Why we listen!

We know the news is essential – and newsworthy things are happening at a breakneck speed. Here at IDO, we have identified our Core Value to be Connectedness. We value being Connected to our Team, our Clients and our Community. WFYI is committed providing trustworthy news and compelling storytelling serving to Connect us to a greater purpose. Please join our… Read More

Building Our Future – Continued

In the Spring Newsletter we asked the question, how do you assemble the perfect team? Well it continues to be an exciting time here at IDO for we always have our vision set on the future of our organization.  As we get better and better at finding opportunities to grow our team, we are excited to introduce you to three… Read More

NeoCon in your 20’s vs. your 40’s

NeoCon, the largest Interior Design Trade Show in the country, occurs every year during the second week of June. It is considered the commercial design industry’s launch pad for innovation and the most important event of the year! Exciting new products are introduced and hundreds of thousands of designers and vendors come from around the world to walk the showrooms… Read More

Janet Thomas – A legacy of an artful expression

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our IDO Associate Janet Thomas, today, July 26, 2019.  Janet was an IDO Associate for the past 19 years but more than that she was an integral part of IDO’s growth and success, and she had the incredible ability in bringing design thinking to many aspects of her life…. Read More

“We Are Not Saving Lives with Interior Design” But What if We Were?

By: Meryl Rosemarin As someone who graduated with a degree in architecture, I initially found myself not considering how to tailor the aesthetic to the object a project was designed for. As long as it looked “pretty”, it must be serving its purpose. While I continue to dive deeper into my career as in interior designer, I am learning just… Read More

Why I Build – Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2019

By: Sara Kotarski This May, Amanda Medlen, Brittany Parksey, Lee Boyland, and I collaborated with Turner Construction to create a team for Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2019. Women Build is a program where women from all walks of life come together to raise funds and physically build a home – start to finish – for a local family in… Read More

Building our Future

In previous announcements we have asked the question, how many of us wish we could assemble the perfect team? How often have you heard someone say: “If only we could find the right talent? Talent that brings promise and value to our existing team. Talent that fits our needs as an organization and the needs of our clients.” Well it… Read More

The ABC’s of Healthcare Design

By Victoria Numbers The practice of Healthcare Design has grown and evolved at a remarkable pace since Dr. Wayne Ruga, FAIA, FIIDA, Hon. FASID, founded the Healthcare Symposium in the mid 1980’s. Over the past three decades, a number of research and knowledge sharing organizations, credentialing methods and guidelines have been developed. Here are a few of the Healthcare Design… Read More

IDO’s newest NCIDQ Certified Designer

By Victoria Numbers IDO proudly congratulates designer Sara Kotarski, RID, for successfully completing the NCIDQ exam earlier this year! We took a moment to speak with her about why becoming a certifed professional and subsequently registering with the State of Indiana is important to her. Please join us in celebrating Sara’s accomplishment! 1. What drove your decision to pursue NCIDQ… Read More

Celebrating 2018

As we celebrate the close of 2018 we are so grateful for our loyal clients and business partners and most importantly our families and dear friends. To express our appreciation to all our stakeholders the IDO Team has provided a special donation to the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis this year.   We understand that our donation will help make it possible that no… Read More