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W. Village Penthouse

RESIDENTIAL W. Village Penthouse This sleek conversion of a former 1890s warehouse space into a professional couple’s dream pied-a-terre allowed for a dramatic design.  IFA imagined a glass, steel and wood floor-through form that created distinct public and private spaces, working both vertically and horizontally.  A steel staircase dramatically cantilevered from this wall was crowned […]

Lake House, CT

RESIDENTIAL Lake House, CT This four-season lake camp needed to match it’s  stunning setting.  The owners, repeat clients, asked IFA to usher their dark, old vacation home into the new century by creating a bright and airy respite.  Carefully removing walls and installing supersized windows brought the outdoors in.  A new kitchen and subtle log […]

London Terrace Penthouse, NYC

RESIDENTIAL London Terrace Penthouse, NYC Atop this classic storied pre-war structure are the rare penthouses with spectacular river and downtown views. However the long, narrow layout was dated and ill-suited for the single client. IFA minimized hallways, improved circulation and built more storage space. Placing a coffered ceiling in the living room raised the height […]

Chelsea Penthouse, NYC

RESIDENTIAL Chelsea Penthouse loft Delivering the ultimate in cool, downtown Manhattan living, IFA completely transformed a full-floor loft into a comfortable and lively home for this artistic couple and their young children.  IFA added a large rooftop deck with an outdoor kitchen and garden linked to the indoor living in an intelligent flow; creating private […]

SoHo Triplex, NYC

RESIDENTIAL SoHo Triplex, NYC An interesting history (originally a police stable/garage) and interesting space (read: narrow yet high ceilings) begged for a considered rethinking by IFA.  After removing the existing stairwell enclosure, and replacing full height closets with cabinets open above, the space was both maximized and more open. Share Share on facebook Share on […]

Chelsea Loft, NYC

RESIDENTIAL Chelsea Loft, NYC Embracing a change from an open loft living to a baby-friendly bungalow, IFA gutted the beloved space while maintaining the theatrical interior elements and showcasing the Manhattan views. Equal parts exciting and serene, partitions were thoughtfully placed to frame the spaces in a personal fashion, servicing adults and babies alike. Share […]

Tucson High School, AZ

Commercial Tucson High School, AZ IFA transformed this 24,000 square-foot former department store into a charter school that focuses on teaching through hands-on experience. Tasked with mirroring their philosophy of “teaching through hands-on experience”, our design made the building itself a learning tool. IFA exposed structural elements such as beams and rafters, and created partitions […]

SoHo Showroom

COMMERCIAL SoHo Showroom, NYC The high-end German kitchen manufacturer, bulthaup, selected IFA to collaborate on the redesign of its SoHo showroom for the launch of their new product line. The solution included amplifying natural light, creating thoughtful visual direction via new ceiling and wall structures and magnifying attention on the product.  The 4,500 square-foot project […]

Midtown Workspace, NYC

Commercial Midtown Workspace, NYC Poindexter Systems, an online marketing firm, wanted its new 8,000 square-foot office to impress clients, convey its creative culture, and accommodate future expansion.  IFA’s design met these goals through the generous use of natural materials, enticing, custom  light installations and a careful consideration of the contemporary work space. Share Share on […]