angrybovine constructs its own mobile design studio
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jul 01, 2014
angrybovine constructs its own mobile design studio


angrybovine constructs its own mobile design studio
photo © chip kalback
all images courtesy of angrybovine

 

 

 

angrybovine is a brand and design consultancy based in boulder, colorado, headed by graphic designer and founder, jay ferracane. the studio specializes in delivering creativity that builds companies, communicates, and solves business problems. honesty and objective thinking is at the core of their philosophy, even down to how and where they choose to work. dissatisfied with corporate environments, office rent, and paid parking, the entrepreneur was looking for a way to move his design practice closer to home. soon after, his solution came in the form of a fully rethought 1991 silverstreak aluminum trailer.

angrybovine mobile design studio
the meeting area
photo © chip kalback

 

 

 

after years of being used to dealing with constant change and adaptation, the entrepreneur saw the trailer as a platform to neatly fit a 300 square foot mobile design studio complete with a conference area and three work stations. the trailer is affectionally known as ‘twice’ because the whole project was a learning process (how to waterproof surfaces, how to run electrical wires throughout structures, and how to organize areas) and everything took at least two tries to get right.

angrybovine mobile design studio
the original electronics were kept within the studio
photo © chip kalback

 

 

 

‘as a designer I thought how ironic it was that not all designers design their own workspaces. we ‘build’ stuff for our clients everyday, why isn’t it more common to do that for ourselves?’ says ferracane. now only feet from the front door of his home, is a studio full of ample light, a firebox from a 1930s caboose, a 60’s era grundig stereo, large work surfaces, and stories about what to do when it comes to building your own office in a trailer.

angrybovine mobile design studio
jay ferracane sitting at his desk in the office
photo © chip kalback

angrybovine mobile design studio
liquid inspiration
photo © chip kalback

angrybovine mobile design studio
the library
photo © chip kalback

angrybovine mobile design studio
keeping things toasty in the winter months
photo © chip kalback

angrybovine mobile design studio
every day is ‘bring your dog to work’ day
photo © chip kalback

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

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