- March 19, 2019
- Task Lighting in the Open Office
When designing the lighting in a space, there are two different types of lighting to consider: ambient lighting and task lighting.
- March 11, 2019
- Project Spotlight: Skyline Tower
- March 8, 2019
- Women Encouraging Women
Every woman at DC has been encouraged or inspired by another woman in their life - mothers, grandmothers, best friends, design professionals, celebrities, and even characters from literature. Today - International Women's Day – we celebrate the stories of the women who helped make us who we are.
- March 4, 2019
- Meet the People: David West
- February 25, 2019
- Design Collaborative Wins Two Advertising Honors Awards
- February 18, 2019
- Effective Communication in the Workplace
At DC, we are constantly looking to improve ourselves. This improvement includes our craft, as well as our personal and professional development as individuals and leaders.
- February 11, 2019
- Construction Cost Trends
Over the past decade, we’ve seen construction cost rise and fall due to the economy, instabilities of material prices, and the low availability of skilled labor. The result of these impacts have driven the increases in construction cost, created uncertainties, and have led some owners to consider delaying, re-scoping, and even cancelling projects.
- February 4, 2019
- Meet the People: Lori Duesler
- January 21, 2019
- Evidence-Based Design Process is Improving Healthcare Facility Design
For healthcare facilities specifically – one of DC’s core markets – there is an organized effort and movement to take the built environment to another level of positive human experience. This is known as the Evidence-Based Design process.
- January 14, 2019
- Kelsey Rowe and Nathan Woods Named Associate Partners
Eight people have been promoted as we begin 2019.
- January 7, 2019
- Meet the People: Jeremiah Hatfield
- December 27, 2018
- 18 for 2018: The Definitive List
2018 has been a great year at Design Collaborative! During its final week, we reflect on 18 opportunities and milestones we’ve shared with our clients, community, and DC staff throughout the year.
- December 17, 2018
- Interns Design an Artists Retreat
Panoramique is a conceptual artists retreat located on the peak of a mountain in Colmar, France. This "inspiration hostel" was a team effort. Learn more from our fall interns.
- December 10, 2018
- What is a Master Plan?
A master plan is a long-term vision reflecting a strategic plan, and should be driven by a mission statement and a vision to clearly define what drives it.