Monthly Archives: August 2015

Q-Pot Hair Salon and Residence In Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Interiors architecture & design studio HAO Design has transformed an old multi-story building in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung City into a must-visit contemporary hair and beauty salon, housing the owner’s private home on its top two floors. The design has very bold colors, pipelines, concrete and aviation engineering elements that were matched with the owners private art collection creating a very rough yet appealing […]

IAD Faculty Serena Zanello

Congratulations to IAD Faculty Serena Zanello featured in L’ Italo-Americano. Serena has been teaching commercial and retail design classes in the Interior Architecture & Design department for a few semesters now. Read her article below or click here  To learn more about her and her design firm click here Serena Zanello (right) with Dzoanna Pavulina, […]

John Pawson’s vision for Tel Aviv’s W Hotel

British designer John Pawson has revealed his plans to convert an old convent and hospital in Tel Aviv’s Jaffa port into a hotel and apartment complex for the W hotel brand. Interior being renovated for the new W Hotel – photograph by Eldad Rafaeli The hotel bar will be set in the chapel of the former school and will […]

Acadèmia Altimira in Barcelona

To celebrate its fifteenth anniversary, the acadèmia altimira commissioned Spanish creative consultants masquespacioto redesign both the school’s interior and its company branding. the institution, which is located in the Catalan town of cerdanyola del vallés, is geared towards children, teenagers and young adults — a wide audience reflected in the nature of the new identity. […]

Monday Morning (Afternoon) Photo(s) Bangkok Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photos we have a project by a Thai design firm party / space / design, have created Villa De Bear, a restaurant in Bangkok, where the design is based around the idea of a European teddy bear factory. Photos via

Meet Your Department Director meeting Online

Dear IAD Students, Welcome to the Interior Architecture and Design program! We would like to invite you to attend our Meet Your Department Director meeting Online on Thursday, August 27th  at 10:00am. This meeting will be streamed live from our 601 Brannan location in San Francisco. This is a great opportunity for new students to […]

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Squint/Opera HQ by Sibling Architecture

From the architect. Visualisation and animation studio Squint/Opera render reality every day. SIBLIING’s fit-out for their new Australian headquarters reinforces this trait: physical space and its digital doppelganger confluence in the workplace. The new office uses the wire frame space of modelling software as real-time infrastructure through the installation of custom-steel grid-mesh. Work spaces are […]

Monday Morning Photo(s)

For today’s Monday Morning Photos we have a look at a project inspired by traditional Chinese landscape paintings by Hong Kong based design firm Panorama. ‘Our projects always tell stories,’ says Horace Pan, founder of Panorama. He’s emphasizing the common thread that runs through the work done by his Hong Kong design firm, whose latest scheme […]

Floor-To-Ceiling Headboards

7 Bedrooms That Feature Floor-To-Ceiling Headboards