Why We Love Project Managers (And You Should, Too!)

By: Rhonda Wessel What is a Project Manager?  What does a Project Manager do?  How is Project Management related to Interior Design?  Why would I need a Project Manager?   Here at IDO, most of us are Interior Designers, but we also play the role of Project Manager for several of our clients. We also work alongside other Project Managers outside… Read More

Co-Working Spaces: Redefine How You Work

By: Kelsey Venekamp Why are co-working spaces—defined as membership-based work spaces where various groups of freelancers, remote workers and other independent professionals work together in a shared, communal setting—so effective? As noted in Knoll’s latest white paper “The Rise of Co-Working”, workers who utilize co-working spaces are provided the added benefits of enhanced collaboration, productivity and job satisfaction—not to mention… Read More

Are We Alike or Are We Different?

By: Lindsay Ferro One of the most popular topics in regards to workplace environment right now is generational differences in the office. It feels like there are a million studies out there! But they all tend to result in one similar conclusion… Baby Boomers are typically more reserved, prefer a sense of normalcy, and are more traditional. While, Millennials typically… Read More

Teamwork CERTAINLY Does Make the Dream Work!

By: Amanda Medlen, RID, NCIDQ, LEED ID + C While scrolling through my recent LinkedIn news feed, I ran across an article title that really grabbed my attention.  The article was entitled, “Steve Jobs did not invent the iPhone.”  I was almost about to shout blasphemy! I was interested to see exactly where this article was going to go, talking… Read More