BMW team up with North Face to design new camper

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WASHINGTON — BMW’s creative division Designworks has teamed up with active-wear company The North Face to design a new camper concept that utilizes new technology to protect its inhabitants from extreme weather conditions.

The lightweight camper is made from a new fabric innovation from The North Face called Futurelight, which uses nano-spinning technology to create what the brand call “the world’s most advanced, breathable, waterproof material.” Sometimes referred to as “electrospinning” nano-spinning technology uses electric force to create nano-sized holes in the fabric. This allows more air to move through the material while still maintaining total waterproof-ness.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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