15SDD party TOMORROW!

Party on! It’s on! Despite some crappy weather today and tomorrow morning (snowstorm the week before Memorial Day???) the 15th Street Design District party is ON for tomorrow! We’ve got koozies for you so that your hands don’t get too cold holding your beer… …and outdoor heaters to keep you warm when you’re visiting sponsors, watching […]

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you’re invited!

15SDD annual block party The time has come! Next Friday, May 19th at 5PM is the third annual 15th Street Design District block party. We’ve gone crazy with the planning this year, and will be partying on 15th Street between Grove and Arapahoe. That’s right, we’ll be DANCING IN THE STREET! And not only are you invited, but […]

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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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it’s colombia not columbia

Emily Axtman’s 3 month sabbatical When I was leaving Cartagena, Colombia to come back to Colorado, I saw these t-shirts at the airport and thought they were pretty funny. I thought to myself, “Who thinks Colombia is spelled with a “u”??” Today, as I re-read my pre-travel blog-post, 91 days, I realized I am one […]

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chicken coop porn

chicken coop porn! I don’t know about you guys, but over here at WORKSHOP8, we have all been crazy busy this summer! Crazy busy in the best way possible–working with awesome clients on really cool projects, and occasionally taking some vacation time here and there. I recently took a quick trip home to Pennsylvania to […]

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#kissfaceselfie

we want your kiss   what does a kiss face selfie have to do with architecture interiors, graphics and art? 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! […]

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does size really matter?

what’s the deal with micro housing anyway? Living small may seem like a new trend, but it really isn’t. Remember that college dorm room you lived in or the first studio apartment you rented after college? Living small could free you up from being buried by too much stuff and give you the opportunity get […]

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poster child

Amanda Lohry was our student intern for the Fall semester and she made this poster to commemorate her time with us. (It was also an assignment from her school, although if she hadn’t done this, Brandy would probably have asked her to write a blog, so she kinda got off easy.) Amanda’s “workmester” (get it? […]

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colorado gives day

Today is Colorado Gives Day. If you haven’t given yet, please visit the site right now and make a donation! For the first time ever, I asked each member of our team to select an organization and WORKSHOP8 made a $100 donation in their honor to each one. Melissa chose Karis Community Untreated mental illness […]

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mural morals

tips for painting a mural The team—front: Kate, Emily, Melissa, Shawn; back: Chelsea, Brandy, Amanda, Marcel, Joseph, and me (Ivan). how it began Every Monday morning, promptly at 11-ish, the WORKSHOP8 team assembles for “stand up,” an hour-long meeting where we discuss opportunities and the status of our projects. It was at one of these […]

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client appreciation party 2015

welcome to hickory house WORKSHOP8 hosted our first ever client appreciation party on August 28th. It was a beautiful eventing for a garden party at Hickory House. Our house doesn’t look too bad for being 12 years old! (An example of how building with higher quality products actually leads to a lower long term cost.) food […]

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happy international WORKSHOP8 day!

Huzzah! The best day of the year is here again! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we wanted to share with you some things you maybe did not know about WORKSHOP8, as well as bring you up to date with current going-ons at our studio over the past 12 months. STUFF WE’VE DONE FOR FUN participated […]

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