Monthly Archives: February 2012

Regalo Salon

We have never done a post on beauty salons, so we found this beautiful Salon called Regalo  by Tokyo – Interior design company Takara Space Design What we like about this space is the way the designer plays with sheer fabric panels that hang from the ceiling simulating different building facades, it gives the space […]

FLOR is coming to San Francisco!

FLOR is coming to San Francisco Please join us for Grand Opening Event celebrating our newest retail store. Experience the beauty and flexibility of this premium modular floorcovering system. Designed for real life, FLOR squares let you replace squares, not rooms, and are an environmentally-responsible choice for modern lifestyles Thursday, March 22, 2012 6:00 – […]

Portfolio Workshop 2012

Now that is a Starbucks!

The coolest Starbucks in town, now your $4.75 no foam, extra hot, skinny vanilla latte will feel like its worth waiting for. Architects Kengo Kuma and Associates have installed a Starbucks coffee shop on the approach to a Shinto shrine in Dazaifu, Japan.   Via Dezeen Magazine  

And the Oscar Goes to…

And the Oscar goes to… Dante Ferretti and Francesca Lo Schiavo for Art direction & Set Design in the movie Hugo. Well deserved, beautiful set designs! If you have not seen the movie we recommend you see it ASAP! Congrats to Meryl Streep also for ‘The Iron Lady’”

Nhow Berlin

The well know for his use of color and modern style, designer Karim Rashid has used company Tau-Porcelanatto’s ceramics to decorate the interiors of the hotel, NHow Berlin Michael Adams mentioned yesterday that Berlin is one of the top cities in the world right now for hospitality design, but are we tired of seeing the super modern […]

Call for Entries!

Great news! Michael Adams has opened the entries for the competition he mentioned in the lecture for all IAD students. Here is the information: The sixth annual Radical Innovation in Hospitality Competition is seeking entries from hospitality professionals and students for their groundbreaking ideas. Co-founded by The John Hardy Group and Hospitality Design (HD) magazine, […]

Hot Design Spots in The City of Angels!

Scene City: New Spots to Check Out in L.A. (Just in time for the Academy Awards) Via VogueDaily

Michael Adams!

We are all set and ready for Michael Adams to arrive here at 601 Brannan. See you all here..

See you tomorrow!

Michael Adams editor in chief of Hospitality Magazine, will be giving a lecture to students, tomorrow February 23rd at 11:30 am at 601 Brannan (main floor) For all of you that are not here in San Francisco or can’t attend , we will be recording the lecture and posting it on both our IAD blog […]