More about Marilyn S. Hansen, FASID, IIDA, Owner, Lead Designer

Marilyn Schooley Hansen, FASID, IIDA has more than four decades of experience in the profession of interior design. She is the most experienced Interior Designer in Omaha, Nebraska. Her areas of expertise include:

  • NCDIQ Certified
  • Commercial/Hospitality Design
  • Residential Design
  • Project Rendering
  • Restaurant Design
  • Market and Design Trend Knowledge
  • Millwork Design/Storage Design/Organization

Since founding and incorporating The Designers in 1980, Marilyn has participated in many professional activities and gained many honors.

Honors and Awards

> Recognized for more than 30 residential design and commercial design projects by the ASID Nebraska Chapter.

> The Designers was voted Best Interior Design Firm in Best of Omaha 2023.
> Named  Omaha Magazine’s Best Interior Designer for five consecutive years: 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019. Winner of many Best of Omaha Awards between 2011 and 2020.

> See our Awards page for a complete list

Professional Activities

  • Redesign of the Roundy Center on Woodbine, Iowa
  • Advisory Board for Nebraska Governor’s Residence
  • Chairman of the renovation of the Nebraska Governor’s Residence, 1997-1998
  • Designated as Fellow of ASID 2001
  • Participation in every ASID Symphony Showhouse to present
  • Street of Dreams homes for the Metro Omaha Builders Association
  • First to pass the NCIDQ exam in the State of Nebraska in 1975