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…

Advocacy Update: 2017 Bill Progress


 

  The IIDA Oregon Chapter is pleased to update our members on the progress IDC-Oregon has made this legislative season. What an amazing year 2016 was for Interior Design in Oregon, and even better start to 2017! IDC-Oregon introduced HB 2153 this legislative session in the House Committee on Economic Development and Trade.  The bill…

2017 Student Design Charette Recap


 

The IIDA Oregon Chapter is proud to announce the winners of the Oregon Chapter Finals of the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette! The First Place Team won a $1,400.00 Cash Prize and Advancement to the IIDA Western Region Student Design Charette! (First Place Winning Team from Left to Right: Brittney Hopp, Hannah Germansky, Jessy…

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…

2016 IIDA Oregon Chapter Student Symposium Recap


 

The 2016 IIDA Oregon Chapter’s Student Symposium occurred on November 5th at GBD Architect’s office in Portland. The event was open to Oregon Interior Design Students from Oregon State, University of Oregon, Marylhurst, The Art Institute of Portland and Portland Community College. The student-focused event featured a select number of Oregon Interior Design firms and…

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…

Congratulations to the 2016 Design Excellence Award Winners!


 

The Design Excellence Awards are an important platform which highlight the exceptional interior design work that is occurring in the Pacific Northwest. Thank you to all of the designers who submitted inspiring projects and to those whom attended the sold-out Awards ceremony last Thursday. This was the third year of online voting for the People’s Choice Award, and…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

MARK HARBICK Mark is Studio Director at Gertler & Wente Architects, a boutique New York design firm known for fearless creativity and innovative thinking, producing projects of rigorous detail and exceptional beauty. With a broad portfolio of award-winning projects spanning three continents, Mark is an acknowledged leader in progressive workplace design and strategic thinking. Named…

People’s Choice Voting | 2016 DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARDS


 

Welcome to the 2016 IIDA Design Excellence Awards – People’s Choice voting site! Voting is now closed. Thank you to everyone who participated this year!   Click on any image to scroll through enlarged versions of each project board. For full-sized versions of each board, right click on an image and select “open link in a…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

JACQUELINE BARR, IIDA, LEED AP, DESIGN PRINCIPAL With over 20 years of experience in interior design, Jacqueline Barr has established a reputation for creating dynamic environments for a wide selection of corporate, financial, legal, and retail clients throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. As Design Principal, Jacqueline is responsible for the design direction of all of Ted…

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…

2016 Design Excellence Awards | Meet the Jurors


 

COLLIN  BURRY,  FIIDA, LEED-AP, NCIDQ Collin Burry, FIIDA, is a Design Director and Principal at Gensler San Francisco, and a member of Interior Design Magazine’s Hall of Fame. A “soft modernist” at heart, Collin describes himself as both a left and right brain designer who creates environments that strive for beauty and are grounded in strategic…