Tag Archives: Spotlight

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Opsis Architecture


 

Company Name: Opsis Architecture, LLP Your Name: Jeri Tess, Associate Principal & Senior Designer Number of years in business: 20 years Company Description: Opsis is a 56-person architecture / interiors / planning firm focused on serving private and public clients. Our staff includes 33 registered architects and seven interior designers serving clients across education, arts,…

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Absolute Resource


 

Company Name: Absolute Resource Your Name: Jayson Gates Local Rep’s Position/ Years: Founder & Partner / 10+ Years IIDA member since: 2006 Involved on the IIDA Oregon Chapter Board: I have served as Chair, Education and Forums, VP, Education and Forums and Oregon Chapter Advisor Absolute Resource builds enduring relationships between design professionals and the…

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…

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Wilsonart


 

Company Name: Wilsonart – Engineered Surfaces Your Name: Kirsten Solly Local Rep’s Position/Years: 6 years with Wilsonart, 30 yrs in the industry IIDA member since: 2008 at least About your company, size/location, products and/or services: Wilsonart is driven by providing beautiful, hard-working, on-trend and high performance engineered surfaces for whatever you need to cover. For…

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: PacificWRO


 

Company Name: PacificWRO PacificWRO is Oregon’s only Herman Miller Certified Dealer, and we are passionate about designing and furnishing spaces that inspire people. As a contract furnishings dealer, we specialize in helping people design the right space, select the right furniture, and install the project in the right timeframe. In addition to Herman Miller, we…

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…

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Mohawk Group


 

Company Name: Mohawk Name: Beth Gish Number of years in business: Since 1878…141 years! Mohawk Group is a commercial division of Mohawk Industries which employs over 42,000 globally. The company is headquartered in Calhoun, GA with manufacturing in 19 countries. Mohawk Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of flooring products and is publicly traded on…

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…

Annual Sponsor Spotlight: Willis


 

Company Name: Willis Name: Katy Rothert Local Rep’s Position/Years: Willis Commercial Architectural Rep for 2 years. Industry representative for 19 years. IIDA member since: 2000 Based in Toronto and established in 1967, Willis is a North American distributor of world class building materials such as Corian® Design, Arpa laminate and Fenix NTM/NTA.  We are focused…

Sponsor Spotlight: Milliken


 

Company Name: Milliken Name: Anne Ryan Local Rep’s Position/Years: Milliken Territory rep for Oregon & Idaho / 7 years IIDA member since: 2007 Milliken has a rich history of delivering innovative flooring solutions from its award-winning global design studios, research center and manufacturing facilities. Milliken’s progressive and purposeful flooring products offer great design solutions built…

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…

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…