Category Archives: Design

Interior/Fashion Easter eggs

For Easter Sunday we have some stylish eggs inspired by colorful interiors and fashionable Spring/Summer outfits. Did you know that the practice of decorating eggs is ancient, pre-dating Christian traditions?  Ostrich eggs with engraved decoration that are 60,000 years old have been found in Africa. Decorated ostrich eggs, and representations of ostrich eggs in gold and [...]

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Chair Inspired by Japanese Calligraphy

The concept behind this chair design came from Japanese calligraphy, Italian based studio Infinity Design was in charge of the project, the Slinky Chair is a sculptural piece that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing, offering a complementary balance of modern design and traditional Japanese art. The chair is cast out of aluminum and covered in [...]

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Inside Nick Wooster’s Apartment

J.C. Penney men’s creative director and street style God, Nick Wooster invited the publication Highsnobitey into his Christopher Street apartment in New York and we had to share the pictures, we love how masculine yet simple it is and the amazing use of different shades of grays and metals is pretty sexy. Check out the images [...]

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Save the Date IAD Alumni Panel Discussion

The IAD Department is hosting an Alumni Panel Discussion next Thursday, April 24th from 9:30-11:00am at 601 Brannan first floor presentation space.  We will be joined by past IAD Alumni that have reached success within various areas in the industry. Together they represent a diversity of firms and have a lot of valuable experience to [...]

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“Defenestration SF”

If you live in San Francisco, you probably have seen that abandoned building on the corner of 6th and Howard that has couches and other home accessories hanging from its exteriors walls, the creator of the unique and eye catching art installation is Brian Goggin, who won permission from the previous owners to install what he [...]

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The Butterfly Effect (IAD Volunteering Series)

As part of the IAD club volunteering series, our department participated in the Sunday Streets in the Tenderlion. Sunday Streets are events that encourage recreation, community activities and fun in San Francisco by closing stretches of city streets to car traffic, and opens them to people for several hours on a various Sundays throughout the year, [...]

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Save the Date! RSVP TODAY!

San Francisco City Center Date: Apr 16, 2014 Time: 5:30pm Ends: 8 PM RSVP By Date: Monday April 14th AIA San Francisco 130 Sutter Street 6th Floor Member Price $0.00 Non-Member Price $20.00 Student Price $0.00 Student Non-Member Price $5.00 IIDA NC San Francisco City Center invites you to a stimulating panel discussion and journey into [...]

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Monday Morning Photo(s)

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have the newly renovated Valentino boutique in San Francisco, Valentino’s Creative Directors, Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli, collaborated with architect David Chipperfield, to develop a new concept in retail design. All Valentino stores world wide will be using the same materials in different ways depending on its location,  such materials are beautiful grey Venetian [...]

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Trend Alert #Marble

Marble is timeless yet very modern looking, It is present in our lives since ancient times. Now we are seeing fashion and product designers using marble prints in their design, here is a collection of images from chairs, wallpaper to fashion! Get marble-ous!

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Gone with the Wind Furniture

Design studio XYZ Integrated Architecture has a thing for tilted axes and acute angles (An Acute Angle is less than 90°) and we can clearly see it in their furniture line, chairs and tables collapsing on one side.  The ‘60’ series, named after the 60-degree angle in which the pieces of furniture sway off their vertical axis, is [...]

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