Design News That Inspires

Sharing our thoughts on the latest design news and trends.

  • 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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  • The Intricacy of Move Management in Life Sciences – Minimizing Downtime
    02.10.2022Gary Pino

    The Intricacy of Move Management in Life Sciences – Minimizing Downtime

    By Gary K. Pino, FMP, SFP This blog is a three (3) part account on the Intricacy of Move Management in Life Sciences – Minimizing Downtime: Part Tribute Part Inspiration Part Execution of the Plan The Tribute: To borrow an …

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  • How Telehealth, Telemedicine and Telecare are Relative to Healthcare Design
    02.01.2022Amanda Medlen

    How Telehealth, Telemedicine and Telecare are Relative to Healthcare Design

    During the height of the pandemic, everyone was surrounded by terms like ‘Telehealth’, ‘Telemedicine’ and ‘Telecare’,  but are these truly new concepts in healthcare design? The short answer is no. The truth is that each of these terms refers to …

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  • Cleanroom Design in the Diverse Workplace
    01.26.2022Lee Boyland

    Cleanroom Design in the Diverse Workplace

    Designing clean workspaces in the health & wellness, higher education, corporate, and government-industry categories brings varying environments (and needs) to work within. From sterile labs to jail infirmaries, each has its unique finish and furniture requirements that we are passionate …

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  • Behavioral Health Advancements in Correctional Facilities
    01.19.2022Sara Kotarski

    Behavioral Health Advancements in Correctional Facilities

    Design in correctional facilities has come a long way within the past few years. Facilities that used to be considered cold, sterile, and strictly institutional, are now being looked at in a new light. Modern prisons and jails are aiming …

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  • Looking Ahead to 2022
    12.28.2021Amanda Medlen

    Looking Ahead to 2022

    Wow! Who would’ve imagined another year of navigating the Covid-19 pandemic especially with the emerging variants, boosters, and the like? No one completely knows for sure when, and even if, there will ever be a return to ‘normalcy’ and at …

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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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  • Interior Design in Higher Ed: A Changed Sense of Space in 2021
    12.21.2021Anne Holden

    Interior Design in Higher Ed: A Changed Sense of Space in 2021

    One major effect of the Covid-19 pandemic is a changed sense of space (or proximity) whether it’s staying 6-feet from other people or hunkered down in our homes to keep socially distant. The pandemic was the first time that many …

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  • What is “BioCrossroads” and the “16 Tech Innovation District”?
    12.09.2021Amanda Medlen

    What is “BioCrossroads” and the “16 Tech Innovation District”?

    What is all this talk about the 16 Tech Innovation District and BioCrossroads?  What does this all mean? Well, there are a lot of buzz words floating around about both that I would like to try and summarize for you.  Let’s first start with our community, and wonderful …

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  • Pediatric Trends in Healthcare Design
    11.30.2021Amber Wozniak

    Pediatric Trends in Healthcare Design

    With today’s range of pediatric patients and the loved ones that accompany them to medical facilities, healthcare designers have shifted from the cold, drab design styles and elements to designing for all who walk through the doors. “There’s been a …

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