Monthly Archives: February 2015

IAD Town Hall Meeting Online (Today)

The School of Interior Architecture & Design’s online Town Hall Meeting – this afternoon from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m., PST.  We are prepared to answer any questions or concerns you may have with your classes, transportation, housing, etc.                                   […]

Murakami Restaurant by Seventh Studio, London – UK

Check out this new restaurant space in London by  Seventh Studio / Yuriy Yumashev / Yuriy Cherebedov / Dmitriy Zhukov. The use of natural materials was what caught our eyes, the wood paneling, moss and grass walls, glass pendants and white brick walls bring so much texture to the design and great contrast to the site. Here […]

Marc Jacobs Runway/Set Design

Last Friday fashion designer Marc Jacobs presented his Fall/Winter 2015 collection in New York, as per usual the set and runway design was very creative and dramatic as an ode to Diana Vreeland. The show took place at the Park Avenue Armory with a backdrop designed by Stefan Beckman, who was inspired by Jeremiah Goodman paintings of […]

Monday Morning Photo(s) Oscars Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo’s we have a look at the beautiful work by Tony and Emmy award winning set designer Derek McLane. For the third year in a row he has been tasked with creating a dazzling backdrop for Hollywood’s biggest night, the Oscars. The Academy has used a floating stars or Oscars motif […]

Retail Design Institute (RDI) – Northern California Chapter

Retail Design Institute (RDI) – Northern California Chapter Robert Burns Nixon, our chapter Vice President will moderate a discussion about the current state of personalization, personalization vs customization vs curation, trends, how will retail business models and retail design change or evolve, and much more. Panel speakers include: Bart Peintner, CTO and Founder, Loop AI […]

Zeynep Fadillioglu

Meet Zeynep Fadillioglu, a Turkish creative that has claimed a very important title as the first female designer to design a mosque in Turkey. Fadillioglu’s masterful union of east and west, traditional and contemporary, and translation of heritage through color, texture and textile has resulted in mix of architectural, interior and product design projects. Here is […]

A Fashionable Room Inspired By…

A fashionable room inspired by 50 shades of grey.

Happy Valentines Day Circa 1960

For today’s Monday Morning Photos we have a Valentines day gift to all of you reader, a look inside the Mansfield Mansion…circa 1960, Jayne Mansfield was an American actress in film, theater & TV in the 1950’s also consider a sex symbol and also known for her love of the color PINK! Her Sunset Boulevard […]

Lyft HQ San Francisco

We have all seen the pink mustache on cars driving around town right? So that would be the app Lyft- a privately held, San Francisco–based American transportation network company. The main idea behind Lyft is to ‘design happiness into the whole experience’ of ride sharing.  It is more than a taxi ride, it’s a fist bump away […]

Liquid Laundry Gastropub

This is Shanghai’s first Gastropub Liquid Laundry, a newly opened venue in the former French concession Shanghai. The space was designed by Hannah Churchill and covers a huge floor space but cleverly allows for a seamless flow from the lounge bar to informal and formal dining areas that are intertwined between the pizza oven, the […]