Month: July 2016

Sustainability 101 – A Facility Manager’s General Perspective: Part 1

By: Gary K. Pino, FMP, SFP As you may or may not be aware, IDO Incorporated was the first Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Certified building in the city of Indianapolis and the fifth in the state of Indiana, to earn this prestigious honor and plaque, marking a quality and achievement in promoting, maintaining and sustaining green building efforts…. Read More

Brand, Culture and Design

By: Donna Metallic As interior designers, our scope of services has evolved over the past five years and we have been engaged by our clients to develop a branding story that reinforces the culture and history for that client. This blog will focus on branding in the higher education market segment.  The world of higher education faces many challenges. Ever-increasing… Read More

The ABCs of Design: Great Design is Responsive

By: Jay Johnson This blog article is the fourth in a series of 26 related commentaries that seek to answer the question, “What is Interior Design?” by exploring various terms associated with the profession. This entry, Great Design is Responsive, briefly discusses the importance of being a good listener, then posits why listening, and furthermore, responsiveness, are critical toward great… Read More