Category Archives: Alums

Secrets to Interior Architecture Success

By Kyle Roe The School of Interior Architecture & Design (IAD) kicked off their fall speaker series on Monday, Sept. 17, with a Q&A panel featuring four alumni at 601 Brannan. The discussion covered a breadth of topics, including transitioning from school to the workplace, finding internships, and applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT) and […]

Academy of Art Alumni Wins 1st Place at International Art Exhibit

  Artist and interior designer Marcio Decker wins international art award   Florence Biennale Recognizes Artist for piece, ‘Vanishing Mutualism’   TRUCKEE, Calif. – (Oct. 24, 2017) – The Florence Biennale, a renowned international art exhibit, recently awarded first-place recognition in the mixed media category to Marcio Decker, Decker Fine Arts and co-owner of Truckee, […]

Alumni Spotlight with Mas Design

Mas-Interior-Design Recently featured in the California Homes Magazine 2017 and about the IAD MFA students who are making their mark! “Dawn Carlson and Carol Perry met in 2008 while studying Interior Architecture and Design at the Academy of Art University (AAU) in San Francisco. They quickly realized they shared the same intense passion for everything […]

IIDA NC Honor Awards Committee student volunteers

The IIDA NC Honor Awards Committee is looking for student volunteers for the 12th annual Honor Awards ceremony on Thursday March 24  at the Oakland Fox Theater. The Honor Awards is our chapter’s annual design program. Last year’s event was attended by over 600 designers and industry members. This is a GREAT networking opportunity! Volunteers will need to by 3:30 pm and would be given […]

IIDA Charette 2016

IAD Students-last chance to sign up is this Friday 2/19-space is limited to a total of 30 students so we are recommending RSVP’ing by the end of the week. Last year IAD MFA student Minji Lee made it to the National Charrette at NeoCon in Chicago and wining 1st place. This is an all expense trip and […]

Happy Holidays!

Warm Wishes for the Holiday Season from Everyone in the IAD Department!

AAU Newspaper Submissions!

IIDA Student Design Competition 2015

WHO SHOULD ENTER The Student Design Competition is open to graduate and undergraduate students around the world who are currently enrolled in an interior design or architecture degreee program. SUBMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS Click here to view the design brief: Your project must be submitted digitally through the competition website between Nov. 2, 2015 and Feb. 1, […]

Monday Morning Photo(S) Student Edition

For today’s Monday Morning Photo(s) we would like to congratulate IAD BFA student Kristin Choi for receiving the NEWH San Francisco Bay Area Chapter Hospitality Scholarship Award, NEWH is the premier networking resource for the hospitality industry, providing scholarships, education, leadership development, recognition of excellence, and business development opportunities, they’ve honored Kristin with a $5000 scholarship to help defray […]

1Rebel Boutique Gym

1Rebel, is a new luxury boutique brand of gyms, that combines highly intense fitness sessions with live music, bespoke playlists, healthy food and a small luxury retail section cater to sports fanatics. The site is located in St. Mary Axe, and occupies an approximately 745-square-meter (8,000 sq. feet) former office area which has been stripped down […]