Restaurants, Schools, & Civic Design
'Architecture should speak of its time and place, but yearn for timelessness.' - Frank GehryRead more
Office, Planning, & Programming
'We shape our buildings: therefore they shape us.' - Winston ChurchillRead more
New Homes, Renovations, & Additions
'The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams.' - Robert A. M. SternRead more
Unbuilt Ideas in Process
'Architecture is the thoughtful making of space.' - Louis KahnRead more
why Studio 8
At Studio Eight Design, our goal is to make a positive impact on the built environment by considering the big picture for our clients, building users, and communities. We work to provide the highest level of service to our clients by listening carefully, paying attention to details, and providing creative solutions to any problem. Regardless of the type or size of the project, we are personally invested and committed to excellence in everything we do.
who we are
We are creative problem-solvers, team-players, and passionate individuals that enjoy unique opportunities in partnership with our clients. Pushing ourselves beyond the obvious solutions allows us to arrive at more meaningful architecture. Our team chemistry is our greatest strength. We take the concept of “studio” beyond the physical arrangement of our office. We tap into the individual strengths of each team member on every design challenge, always maintaining an open, fun environment that fosters the creative design process.
Were you able to come out to Park(ing) Day this year? We were proud to participate for the first time this year, and constructed a "Paper Park" which was a literal interpretation of a park setting using unconventional paper materials. We teamed up with ZolliKoffee to create a space for people to “refuel, reuse, and renew”. Our friends at ZolliKoffee generously donated coffee and treats for park patrons, REFUELING them along the way. It was important for us to make use of materials that are already around us. There is a lot of space to fill in a parking spot, and we consciously chose to be selective with our use of materials for our park. We REUSED large format paper cores from ARC Document Solutions, cardboard boxes from The Wine Chap, and drink carriers and cup sleeves from ZolliKoffee. To bring the paper theme full circle we teamed up with SoundForest, a local eco-charity, and raffled off live trees to 3 lucky winners. Since we were using paper, we needed to RENEW the source. Check out our Facebook & Instagram pages for pictures of our park & all of the folks that stopped by to visit.
Please join us in welcoming Brittany Doseck to the Studio 8 family! Brittany is a graduate of Ball State University and completing her Master of Architecture at Southern Illinois University this Fall. She studied abroad in South America and has worked in Nashville over the past few years on a variety of tenant build-out, small health care, retail, town center, and residential projects. We are excited to bring her talents, energy, and critical thinking skills to Studio 8 Design.
Studio 8 Design has moved! Our new office is located at 56 Lindsley Avenue, near the Rutledge Hill & Rolling Mill Hill neighborhoods in downtown Nashville. If you haven't already, please update your address books, and come visit us in our new home.