Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tonight at Rapt Studios!

  IIDA Northern California and Be Original Americas, would like to invite you to a conversation about Authenticity in Design, moderated by Pilar Viladas, Freelance Writer for Architecure and Design and Former Editor of T Magazine. Panel Members include Simone Vingerhoets-Ziesmann, Executive Vice President of Artek USA, Collin Burry, FIIDA, Principal at Gensler, and Johanna […]

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Voxel Chair, Vondom, Spain, 2014

Check out The Voxel chair by Egyptian everything designer Karim Rashid, a minimal simple yet ergonomically design stacking chair that is faceted just in the perfect places for comfort, just in the right angles for hyper-strength, and just the right amount of color to please the eye.

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Music Break…

Music break… Because you need it! Coldplay – Magic

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Top 5 Pool Design

With finals here and San Francisco’s crazy bi polar weather at its best this week, we decided to look for the top five pools we would rather be at right now! Get your bathing suits ready… The Katikies Hotel, Greece The Screen House at Lien Collective, Singapore  Lobres Swim Park by DJ Arquitectura, Spain  The Pool at […]

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Designing Healthy Workspaces

If you missed our lecture on ergonomics click on the link bellow to watch IAD Alumni Karolina Pormanczuk from Humanscale gives us a better understanding of the ergonomic concerns found in office and healthcare environments. Learn about key ergonomic principles, as well as how Humanscale’s innovative designs create a healthier, more comfortable work environment.

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Monday Morning Photos(s) Hotel Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we found a project by OVA Studio, a Hong Kong based architecture firm that has designed the Hive Inn, a “jenga” like hotel made out of dozens of recycled shipping containers staked on top of each other. The main concept behind the design came from maximum flexibility and mobility, the […]

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TODAY Alumni Panel, Don’t Miss it!

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Kvadrat and Raf Simons Textile Collection

Loving this design collaboration, between Danish textile company Kvadrat and Belgian designer Raf Simons. The Spring/Summer 2014 collection was shown at this years Milan Design Week, unveiling a series of diverse textiles designed to both stand alone and complement one another. The collection was designed to be used in a wide range of interiors, mixing and […]

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Alumni Panel Discussion 2014

The IAD Department is hosting an Alumni Panel Discussion this Thursday, April 24th from 9:30-11:00am (PST). We will be joined by past IAD Alumni that have reached success within various areas in the industry, get to know them a little more and remember that the discussion will be streamed live you can watch it and […]

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Save the Date!

IIDA Northern California and Be Original Americas, would like to invite you to a conversation about Authenticity in Design, moderated by Pilar Viladas, Freelance Writer for Architecure and Design and Former Editor of T Magazine. Panel Members include Simone Vingerhoets-Ziesmann, Executive Vice President of Artek USA, Collin Burry, FIIDA, Principal at Gensler, and Johanna Grawunder, […]

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