As our team at IDCO Studio has grown over the past several years, so has our need for more space. What first began as a solo endeavor now includes a team of 22 working here in Austin and around the world. We’ve added new faces to every department, from design to marketing to editorial, and our needs in an office environment suddenly shifted. At first, realizing we’d outgrown our current space felt purely logistical, but as I gave myself time to process, it became something more. This new space became a tangible reminder of how far IDCO Studio has come—how a single leap of faith grew beyond my wildest dreams.
Today I’m thrilled to invite you inside our new office, and if you’re ever in the South Austin neighborhood, make sure to swing by and say hello. We’d love to show you around.
Our previous office was a standard L shape. The problem was that shape caused sound to bounce around quite a bit, which created a really noisy work environment. Another pain point was the lack of private meeting space. Since over half of our team is remote, we’re often on calls throughout the day. Not to mention our client presentations which also take place via video.
As luck would have it, a space became available at the same office complex and our landlord agreed to build a conference room. Another bonus is that our new office is a stand-alone building, giving us an added layer of privacy. We still have a collaborative, open-concept feel, but the added conference room and lack of shared walls have absolutely changed our day-to-day for the better.
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In between our shared desk workspaces and the private conference room, we needed a hang-out spot for casual conversation. I loved the idea of two sofas facing one another and found this Crate & Barrel wood-framed sofa with the most incredible leather slatted details. They’re cool but comfortable and kind of embody the whole vibe we aim for at our studio. To unify the lounge area, we added a vibrant blue and red-toned Loloi area rug and a set of oversized abstract prints leaned against the wall.
I never thought I’d be so jazzed about a conference room, but here we are, friends. This room has become a multipurpose meeting space – both a quiet room to take calls and a communal gathering spot to bounce new ideas. We started with a colorful vintage rug, a long oval conference table, and these woven Serena & Lily chairs with the prettiest tapered legs. I’m not a huge fan of traditional office chairs and wanted to think outside the box. These chairs are a part of Serena & Lily’s dining chair collection, but they also work so great in our conference room. The woven seat is super comfy, and they bring a level of visual interest to the space that a gray chair on wheels never could.
The space needed some oversized artwork, and we chose this warm-toned abstract from Juniper Print Shop. From the minute we set up shop in our new office, the conference room became an instant game-changer.
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While all the key pieces are in place, this new IDCO Studio office is still a work in progress. Next up is redesigning our office kitchenette with custom cabinetry from Unique Kitchen & Baths. We chose cupboards from their Lauren Liess collection and cannot wait to get them installed. As of now, we’re almost ready to start demo on the kitchenette and bathroom. The end goal is to create a much better (and prettier) use of the space. Keep an eye out for more updates coming soon!
Desk Chairs: West Elm
Leather Laptop Pads: Pottery Barn
Linen Pin Boards (large size): Pottery Barn
Side Table (next to chaise): Target
Lamp (on side table): Amber Interiors
Window Treatments: Everhem
Lighting: Hudson Valley Lighting
Faux Olive Trees (9 ft): Pottery Barn
Faux Green Leaf Tree (6 ft): Pottery Barn
Conference Room Chairs: Serena & Lily
Rugs (main office): Loloi
Rug (conference room: Vintage
Wood Frame Sofas: Crate & Barrel
Abstract Warm Tones: Java via Juniper Print Shop
Large Landscape Art: Oak Park via Juniper Print Shop
Small Landscape Art: Provence via Juniper Print Shop
IDCO Studio is a boutique creative agency specialized in beautiful and unique marketing solutions for interior designers. Focused on branding, web design and Instagram marketing, IDCO Studio is a woman-owned and operated team of creatives based in Austin, Texas. The Identité Collective, which began as a business blog quickly grew into a collaborative community focused on providing business strategy and visual inspiration to the interior design community.
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