Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • IDO Incorporated – Future Focused
    01.25.2024Jill Mendoza

    IDO Incorporated – Future Focused

    Six years ago, IDO Incorporated initiated a succession plan for transitioning my role and responsibilities to other IDO leaders. Today, I’m excited to announce the culmination of that plan with the appointments of Amanda Medlen to serve as IDO’s Principal/CEO …

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  • Celebrating 30 Years of Transforming Design
    02.16.2022Jill Mendoza

    Celebrating 30 Years of Transforming Design

    Today marks the beginning of another exciting decade for IDO Incorporated. The past 30 years have been an incredible journey. Along the way we have had the opportunity of working with the brightest and most talented individuals who have all …

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  • Then & Now – The Future of Timeless Interior Environments in a Post Pandemic Era. Continued…..
    12.22.2021Jill Mendoza

    Then & Now – The Future of Timeless Interior Environments in a Post Pandemic Era. Continued…..

    In my most recent post, I used our IDO office design of 15 years ago as a reference point for discussing our design intent regarding flexibility and adaptability. Acknowledging that, in the context of our pandemic-altered world, “that was then …

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  • Then & Now……The Future of Timeless Office Design in a Post-Pandemic Era
    06.30.2021Jill Mendoza

    Then & Now……The Future of Timeless Office Design in a Post-Pandemic Era

    Our IDO office, shown here, was originally designed in 2006 and for the most part, was well planned with the intent to reflect our company’s values, brand, and functionally to serve our IDO team long into the future.  Then, the …

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  • #IWD2021
    03.08.2021Jill Mendoza

    #IWD2021

    Did you know there were nearly 13 million Women-owned business’s at the beginning of 2020, who employed 9.4 million people?  Additionally, these WBE businesses generated about 1.9 trillion in revenue.  It was a well-known fact before the pandemic, as our …

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  • Imagine The Pressure 2021 Is Feeling?
    12.31.2020Jill Mendoza

    Imagine The Pressure 2021 Is Feeling?

    Here at IDO, we end this year with many different thoughts and feelings about this past year and our path forward.  For the design industry, although there have been challenges, we feel very fortunate IDO has not seen the same …

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  • A-hah….It’s about the PEOPLE!
    09.02.2020Jill Mendoza

    A-hah….It’s about the PEOPLE!

    Today IDO participated on a panel for the Indiana Sustainability and Resilience Conference sponsored by IUPUI (Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis).  The panel topic was “Resilient Building Design for the Present and Future”.  It is important to note, that this …

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  • FOCUS over BUZZ – In a COVID-19 World
    07.06.2020Jill Mendoza

    FOCUS over BUZZ – In a COVID-19 World

    We are hearing a lot of buzz around how much COVID-19 has and will impact our physical work environments.  From office, retail, entertainment, healthcare, manufacturing, research facilities, places of worship, K-12 schools, colleges and universities, and so on, things will …

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  • IDO 2.0: The Next Chapter
    06.23.2020Jill Mendoza

    IDO 2.0: The Next Chapter

    Hello from IDO Incorporated! I hope everyone is staying well and safe during these uncertain times. Here at IDO we are still very much connected and helping our community stay united through innovative design. Speaking of connectivity, you may notice …

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  • The Cost of Constant Churn in Research Space Design and What to Do About It
    10.30.2019Jill Mendoza

    The Cost of Constant Churn in Research Space Design and What to Do About It

    The Cost of Constant Churn in Research Space Design and What to Do About It Churn, especially in scientific environments, does not need to signify the coming of a bad storm.  In a recent published Tradeline Report called “Five Space …

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