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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 […]

We Have A Winner #InTheWild

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A couple of weeks back we announced  a photo contest during the 2012 Democratic National Convention. We had over 30 repurposed containers in Charlotte for the DNC and we asked you, our friends and fans, to upload pictures to your various social media streams, and tag them #InTheWild. First of all, what a fun event. We’re proud […]

The DNC Legacy Village

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If you’re in Charlotte this week, you might notice that there’s a convention going on. A big one. We’re grateful to have a presence at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, and we are particularly proud of our association with Charlotte in 2012‘s Legacy Village, which is designed to highlight Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx’s Legacy Program. The four legacy programs […]

The Charlotte Video Project

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We are proud to be part of the Charlotte Video Project‘s effort to tell Charlotte’s unique story through a series of short videos. Thanks to Kevin and Scott over at Bread and Butter Picturesfor this opportunity.   

In The Wild at the DNC

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As we wind down a busy Spring and Summer here at Boxman Studios, we’re kicking off a busy Fall with the Democratic National Convention right here in our hometown of Charlotte, NC. We are going to be well-represented for the event, but, because our containers are part of other exhibits, you won’t see our branding […]

Lay’s: A Time Lapse

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While we were in New York on the Lay’s “Do Us A Flavor” activation working with The Marketing Arm recently, we hired a photographer to do a time-lapse of our build, which took place in the overnight hours in Times Square. To read more about this amazing build for Lay’s, click here. 

Mobile Means Mobile

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With the advent of smartphones and their apps, technology is finally catching up with humans being mobile creatures. We never sit still or stay in one place. And now, thanks to technology, we can share our experiences with each other from virtually anywhere. You know where we’re going with this right? Here at Boxman Studios, […]