The pet-friendly space includes a cook’s kitchen, a spa-like bath, and even an outdoor deck.

The custom-built shaker-style cabinets are made of ultralight plywood and topped with Glacier White Corian countertops.

When a solo adventurer was ready for life on the open road with her cat and dog in tow, she turned to Innovative Spaces to help source, design, and build out her new home on wheels. Through their network of Airstream pickers, the mobile home design-build firm found a 1973 Airstream Tradewind.

With the exterior in good condition, the aluminum hull didn’t need much work other than prepping for its new coat of Sprinter Blue Grey.

With the exterior in good condition, the aluminum hull didn’t need much work other than prepping for its new coat of Sprinter Blue Grey.

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“The condition of these vintage trailers rarely matters for our projects, as we replace just about everything on the interior and often also do quite a bit of customization on the exterior,” says Innovative Spaces owner Nate Stover. “It was your typical 1970s trailer—pretty funky inside after years of sitting around.”

On the interior, Oceanair blinds are used as window coverings.

On the interior, Oceanair blinds are used as window coverings.

Courtesy of Innovative Spaces

The design firm gutted the trailer and then did a top-to-bottom “shell-off restoration.” After decades on the road, steel chassises often rust, bend and endure other kinds of wear and tear. By removing the shell, the design firm can ensure that the core of the trailer is rock solid.

The custom-built shaker-style cabinets are made of ultralight plywood and topped with Glacier White Corian countertops.

The custom-built shaker-style cabinets are made of ultralight plywood and topped with Glacier White Corian countertops.

Courtesy of Innovative Spaces

See the full story on Dwell.com: An Adventurer and Her Pets Find Solace in a Renovated 1973 Airstream Tradewind
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