lucky charm

On November 18th, I introduced you to Marcel van Garderen who started with WORKSHOP8 in September. Melissa McGinley started just a week later on October 9th and she is our little lucky charm. Read on to learn more about just what a rock-star she really is!  Melissa sent me her resume in May when I first started thinking of […]

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double dutch

Our first “Dutchman,” Kate Van Sluyter started with WORKSHOP8 in June, in September we welcomed Marcel van Garderen. . .  Let the double dutch action begin! Please indulge me while I tell you a little bit about Marcel. You can reach him at marcel@workshop8.us, if you’d like to say, “Hi.” Born and raised in Amsterdam, […]

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today we build a chair

This afternoon I’m sitting on my front stoop, sipping an Izzi and watching Emily, Melissa, Graham and Joseph design and construct a chair for this year’s CHAIRCUTERIE: an AIGA Colorado & Design Council event. It’s a beautiful day for putting on thinking caps and strapping on a tool belt. And look how cute they all are! The […]

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lines, and tax credits, and bears! oh my!

I know, tax credit financing isn’t exactly what comes to mind for most people when they think “Ohhhhhhh, that’s exciting!” But when it helps convert good design into efficient and comfortable housing that is accessible to people from all walks of life, it’s pretty durn exciting. This summer, WORKSHOP8 was lucky to assist two mission-driven developers […]

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a cinderella-ish story

This month, the tale of WORKSHOP8 was featured on AIA Colorado’s blog, which is exciting for us! Of course you can read it on their blog, but we’ve posted it here just to make it even easier for you to enjoy. With pictures, so you don’t have to imagine as hard. The WORKSHOP8 Story In […]

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green tenant improvements

You probably know that WORKSHOP8 has been recognized nationally for both its residential and multi-family design, but did you know that we also offer tenant improvement design services for office, restaurant, and retail businesses? clients include: boulder b-cycles center for resource conservation cloud 7, llc colorado office of the governor concrete revolution crave.real burgers david […]

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the art of construction

[padding height=”2″] You may already know that my favorite aspect of my job at WORKSHOP8 is marketing, and specifically blog posts. I like sharing what WORKSHOP8 is up to. I like posting photos and images of our projects. And I especially love when I get good feedback from you. Hint, hint. Today I get to […]

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