Month: December 2009

Giving versus getting:

Altruism is alive and well at i.d.o. Incorporated…. For many design firms finding ways to balance pro-bono or low-fee work with commercially based work is a common practice. Some firms set percentages saying that they will never go over 10 percent pro bono at anytime; while others subsidize low-fee work with other client relationships which typically pay a higher fee…. Read More

A Tribute to Charlie

In May of 1999, I sat at my kitchen table opening college graduation gifts. One of the gifts I opened was a business card holder. My father reached for it, wanting to look at it more closely. Upon examining the holder and the enclosed description, my father said to me “You know, your grandpa built a house that was designed… Read More