Ashley Chavez | 28 Oct 2020
Ashley Chavez, Interior Designer at JDJ architects, shares some inspiration palettes. These palettes started as a way to explore and research new products and express our findings in a captivating manner.
Jim Jordan | 29 Oct 2019
Designing a headquarters for a rapidly growing network of clinics presented an opportunity for a 54 year-old podiatry practice to highlight a successful and influential brand while providing patients and staff with a light-filled, contemporary space.
Jim Jordan | 26 Jul 2018
A well-designed and maintained building lobby is critical to retaining and acquiring tenants. However, renovating a dark and austere lobby with budget and space constraints takes planning and design savvy.
Jim Jordan | 12 Mar 2018
Activate your lobby. An office building lobby can be more than just a simple pass-through: it can become a functional space that enriches the tenant experience.
Jim Jordan | 01 Mar 2017
There are more than 100,000 attorneys in the state of Illinois, and many may be setting up an office for the first time. Others may be downsizing from a larger firm. For them, a co-working space minimizes the risk of a costly office and staff, says Ron Bockstahler, CEO of Amata, which provides co-working offices and virtual offices for law offices and small businesses at six centrally-located and prestigious addresses in downtown Chicago.
Jim Jordan | 30 Mar 2016
For building owners and managers, the appearance and upkeep of common areas is key to attracting and keeping tenants. Elevator lobbies, hallways, doorways, restrooms and other common areas impact the building’s image and the wellbeing of tenants.