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It's a fine line
between
wanting to
execute great
work but also
not overinvesting time
or resources
into something
so short-lived."

Verda Alexander, IIDA

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through inspiration and helpful tools.
We wanted to help them get past
that first hurdle. Whether it's a lack
of inspiration, not having the tools,
not knowing where to start, or fear
that food isn't their thing. We wanted
to show them that getting started is
easy and fun in the interactive space,"
Ciesielski says.

ROI Real Talk
There's no arguing that pop-ups can
offer designers the opportunity to get
To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Italian brand Valextra,
involved with cutting-edge projects.
Brooklyn, New York, USA-based studio Snarkitecture designed
an all-white pop-up for Milan Design Week in April. "[Our] use
Take 3D-printed furniture
of white is about reduction and simplifying elements from our
company Print the Future's recent
normal surroundings," said Snarkitecture to Dezeen.
pop-up in New York, New York,
USA. Devised by interior designer
Lori Dennis for the Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada-based technology startup, the shop
offered the opportunity for visitors to watch furniture being created before their very eyes-and
then get comfortable on the products themselves.
But are these projects-which can have a low profit margin, often-tight budgets, inexpensive
materials, and short timelines-worth the effort?
Yes, if the firm strives for quality and keeps costs low, says Robert Storey, creative director,
StoreyStudio, London, England. Storey's firm spends a lot of its time on temporary, small-scope
retail projects. During the past seven years, it has built a name in the industry, turning out headlinegrabbing spaces for the likes of Nike,
Everlane, and Herm├Ęs.
To keep overhead on these
projects low, interior designer Verda
Alexander, IIDA, co-founder, Studio
O+A, San Francisco, California, USA,
describes the timing as a careful
balance. "It's a fine line between
wanting to execute great work but also
not over-investing time or resources
into something so short-lived."
Storey, on the other hand, regularly
uses unfinished cork, medium density
fiberboard, concrete, and plywood as
the foundation of his projects to keep
costs down and be as sustainable as
possible. And he almost always saves a
surprise element or two for layering on
top. For example, for Storey's design
of the Everlane Shoe Park 2.0 pop-up
Print the
in New York last year, he rented
Future's recent
thousands of plants to create an
pop-up in New
York, New York,
indoor garden in the heart of the city.
USA, was designed
"You can use materials that aren't
by Lori Dennis.
used in retail because there's no


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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017
Contents
From IIDA
Next
World View
Sum of Its Parts
Talk, Talk
Pre/Post
Data Viz
A Common Good
Pop Goes Design
A New School of Thought
Balancing Act
Scratch Pad
Insider Intel
Sound Bytes
IIDA News + Updates
Why This Design Works
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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 1
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Contents
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 3
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 4
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - From IIDA
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Next
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 7
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 8
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 9
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 10
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 11
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - World View
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 13
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Sum of Its Parts
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 15
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Talk, Talk
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 17
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Pre/Post
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 19
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Data Viz
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 21
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 22
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 23
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - A Common Good
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 25
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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 31
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Pop Goes Design
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 33
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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 36
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 37
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - A New School of Thought
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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 43
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Balancing Act
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IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 46
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 47
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Scratch Pad
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 49
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Insider Intel
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 51
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Sound Bytes
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 53
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - IIDA News + Updates
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - 55
IIDA Perspective - Spring/Summer 2017 - Why This Design Works
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