Friday
Nov292013

The History of the Queenslander and DC8's Approach to Working with the Archetype

On Thurday November 7th at the State Library of Queensland, Deborah van der Platt and Andrew Wilson along with panelists Rex Addison, Elizabeth Musgrave and Bal Saini discussed ‘Climate and the Queensland House, 1945 - 1975’.

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Tuesday
Nov192013

DC8 Team Heads to Queenland Art Gallery to Check Out California Design Exhibition

Friday last week the team at DC8 Studio headed to South Bank to take a look at the California Design 1930 - 1965 Living In A Modern Way exhibition at the Queensland Art Gallery (QAG). It was great to take time away from the office to have a look at this well curated exhibition.

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Tuesday
Nov122013

DC8 Studio Completes Large Scale Graphics for ALDI Burleigh Heads

In a move away from their generic hoarding treatment, ALDI commissioned DC8 Studio’s Jacob Hutson to create a 3D, high resolution render to represent a life-size image of the facade of their new store at Stockland Burleigh Heads. Its due to open in early 2014.

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Wednesday
Nov062013

DC8 Director is Uganda-bound with Business Chicks and The Hunger Project

Earlier this year, I applied and was selected to participate in The Hunger Project (THP) and Business Chicks (BC) Immersion and Leadership Program for 2013.  Along with 21 other women selected nationally, I made the commitment to raise $10,000 for THP’s work in Uganda.  This Friday, I depart for Uganda to see just how our fundraising will be used to end hunger and poverty.

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Tuesday
Oct292013

Crew Walk Through of DC8 Studio's First Completed Commercial Building

The crew at DC8 Studio recently took the opportunity to walk through our studio’s first completed commercial building on O’Connell Terrace, Bowen Hills. A big thank you to the team who spent countless hours ensuring the amazing outcome of this project and also to Hutchinson Builders for their excellent craftmenship, and skill in completing and managing this project. Here are a handful of images, and more photos of this project throughout the duration of its construction can be found on our facebook page. We’ll have more information to follow in the coming weeks - on the the design, urban intentions and construction journey of this project and our studio. Watch this space to see the difference that DC8 Studio made to this project through our unique and collaborative process.

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