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On Tour with Dick’s Sporting Goods

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We’re proud to announce our collaboration with RetailComm for Dick’s Sporting Goods ‘Be Untouchable’ tour that makes stops in select cities throughout the country from February through May. Our 20′ customized shipping container solution is part of an interactive exhibit for youth baseball and football players that gives the players hands-on experience with select products. […]

If You Build it They Will Come

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Life in a shipping container; does it sound bleak to you? For some people, it can conjure up for images of stowing away, like a piece of cargo. Luckily, you’re not some people! Shipping containers can be spacious, airy, light, welcoming, temperature-controlled, and beautiful. They can be spaces that you want to escape to, not from. […]

7 Buildings You Didn’t Know Could Be Made with Shipping Containers

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Shipping container architecture is so exciting because it is practically limitless. If you can dream it, you can build it. So, what have people around the world dreamt up to date? Schools Would you send your child to school or daycare in a shipping container? You would if it was anything like the Fawood Children’s Centre in London. […]

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Introducing our Buildings Division

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When we bought our first shipping container back in 2008, we had a hunch that the idea of using intermodal containers for purposes other than their original intent was going to be big. And over the years we’ve learned first-hand just how flexible shipping containers really are. From pop-up retail to traveling immersion experiences, we’ve had […]

Thank You For a Great 2012

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As 2012 comes to a close I want to share my sincere thanks and appreciation for everyone who has been involved with Boxman Studios this year. Over the past twelve months we have expanded our team, our office, our warehouse, and our inventory. And while all of these are standard barometers to measure the growth of […]

With Growth Comes Change

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When we launched our company in 2008, we had no idea we’d grow as fast as we have. But, as it turns out, people like the idea of sustainability via old shipping containers. From how many people we have on our team, to the number of trucks in our fleet, to how many shipping containers we […]

Proper Planning for Excellent Execution

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Daytona 500. The Super Bowl. March Madness. South by Southwest. These are just a few of the big events in Q1 of 2015 that brands will flock to in order to be alongside rabid fans. And these events are closer than you think. Between now and the end of 2014 there are tons of holidays […]

Shipping Containers and @WholeFoods

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We were out in the San Francisco area recently when we popped in to visit a Whole Foods Market in Novato. And boy were we surprised. As part of the interior design of the Novato store, the natural food retailer integrated two shipping containers for their bulk foods section. Obviously, we endorse repurposing discarded shipping containers, and we […]

In The News

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In the wake of the 2012 Democratic National Convention here in our hometown of Charlotte, we received some pretty solid press for one of our activations. Namely, the big one with all the colorful shipping containers. Here are links to some of the coolest stories about it over the last week. From GQ: “The Google Hangout […]