In the last instructables, we shared how to build a table-bench-bed unit. In this instructables, we share how to make the cushions for both the benches and the bed.
DISCLAIMER: This is the first van conversion we are doing, so this is certainly a process of trial and error! We tried to describe at every step the reasons why we made the choices we made, so hopefully you can see that we used common sense to design this process. I am an industrial designer and design researcher and my boyfriend is a landscape architect with some knowledge in wood working. I learned how to sew from my mom Louise and my grandma Lucia, since I was a kid. We see this project as an experiment and as a wonderful place to try out some ideas about design, materials and fabrication.
For a short story of how we travel in winter, check out this article on the go-van.com website!
For an overview of the work we did, take a look at our timelapse videos!
For the cushions, we used: