Month: November 2015

Indiana Interior Design Programs

By: Yvonne Rush & Lindsay Ferro As mentors in the ACE program and often active still in speaking at our Alma Mater, we love educating future and current students about Interior Design! As the Indianapolis City Center Student Affairs Chair for IIDA Indiana, I (Yvonne) was recently researching what schools in Indiana offer Interior Design Programs. After reading how many schools… Read More

Designing – For the Birds

By: Jill Mendoza Yes, living the green life can get complicated, even when selecting windowpanes. Glass windows allow for lots of natural light, which in turn saves electricity.  That is certainly a strategy we used in our own LEED CI Certified building completed nearly ten years ago.  Although most of us are familiar with the many benefits of natural light within… Read More

Awesome Associate “Bench Strength” + A Sound Succession Plan = Successful Firm Perpetuation

By: Gary K. Pino, FMP Over the past few years, our Firm has been kicking around the development of a Succession Plan.  After our IDO Incorporated Leadership Team attended Aileron’s Senior Executive Course this past year, and affirmed the importance of creating and initiating a Succession Plan, we are all systems go and plugging away with getting our Firm’s Succession Plan… Read More

And Now to the Future…

By: Janet H. Thomas, RID It seems only fitting after all the media hype over ‘Back to the Future’ October 21, 2015 that one asks the question ‘What does the future hold?’ What will communities look and feel like? How will it impact the environment, the culture, the sense of community? Chicago Architecture Biennial Inc., in collaboration with the Graham Foundation… Read More