Featured Project: Not Your Typical Office Lockers

 

Office Lockers, An Unlikely Source for a Creative Touch

When you think of a financial building, you might imagine a boring beige or gray building full of drab cubicles–but BlackRidge Financial’s new building in Fargo, ND is anything but boring.  Every wall and piece of furniture there has a story or hidden meaning.  In one room, you’ll find a table made from a replica of the Fenway Park scoreboard with replicas of famous baseball bats for legs.  In other parts of the building, you’ll find steampunk light fixtures, a 2-ton steel chandelier, and flooring from the old basketball court at North Dakota State University. To complete the sports theme, they added some office lockers instead of a coat rack. The place is full of hidden (and not-so-hidden) references to sports, the band Rush, and the Star Wars movies.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: Lockers Every Mother Will Love!

There are just a few weeks left until Mother’s Day…stumped on what to get your mom, mother-in-law or the mother of your children this year? A locker may not be the first thing that comes to your mind, but check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide for some awesome ideas involving lockers that will help make life easier for the mothers in your life.

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Featured Project: School Lockers for Bayside High on “Jimmy Fallon”

School Lockers on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

“I’m really excited to host a show that starts today, instead of tomorrow”. -Jimmy Fallon

Sometimes you get called for a school in need of some new lockers, and other times you get a call for school lockers for The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. And they need them—like yesterday. Selling lockers to the public has its perks, but when we get to work on exciting jobs like this, with one of the coolest, most down-to-earth comedians in the business, it truly pays off. If you don’t know Jimmy Fallon, you are missing out on one of the most talented, unique comedians around who has his own highly popular late-night show on NBC (formerly The Jay Leno Show) as well as numerous other comedic achievements under his belt.

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Featured Project: Custom Metal Lockers for “Stolen Rum”

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Stolen Spirits inspired us right away with their contagiously cool branding and fresh approach to the art of rum-making. If you’ve never heard of them, you should first know that they are currently the only company in the world that sells “smoked rum.” The inventive New Zealand-born label came to life when two business partners with a common passion for high-quality rum, and a desire to escape the corporate world, shook up the liquor industry with their wild success. The humble beginnings of this grassroots company first started operations in an Auckland apartment in 2010. Today, their award-winning rum has developed an international following of devoted drinkers and bartenders across New Zealand, Australia and the U.S. The company has also raked in various international awards and recently sold a controlling interest to a U.S.-based company for $21 million NZ.

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Featured Project: A Locker Solution to Help the Greater Good

“Hunger is the world’s biggest solvable problem.” – World Food Programme

Feed My Starving Children

At SchoolLockers.com, we love to hear about our lockers being used for important reasons–but sometimes the true value of storage escapes us because we don’t always hear about the meaningful service they provide. One of our most valued projects involved finding lockers for a local, non-profit Christian organization called Feed My Starving Children (FMSC). This amazing organization partners with another organization called Kids Feeding Kids, and their joint efforts have provided as many as 161,737,104 meals to 50 countries worldwide…can you say kudos?! Not only does FMSC provide numerous meals to impoverished communities, they’ve also helped implement a variety of sustainability programs to provide resources for clean water, agriculture, health care, education, spiritual development and more.

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Featured Project: Metal Lockers for New Lab

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New Lab’s open office design with cubicles and metal lockers

Reinventing an Industry

New Lab Metal Locker Case Study

Building 128 around WWII, before it became New Lab

New Lab has taken state of the art to a whole new level by renovating an old World War II machine shop called Building 128 into a space that would be home to scientists, inventors, and business owners. The design would allow for every need to be met for up to 350 individuals and 50 companies. Whether an open collaborative space was needed or a private area to focus on work, New Lab thought of everything. Featuring studios, lounges, open cubicle work spaces, meeting rooms, and 4,500 square feet of event space, this is truly a unique collaboration space.

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How to Get a Locker Primed for Painting: Tips and Tricks

We’re always telling you about our amazing new lockers and the varied selection of styles and colors we have available that can match pretty much any decor…but we have to admit that there’s a certain charm to an old set of vintage lockers. 😉 But sometimes the color and rust-covered doors just aren’t for you, and it’s time to give that locker a makeover! A new coat of paint will immediately spruce up any locker, but there are a few steps you need to take before you get your brush or roller out. Read on for our tips on how to get a locker primed for painting.

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