Monthly Archives: March 2015

Adobe Design Achievement Awards

In case you have missed this information, I wanted to make sure you received it in time to participate, should you decide to do so:   The Adobe Design Achievement Awards are currently open for submissions. IAD Falls into a few categories that might fit some of your projects! See the bold categories bellow!   Deadline: […]

Children’s Library Monterrey Mexico

Take a look at this library in Monterrey, Mexico. Designed by the team at Anagrama, the Children’s Library and Culture Center take place  inside a warehouse building with an incredibly modern design that sees neon rafters and shelves offset by angular shaped shelving and flooring. The design team while trying to come up with a […]

Monday Morning Photo(s) Live/Retail Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have a look at a very innovative project in Providence, Rhode Island, the Arcade is the nation’s oldest indoor shopping mall and remains the historic heart of Providence’s downtown and now transformed into  a community of 48 micro-lofts ranging in size from 225 to 300 square feet. All new retail […]


DESCRIPTION The competition is open to young designers coming from architecture, interior design, and engineering faculties or professionals willing to explore the boundaries and constraints of the world of interior design, acquiring and widening their knowledge, critical awareness, original thinking. Applicants are required to submit no more than three A3 sketches and a short text […]

Freshwood Design Competition

Fresh Wood is an industry-sponsored competition intended for serious woodworking students who are anticipating a career in the wood, design and related industries. The contest is open to students in North America. There is no entry fee.  REGISTRATION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2015 SUBMISSION DEADLINE: May 1st, 2015  LINK: AWARD/PRIZE Cash prizes are awarded in each […]

When Technology Meets Interior Design

InteriorCrowd, an online interior design platform that has just launched in private beta mode, approached Academy of Art University’s School of Interior Architecture & Design a few months ago to get some of our top students on board to test their app. Mercedes Maroni and Jeffrey Ypon were chosen by interior designer and instructor Agustin […]

2015 Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge

2015 Sherwin-Williams® STIR® Student Design Challenge Welcome to the Sherwin-Williams STIR Student Design Challenge — celebrating excellence in residential and commercial design by design students in the U.S. and Canada. (See contest rules for eligibility details.) What it’s aboutThe contest has two categories: residential design and commercial design. The top winner from each category will receive a $2,500 cash prize. Second-place winners will […]

Tour of Gensler San Francisco

What: Get the chance to tour the Gensler offices in San Francisco and meet with some of their design team. How: Stop by our bake sale When: Tomorrow at Brannan 1st floor March 25 from 11am- 3pm and sign up (Limited space available) The earlier you come the more chances you get to go…!  

IAD Bake Sale this Wednesday 3/25 11 AM

The IAD club will be having a bake sale on Wednesday March 25th at 11am 601 Brannan IAD presentation space 102. We need volunteers to help bring/ or bake goodies for the sale, if you are interested in helping contribute to the sale please follow up by email to let the club know what you […]

Monday Morning Photo(s) Cake Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we have a look at another amazing bakery, The Cake is located in Kiev, Ukraine and was designed by 2B Group a local architectural firm  owned by architects Viacheslav Balbek and Olga Bogdanova. The space has a mix of handcrafted elements included in the design, from modern furnishings and reclaimed wood, to […]