Category Archives: Design

Reimagining Audi in 2040

Audi representatives attend IND students’ final presentations as part of the collaborative Corporate Sponsored Class  By Nina Tabios Kevin Chen is no stranger to imagining what cars could look like in the future. “A lot of it is taking inspiration from science fiction films,” commented the soon-to-be graduate from the Academy of Art University’s School […]

A Look at a Designer’s Workplace of the Future

Design student mentoring event shares scholarship opportunities and a tour of Gensler’s new downtown headquarters  By Tom Collom Private offices, large conference rooms, formal presentation spaces are fast going the way of the flip phone. Flexible and open plan office areas, with spacious employee breakout rooms complete with wine-on-tap, are the workplaces of the future, […]

A Good Road to Follow

IAD students craft entrance installation for DIFFA DESIGNS’ 2018 fundraiser By Kyle Roe   Attendees to this year’s Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) DESIGNS fundraiser arrived at San Francisco’s InterContinental Hotel prepared for an evening of high fashion and generous giving. All proceeds from the “Fashion Forward” event were donated to the largest dedicated HIV […]

Striving for Originality

World-class interior designer Collin Burry of Gensler delivers Q&A for ambitious School of Interior Architecture & Design students By Kyle Roe A group of students from the School of Interior Architecture & Design (IAD) sat down for a Q&A session with Collin Burry on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 601 Brannan. The venerated designer shared valuable […]

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 […]

NEWH San Francisco Bay Area Scholarship!

NEWH, the premier networking resource for the hospitality industry, is offering a scholarship to San Francisco Bay Area students who are enrolled full time in an Interior Design school with a minimum of a 3.0 GPA! IAD students are encouraged to apply — please see the attached file for more information on how to qualify […]

Thesis Students Learn in the Napa Valley

  The weekend of April 21st and 22nd brought warm weather to the Bay Area, and for Capstone Coordinator, Tom Collom and his IAD 810 and 812 students it also brought extraordinary new experiences. For their thesis, IAD 810 (Concept) and IAD 812 (Programming & Space Planning) students are tasked with the challenge of envisioning […]

MAS Design Gets Best of Houzz Awards – Design & Service 2018

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California Preservation Foundation Presents..

2018 Annual Preservation Conference – Student Abstract Competition General Details The California Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Call for Student Papers to be presented at the California Preservation Foundation’s annual conference, entitled, “Deep Roots in Dynamic Times,” at the Sheraton of Palo Alto from May 17 – 20, 2018. Selected students will present […]