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Meet the People: Kelli Warner
Design Collaborative Wins Two 2019 Building Contractors Association Awards
Technology in the Evolving Workplace
April 29, 2019
Technology in the Evolving Workplace

Technology has greatly impacted the way we communicate and collaborate with one another in the workplace over the last decade. We have the opportunity to work from almost anywhere, whenever and however we want to, using wireless and mobile technology.

Physical Study Models
April 25, 2019
Physical Study Models

Continuing our celebration of National Architecture Week, Architect David West discusses the construction of hand-crafted, physical study models.

Architects: More Than Designer Eyeglasses and Black Sweaters
April 22, 2019
Architects: More Than Designer Eyeglasses and Black Sweaters

"My favorite thing about National Architecture Week is that it forces our collective profession to think critically about how we engage with the rest of the world... Unless you’re a designer, you’ve probably never been fully aware of the influence good design has on your life. Spaces influence a lot about how we feel and operate."

How Does a Solar Power System Work?
April 15, 2019
How Does a Solar Power System Work?

When light strikes a solar panel, energy is imparted to the atoms in the panel. Learn more about how a solar power system works, and discover if it's right for your needs.

Project Spotlight: Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership
Meet the People: Greg Estes
Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana Prepares to Move to New Building
March 25, 2019
Junior Achievement of Northern Indiana Prepares to Move to New Building

Junior Achievement's new 36,500 square foot facility will not only house their programs Finance Park and BizTown, JA of Northern Indiana’s corporate offices, and amenities new to JA, including an Entrepreneurial Center, Education Atrium, and virtual reality kiosks.

Task Lighting in the Open Office
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.

Project Spotlight: Skyline Tower
Women Encouraging Women
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.

Meet the People: David West
Design Collaborative Wins Two Advertising Honors Awards
Effective Communication in the Workplace
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.