All posts tagged: travel trailer

Hütte Hut: Is it art or is it a trailer?

Lately the modern camping world has been working hard to spruce up their new models. Fibreglass siding seems to be a thing of the past, with beautiful woods taking its place (ahem… Homegrown Trailers). We know, seems odd doesn’t it with the weight of wood and all. You’d think more aluminum campers would be gracing the world’s stage. Nope. Not in this lifetime. Sprouting Sprocket Studio designed Hütte Hut™ from a background in industrial design, and incorporating a holistic approach to mobile living. Their craftsmanship resulted in a lightweight yet durable travel trailer that looks like art and lives like a mobile retreat. A design that brings campers closer to nature The classic teardrop that looks more like a dome design is different at first glance, but makes sense once inside. It’s cavernous interior would make anyone feel right at home. One of the most notable features of Hütte Hut™ is its double doors and large windows. We like to camp to be outside, right? The airy design of Hütte Hut™ makes that even more …

Luxury sustainability made to order

People asked, and Homegrown delivered. Homegrown Trailers recently released their Timberline model trailer. Timberline was built for long-haul RVers looking for extra comfort, or property owners who want to offer their guests a luxury camping experience without the hassle of installing lodges. This mobile alternative offers the comforts of home in a streamlined mobile space. We can see your jaw dropping and not surprised. Timberline sustainable specs Most modern campers are looking for minimalistic, green alternatives for their traditional travel trailer. Homegrown Trailers builds homes that align with the tiny house movement, built with the hands of artisans and on wheels. They are flexible, lightweight, and sustainable. Carefully crafted from beautiful, sustainably-source wood, Timberline’s aesthetic is a step above the typical travel trailer. What isn’t constructed by artisans from wood is made from other non-toxic and renewable materials. Even the construction process is low-waste, further showcasing Homegrown’s deeply rooted sustainability values. In the 23-foot space, they include a shower, basic kitchen appliances and sleeping space for 3 to 5 people depending on the layout. The …

Living Vehicle offers off-the-grid, stylish living

This small California-based company is excited to share their sustainable vision with modern campers. Matthew Hofmann of Hofmann Architecture has a passion for sustainability and a vision of the future. To Hoffman, sustainability more than recycling. Instead, “it’s the idea of life enduring.” His experience designing mobile spaces has led to Hofmann’s most recent achievement: Living Vehicle. Living Vehicle is designed to sustain life. It was designed to last a lifetime and to minimize its dwellers’ carbon footprint. At the same time, Hoffman values the comforts of home, so each unit is crafted to order, following your specific customizations. Choose the colour of your vinyl flooring, wall and cabinet colour, configuration, and more. Units also come equipped with Wi-Fi antennas, plenty of storage, and handy accessories like a concealed ceiling sleeper and outdoor shower head. Off-the-grid living Living Vehicle does not rely on outer energy. Its solar-powered electricity can support a couple living self-contained for about 1 month in temperate climates, longer if they live in moderation. However, it is also equipped to sustain harsh …

Garage-sized RV first of its kind: The Mantis by TAXA Outdoors

Do you want the spacious outdoor lifestyle of an 18-foot RV, without the hassle of having to find adequate storage space when it’s time to head back to the city? Taxa Outdoors Inc. unveiled The Mantis on September 18-22 at the RV Open House in Elkhart, Indiana, and to much fanfare we might add. The Mantis is the first travel trailer of its kind: It sleeps 4 adults, but comfortably fits into a standard sized garage. Most vehicles can tow the compact adventure trailer because it weighs in at a light 2300 pounds when empty. The size and weight is perfect for city-dwellers who love a good adventure. What to expect from The Mantis. The open-concept design features 2 bunks positioned across the front end of the trailer, and a convertible couch to queen-sized bed at the rear. There is even space for a small shower in the bathroom, and a two-burner stove and compact fridge in the kitchen. Did we mention all Taxa trailers are designed by an ex-NASA engineer? For the ample living …