Tagged: Longaberger

Basket Case

Home Office, originally uploaded by chelseagirlz.

The Longaberger Company is maker of handcrafted baskets and offers other home and lifestyle products, including pottery, wrought iron, fabric accessories and specialty foods. The company is based in Newark, Ohio, and there are approximately 45,000 independent Home Consultants located in all U.S. states who sell Longaberger products directly to customers.

They have the coolest Home Office in the world, shaped like the baskets they sell!

Features of the “Home Office”:

Offices are situated around a seven-story, 30,000 sq. ft atrium where employees and guests can enjoy the natural daylight from the skylight.

Two basket handles are attached to the building with replica copper and wooden rivets.

The handles are heated to prevent ice from forming.

Two Longaberger tags are attached to the sides of the building. The gold leaf painted tags are 725 lbs each and measure 25′ long x 7′ tall x 3″ thick.