Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • Why We Listen!
    09.16.2019IDO Team

    Why We Listen!

    We know the news is essential – and newsworthy things are happening at a breakneck speed. Here at IDO, our Core Value is Connectedness. We value being Connected to our Team, our Clients and Beyond. WFYI is committed to providing …

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  • Building Our Future – Continued
    08.09.2019IDO Team

    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 …

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  • NeoCon in your 20’s vs. your 40’s
    08.09.2019IDO Team

    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 …

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  • Janet Thomas – A legacy of an artful expression
    07.26.2019IDO Team

    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 …

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  • “We Are Not Saving Lives with Interior Design” But What if We Were?
    07.11.2019Meryl Rosemarin

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

    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. …

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  • Why I Build – Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build 2019
    06.20.2019Sara Kotarski

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

    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 …

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  • Building our Future
    04.29.2019IDO Team

    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 …

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  • The ABC’s of Healthcare Design
    04.15.2019Victoria Numbers

    The ABC’s of Healthcare Design

    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 …

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  • IDO’s newest NCIDQ Certified Designer
    04.15.2019Victoria Numbers

    IDO’s newest NCIDQ Certified Designer

    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 …

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  • Professional Management
    11.15.2018Amanda Medlen

    Professional Management

    There are so many books, materials and resources out there for business, but which ones are the best ones?  I think that it would be fair to say that it really depends on your company, the culture that you are …

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