81 Exterior Camper Design Photos And Ideas

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Custom outdoor furniture sits on the decks of each trailer.
Each trailer has an eclectic mix of decor, combining simple and custom furnishings with colorful textiles from around the world.
Trailers are available in various sizes and feature a king or queen bed with an additional twin bed/sofa. The space also has an indoor bathroom/shower, as well as AC/heater and a deck.
The couple have named the revamped trailer the Cougar Den.
Customers also can choose between two kinds of decks: a surface that drops down or a "bifold clamshell," where the surface spits down the middle with half forming an awning and the other half  forming a deck.
Living Vehicle's T27 Life model starts at $150,000, and the company is launching more affordable units this summer.
Thanks to a built-in hydraulic system, the truck can expand and pop-out to provide additional space when parked.
Large for a tiny house RV, but still small - especially in the western landscape.
Aside from its stunning look, what makes the Drake unique is the thoughtful expertise that has gone into its design. Crafted by Land Ark RV's founders Brian and Joni Buzarde, who have been living the mobile tiny house lifestyle since 2011, this travel trailer has been years in the making.
"Psychology and emotional response play big roles when you're living in such a relatively small space, so subtle moves can have a large impact." Whether one is looking for a weekend retreat or a mobile home equipped for an extended sojourn, the two founders have spent years researching and testing so that this model can be the ideal solution for all.
Photos taken on an ancient ocean bed.
The rooftop, made of polyester and reinforced fiberglass, retracts to bring the sky indoors.
Large acrylic windows provide expansive views of the outdoors.
The stainless steel ladder doubles as a helpful staircase for entering the chassis on land, as well as a railing in water.
The Sealander motor reaches speeds of up to 5.6mph on water for comfortable cruising.
Developed by Daniel Straub, the Sealander combines the German entrepreneur’s love of the outdoors with his background in industrial design.
This model features clean, simple interiors, along with a roof rack that houses 300W of Renogy Eclipse solar panels.
This model is called the Redwood King.
A lightweight frame enclosed with taut fabric and sheets of Jobert Okume marine plywood are used for this 44-square-foot hybrid prefab trailer house.
The HC1 also features classic wheel fenders and comes in seven retro-inspired colors.
You’ll notice the design includes vintage-inspired teardrop rear side markers.
Part tent, part RV, the NASA-inspired Cricket Trailer is the go-to camper for the modern road tripper.
+Farm is based in upstate New York, where land can be cheap but new housing prohibitively expensive: when a resident breaks ground on a waterfront site, their taxes can dramatically increase. What if new housing didn't need to technically break ground? "Our thought," says +Farm Director William Haskas, was "let's discuss ideas for a new type of dwelling....one that could potential help the people that actually live in the area."
The jaunty boat-like shell of the Hütte Hut began with a case study undertaken by Brian and Katrina Manzo, a husband-and-wife team of industrial designers behind Sprouting Sprocket Studio.
Vintage Trailer Show at Modernism Week
A teardrop trailer from teardrop trailer rental company Camp Weathered.
Starting with the exterior, the couple tweaked the original cream and red scheme by spraying the body of the trailer with a cream base color, then commissioned artist Faye Bell to paint a custom Southwest-inspired stripe.
The house can accommodation a range of optional extras such as shelving, storage, window or door additions, awnings, planter boxes, and more.
With a base price of $79,000, this 194-square-foot trailer is a complete tiny house on wheels and offers its owners flexibility of layout, as well as a wide range of optional customizations.
A peek at the back side of the trailer where the front door is located.
Th towable, double-axe trailer home is 28 feet long.
A custom rock wall system that takes care of the couple's shared passion for bouldering.
The 180-square-foot RV is currently parked on their lot in Ventura, California.
The bus is "parked" in a peaceful, wooded site in the Surrey countryside.
Guest can also use the picnic table, fire pit and a shower on the site.
Renzo Piano's Diogene cabin on the Vitra campus in Switzerland, as published in Cabins (Taschen, 2014).
El Cosmico resort and campground in Marfa, Texas
A vintage trailer with two bikes in Dayton, Oregon’s bucolic Willamette Valley wine country.
Towable campers from Icelandic company Mink.
A Socal Teardrops “Krawler” from Off The Grid Rentals.
Mink Campers come equipped with solar panels, Webasto heater and thermostat, gas stove, illuminated ice chest, USB charging,  and BOSE sound system.
A trailer at El Cosmico in Marfa, Texas.
A super-insulated envelope and a heat-recovery ventilator help keep the Leaf House comfortably warm, even in the brutally cold Canadian winters.
"I like the more boxy, modern look," Herbert says, "and I think it fits the small space better. You have more space in a box. As soon as you put a peak on a roof, you lose a lot of that usable space."
The Leaf House is a lightweight, mobile trailer that was carefully engineered to weigh less than 5,000 pounds. The designer, Laird Herbert, used a metal-mesh, open-joint rainscreen as the cladding on the front end, and spruce pine at the back.
The structure is super-insulated, making use of quad-paned windows and vacuum-insulated panels.
Built with modernist industrial techniques, this tiny 44-square-foot, teardrop-shaped hybrid prefab trailer has a boat-like shell, that was built with lightweight frame enclosed with taut fabric and sheets of Jobert Okume marine plywood.
Frankfurt hospitality group Lindenberg has created a hotel room in a 1981 Mercedes camper. A great way to explore as much of the German countryside as you can, and a smart choice for those who want escape from the maddening crowds.
Nicknamed “Woody”, this 236-square-foot trailer which has taken a young, upwardly-mobile couple from Austin, Texas, to the Rocky Mountains hamlet of Marble, Colorado. The trailer, which cost just around $50,000 to build has modern birch-veneer plywood fit outs and skylights, and accommodates a half-size refrigerator, eight-inch-deep storage compartments built into the floor, a loft bed and even a galvanized-steel cow trough bathtub.
Unpacking the deck and awning reveals a glass wall that opens the trailer to its environment, wherever that may be. The ATLAS can be hitched to a truck to travel easily from campsite to campsite.
LED lights illuminate the trailer at night.

Zoom out for a look at the modern exterior. From your dream house, to cozy cabins, to loft-like apartments, to repurposed shipping containers, these stellar projects promise something for everyone. Explore a variety of building types with metal roofs, wood siding, gables, and everything in between.