Tag Archives: Spotlight

Member Spotlight: Mia Allen, Associate IIDA


 

Name: Mia Allen Company: SERA Architects Position/Years of Experience: Interior Designer, 13 years IIDA member since: 2013 Why are you a member of IIDA?: When I first joined IIDA, I signed up to be the Chair of Student Affairs. It was in this role that I acted as a liaison between students, educators and the…

Sponsor Spotlight: Mohawk Group


 

Company Name: Mohawk Group Name: Beth Gish Local Rep’s Position/Years: 7 years IIDA member since: 2011, Current VP of Advocacy 2017-2018 Board Year At Mohawk, we believe that pioneering and performance are integral to our DNA. Innovation is our commitment to listening carefully to your needs and then creating an exceptional product and service that can…

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…

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…

Member Spotlight: Jennifer Fowler, Affiliate IIDA


 

Name: Jennifer Fowler Company / Position: Hacker / Director of Interior Design Years of Experience: 17 years IIDA Member Since: 2015 What are you currently working on? We are fortunate to have a huge variety of projects at Hacker. Currently, we are working on a handful of commercial workplace projects as well as higher ed, K-12, cultural…

Member Spotlight: Whitney Dooley, Student IIDA


 

Name: Whitney Dooley School/Year: Marylhurst University / Senior IIDA Member Since: 2013 Favorite IIDA event: As a student, I love both the IIDA Oregon Chapter Student Symposium and the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette – Oregon Finals. Participating in these events as a student has been invaluable for learning about the local design community, networking, and practicing…

Member Spotlight: Miki Hipp, Industry IIDA


 

Name: Miki Hipp, Industry IIDA Company: Swinerton Builders Position: Project Manager Years in Current Position:  2 years IIDA Member Since: 2016 Favorite IIDA event: VIBRANT: the Annual Celebration and Fundraiser. I’ve been to that event the last two years. It is one I look forward to each summer! What are you currently working on?  UofO Executive MBA…

Member Spotlight: Elsa Long, Associate IIDA


 

Name: Elsa Long Company / Position: IA Interior Architects / Designer Years of Experience: 11 years IIDA member since: 2005 Favorite IIDA event: Choosing a favorite is always hard! The events The IIDA Oregon Chapter offers are one of my favorite things about being a Member. I always leave more educated and inspired after attending…

Member Spotlight: Akasha Lawrence-Spence, Student IIDA


 

                    Name: Akasha Lawrence-Spence Company: SERA Architects Position: Interior Design Intern Years of Experience: 11 Months School / Year: The Art Institute of Portland / Senior IIDA Member Since: 2014 What is your favorite space designed in Portland? The Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Building is one of my favorite structures…

Member Spotlight: Richelle Nolan, Associate IIDA


 

Name: Richelle Nolan Company: IA Interior Architects Position: Managing Director, Principal Years of Experience: 20 years (1.5 years at IA) IIDA member since: 2006 Favorite space in your home: My living room is my favorite space in my home. My mother, who owns Oberlin’s Custom Design, has sourced, designed and/or made most of the furniture and objects within. It’s…

Member Spotlight: Emma Silverman, IIDA


 

Name: Emma Silverman Company: Boora Architects Position: Interior Designer Years: 1.5 years IIDA member since: 2012 Favorite IIDA event: Membership Appreciation! It’s always laid back, educational, and a great networking opportunity. The next one is January 27th, please come! Favorite color at the moment? Deep colors – navy blue, forest green, red, I think it…

Member Spotlight: Scarlet Weaver


 

Name: Scarlet Leanne Weaver Membership Type: Student School / Year: University of Oregon, Second year IIDA member since: August 2015 Favorite space designed in Portland: Currently I’m obsessed with new opportunities in building with lumber so my favorite Portland designed space is Lever Architecture’s Renton Tasting Room. What gets me excited about design: The most…

Member Spotlight: Emi Day


 

Name: Emi Day, Associate IIDA Company/Position/Years: Mahlum Architects / Architectural Designer / 1 Year with Mahlum IIDA member since: 2014 Favorite IIDA event: Gold Event on the rooftop! Favorite space designed in Portland:  Commissary Café Favorite Portland Restaurant: Bamboo Sushi Hobbies: Leatherworking, Rowing What gets you excited about design?: clean lines, smooth colors, sexy graphics…

Member Spotlight: Jori Walker


 

Name: Jori Walker, IIDA Company/Position/Years: Pacific Materials / A&D Sales Representative for residential, commercial and hard surface flooring / May 2015  to Present. Previous Employer / SRG Partnership / Senior Associate / June 1996 to April 2014. Between April of 2014 and May of 2015 I had the opportunity to take a “hiatus” and decide…