Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • Designing Workplaces That Support Returning Employees
    11.29.2022Anne Holden

    Designing Workplaces That Support Returning Employees

    By Darby Gracey, Interiors + Sources Magazine In the September/October 2022 Issue of iS Magazine, author Darby Gracey dives into workspaces and the needs of those returning to the workforce. Returning employees must be able to connect with their company’s …

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  • The Season of Thanks
    11.22.2022Amanda Medlen

    The Season of Thanks

    Thanksgiving is, by far, my favorite holiday. I know everyone seems to be jumping on the Christmas train earlier and earlier every year, but I like this little stop at Thanksgiving to pause, rest, and be thankful and full of …

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  • Spanning the Divide
    11.15.2022Anne Holden

    Spanning the Divide

    By Debra Levin, President & CEO of The Center for Health Design, Healthcare Design (HCD) Magazine | October 10, 2022 In the October 2022 issue of HCD Magazine, author Debra Levin discusses her perspective on the blending of two healthcare …

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  • Top 7 Office Rooms of the Future
    11.08.2022Anne Holden

    Top 7 Office Rooms of the Future

    By Elise Nicpon, Interiors + Sources Magazine. Photo by Michael Firsich Photography.  The September/October 2022 Issue of iS Magazine shines a spotlight on the business of design. Author Elise Nicpon reports on the top 7 rooms that businesses should consider …

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  • Can We Design for Happiness?
    10.25.2022Anne Holden

    Can We Design for Happiness?

    By Elissaveta M. Brandon, Metropolis Magazine The pandemic has revived one of the oldest questions in architecture and design….can we design for happiness? In the September/October 2022 issue of Metropolis magazine, staff writer Elissaveta M. Brandon dives into the science …

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  • What’s New with WELL?
    10.19.2022Anne Holden

    What’s New with WELL?

    By Michelle DuPont, Medical Construction & Design In the September/October 2022 issue of Medical Construction & Design (MCD) magazine, author Michelle DuPont, AIA and WELL AP, updates us on four recent updates designers, architects, engineers, and building operations professionals should …

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  • Following Nature’s Lead When Designing Healing Environments
    10.11.2022Anne Holden

    Following Nature’s Lead When Designing Healing Environments

    By Nan Schramm, Medical Construction & Design At IDO, we strive to incorporate nature-based, biophilic design into all our clients’ healing environments. Nature-based design is proven to improve patient (and staff) overall experiences, but it also has a positive, therapeutic …

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  • Impacting Staff Wellness, Retention Through Design: 2022 HCD Conference Preview
    10.04.2022Anne Holden

    Impacting Staff Wellness, Retention Through Design: 2022 HCD Conference Preview

    By Anne DiNardo, Executive Editor, Healthcare Design (HCD) Magazine | September 30, 2022 As IDO Incorporated prepares to attend the 2022 Healthcare Design Conference + Expo in Texas next week, we are excited to lean in and learn from various …

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  • Three Decades of Flooring Innovation
    09.28.2022Anne Holden

    Three Decades of Flooring Innovation

    By Piet Dossche, John Rietveldt,  David Oakey,  and Roger Farabee, Floor Focus 2022 marked a big milestone not only for IDO Incorporated but also for the flooring industry. Developments over the last three decades in construction, design and chemistry have …

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  • Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change
    09.13.2022Anne Holden

    Sustainability: How Healthcare Design Can Impact Climate Change

    By: Steven Guttman, Kim Shinn, and Walt Vernon, HCD Magazine Temperatures are rising worldwide due to greenhouse gases trapping more heat in the atmosphere. Droughts are becoming longer and more extreme around the world. Wildfires are increasing due to those …

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