IIDA’s New Headquarters by Gensler Thinks Big, Chicago-Scale

Daniel Burnham and Edward H. Bennett’s Plan of Chicago, 1909, appears on custom-printed wall covering in the reception area at the city’s International Interior Design Association headquarters by Gensler. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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3M: Custom Wall Covering.

Sicis: Custom Handmade Glass Floor Mosaic.

Reception’s sectional by Don Chadwick. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Herman Miller: Sofa, Shelving, Stools.

Through Pagoda Red: Mask.

Maharam: Patterned Pillows.

Tom Dixon: Vase, Solid Pillow.

A Chinese vintage wool-silk rug in the main corridor. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Through Pagoda Red: Kilim.

 The training room’s polished stainless-steel signage. Photography by Eric Laignel.

Industrial Facility armchairs create a lounge in the corridor. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Herman Miller: Armchairs, Coffee Tables, Café Tables, Sofa, Stool.

Lindsey Adelman Studio’s pendant fixture hangs above the custom reception desk in charred walnut and leather. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Lindsey Adelman Studio: Pendant Fixture.

Tuohy: Custom Desk.

Edelman: Desk Surfacing.

Sicis: Custom Handmade Glass Floor Mosaic.

 In the office area, desktops are height-adjustable. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Herman Miller: Workstations, Chairs.

Through Oscar Isberian Rugs: Rugs.

Taller: Side Tables.

Knoll: Side Table, Side Chairs, Café Table, Lounge Chair.

Mattiazzi: Side Chairs.

Litecontrol: Linear Fixtures.

Outside a meeting room, Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec stools pull up to a custom acrylic-topped high table that doubles as a bar for events. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Mattiazzi: Stools.

Agati Furniture: Custom Table.

A George Nelson sofa faces EOOS shelving in the office of the executive vice president and CEO. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Edelman: Table Surfacing.

Geiger International: Shelving.

Maya Romanoff: Wall Covering.

Mohawk Industries: Carpet.

Dedar: Sofa Fabric.

Maria Cornejo fabric for the boardroom’s curtain. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Herman Miller: Side Table.

Maharam: Patterned Pillows.

Knoll: Curtain Fabric.

Geiger International: Bench.

Christofle: Glassware.

A Bolivian vintage throw in the corridor. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Through Paula Rubenstein: Throw.

Pantry floor tile is Flora Riot by Tandus Centiva. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Artemide: Ceiling Fixtures.

Formica Group: Cabinetry Surfacing.

Grohe: Sink Fittings.

Daltile: Backsplash, Counter Material.

A restroom’s Tom Dixon pendant fixture. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Tom Dixon: Pendant Fixture.

Grohe: Sink Fittings, Sink.

Daltile: Tile.

Menu: Mirror.

Jongeriuslab fabric on the corridor’s sofa by Charles and Ray Eames. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Maharam: Sofa Fabric.

Restroom signage. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Neon Mfg: Sign.

Moen Incorporated: Grab Bars.

The training room seats 100 in stacking chairs by Herman Miller. Photography by Michelle Litvin. 

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Herman Miller: Chairs, Tables.

Aluminum-framed low-iron glass sliding doors can open the training room to the corridor. Photography by Eric Laignel.

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Adotta: Storefront System.

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