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A High Point for Shipping Containers

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On Saturday the City of High Point NC hosted a USA Cycling Professional Criterium Championship race on a closed course downtown. The center on the figure-8 course was under Mendenhall Station, which is a major transportation hub for the High Point Furniture Market. The City Project, The High Point Convention and Visitors Bureau, and The High Point Community […]

3 Ways Shipping Container Architecture Can Be Used In Retail

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Shipping container architecture provides endless, cutting-edge possibilities for retail design, ranging from pop up jewelry shops, to fixed structures such as block-long shopping malls. Here are three ways shipping containers can be used in retail: 1. Pop-up Store Pop up retail provides organizations with flexibility and versatility. Small, well-designed units are the ideal place to […]

Hello Again, Canada

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When you like a place – it’s hard to stay away from it. Over the years here at Boxman, we’ve had the good fortune to traverse Canada several times for brands like Fiat and Telus. And now we’re currently working with BOOM! Marketing and PubSphere on various projects across Canada.For our project with BOOM! we’re […]

The 4 Priorities of Every Shipping Container Architecture Client

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Clients looking for shipping container architecture want something different. They don’t want tents. They don’t want to rent someone’s empty retail space. They have unique desires that only shipping container architecture can address. Here are some priorities shipping container architecture clients have in common: 1. A Desire For Unique Design Shipping container architecture has a unique, appealing […]

Trade Show Booth Designs That Stand Out From The Crowd

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Trade shows offer a unique opportunity to make a powerful one-on-one connection with customers and leave a lasting impression of your brand. Trade show attendees are a self-selecting audience who cross your path because they’re looking to learn and make a connection. An effective 21st century tradeshow booth reaches out and grabs the attentionand imagination of everyone […]

Pop-Up Hospitality – Versatility for Hotels and Restaurants

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Pop up restaurants and hotels are ideal hospitality venues for seasonal and short-term attractions. They’re mobile and can be shipped right to the action. Set up a pop up restaurant at a winter carnival or a football game; park a shipping container hotel suite at summer music festival. Be Where Customers Are Seasonal tourism destinations, such […]

Charlotte Hounds VIP Lounge

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If you’re out at a Charlotte Hounds Lacrosse game this year, be sure to take a look down on the field to see one of our very own Boxman Studios 20-foot suites serving as a VIP Lounge. For the 2013 season, the Charlotte Hounds wanted to offer their biggest fans a true premium experience. We provided a […]

Opening Our Doors

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In May we had our first-ever Open House. The idea was to give our clients, vendors, and fans a chance to see how we turn shipping containers into cool environments. By the end of the day, we welcomed more than 200 people through our doors. If you were one of them, we thank you for […]

How Shipping Container Architecture Can Speed Up Urban Development

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As commercial neighborhoods like shopping districts, industrial parks and mixed-use developments continue to grow, they each pass through distinct phases. Generally, building density and land value increase over time, while the consumer demographic shifts to reflect a particular neighborhood’s offering. Within a city, the arrival of a new business or population might drive fallow parcels of […]

3 Reasons Why Your Branded Shipping Container Will Engage The Community

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A shipping container really draws a crowd. You can harness this “focal point” factor to build brand awareness at any pop up event. Here are three reasons why a branded shipping container engages a community and fosters brand loyalty: 1.  Modified Shipping Containers are  “People Magnets”: Shipping containers are unique. They look different from other […]