Airstream Aluminum Art at Burning Man

It all started when Rex Richmond’s wife Jina had a scrape with a service station on her way home from the Burning Man festival in Nevada. “We’d had a big week, and I totally misjudged the gas pump,” said Jina (who goes by the Playa name “GiGi” while at Burning Man). “I made a big … Continue reading Airstream Aluminum Art at Burning Man

A National Park on Wheels

Airstreams have had a long, congenial relationship with the National Park system—the two rather grew up together, with Airstream kind of a kid brother to the older park system. Indeed, this year Airstream produced the Pendleton trailer, a commemorative issue recognizing the park system’s 100th anniversary. Having been a seasonal ranger for Grand Teton National … Continue reading A National Park on Wheels

This Trailer Flies Without Ever Leaving the Ground

At first glance, this seems like an idea that would never fly. Well, it doesn’t actually fly, but you know what I mean. Don’t forget that the father of Airstream, Wally Byam, was inspired by the designs created by Hawley Bowlus. Bowlus happened to have overseen the construction of an uppity little aircraft known as … Continue reading This Trailer Flies Without Ever Leaving the Ground