IA Interior Architects (IA) is the first global architecture firm focused exclusively on interiors. The firm provides strategic planning, interior architecture, and design services for corporations, businesses, and institutions.
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Founded in 1984, IA has 15 offices in the United States (Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Orange County, Raleigh, San Francisco, Seattle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C) and two international offices (London and Toronto). In addition, IA has more than 60 partner offices outside the United States, representing over 1,000 staff in the Americas, in Asia/Australia, and in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. This network of offices comprises the IA Global Alliance and integrates years of international experience and proven local expertise to bridge cultural differences, comply with local requirements, and help navigate with ease the unique aspects of building and architecture worldwide.
As interior architects, IA’s approach to design is exclusively focused on how the aesthetics and organization of a space can reflect brand, improve efficiency and productivity, reduce churn, increase employee satisfaction, and support sustainability. The firm’s LEED® accredited professionals (practicing in all of its offices) offer sustainable strategies for projects of all sizes and complexities, in both the public and private sectors. IA helps clients in diverse markets worldwide articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.