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About i+s

i+s focuses exclusively on commercial interior designers and architects who have the decision making power to recommend and purchase products and services utilized in commercial structures.

i+s Brand Promise

i+s exists at the intersection where design meets purpose. Our goal is to connect the design community to the vast web of people, projects, and products that create beauty while making a difference. We are a trusted resource for design inspiration, information and education.

Make sure to check in frequently for timely, provocative news and behind-the-scenes research that impacts the business of commercial design.

i+s is powered by Stamats.

About Stamats Communications Inc

Headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Stamats Communications Inc is a specialized marketing solutions company providing services in consulting, marketing, research, creative, traditional media, digital media, social media, live events, and business to business information.

General Contact

(319) 364-6167

Stamats Communications, Inc.

615 Fifth St. SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 

PO Box 1888
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888

Content Direction

Robert Nieminen

Chief Content Director
Robert Nieminen is the award-winning Chief Content Director of i+s.

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Katie Downing

Digital Strategist & Project Manager
Katie joined the team in May 2018. She’s utilized her BA in English as a development writer for business-to-business, higher education and non-profits.

Katie has also been a part of the content marketing world, creating engaging copy for email marketing efforts as well as online content. Over the years, she’s worked with close to 100 unique clients and loves being part of a creative team.

(319) 861-5044 | Send Email

Janelle Penny

Senior Writer

Janelle is a senior editor for Stamats. She is an alumna of the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication and has previously worked as a general assignment reporter.

(319) 861-5050 | Send Email

Adrian Schley

Associate Editor

Adrian joined the team as a staff writer in March 2018. She graduated from the University of Iowa’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where she minored in English. She currently writes for Meetings Today, i+s and BUILDINGS.

(319) 861-5133 | Send Email

Sarah Kloepple

Staff Writer

Sarah joined the Stamats team as a staff writer in August 2018. She is a graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism, where her focus was magazine writing. She’s written and edited for numerous publications in her hometown of St. Louis.

(319) 861-5134 | Send Email

Submit editorial inquiries, news and product publicity to:

Editorial Department
PO Box 1888
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406-1888


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To discuss advertising opportunities, contact our sales executives:

Steven Sloan

Steven Sloan

Brand Director
(206) 228-6729 | Send Email

Karrie Laughlin

Karrie Laughlin

Integrated Media Consultant
(319) 899-8348 | Send Email

Tom Davies

Tom Davies

Integrated Media Consultant
(319) 861-5173 | Send Email

Jenna Rehberg

Jenna Rehberg

Integrated Media Consultant
(202) 836-3141 | Send Email

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Barb Schrafel
Barb Schrafel

Director, Audience Development
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Sales/Production Support

Candy Holub

Candy Holub

Senior Production Manager
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Matthew Schrafel

Matthew Schrafel

Sales Support Specialist
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Webinars & CEUs

Jessica Watts

Jessica Watts

Webinar Events Manager
(319) 861-5137 | Send Email