Month: November 2011

Re-sealed Joints

In the workshop today: The joints on this Airstream have been re-sealed, prior to fitting a new interior. This way we can be sure that the English weather is kept out!

TV Stars

On Friday we had a visit from a TV company who are shooting a pilot episode for a TV series about Micro Design. They are interested in the application of design in small spaces – such as you might find in different types of caravan or small buildings. Kathy was interviewed talking about some of…

Exterior Hatch

In the workshop today: Will is working on the exterior of this Airstream for our client, preparing the new hatch for the Airstream toilet cassette to be accessed from.

Meet the Team 6 – Darren

Pictured above – Kathy and Darren, owners of American Retro Caravans. Today we meet Darren: “My apprenticeship was in sheet metal work many years ago. Having completed my course and worked in this industry for a while I decided that I wanted to be more creative and work with wood instead. So I went to…

Meet the Team 5 – Kathy

Pictured above are Kathy and Darren, the owners of American Retro Caravans, in action. Darren’s blog piece coming soon – today we meet Kathy: “From a very young age I have always been obsessed with Art and Design and have never wanted to do anything else. Having gained a first class BA in Textiles at…

Lucy, Doug and the Whaletail

This week we had a meeting with our new clients Doug and Lucy Barber pictured here outside their vintage Airstream Whaletail. Keep watching this space to see their new custom interior take shape. Lucy and Doug run a very cool design company: www.barberdesign.co.uk

Progress with the Egg-Shaped Hole

In the workshop today we return to the Airstream with the egg-shaped hole – this project is nearing completion and you can see how it has taken shape. These photos are taken looking out from behind the egg shaped hole showing the funky burnt orange laminate and ply edge.

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