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Have a Brew with Boxman Studios

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Introducing the East Coast’s first-ever retail and dining venue built from modified shipping containers. Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, SOMBLOX is anchoring Assembly Row, the area’s newest shopping, dining, live/work and entertainment destination developed, owned and operated by, Federal Realty Investment Trust. The shipping container architecture pays homage to Somerville’s industrial past, once home to a Ford Motor […]

How We Transformed a Shipping Container into a Mobile Kitchen Showroom

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Boxman Studios recently transformed a forty foot shipping container into a mobile kitchen for Electrolux, one of the world’s top appliance brands. Electrolux is well known for its vacuums, but they also create a wide range of high-end kitchen appliances – and a live demonstration is the ideal setting for an audience to see the […]

A Mobile Kitchen with Electrolux

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We’ve been helping brands take their messages to their audience for years. From Adidas to Covergirl, nothing showcases a product or service like like experiencing the offering directly. Global appliance manufacturer Electrolux agrees with this idea. Introducing the Luxkitchen, Electrolux’s first mobile kitchen showroom. Set inside a purpose-built 40-foot shipping container, the Luxkitchen contains the latest & greatest kitchen appliances from […]

From Outside to Inside: Designing the Whole Event Experience

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What’s the one detail that will turn a mildly interested event-goer into a wildly enthusiastic brand ambassador? When is the tipping point between like and love? Where do they find the motivation to follow your brand, check it out online, or visit a physical location? It could be the excitement they get from interacting with […]

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 […]

Pop-Up Retail – Boxman Style

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Pop-up retail may not be a new idea but it does seem to be a trend that is gaining momentum. In the past, major retailers and other B-to-C companies have traditionally spent significant resources on in-depth research and economic forecasting to determine where they should consider opening new brick-and-mortar store locations. Lately, however, more and […]