Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • 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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  • Advocacy for Interior Design
    06.01.2020Sara Kotarski

    Advocacy for Interior Design

    In the fall of 2019, I had the pleasure of attending my first IIDA Advocacy Symposium. The 5th annual conference was held in historic Boston, Massachusetts, and featured a variety of speakers, panels, and Q and A sessions, all relating …

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  • #INthistogether
    04.02.2020IDO Team

    #INthistogether

    How do we hold on to who we are, given where we are right now? We know we all must continue doing business in some way – it’s the only way we can support the people whose work makes our …

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  • Seasons Greetings!
    12.23.2019IDO Team

    Seasons Greetings!

    As we celebrate the close of 2019 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 once again …

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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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