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My Cool Campervan: An inspirational guide to retro-style campervans by Jane Field-Lewis



ISBN: 9781911641551 Category: Tags: ,


My Cool Campervan celebrates a new wave of interest in modern-retro campervans. Join Jane Field-Lewis and Chris Haddon as they set off on a 3500-mile trip to locate campervans and proud owners sharing their memories of family holidays under candy-striped pop-top roofs and of sunny days and simple pleasures. Delve into a world of road-tripping as Jane and Chris introduce us to a succession of distinctive campervans memorable locations and classic models at times beautifully restored and at others well-loved and well-used. My Cool Campervan reveals a world beyond the stereotype of vintage vans from another era forgotten rarities and beautifully restored mass-produced models. Chapters include: Old Retro: In the 1970s and 80s as the motor industry turned its sights towards the global market campervan designs began to change. Simple Life: Exploring functional campervans where styling doesn’t overwhelm function and where vans are so well designed in the first place there’s nothing more to add than the journey. Weird and Wonderful: From a converted French fire truck to an ‘extension’ to a regular saloon car these campers are customized unusual and have been created to provide space. American Beauties: The large American Recreational Vehicles or RVs fulfill just about everyone’s expectations of a comfortable life on the road. The enduring appeal of the RV lies in its iconic design and long association with the romantic notion of the great road journey. Classics: Some vehicle designs last longer than others. The VW T2 campervan is without doubt the front runner. New Retro: Reflecting owners’ unique styles and interest the vehicles here function as an artist’s workroom or as a photographer’s studio; these are not only places to camp out or chill out they are happy extensions of creative lives.

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