Booth In A Box

Design Process

We're the scrappy scrap-O-s who designed our trade show booth to fit inside a Prime Pantry box!

No, we didn't make a time-lapse video of it. We haven't yet figured out how to work in a confined space with a tripod in our way. So these still photos will have to suffice. 

Impetus for the project: we needed a 5 x 10 foot booth that we could ship across the country at relatively low shipping rates. We just received a Prime Pantry order (free box!) and were excited about the challenge of designing from the outside in; from the outer box dimensions to the volume of packed contents inside. It's a capsule booth! 

Photos of the process, packing, and final results are below:

Duane designing the display
Duane designing the display
punching out the laser cut pieces
punching out the laser cut pieces
the wreckage of offcuts
the wreckage of offcuts
Duane finishing up our test assembly of the display
Duane finishing up our test assembly of the display
the finished assembly
the finished assembly
detail of finished assembly
detail of finished assembly
pedestal light; test assembly
pedestal light; test assembly
Prime Pantry box packed with display fixtures and literature
Prime Pantry box packed with display fixtures and literature
disassembled display, stacked up and ready to pack
disassembled display, stacked up and ready to pack
birds eye view: we ended up layering the backdrops to fill the remaining volume on top
birds eye view: we ended up layering the backdrops to fill the remaining volume on top
in the meantime we spray mounted our posters to foam core and stacked these books on top to help them dry flat (we ended up shipping these separately)
in the meantime we spray mounted our posters to foam core and stacked these books on top to help them dry flat (we ended up shipping these separately)
finished assembly on location. still adding our pieces to the display
finished assembly on location. still adding our pieces to the display
our finished booth display at the show
our finished booth display at the show
close up of the finished display
close up of the finished display
detail of the finished display
detail of the finished display
close up of the light pedestal in situ
close up of the light pedestal in situ

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  • Terry on

    Incredible!! You’ll are geniuses!


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