Using vintage trailers for Work environments

Besides the myraid of food trucks – here are some interesting usages of vintage trailers: The folks at The Metrick System, a Toronto ad agency that specializes in advertising, video and online software development took over a new space this spring and sent over a few pictures for us to drool over this afternoon. The new location which includes vintage airstream trailers into the concept houses offices, a state-of-the-art recording studio and four sets for shooting video was created by Designer Cheryl Krismer from Crayon Design. The goal was to pay homage to the heyday of Hollywood by giving the space a highly recognizable, but still contemporary feel. We serve real food out of a 1946 Spartan Trailer converted into a Mobile Commercial Kitchen. Every TravelBurger is made with hand-raised Black Angus Grass Fed Beef from Fowlerville, on buns baked fresh daily at Holiday Market in Royal Oak.

SweaterGirls The SweaterGirls love to knit, and we are taking knitting on the road. We are the first and only knitting school and knitting supply shop that travels around in a 1955 Terry Trailer. We have a passion for handcrafting and community, and we will bring our kitschy little trailer all over town.

Rokit – London’s most famous vintage clothing retailer.

Haberdash Vintage The Mobile Vintage Clothing Boutique…

Have hip threads, will travel “They said whatever you do, we’ll follow you,’’ Chase, 28, said. And then it came to her: start a traveling vintage store. The next morning she was on eBay, bidding on old trailers.

Artists in Residence—in the Woods – “Here’s a twist on the traditional artist residency program: Spend a week or two in the woods, camping out in a vintage trailer-turned-studio, with the sights and sounds of Oregon’s beautiful Mount Hood National Forest as your primary (only?) inspiration.”

It’s not vintage but it’s interesting that the President’s wife uses an Airstream (oddly enough when flying): Laura Bush’s Caravan Force One

Entrepreneur swoops in with aerotrekkiing venture – “Club membership runs as high as $200,000, comes invitation-only and prohibits alcohol. Those with the finances and fortitude will find that Sky Gypsy hangouts reflect McAfee’s unusual sense of style: Members stay in antique Airstream trailers from the 1940s (including a Silver Bullet once owned by Howard Hughes) — each with an antique automobile of the same year.”

Threadless uses an airstream as a recording Studio!

Kathy Sierra – 1966 23ft Silver Streak as an office to write her books and blogs (she advertised on our website to find the trailer and mentions the TCT in her article)

Kathy offered some trailer as an office suggestions.

Dori Smith writes her books and programs from a 1957 17ft Airstream.


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