IA Celebrates 30th Anniversary in New York

Founded in 1984 by David M. Mourning, AIA, FIIDA, IA Interior Architects is celebrating 30 years of global design. IA is the only architecture firm focused exclusively on the design of workplaces for corporate, healthcare, retail, hospitality, and education settings. Currently, IA supports offices across the United States in Atlanta; Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Houston; Los Angeles; New York; Orange County, California; Raleigh, North Carolina; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley, California; and Washington, DC. The firm also maintains offices in Toronto and London, and a network of global alliance partners.


IA is a global firm of architects, designers, strategists, and specialists. We focus exclusively on environments through the lens of interior architecture—a radical idea in 1984, when IA was founded. We are highly connected agents of change, committed to creativity, innovation, growth, and community.



IA is a global firm of architects, designers, strategists, and specialists. We focus exclusively on environments through the lens of interior architecture—a radical idea in 1984, when IA was founded. We are highly connected agents of change, committed to creativity, innovation, growth, and community.



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