08 AUG 19 | A YEAR IN REVIEW

Hip Hip Hooray! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8 | International WORKSHOP8 Day!  The best day of the year is here! As we celebrate another turn around the sun, I wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months. Grab a coffee, a beer, […]

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08 JUNE 19 | GIVING IS FUN!

Thanks for Joining Us, Friends! Joseph and I are proud to serve on the Boards of The Catamounts and Cyclists 4 Community. Both non-profit organizations held their annual fundraisers in May and this year WORKSHOP8 offered up tickets to our blog readers and our awesome staff. Check out below who joined us in the fun. […]

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18 FEB 19 | GO SEE THIS SHOW!

Based on the True Story United Flight 232 As a proud sponsor of The Catamounts, an award-winning Boulder-based theatre company, WORKSHOP8 highly encourages everyone to go see the regional premiere of United Flight 232, showing now through March 9th at The Diary Arts Center. Adapted by Vanessa Stalling from the book Flight 232 by Laurence Gonzales, […]

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08 FEB 19 | OCTOPI YOUR MIND

Make Your Own Toby Origami! Our most beloved day of the year is (almost) finally here! Valentine’s day is when we commemorate art, design, creativity, and appreciate our loyal clients, consultants, friends, and family who directly support WORKSHOP8 — it is because of you that we are able to wake up everyday and do what we […]

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18 NOV 18 | We Painted a Mural!

Blue Bird with Triangles & Stripes This past September, as a part of the Boulder Creative Neighborhoods Mural Program hosted by Boulder Arts & Culture, WORKSHOP8 was chosen to paint another mural! Located at 19th & Quince Avenue in North Boulder, this program pairs artists with homeowners through a City-based public art program. Step 1: Create […]

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8 AUG 18 | Celebr8te!

Hip Hip Hooray! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8/18 | It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day!  The best day of the year is here! As we celebrate another ring around the sun I wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months. Check out our portfolio of completed projects, projects […]

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18 JUN 18 | W8 Has A New Teammate

Meet Our New Studio Manager, Maris! Maris came to Boulder after receiving her B.A. Cum Laude from George Mason University, 15 miles within the metropolitan area of Washington. She majored in Communications and Urban Geography in hopes to pursue a career in sustainable urban development. Although a Virginian at heart, she knew after graduation she was headed […]

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8 SEP 17 | Congratulations Marcel!

A new Principal in the House! Marcel named V.P. of WORKSHOP8 CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER! I am pleased to announce Marcel van Garderen is now the Vice President of WORKSHOP8. COMPANY MAN Marcel joined us three years ago in September 2014. He is an integral member of the team serving as Drawing Manager for several of our projects including: The Stanley Marketplace, […]

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8 AUG 17 | International W8 Day

Huzzah ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! 8/8. . .  the best day of the year is here! It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day! To celebrate this momentous occasion, I wanted to bring you up to speed with the goings-on at our studio over the past 12 months, as well as share with you some things you maybe did not […]

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meet alex!

architect and adventurer We’ve got a new face at W8, architect and adventurer, Alex Parulis! He’s been in Colorado for aaaaalmost a year (June 1 will be his one year Colorado anniversary) and came directly from Massachusetts. We’ve assembled a list of fun facts so you can get introduced to Alex and have some things […]

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design movies

RAISE YOUR DESIGN IQ ONE MOVIE AT A TIME We have a studio meeting every Monday at 11:30. We are supposed to talk about what we’ll be getting done in the upcoming week, but inevitably we start chatting about extraneous issues. Last Monday Marcel was telling us about a documentary he recently watched called “Minimalism”. That got […]

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valentines day 2017

SHAKE IT UP MIX IT UP STIR IT UP Admittedly, one of our favorite pastimes at WORKSHOP8 is cocktail hour. We try to find every possible opportunity to have a drink: birthday and holiday celebrations, monthly money meeting, anniversary dates, stuffing valentines envelopes, cleaning the office. . . you get the gist. TRY ONE, OR […]

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creative endeavors

stuff we do for fun If you are an avid reader of this blog, you already know that creating it is something that I really enjoy. Today I’m sharing with you some creative endeavors my team and I participate in that keep us rejuvenated. Melissa: Marketing Manger & Graphic Designer Mel is an amazing musician and plays in several local bands! […]

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marital rating scale

month of modern 2016 wrap party On October 27th we all got dressed up in our mid-mod finest and headed over to BMoCA for the Month of Modern 2016 Wrap Party. Here are Chelsea and Melissa making a selection from the cigarette girl box. Photo by Poppies & Paisley. You can see a bunch more great photos here. let […]

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abstract realism

white walls Today I get to brag about a dear friend’s new artwork! Sarah McKenzie is a Boulder-based artist and her latest body of work, White Walls, is on view at David B Smith Gallery through October 8th. Sarah’s work is particularly relevant to a WORKSHOP8 blog because her paintings explore architectural space, turning it from a volume to be inhabited into a […]

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