – @fireclaytile / Commercial Sales – Pacific Northwest / 1 Year and IIDA Oregon / Director of Membership / 3 months! IIDA member since: 2016  Why are you a member of IIDA? I love meeting and collaborating with people who are passionate about advancing and supporting the interior design industry.   What is your…

Member Spotlight: Amy Running


 

Name: Amy Running Company/Position/Years: Bora Architects & Interiors, Senior Interior Designer, 23 years IIDA member since: Professional Member since 2006 Why are you a member of IIDA? The amazing network of designers across our whole state. Favorite IIDA event: Next Event – always an inspiring event. Why do you support interior design licensing? Interior design…

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…