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Charleys Philly Cheese Steaks

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Challenge  With nearly 600 locations across 46 states and 17 countries, Charleys Philly Steaks is one of the largest Philly Cheesesteak concepts in the country. Since their first space opened in 1986 near Ohio State University, they’ve rapidly expanded and can be found in university food courts, retail shopping centers and airports worldwide. While successful […]

5 Ways Shipping Container Construction Gets Your Business Open Faster

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Traditional construction is not known for being expeditious. Weather can wreak havoc on a construction schedule, labor shortages are common and delayed materials impact the schedule and budget. Here are five reasons shipping container buildings save time in the overall construction process, getting products to market an average of 30-50 percent faster than bricks-and-sticks construction. […]

Beyond the Box. Boxman Studios’ Design Process

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Depending on who you are, the reasons you’re interested in shipping container architecture may vary. For environmental advocates, reusing cargo containers that might otherwise be left to rust away in a port is an exciting prospect. For those driven to realize ROI, the potential to reduce construction timelines and bring a business to market faster […]

Happy Holidays From David Campbell & Boxman Studios

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Wow another year – Normally when I write these (much later in December than I should) I talk about the past year, what it’s meant to us, and how it will influence our future. And it’s true – we’ve had an unbelievable year. We experienced another year of growth, not just sales growth but the […]

Behind Boxman Studios’ Brand

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Matched only by the innovative designs and iconic structures we produce, Boxman Studios’ logo is the heart of our brand. It is responsible for accurately conveying who we are, our mission, and our value to clients. It communicates how our process and products differ from our competitors and it supports our brand with visually distinct characteristics. […]

A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture (and Everything Else You Wanted to Know)

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In this article we will explore: A Short History of Shipping Container Architecture What is Shipping Container Architecture? Shipping Container Building Codes 4 Shipping Container Architecture Trends How are Shipping Containers Changing Urban Development? Examples of Shipping Container Architecture Why Use Shipping Container Architecture? Feel free to skip ahead to topics that interest you. A […]

3 Ways Shipping Container Displays Can Make Trade Shows Easy

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This post was originally published on 6/11/2013. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 6/20/2018.   Trade shows and easy: two words that planners don’t often put together. Trade show participation is a challenge, combining the pressure of a complex, time-sensitive logistical operation with the unique opportunity for one-on-one branded customer […]

Boxman Studios and Advent Coworking Join Forces for Open Street 704

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One of our core beliefs at Boxman is that public spaces should be designed and built to encourage community. So, when we were given the opportunity to partner with Advent Coworking and participate in the Charlotte event, Open Streets 704, we couldn’t wait to start brainstorming activation ideas. Open Streets 704 powered by BlueCross BlueShield […]

How are Modified Shipping Containers Priced?

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This post was originally published on 8/24/2014. Due to its popularity, it was updated with new information on 3/14/2018. If you’ve found this blog, chances are you’re researching the process for buying a modified shipping container. This isn’t the first article you’ve read about shipping container architecture (or maybe it is), so you probably already […]

The Surprising Way Shipping Containers Could Improve Your Amazon Experience

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There’s something big happening in the trucking and logistics industry. Drivers, the group of people responsible for nearly all of on-ground shipping and delivery are about to become much less productive. Today, our Logistics Director spoke to the whole team about the legal changes made by the DMV and how they will affect the shipping […]