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While not entirely necessary for a storage container, adding an extra entry point into your container can benefit you whether you’re using your container for storage, or converting it into a site office. And while it seems simple – add in a door here please – there are a few different types of doors to […]

When you’re looking at starting up a new venture, one of the first things you take into consideration is the start up cost. Too high, and your new business could be doomed to fail before you’ve even had a chance. So what is one way to lower all costs and still create the fantastic plan […]

Last week, we started looking into shipping container accomodation, (see here) and why it’s becoming more and more commonplace to use a shipping container as the base for creating your own space. After you’ve answered the questions of; what purpose the accommodation will be used for, where location the accommodation will be and what your […]

With a high surge in the trend of downsizing and minimising possessions, there is an even larger trend pattern developing with shipping container accomodation. Affordable, transportable and easily modified, shipping containers are the seemingly perfect example of minimalist living. But what do you need to do to get one for yourself? How to obtain or […]

Previously, we have looked into the way you could go about creating your own shipping container workshop, what you would need to look into beforehand and the accessories that could be included – and today we’re looking at how shipping containers are perfectly ideal for workshop conversions. There are quite a few characteristics of containers […]

If you’ve been wondering where your next marketing campaign could be going, consider large format advertising. Shipping containers lend themselves to the very type of ads that can transform our landscape – with the added advantage of storage included. Traditionally only used in remote places, showing only localised companies or products, large scale adverts are […]

A new shipping container house has made its way onto the Australian radar! Amy Plant & Richard Vaughan of Gippsland, Victoria, have built a beautiful home from 3 shipping containers joined by floating links on a 5-acre block of land – matching perfectly to their lifestyle and values. Originally, they both decided while travelling to […]

One of the main features of a shipping container is that they’re so easily customisable they can be turned into an object for so many different uses. One of the most common modifications that is requested is to convert a container into a functional workshop. But what is actually involved in this? YOUR INPUT The […]

With the current way of life revolving increasingly around the digital nomad, there is a simple answer to the stirring question – how to live remotely anywhere in Australia; and that answer is: Shipping Containers. Shipping Containers have become the most easily modifiable accommodation, with the ability to be totally self sufficient after the initial […]

Did you know – currently there is a great exhibition in our own backyard on the various aspects of shipping containers, and how we use them? The Australian National Maritime Museum at Darling Harbour are running “Container: The Box that Changed the World”, their first ever outdoor show which in their own words “Personalises the […]