Monthly Archives: October 2013

Dining by Design 2013

Last night a group of IAD students presented their table design at DIFFA’s Dining by Design at the City View in the Metreon. Each year local designers get to design extraordinary dining setting to raise and grant funds to organizations that fight HIV/AIDS. This years AAU was honored to do a table with the concept […]

Happy Halloween (Furniture Edition)

S.T.Q.T.V.M Skull chair design by Pool See more of their amazing products here 


2013 ASID STUDENT DESIGN COMPETITION: SHELTER   How can you, as an interior designer, create a temporary shelter that addresses and supports the health, safety, and welfare of a community in crisis? Show us your solution and you could win $2,000 and national recognition of your work—exposing your talent to over 30,000 ASID designers! The winner […]

Billboards Converted into Bamboo Gardens

Check out the Urban Air project, the take existing urban advertisings billboards and transform them into bamboo gardens. Each installation includes living bamboo, water misters, and WI-FI enabled environmental sensors to monitor the air quality. Stephen Glassman, the project’s creator, says “my intention is to put a crack in the urban skyline so that when people […]

Steelcase Video

Steelcase‘s insight on what it takes to be a true leader in product innovation

Reminder… NEWH’s 2013-2014 Sustainable Design Competition!

NEWH’s Sustainable Design Competition Click HERE for more info about the competition To join and learn more about NEWH The Hospitality Industry Network click HERE

Monday Morning Photo

For our Monday Morning photo we found this amazing installation “Lighting Layers and Reflections, it was done for a 2015 Cadillac Escalade commercial. We love the way the mirrors reflect the light and shine back on to the floor,  remember a clever use of a mirror can make a room look larger, make an object appear as […]

Real World Design Week

Welcome! Real World Design Week invites all ASID members to join us for this national mentoring program!November 3 – 9, 2013   Registration is now open for Students, ASID Designers and Industry Parnters! Click here to set up your mentor profile. This program connects future designers with professionals and creates relationships which last longer than one […]

London Edition Hotel

George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg are the design duo behind the newly renovated London Edition Hotel, they have worked in projects like: Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Bergdorf Goodman, Barney’s, the Four Seasons group and the St. Regis Hotel. The concept behind the project comes from preserving the finest aspects of an iconic landmark building, and reinventing […]

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Needs YOU!

IAD student volunteers needed  for Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Dining By Design first daytime event (called Coffee By Design) which will take place on Wednesday October 30th from 10 am through 1 pm at The City View event space on the top floor of the Metreon (Mission and 4th Streets) in San Francisco. The […]