Happy Birthday to us! We’re turning two!


Grab a glass for a toast, because ID8 Architecture is turning two! Two years is so much to celebrate and we couldn’t have done it without you, our clients, friends, and partners. What better way to celebrate than by boasting our accomplishments and taking a look back on some of our most memorable moments these past two years in business?

  • 1

    We’ve helped 37 clients by designing and making their dream spaces a reality!

  • 2

    Our team spent 1,000 + designing, renovating and building our office space from the floor up.

  • 3

    What began as a one woman operation has grown to a 5 person team.

  • 4

    We've helped 4 interns gain professional experience in interior design and architecture.

  • 5

    Angie has taken the opportunity to share the ID8 story with many different audiences including, One-Million Cups, Women in Leadership and Learning, Leadership Brookings, Leadership South Dakota, and a second grade classroom.

  • 6

    Our team has worked with 8 different general contractors to create the spaces that shape our lives. (12 if you count our favorite homeowner/DIY-ers who ended up being their own GC's)

  • 7

    We've taken 40-50 trips to Barrett's Flooring to choose and view materials.

  • 8

    Our overall project construction values $18M

  • 9

    Rachelle has ordered over one million carpet samples. Okay, maybe one-million is an exaggeration, but it sure feels like one million!

  • 10

    From Washington, DC to Charleston, SC, Angie has attended numerous conferences and brought back great tools and experience to share with the team. 

  • 11

    100+ product catalogs acquired to our awesome resource design library.

  • 12

    We've made 15+ IT on-site calls to Lenovo for technology support and computer maintenance including keyboards, motherboards, monitors, docking station, charging systems, printing and more! Ugh, technology is great until it doesn't work!

  • 13

    Part of our team works remotely, so we have a few road trips under our belts!

    1 Trip - Jamie from Florida to Brookings

    3 Trips - Kelly from Sleepy Eye, MN to Brookings

    We were supposed to go visit Jamie in sunny Florida, but it turns out COVID cancelled our hopes ... for now anyway!

  • 14

    592 video conference meetings. With a partially remote team and the pandemic, we've gotten good at video chat meetings and screen sharing. 

  • 15

    12 - Number of clients and/or suppliers we've taught to use video conferencing software

  • 16

    19 - Months it took to finish writing an employee handbook? Eesh, Angie. That's terrible.

  • 17

    10 - Number of degrees our team has. It's no secret that we're a team with ambition and dreams!

  • 18

    Our birthday is on Cinco de Mayo, which makes it easy to remember. Not to mention, we get to celebrate every year with tropical drinks, chips and guacamole! 

After two years of growth and success, we can’t wait for what’s in store for the future!

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