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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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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introducing the Aerie

aerie: “a lofty nest of a big bird” “a house or fortress on a hill” It’s built! We’ve worked on all aspects of this project, from architecture to art and signage and interiors and furniture selection, pretty intensively for the past couple of years, and this baby, the Aerie, is finally ready for roosting! thanks for reading […]

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all about that 8

Huzzah ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! It’s International WORKSHOP8 Day! 8/8. . .  the best day of the year is here again! To celebrate this momentous occasion, we 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 […]

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conceptual transformation

The Caterpillar Club “Life Depends on a Silken Thread” and a good cocktail. You may know about our adaptive reuse project called The Stanley Marketplace at the site of the former Stanley Aviation building, but I want to tell you about the conceptual design for a mid-century modern speakeasy inside the marketplace called The Caterpillar Club. For background information […]

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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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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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in the bauhaus

Joseph and I took our daughter Carmen to Aspen last weekend to kick off the summer and spend a few days at one of our favorite get away spots, the Aspen Meadows Resort.  I couldn’t get my family to pose for me, so I had to borrow these images from the hotel web site. history […]

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