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Mission District meets Japan

The Mission district in San Francisco continues to grow and develop as destination for food, art and design. Architect Craig Steely has recently completed a ramen bar that was inspired by the complex mix of street culture found in the Mission District and also the traditional Japanese values found in ramen shops in Japan. The […]

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Les Dada East, Paris

Architect Joshua Florquin was in charge of the overall design of Les Dada East hair salon in Paris. The space is quite simple and very minimal, but he decided to create a focal point through the layered plywood hexagon panels on the ceiling. His design concept derives from the idea of a forest of a sunny […]

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IIDA Charette 2016

IIDA Local Charrette 2016! This is going to be held at Nicholsbooth Architects on Feb. 20th at 8am. Students will be given a design problem to solve and participate in 4-5 groups for a day long competition. At the end of the day, students will present in groups their design solutions to a Jury of […]

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Monday Morning Photo(s) Back to School Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photos Back to School Edition we have the winners of the Design Milk competition. Last Fall the IAD retail design class taught by instructor Serena Zanello had the opportunity to participate in a design competition on how students would envision the office space of the future. The client being Design Milk- […]

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XVIII Century Apartment in Paris

An old apartment from the early eighteenth century, which is approximately 94 square meters and located in the district of Les Marais in Paris, seems bigger that it is, thanks to the furniture used in the space, the generous amount of natural light that comes in through the large windows. It is home to jewelry […]

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IIDA Student Honor Awards


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Monday Morning Photo(S) Vienna Edition

For Today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have a look at BAROQUE BAROQUE an exhibition in Vienna that features a selection of artworks by Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson from the private collections of Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21) and Juan and Patricia Vergez, as well as newly commissioned works, ingeniously displayed at one of the most magnificent baroque […]

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Happy New Year from IAD

Happy New Year! It has been an amazing year full of student work, presentations, lectures and more here in IAD. Looking forward to an even better 2016. Here are our most liked Instagram photos of 2015!

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Troll Hus by Casper Mork Ulnes

Troll Hus is a carefully crafted mix of American and Nordic architecture and designed as a holiday home by Norwegian architect Casper Mork-Ulnes for three ski-loving generations – his San Francisco-based in-laws, their three children and partners, and seven grandchildren – Troll Hus is a modern mountain retreat. Here are some photos via  

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Happy Holidays!

Warm Wishes for the Holiday Season from Everyone in the IAD Department!

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