Our Team

Marilyn S. Hansen, FASID, Owner, Lead Designer

Marilyn is a NCIDQ certificate holder, as well as a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers. She was appointed  to the Nebraska Governor’s Advisory Committee to oversee the renovation of the Governor’s Mansion, continuing work she began in 1998.

Marilyn founded The Designers in Omaha, Nebraska in  1980, after working as the Director of Interior Design for J.L. Brandeis since the 1970s. She obtained her degree in Interior Design from Iowa State University.  With over 40 years of experience in the design field, Marilyn’s most recent endeavors concentrate on hospitality and many home renovations.

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 Evan Thompson, Project Designer

A native of Omaha, Evan studied Architecture, Interior Architecture,  and Designed Objects earning a Bachelor of Interior Architecture from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago. She is experienced in commercial space planning, computer aided design and specifications.  Her creative energies and detailed focus are a terrific asset to the firm. Her discerning eye has allowed her to serve as a juror for the Contract Magazine Best of NeoCON Design Competition which takes place every June at the Merchandise Mart located in Chicago.  We are pleased that she is part of the team.  

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