JDJ Architects Updates Natural Contemporary Look for Irish Dairy Cooperative

Jim Jordan | 08 Jan 2021

Ornua Foods North America, a cooperative representing more than 13,000 dairy processors and farmers in Ireland, has turned once again to JDJ Architects, Chicago, to create a welcoming, natural contemporary look for its U.S. headquarters in Evanston, Illinois.

Inspiring palettes

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.

Newest Chicago coworking space an inviting option for small law firms

Jim Jordan | 08 Jun 2018

Co-working spaces are evolving. Far from the narrow hallways, uninspiring colors and austere offices of the past, today’s spaces are vibrant, exciting and encourage collaboration with co-workers, colleagues, and clients.

Co-working offices for small law firms feature modern, professional aesthetic, privacy

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.

Invest in building lobby to attract and retain tenants

Jim Jordan | 02 Oct 2015

You have only one chance to make a good first impression, which is why the design of a building’s main lobby is so important. The lobby, along with other common areas, plays an important role in attracting and retaining tenants.

The new shared offices at Amata: cool, contemporary and collaborative

Jim Jordan | 15 Sep 2015

JDJ's contemporary redesign of the Amata Office Center features flexible spaces for collaboration, meetings, and socializing. These creative spaces help Amata's tenants connect and share ideas and can adapt to suit changing needs.