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Old 02-21-2002, 10:07 AM   #1
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Question 2002 'Deam' Designed Airstream.

Wired magazine ran an article on the new 2002 Airstream "Deam" design
See the article by clicking here.

Here are some pictures of the "Deam" design trailer.








What do you think about this design? Vote in the pole at the top of this page!
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Old 02-28-2002, 09:49 PM   #2
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I went to the Kansas City RV show today and Bill Thomas had one of these on display, what a beauty, a real departure from AS's normal decoratings, the aluminum on the inside is really cool too. Show price was $31k or 39k (cant remember which). Definitely worth a look to get some fresh ideas.

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Old 03-01-2002, 07:27 AM   #3
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IiNTERIOR

I love the interior, although it doesn't seem very warm. It has a modern enough look to go with the exterior which has always been classic. I also liked those Ralph Lauren interiors, although a bit overdone, they give some great ideas for redoing the Airstreams. As for my own, when we redid it we looked to keep the same basic look, so we used the original chairs, sofa, etc, and just did a restore/recovery.
Would love to see Rutger Hauers motorhome interior!
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Old 03-01-2002, 05:20 PM   #4
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I am the type that loves the hightech stuff. You know, fast computers (we have a Dell Pentium 4 with the 1.9 ghz proccessor, Palm Pilot (I have a Palm V), but it just doesn't seem the place for hightech on an Airstream. I don't know, maybe I'm just so use to seeing Airstreams in their original condition that the new interior seems cold and without personality.
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Old 03-01-2002, 07:46 PM   #5
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New Interior

Being an Architect, the finishes are interesting... but as always you must experience any space first-hand. Photos always paint a space in its best light (we submit them for design competitions) but sometimes the reality can be disappointing.
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Old 03-19-2002, 07:21 AM   #6
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I like what I see! This prototype appears in line with what the auto companies have began to do, with success, with several cars (Beetle, T-Bird, Mini, etc) – use classic line on the outside, with modern technology under the skin. I purchased my 99 Safari based on its classic looks on the outside, but I must admit the interior, though practical, still reminds me of a 1970’s apartment. Today’s home buyers/remodelers are requesting a lot of stainless in their kitchen, why not in your Airstream?
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I went thru one of the new International CCD's at a dealer in Tampa. While I will admit that even the new Airstream interiors seem a bit dated, this one was a bit sterile. I like to walk into my rig and feel comfortable. This felt cold and not very inviting. I saw the pictures on the web and my first reaction was I WANT ONE! But after going thru it I like my comfortable interior better. I am not above stealing a few design ideas, the round sink and the two burner cooktop are the things I am doing. I think there are too many hard surfaces and not enough storage in the CCD.
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Old 04-16-2002, 06:04 PM   #8
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I saw one at the Alameda RV show in January. I liked the look, but wouldn't buy one. I think it would appeal to the younger group. I wouldn't want a TT that small. Wife & I enjoy the space we have in our 31'.
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Old 05-11-2002, 04:57 PM   #9
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I, too, went through the one at the show in Tampa. My first reaction was that it looked like a surgery center - very sterile and cold. I prefer the warmth of the standard.
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Old 05-31-2002, 12:10 AM   #10
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Looks good to me

I finally got a chance to see one of these, and was impressed. I really like the look, particularly the polished aluminum interior. I only question two items: shouldn't the cooktop be rotated 90 deg. to free up effective counter space, and is a desk and chair the best use of the available space?

Really sharp, though. If I was looking for a 22' I would have to give it strong consideration.

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Old 06-06-2002, 06:46 AM   #11
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Not for me, but to each his/her own

The dealer had an AS and a CCD in stock when I called. When I got there a few days later, a new owner was just being given the delivery walkthrough of the CCD, but he graciously allowed me a few minutes to check it out.

Frankly, the CCD reminded me of a diner I used to eat in while in high school in the 50s. Glitzy cold, sterile, and uncomfortable. I could easily go for the floor layout with a different decor, though. I was quite disappointed.

I then found the AS in the very far corner of the lot and it was love at first sight. Nice floor plan. Modern, but warm feeling interior. I especially liked the gally area since I like to cook; this one had the optional oven and it had a double sink which, IMHO, is a needed change from the single round sink. The rounded laminate corners on the cabinetry give it a smooth, warm feel while making it easy to maintain.

To make a long story short, I towed my TrailManor over the next day to see what kind of trade I could wangle. By that evening, the deal was done.

Tomorrow, we take off for our first weekend in the trailer.
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Old 06-06-2002, 09:50 AM   #12
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Talking More pictures John....

If possible, please postsome interior shots and other exterior shots in your Photo Gallery @ www.airstreamphotos.com. You can link to your gallery by clicking on the Photo button under each postyou have made...

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New Airstream interior

Andy,
I gota tell you my personal view is: This is a step in the right direction~!!
BTW, not too many years ago, a Englishman came up with an design interior that just 'smacks darn near' this conception of Airstream. Mmmmm, makes you wonder???
Here's the URL, go visit and, see if you agree..
http://www.nic.bailey.btinternet.co.uk/
This was a design effort for the '100% Design Exhibition in London 1996.'
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Old 06-09-2002, 03:23 PM   #14
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I checked out the Bailey design. I like it!
It is contemporary but not ultra high-tech like the Deem model. I think I would buy one similar to the Baily design.
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