The Rack – The Awning – The Ladder

The Rack – The Awning – The Ladder

I’m designing a van that can allow us to expand our loads as needed. Aside from overhead storage and under seat storage, I wanted rooftop storage. I may later add a box up there, or just use straps.  I also wanted a higher vantage point that I could use for...
France 2003

France 2003

In early 2003, I left on a long and spontaneous trip to France and Italy with my girlfriend. We lived like locals and explored anything that caught our curiosity.  We wandered cities and town, slowly and serendipitously.  We came to love food and wine; art and life;...
Sprinter Flooring and Insulation

Sprinter Flooring and Insulation

There are quite a few choices for flooring ranging from inexpensive linoleum from the hardware store, to standard residential floor types (tile, wood plan, engineered wood, etc), to professional grade industrial vinyl meant for high-traffic extreme applications. Aside...
Sprinter Design

Sprinter Design

I feel I should say a few things about my design. Here’s a scaled floor plan of the empty van, courtesy of Sportsmobile. We discussed different options. Mainly variations of a platform bed and dual swivels up front that turn the seats into a dining area. Nothing...