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This Guy Used 8,024 Post-It Notes To Re-Decorate His Office In An Awesome Way

The superhero-themed designs took quite a lot of manpower.

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Office décor is often pretty lackluster, and designer Ben Brucker's office was no different.

Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

So the 31-year-old decided he wanted to transform the walls of his workplace, an eBay Enterprise-owned commerce design agency called The Shop in San Francisco.

"This is a creative agency, but walking into the office, you wouldn’t know it," Brucker told BuzzFeed News. "I wanted us to feel like the space was truly ours, and for us to enjoy it."
Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

"This is a creative agency, but walking into the office, you wouldn’t know it," Brucker told BuzzFeed News. "I wanted us to feel like the space was truly ours, and for us to enjoy it."

Brucker posted about his project to Reddit on Wednesday, describing his walls "drab."

Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

He thought paint would be too time-consuming of a fix, so he settled on Post-it notes — 8,024 Post-it notes, to be exact.

Brucker had carefully planned out how many of each color Post-it he'd need.
Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

Brucker had carefully planned out how many of each color Post-it he'd need.

He made mock-ups to lay out the superhero theme he envisioned.

Ben Brucker / Imgur
Ben Brucker / Imgur

Planning took 30 hours over the course of two weeks.

Over a weekend, Brucker and some of his colleagues got to work systematically covering the walls in two-foot sections.

Unsurprisingly, he said it was a daunting task.
Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

Unsurprisingly, he said it was a daunting task.

Everyone was welcome to pitch in.

About 10 to 12 people helped in the 12-hour effort, Brucker said.
Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

About 10 to 12 people helped in the 12-hour effort, Brucker said.

The end result was amazing.

This was Brucker's first-ever attempt at Post-it art and pixel art, he said.
Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

This was Brucker's first-ever attempt at Post-it art and pixel art, he said.

Each piece is 34 Post-its high.

Ben Brucker / Imgur
Ben Brucker / Imgur

Brucker called the reaction he got Monday morning "overwhelmingly positive." Other offices in the company have even told him they'd take on their own art projects.

Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com

"I think it’s important to not hate your work environment," Brucker said. "And if you have an opportunity to change it, you should. It should reflect the personality of the people who work there every day."

Ben Brucker / Via imgur.com
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