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be my guest

15th Street Design District Party 2016 just 11 days away Friday, April 29 5 to 8pm 15th Street in Boulder between Canyon and Arapahoe  Let us know if you are coming. Be my guest and party at the 15th Street Design District annual district crawl! Attendees are welcomed to visit the 15th Street Design District companies who open their doors […]

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having fun with animation

we love learning new stuff Back in February I showed off some cool renderings we did in-house just because we like to do stuff like that (yep, even when we don’t get paid. . . it is actually sort of a problem in our industry, but that is a story for another day). Today I […]

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structures for inclusion

 structures for inclusion Last weekend, I woke up at 5am, stumbled out of my apartment on Broadway and made my way to the Boulder Bus Station to battle US 36 towards DIA, where I took a 2-hour delayed flight in to Raleigh, NC (my hometown!) for the annual Structures for Inclusion conference. Structures for Inclusion […]

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new graphics project

digital before and after Before Joseph and I started WORKSHOP8, I had a graphic design studio called blink creative. For years I’ve wanted to expand WORKSHOP8’s services to include graphic design, and that is why we added Melissa to our team of creatives. Her graphic design background allows us to help clients rehab more than […]

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breezeblocks and mailboxes

breezeblocks and mailboxes my adventure through Palm Springs Last week I had the opportunity to go on a weekend trip to Palm Springs, CA for a wedding. After I stopped stressing out about how I was going to look fabulous enough for a fancy event in a very stylish town (I don’t think I actually achieved […]

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how to be an awesome client

Implement these eight strategies and you’ll be an AWESOME design client. Helping our clients be awesome is definitely a benefit to WORKSHOP8, but even more than that, it helps our clients get the best possible services on-time and on-budget. outline your needs and expectations Write up a project outline that describes what you want to accomplish. Be as detailed […]

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what is conceptual design?

rist canyon event center case study One of the best parts of our jobs as designers is helping a client conceptualize a project. Architectural and Interior Design visualization services help developers determine the feasibility of the project, find investors, and shop for a bank loan. For the Rist Canyon Event Center project, we worked with the developer to find […]

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we want your kiss   Well, technically nothing. . . but our annual valentines are a way to express our creativity and show you how much we love you. We hope you’ll play along and take your own kiss face selfie! Want some hints? I’m WORKSHOP8’s “material girl“. Joseph has never worn fishnet stockings or […]

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