We’re a multi-disciplinary design studio based in Chicago. Our work includes interiors, exhibitions and installations, experiences, and spatial communications.

We’ve worked independently and collaboratively on projects ranging from corporate offices to airport experiences, retail to private homes. Our founder, Julie Anderson Mathias emerged from her tenure at Skidmore Owings & Merrill to launch IAS in 1988.

Adter a hiatus, the studio relaunched in 2019.

Julie Anderson Mathias is an American multi-disciplinary designer. She’s also an interior architect and alum of Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill. With over 25 years of experience, Julie has built her career around providing elegant and inspired design solutions to a broad client base, from New York to London.

        Among her various accolades, Julie is a recipient of an American Institute of Architecture award as the designer for the "Kids on the Fly" Exhibition, a permanent installation in Chicago's O’Hare International Airport.

IA Studio
Chicago, Illinois