Innovative Spaces

We specialize in vintage trailers, cargo vans, Airstreams and RVs with customized builds to fit your needs. Located in Santa Barbara CA.

Innovative Spaces is a custom mobile spaces builder with decades of hands-on experience in the art of Airstream renovations. Our team of renovators have over a hundred years of combined experience in the building trades. We believe that quality workmanship and putting customer satisfaction above profit is the key to our success.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/24/2024

A cyclist's dream camper van ๐Ÿšฒ

We transformed this 2018 Mercedes Sprinter 144โ€ฒ High Roof into the ultimate basecamp for our avid cycling client. Featuring a spacious pull-out deck in the garage for multiple bikes, toys, and gear. Plus, all the essentials are covered: a wet bath, kitchenette, and a versatile space for sleeping and extra storage.

Full project tour below in the comments โ†“

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/23/2024

Pick your favorite: Airstream opening edition ๐Ÿšช Which would you include in your dream Airstream design?

1๏ธโƒฃ Luna | 1969 Airstream Sovereign 31'
โ†’ gull wing extension from kitchen/lounge

2๏ธโƒฃ Elizabeth | 1979 Airstream Sovereign 31'
โ†’ clam shell opening from bedroom

3๏ธโƒฃ Alice | 1973 Airstream Tradewind 25'
โ†’ "floating" drop-down deck with screen-in porch and 1,500 lb weight capacity

4๏ธโƒฃ MXB | 1986 Airstream Motorhome 345
โ†’ clam-shell side opening with push-button retractable couch and weather cover

P.S. want a tour of any of these projects? Leave "[Airstream name] TOUR" in the comments and we'll send you a link! ๐Ÿ“ฉ

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/19/2024

๐Ÿ”Ž found on Vintage Camper Trader: 1972 Airstream Sovereign 31' for sale!

If you're in the market in time for Summer/Fall roadtripping, here are the details:
๐Ÿ“ parked in Lehi, UT
โœจ fully renovated and ready to go for the next owner to use
๐Ÿ“‹ features dinette area, kitchen, bathroom with shower/toilet, queen bed and awning
๐Ÿ“ก tech: Bluetooth/wifi, Starlink, solar, propane, inverter
โ„๏ธ has AC and furnace/heater

Learn more here:

Follow our sister company, Vintage Camper Trader to discover more camper finds like this for rent or sale!

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/10/2024

Airstream Rita's truly aging like a fine wine after what we've done with her.

Originally a 1967 Tradewind 25', we transformed this dated unit into a chic, one-of-a-kind guesthouse by ripping out the yellow molded plastic vanity, stinky carpet, faded wallpaper and more.

Our updates included:
โ†’ replacing all the faulty wiring and copper pipes for safety
โ†’ custom cabinetry, custom zinc table and driftwood wicker chairs
โ†’ top-of-the-line kitchen appliances
โ†’ ceramic hexagonal shower tiles and glass pedestal sink
โ†’ wide plank hickory floors
โ†’ pull-out sofa bed with linen slipcovers

Ready to start your dream Airstream reno journey? Contact us for a quote:
๐Ÿ“ž 805-628-3459
๐Ÿ“จ [email protected]

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/09/2024

Airstream Bobby delivers the best of both worlds as a partially renovated 1970 18' Caravel tailored for a family embracing the active lifestyle, whether in snowy slopes or sun-soaked beaches.

Click through to check out our partial renovation which involved:
โ†’ convertible bed space and sleeping options for 4-5 people
โ†’ new flooring and teak
โ†’ new cabinetry
โ†’ new cushions
โ†’ new sink and toilet
โ†’ refurbished window frames
..and yep, you read that right. We also do partial renovations. Contact us to chat to our team and get a quote:
๐Ÿ“ž 805-628-3459
๐Ÿ“ง [email protected]โ 

๐Ÿ“ธ Scotty G Realty

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 04/06/2024

๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿณ Calling all home chefs & foodies: meet your next glamping destination.

Tucked away in the lush forest of West Sand Lake, NY's June Farms, this renovated 1976 Airstream features a modern galley kitchen, equipped with all the essentials for your culinary adventures amidst a tranquil and immersive getaway from the city's hustle and bustle.

Other amenities (not pictured) include:
โ†’ heated floors and AC
โ†’ plush king bed
โ†’ cedar deck with hot tub, seating, grill and fire pit

Follow Vintage Camper Trader to discover more glamping rental recommendations!

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 03/28/2024

Started from the bottom (with orange) โ†’ now we're here (at 3 paint colors). Click through for the dramatic exterior transformation ๐ŸŽจ

Embracing the client's desired eclectic 'flower power' vibe on wheels for festivals like Burning Man, we revamped the exterior with:
โ†’ a custom 3-color paint job
โ†’ upgraded LED running lights and tail lights
โ†’ exterior backup camera monitor
โ†’ clam-shell side opening
โ†’ refinished windows/door

Ready to start your dream Airstream reno journey? Contact us for a quote.
๐Ÿ“ž 805-628-3459
๐Ÿ“จ [email protected]

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 03/27/2024

POV your Airstream must-haves list includes a hidden pop-up bar ๐Ÿฅƒ Swipe to see it *appear* and *disappear.*

This 1984 Airstream Motorhome 345 renovation channels the essence of the Mad Men advertising era, blending clean lines, pure materials like wood and aluminum, and midcentury modern design elements.

See the full project tour:

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 03/21/2024

POV when your summer trip feels like ages away and you're craving a quick getaway... that's where this San Luis Obispo vacation rental on Vintage Camper Trader comes in ๐Ÿ‘€

Picture yourself being greeted in the morning to streams of natural light, lazing in the outdoor lounge area in the afternoon, and capping off the day with a breathtaking sunset view of the ocean.

Follower Vintage Camper Trader to discover more glamping rental recommendations!


What does it take to design small and mobile spaces that can withstand the rigors of travel and functional requirements while meeting the desired aesthetic of each client?

Innovative Spaces Founder, Nate Stover, sat down with Rebecca Ward Design to chat about:
โ†’ the secrets of small and mobile space design
โ†’ how to find a vacation rental and add it to your design area
โ†’ insights and advice in the world of trailer design

Listen to the full podcast episode:


Nothing haunts usโ€ฆlike the vintage Airstreams we didnโ€™t get to gut and restore from the ground up ๐Ÿ˜ฎโ€๐Ÿ’จ

to Driftwood, a 1984 Airstream Excella 34' that we fully gutted and renovated to serve as a functional family space with farmhouse-inspired interiors and all the modern, high-tech comforts of home. Hereโ€™s a quick interior tour of this unit while itโ€™s in our shop to get more work done.

Tour the full renovation. Link in comments ๐Ÿ‘‡


๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ "How much did this yacht-style Airstream restoration cost?"

Read the full cost breakdown in Airstream Franke's latest feature in Dwell+ Exclusive's Budget Breakdown series. We meticulously rebuilt this 1953 Airstream Cruiser 26' from the ground up, aligning with the owner's vision for a very off-grid capable unit with minimal power consumption, yet equipped with all the modern comforts.

Article linked in the comments โ†“

๐Ÿ“ธ Photography: Robe + Signet

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 03/07/2024

๐Ÿ’ก Epic event idea: rent this vintage Airstream cigar bar for the ultimate Cuban Miami experience at your wedding or next private event (found via our sister company, Vintage Camper Trader).

Picture your guests mingling under the warm glow of string lights, enjoying fine ci**rs and cocktails in a setting straight out of Miami's vibrant culture. It's the perfect blend of nostalgia, luxury, and celebration.

Follow Vintage Camper Trader for more unique event trailer rental finds!

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 03/05/2024

Airstream bedroom but make it โœจmidcentury modernโœจ

From walnut cabinets to clean lines, aluminum walls, and the convenience of wireless, battery-operated, remote-controllable roller blinds โ€” every detail exudes the essence of the client's desired Googie architecture aesthetic in their 1984 Airstream Motorhome 345.

Tour the rest of this renovation:

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 02/24/2024

A space so inviting, you can almost hear it whispering, "Stay while."

Featuring our renovation of Brooklyn, a late 70's Airstream Sovereign 28'. This Malibu beauty boasts its rift white oak cabinetry and dinette table top, supported by the Lagun table leg system for effortless conversion to additional sleeping space. The framed skylights and windows flood the interior with natural light, inviting you to linger in luxury.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 02/16/2024

Step into coastal California heaven with a pop of turquoise โœจ

Check out this kitchen in our client's 1970's 28' Airstream Sovereign, which we renovated to serve as a guest room and workspace in Malibu. Equipped with a THOR Kitchen two-drawer refrigerator, a two-burner stove, spacious cabinet storage, and a deep stainless steel sink.

Ready to start your dream Airstream reno journey? Contact us for a quote.
๐Ÿ“ž 805-628-3459
๐Ÿ“จ [email protected]

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 02/10/2024


In the partial renovation of this 2016 Airstream 22' Sport, we added more storage, reconfigured the seating, and used non or low VOC materials throughout the space for a couple embarking on a year-long, full-time road trip while managing their business.

To capture the essence of the desert sky, the client requested the following decor elements:
โ†’ upper kitchen cabinets painted soft white with half moon shaped, open cane rattan inlay
โ†’ Emtek Products brass handles and pulls
โ†’ 2 door fridge/freezer and beverage fridge from Isotherm
โ†’ Zia Tile for the backsplash

Follow us for more Airstream renovation inspiration!

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 02/06/2024

๐Ÿ” Spring glamping idea: Airstreaming in New Mexico's Red Rock country ๐Ÿš

This glamping destination (found on our sister company, Vintage Camper Trader) is an Airstream Safari available for your next stay and features:
โ†’ sleeping space for two
โ†’ kitchenette and dinette area
โ†’ panoramic red rock views
โ†’ outdoor fire pit area

Follow Vintage Camper Trader for more glamping rental recommendations!

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 02/01/2024

When an Airstream is parked in a picturesque spot like Malibu, seamlessly blending the surroundings with the interior is a must.

That's why we integrated large fixed skylights and windows of multiple sizes and shapes, framed with rift white oak window trim and treatments in this late 70's 28' Airstream Sovereign.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/30/2024

vision ๐Ÿ‘‰ reality

When you have only about 24 feet to work with, you make every inch count by building a period-piece inspired cabinet/bar/counter/shelf/fridge system (see on the left ๐Ÿ‘€) adjacent to your convertible dinette and kitchenette.

See the rest of this 1963 Airstream Safari 24โ€ฒ renovation:

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/25/2024

It's about that time again to start planning your Spring and Summer trips. Scroll below to see our list of glamping destinations โ†“

๐Ÿ“ Texas Hill Country, TX |
โ†’ 30 mi. west of Austin on a cliffside hideaway with a lake view
โ†’ features an outdoor gas grill, patio, fire pit and plunge pool

๐Ÿ“ Grand Canyon area, AZ |
โ†’ enjoy starry nights and stunning Arizona mountain views
โ†’ equipped with all the comforts of home like a french press, mini-fridge, camping stove, memory foam mattress, and more

๐Ÿ“ Ronald, WA |
โ†’ a 70's Airstream residing in a beautiful forest glampsite
โ†’ features hot tub, video projector, BBQ, outdoor fireplace, hammocks and swing chair for 2

Follow Vintage Camper Trader on Instagram for more glamping rental recommendations:

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/24/2024

Started from the bottom, now we're here (in Malibu).

Swipe to see this late 1970's 28' Airstream Sovereign's crazy journey starting from bare bones to its current coastal glory. This second half of the unit showcases a long kitchenette bank, queen bed and powder room adorned with large fixed skylights and rift sawn white oak cabinetry.

To get started on your Airstream renovation, reach out to us at 805-628-3459 or via email at [email protected].

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/20/2024

Imagine stepping into a shower where the colors of the desert sand surround you, and the walls reflect the vast expanse of blue skies.

Welcome to Airstream Parker, where the warm mosaic tiles, subway tile with white grout, and metallic hardware create a unique yet clean look, perfectly coordinating with the contemporary desert interior makeover of this 22' Airstream Bambi.

Ready to start your dream Airstream makeover? Reach out to us at 805-628-3459 or via email at [email protected] to learn more.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/11/2024

Click through for the sneak peek you've been waiting for...Airstream Parker in all its contemporary desert glory ๐ŸŒตโœจ

This 22' Airstream Bambi underwent a complete interior makeover for our full-time traveling duo. We've amped up its game with major upgrades to solar and battery electrical power systems. When Parker isn't turning heads on the open road, it'll be kicking back in style in Sonoma or soaking up the vibes in Joshua Tree.

Don't forget to follow us for a full video tour and more before/after glimpses of Airstream Parker's journey.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 01/06/2024

Airstream Brooklyn's tour continues.

Now, let's step into the powder room of this renovated 1970's 28' Sovereign โ€” fully equipped with all the essentials to support the needs of this guest room/workspace. Complete with a motion sensor toilet, shelving, sink, and charming wallpaper that perfectly complements the overall aesthetic of this unit.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 12/28/2023

The serene holiday pause between Christmas and New Year's Day is simply unmatched โ€” especially when waking up in an Airstream like this one, where time seems to stand still.

Airstream Brooklyn's interior exudes quintessential California coastal vibes with rift white oak adorning the space, from the window framing to the cabinetry and bed platform. Complete with a bedroom cubby/seating, sconces, and reading lights, it's the ideal cozy and airy lounge space.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 12/15/2023

The moment you've been waiting for: click through to catch a glimpse of our stunning transformation of Airstream Brooklyn โ€” a 1970's 28' Sovereign.

This Malibu guest room/workspace underwent a complete redesign, featuring exquisite rift sawn white oak cabinetry, sleek matte black finishes, and includes:
โ€ข full U-shaped dinette that easily converts into a bed
โ€ข custom couch
โ€ข long kitchenette bank
โ€ข queen-sized bed
โ€ข powder room
โ€ข large fixed skylights throughout

Follow us for more luxury Airstream renovation inspiration.


A first look.

Earlier this week, we wrapped up a photo shoot of this recently renovated 70's Airstream Sovereign perched on our client's breathtaking Malibu hillside property.

Follow us and stay tuned for a full tour of the completed space.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 12/06/2023

Stroll down memory lane with this restored 1947 Spartan Spartanette ๐Ÿšถโœจ

We transformed this vintage unit into a versatile commercial space for pop-up shops, marketing events and styled shopping experiences. From new interior subfloors to insulating the walls with sheep's wool, staining the walls and ceiling in rich honey amber, and adding sleek birch cabinetry with formica laminate countertops and aluminum fluted edge banding โ€” every detail was crafted by our skilled team.

Ready to kick off your Airstream makeover in 2024? Secure your spot in next yearโ€™s schedule before it fills up! Reach out to us at 805-628-3459 or via email at [email protected] to get started on your dream project.

Photos from Innovative Spaces's post 12/01/2023

'Tis the season for togetherness and adventures โœจ๐ŸŽ„

If you've got a trailer ready to rent out for events or cozy overnight stays, or if you're looking to sell it to a new owner eager for life on the road, look no further than our marketplace, Vintage Camper Trader ๐Ÿ“ฐ It's the ultimate destination to buy, sell, collect, flip, convert, and cruise with vintage campers.

All you have to do is DM Vintage Camper Trader on Instagram to post your rig for rent or sale:

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Our Story

Innovative Spaces is a custom mobile spaces builder with decades of hands-on experience in the art of Airstream renovations. Our team of renovators has over a hundred years of combined experience in the building trades. We believe that quality workmanship and putting customer satisfaction above profit is the key to our success.

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1621 North Ventura Avenue
Ventura, CA

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