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Hello! We’re the IDS team, the people behind the dental office theming giant that is Imagination Design Studios. We’re not just about cool office decor, we’ve got news, stories, design inspiration, advice about marketing, dentistry and more.

Spotlight on Dinosaur Themed Decor

April 26, 2022
Travel back to the Land Before Time when you walk through your office doors. With dinosaur themed decor you can embark on a pre-historic adventure with a wooly mammoth, a triceratops, or maybe a brontosaurus! Adding dinosaur themed decor to your space will add action, adventure, and mystery to your medical or dental office, childcare […]
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Spotlight on Dinosaur Themed Decor

April 26, 2022
Travel back to the Land Before Time when you walk through your office doors. With dinosaur themed decor you can embark on a pre-historic adventure with a wooly mammoth, a triceratops, or maybe a brontosaurus! Adding dinosaur themed decor to your space will add action, adventure, and mystery to your medical or dental office, childcare […]
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Optimize Your Healthcare Facilities for Patient Acquisition

April 7, 2022
Convincing new patients to choose you for their care is a journey – a journey that starts with the patient’s first appointment and develops through a series of good experiences with your clinic. Those positive results will typically point back to how well your office is optimized for patient acquisition. That’s no small feat. These […]
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How Exterior Theming Can Draw in Visitors to Your Attraction

April 7, 2022
You know that little saying… don’t judge a book by its cover? What if I told you that is exactly what you want your customers to do. In other words, when your guests pull up to your business you want them to be impressed with your building and have a good idea of how you […]
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What Does Your Reception and Lobby Say to Guests?

March 31, 2022
What do you look at when you walk into someone’s home? Is it the flooring, the paint, the artwork? What you are doing in those moments is making a judgment on the space you’ve entered and how you feel in it. As a hospitality provider, you are hosting your guests’ home away from home. They […]
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Top 7 Interactive Waiting Room Ideas

March 28, 2022
We have seen a shift in how people place value on a service – where once people were only concerned with how effective their treatment was, now they are concerned with how fun or enjoyable their experience in your care was as well. As a business owner, you see the value in the services you […]
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Spotlight on Pirate Themed Offices

February 14, 2022
Beloved by all ages, pirates are an endlessly fun and daring theme to add to your space.
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Trends to Watch in 2022 – Creating Convenience for Your Clients

January 18, 2022
It’s a new year, so there’s new business and marketing trends for you to check out to keep up-to-date with your competitors. The last 2 years have really driven home the need (and desire) for convenience. The at-home, on-demand world of Skip the Dishes, Amazon, and Netflix has changed the way consumers view obtaining products […]
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Dentophobia: How to Help Kids Deal with Anxiety about Dental Procedures

December 15, 2021
You see and hear about it everywhere: children and adults alike are nervous about going to the dentist. In fact, in many cases, they’re more than nervous. Dentophobia, or simply dental fear and anxiety (DFA) is incredibly common, not only in North America, but also around the world. According to various studies and reports, 74% […]
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Spotlight on Fun Farmyard Office Decor

November 30, 2021
Time for an IDS theming feature! Today, we’ll take a look at some adorable farmyard themed spaces that went hog-wild with their characters and playful atmosphere. There’s no one way to bring some barnyard fun to your kid-focused clinic, dental office or daycare, so we’re going to feature a handful of our favorite ways to […]
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‘Word of Mouth’ Has Evolved to No Words at All

November 9, 2021
There was a time when ‘word of mouth’ had a very literal meaning – one human speaking to another in person. And for centuries, it’s been the preferred way to grow a business, brand, or idea. Nowadays, social media has hijacked what it means to grow by “word of mouth.” This should come as no […]
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Interview with Dr. Brett Pack – A Themed Office is a Blessing

September 15, 2021
Today we’re talking to Dr. Brett Pack and following up with him 2 years after we installed underwater theming in Moses Lake Community Health Center. Find out how the center has benefited from the addition of fun and colorful themed decor. Watch the video to hear from Dr. Pack and marketing manager Stephanie Melcher and […]
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Top 5 Functional Medical Clinic Decor Ideas for Kids

September 8, 2021
For both big and small medical clinics, utilizing each square foot is a top priority to ensure patient comfort and prevent unnecessary crowding. Knowing how important space is can sometimes make bold theming feel difficult due to floor space restraints, low ceilings, or even just logistics in a very busy clinic – but we have […]
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