Employee Spotlight

ISES Member Spotlight: Michelle Sutton

After meeting and talking with Michelle Sutton, two words come to mind “wanderlust” and “fearlessness”. Michelle readily admits it took her a while to discover her passion. “I’ve lived in many different places since my hometown, attending college in Iowa City, then taking a year to travel across the country...

The Man Who Works With His Hands

This month we are shining the spotlight on Shawn Robinson, the brains (and brawn) behind our Wood and Metal Shop. He is the man with a plan and vision to create something beautiful while making the project cost effective, lightweight, versatile, and one-of-a-kind.


Designworks news/blog

Studio Loft: A NYE Wedding Transformation

The Studio Loft, located in the heart of Denver, combines the urban appeal of the city with the rustic undercurrent of Colorado. Tall ceilings meet large windows, concrete and brick complements wood and exposed beams, and engaged couples get the best of both worlds with the modern urbanite paradise...

DW Plays Favorites

One of our new years resolutions this year was to give more praise and thank those around us. This translates into a monthly post praising our favorite vendors! They work hard along side us and we want everyone to know how awesome they are. We dive into their minds with...

DW vs. Celeb Event: An Icy NYE Wedding

It was a New Year’s Eve night to remember as Kaley Cuoco & Ryan Sweeting said their "I Dos in the Santa Susana Mountains just North of Los Angeles with a big bang (see what we did there?). Check out some of the unique details of their special day in

DW Event Highlight: An Upscale Western Inspired Gala

The Denver Art Museum's Collectors' Choice is a fundraising gala that art enthusiasts, museum goers, and designers at DW alike look forward to each year! There is always a theme for the black tie affair and 2013 was the year of "Upscale Western"...

DesignWorks vs. Celebrity Event: Southern Charm Meets Old World Romance

Hearts broke around the world when fans heard the news of Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds tying the knot on a beautiful September day in old world charming Charleston, South Carolina. Our broken hearts quickly turned to swooning ones when we heard...


DW’s Favorite Classic Celeb Brides

To keep with the classics in the month of December we are detailing our top three most classic brides. The best advice we have to give on everything weddings (decor, dress, cake...) is to keep it classic, even if your tastes are more modern or unique. Now, we do not...


St. Anthony’s Hospital Gala

The annual St. Anthony Hospital Gala was held at Denver Marriott City Center this year. Their “Just Think” theme played off of geometric shapes, bold colors, and unique design. We achieved the design with GOBO light projections, a mixture of floral and graphically designed centerpieces, and draping with 3D structural...

DW vs. Celeb Event: A Woodland Luxe Luxurious Wedding

Once upon a time, there was a young billionaire named Sean Parker who married a beautiful songstress named Alexandra Lenas in the redwood forests in Big Sur, California. The billionaire Napster co-founder and former Facebook president and singer’s ceremony and reception were entwined with 500 year old Redwoods showing off...

Dear DW – The Where, When, What, Who, and How’s of Events

Dear DW - I've been to about a dozen weddings in the last 3 years and they all have one thing in common...The Photobooth. I love the idea of capturing photos of my guests but I'm not sure I love Photobooths (nor do I think my 90-year old Grandma will...

Trending | The Great Gatsby

Just like Pantone has their Color of the Year, DW is ready to announce our Design Trend of the Year. Welcome to 2014, the year of The Great Gatsby. We know, it has been done, but every time...

DW Resolutions (you might want to get a pen)

This year we wanted to make some resolutions for ourselves and hopefully by sharing them with you we will stick to them. When we sat down and really examined what we wanted out of 2014 it became clear we weren't striving for the small things (like losing those 10lbs.), instead we saw a pattern of overall better-ness happening...


December: The Month of Classics

December to DW, is a month of tradition, festivities, and filled with classics; classic movies, classic songs, classic holiday parties, and creating classic memories that will last a lifetime. Let's rewind back to 1947 where (in our opinion) classic was invented by Queen Elizabeth II who married a charming Greek...