Industry Knowledge Category Archive

5 Core Values at the Heart of our Innovative Process

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The Boxman Studios Core Values are the yardstick for everything we do. We hire and fire based on them. We paint our walls based on them. We make our decisions with these values in mind, because this is who we are, as employees and as people. At Boxman Studios we are… Passionate, Dedicated, Hungry for […]

What Should You Know About Third Placemaking?

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This story begins like any other, with an evil machine that has gained consciousness and seeks to destroy humanity as we know it. Only the machine isn’t a big, scary, Arnold-shaped android, but rather an algorithm that changes the way we make purchases. This tech isn’t inherently evil or dangerous, but it does give people […]

Is it legal? Is it Safe?

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Sure, the questions are simple enough, but addressing these issues from the very start could determine exactly which direction your project is headed. Failure to do so, and It could be the differentiator between a wildly successful campaign and a complete PR disaster. Intermodal containers are originally designed for transporting cargo, but the moment it […]

4 *Slightly* Complicated Steps for Installing Green Walls

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Repurposed shipping containers are often linked to sustainability and green initiatives for businesses and homes. As environmentally conscious building methods become more popular, so do community features like rooftop gardens, hydroponic installations, and Green Walls. Also known as vertical gardens and living walls, a green wall is partially or completely covered in living greenery and […]

Finding the right vendor for your project

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Before you tackle a big project, address a problem, or make a decision, you always want to have the full story at your disposal. One classic, tried-and-true way of getting said story is by answering the five W’s; who, what, when, where, and why. Each of these W’s are important considerations, but when it comes […]

An Open Letter from CEO, David Campbell

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When you’re part of a burgeoning industry, you always want to hear stories of success and celebration. An article was published early last week, highlighting another company and their latest restaurant project in Long Island, NY. While Boxman Studios supports all professionals in the industry, this article contained some misleading statements that aren’t indicative of […]

Back to Basics: Re-purposing Shipping Containers

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Shipping containers, also known as intermodal containers, are large metal boxes made to house goods as they are transported by land or by water. They commonly come in lengths of 20 feet or 40 feet but there are containers as short as 8 feet or as long as 56 feet. A typical container measures 8 […]

3 Practical Tips for Wayfinding

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Wayfinding is all about making spaces navigable. It’s an easy scenario to play out. You’re attending your first music festival. The grounds go on for a mile, your tickets are getting scanned and you’re famished from the long walk from parking lot to festival. How do you know where to go to find food? Do […]

What to Expect from Boxman’s Design Department

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Why would someone use kinetic architecture to build their restaurant, retail space, or event venue? For the environmentally conscious, reusing shipping containers that would otherwise be left to rust is a more sustainable option. For the financial conscious, our expedited design and build process means that businesses can see more return quicker. For the innovators, […]

Happy Holidays from Our CEO, David Campbell

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As 2016 ends and our team begins to ramp-up for the new year, today seemed like the perfect time to reflect on everything that we have accomplished, how we arrived here, and our plans for a very exciting future! First, I would like to acknowledge the entire Boxman Studios team and their families, our wonderful […]