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Carapate brings a fresh shape and plenty of fresh air to the teardrop trailer

•, C.C. Weiss

French startup Carapate Adventure tries something different with its eponymous mini-caravan — a rolling wooden trapezoid with rounded corners, vibrant color and plenty of style. Designed to better connect people and nature, the Carapate trailer features a modular bed layout, indoor/outdoor kitchen, nearly as much window area as a greenhouse, and a series of optional upgrade packages for more function and comfort.

The 10.5-foot (3.2-m) Carapate trailer's shape doesn't technically look anything like a teardrop, but Carapate was heavily inspired by the effortless style and compact escapism of the classic tear. In fact, its website has a section dedicated to the history of the teardrop camper.

We have to say that Carapate has crafted a successful living homage to the teardrop trailer, capturing a similar level of simplistic beauty and captivating style as the teardrop but with a look all its own. Much like the teardrop, the Carapate appears almost guaranteed to attract double-takes and invite questions from strangers.