Category Archives: Design

Fun Events in SF this Weekend!

Here are a few fun things you might want to check out this weekend before school starts: OMCA’s launching a new weekly pop-up store with work by local artists and designers during Friday Nights @ OMCA—and we want to feature YOU! We are calling all artists who are interested in selling their creations; anything from […]

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An Architect’s Modern Retreat in Brazil

We love the home of Brazilian architect Marcos Acayaba in the suburbs of Sao Paulo,  its sweeping concrete roof and walls of glass and how modern it look for the time it was built, he was only 28 years old and the house was completed in 1975. He is considered a pioneer of modernism in […]

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Monday Morning Photo(S) Barcelona Edition

For today’s Monday Morning we have a look at the world of desserts, cakes and sweets and the magic of fairy tales, all taken out of context and scale, form la Dolca, the new area for desserts inside Tickets Restaurant in Barcelona. According to Albert Adriá: “I wanted to create a new space that would organize […]

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Tom Dixon Sandwich, London, UK

Sandwich by Tom Dixon is a celebration of modern Britain, reflected all the way from the interiors to the menu. The restaurant space has been created by the celebrated British interior designer Tom Dixon, and showcases the very latest in his design and sits on the third floor of luxury department store, Harrods. The design inspiration and […]

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Microsoft Technology Pavilion

The blocks of color that make up the Microsoft logo and the Windows 8 interface formed the basis of this temporary pavilion in located in Russia, and created for the technology giant by architecture studio Nowadays Rather than designing a simple box pavilion for the 25-by-30-metre plot, the architects decided to break the space up into smaller squares and rectangles, and […]

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Monday Morning Photo(s)

Monday Morning Photos; a look at the amazing lobby design at the W hotel  Mexico City, winner in the 34th annual Gold Key Award for Excellence in Hospitality Design that happened last month in New York designed by NemaWorkshop, using the concept of  mystery and illusion.  Throughout the lobby, NemaWorkshop used Polanco neighborhood as a backdrop, […]

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A Look inside Philippe Starck’s prefabricated homes for Riko

  One of the worlds most famous designers turns his hand to sustainable housing, here is a look at Philippe Starck’s newest project. For Starck, the house of the future isn’t about trends or frivolity, nor is it about gratuity or self-indulgence. What the future should hold for building design, he says, is a progressive […]

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Images from the 25th Annual ICEHOTEL

For the past 25 years, the Swedish town of Jukkasjarvi has erected the world famous ICEHOTEL, built almost entirely from ice from the nearby Torne river. The building starts to go up mid October and ready by December. The sculptural and often ornate design of the hotels “art suites” is the work of world known […]

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Volkshotel Special Rooms by Various Designers

The Volkshotel invited nine young designers to design the hotel’s special guest rooms. The results are very innovative and creative here are a few of our favorites. Cabin in the Woods by Gabor Disberg features a simple wooden structure that holds a double bed, held aloft by surrounding birch trees. Hanna Maring’s Japanese tub takes center stage in […]

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Monday Morning Look Back at 2014!

Happy New Year from everyone in the School of Interior Architecture & Design, what an amazing year thanks to YOU! Here is a look back at some of our favorite moments of 2014, from design competitions, to Spring Show and final presentations,  it was a great year here at 601 Brannan and online, looking forward […]

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