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Flower Power!

We love to see flowers in our homes but there is a trend going on of flowers being used in very absurd places…and we love it! #FlowerPower. Here are a few innovative ways of using flowers. Flowers in Beards: Flowers as walls.. We saw this a several fashion shows in Paris and…hate to say it […]

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Could the Office of the future be a park?

We pretty much have seen it all in Office Design, but according to New York-based architecture firm Juhyunkim Architecture PC, the workplace of the future is a park. “To transform the workplace into more public and social space, we believe the park provides the perfect clues,” the designers write in a submission to “Space Forward,” […]

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Monday Morning Photo(s) Hollywood Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(S) we have a look inside Rihannas $7 million home designed by the award-winning architect David Gray, and comprises of three levels, made up of three disjointed structures brought together by the central art gallery. The middle floor has a high tech kitchen designed by Porsche Design Group. The master bedroom is […]

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Luna Textiles Tour, Summer Excursion

Save the Date, as a part of IIDA NC San Francisco City Center Summer Excursions Program, they would like to cordially invite you to experience the inner workings of Luna Textiles. Join them for drinks, appetizers and a tour of Luna’s design offices and warehouse, followed by a talk given by Luna’s director of design. […]

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The Cloud

Check out Cloud, the latest design by multidisciplinary designer Richard Clarkson, an interactive light shaped like a cumulus cloud that simulates a thunderstorm both in light and sound based on external input from either a remote control or motion sensors. From Clarkson’s website: The Cloud is an interactive lamp and speaker system, designed to mimic a […]

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Beachfront Pop-up libraries

We have talked about Pop-up furniture stores, cosmetics and clothing being a huge trend in retail design but today we have something that we keep seeing more and more around the world, beachfront Pop-up libraries, according to the Atlas Obscura the intellectual trend is spreading all over the world. Here are some photos of some Pop-up […]

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Monday Morning Photo(S) Bastille Day Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have a look at one of our favorite hotels in Paris in honor of Bastille Day  (French National Day) The Hotel Costes, The hotel was commissioned by the Costes brothers to interior designer Jacques Garcia and has been famous not only for the beautiful interiors, but for the ambiance the […]

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Garden meets Furniture

Veronica Martinez Design collaborates on the “Pop up Garden” by Monamour Natural Design at the Westin Palace Madrid. Her furniture pieces merge the world of design and sculpture, and are inspired by nature. We can see the use of organic shapes and soft lines throughout her pieces. Very simple yet with a lot of character.

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Design in Motion

  Announcing this year’s premier East Bay event! The second annual Design in Motion Charity Gala will benefit a very special cause:  Laura Guido Clark’s Project Color Corps. Hosted by the IIDA East Bay City Center, this event will celebrate forward motion and the power of color and it’s ability to transform. Project Color Corps is a non-profit organization […]

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IIDA NC Member Appreciation Night

IIDA NC Member Appreciation Night Date: Jul 22, 2014 Time: 6:00pm Ends: TBD Maharam San Francisco 463 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111 (415) 788-1222 Member Price $0.00 Non-Member Price $0.00 Student Price $0.00 Student Non-Member Price $0.00 We will be acknowledging our 2013-14 NC Chapter Board Members and Sponsorship Partners.  We will also be […]

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