http://www.hofarc.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:59:14 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6 1971 Airstream Sovereign BEFORE photoshttp://www.hofarc.com/1971-airstream-sovereign-before-photos/ http://www.hofarc.com/1971-airstream-sovereign-before-photos/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:32:29 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6401      

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Vintage Airstream for Adventurous Familyhttp://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/vintage-airstream-for-adventurous-family/ http://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/vintage-airstream-for-adventurous-family/#comments Mon, 21 Apr 2014 22:24:51 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?post_type=portfolio&p=6384 1971 Sovereign 31′ This 31-foot Airstream will continue to live on as a time capsule of fond memories for an adventurous family.  The practical design enables them to enjoy the present, while the refined beauty gives a respectful nod to the past. “We help clients realize their dreams,” says HofArc founder and CEO Matthew Hofmann.   “We’re often engaged with our client’s deepest emotions … exceptionally influential themes in our lives.  It’s a very personal, creative and rewarding process.” It has been said that no matter how much time passes, there are memories that we can never rub away. In this case, it took hundreds of rubbings to wipe away a thick layer of grime and neglect to restore it to her original luster.  Bringing back the bright silver aluminum skin resurrected this trailer from a decaying state to a time-honored consciousness of her classy past. “This was a rescue trailer,” says Matthew’s father, partner and HofArc President, Wally Hofmann.  “There was a tree literally growing up through the frame;  and, as I’ve learned at 50, age is just a number — the bones and soul of this trailer were robust — she just needed a little TLC.” Click here now for BEFORE photos. The client’s requirements were to maintain the same layout by keeping some of the cabinet and appliance locations from the factory-made design. “We preserved the spacious and practical scheme,” adds Matthew.  “The floor plan consisted of a spacious bathroom on one end and a dinette that easily converts into a sleeping space for two adults on the opposite side. In the middle are two sets of bunk beds as well as a fully appointed kitchen. ” What sets our HofArc’s Airstream renovations apart from others? “I think it’s the simple livability we aim for with each client,” says Wally Hofmann, HofArc President and CEO. “Our designers take a lot of components into consideration which clients don’t need to think about, such as the hidden systems, storage and lighting features.” There are built in drawers and cabinets everywhere — under and above the dinette and the kitchen, below the bunk beds, and opposite the shower in the bathroom. An abundance of windows offers resplendent natural lighting on the walls and ceiling. “Bringing the natural light in is our first priority,” says HofArc Designer Ivy Vargas. “Beyond that, we incorporate lighting intelligently — there are LED task lights, passive lighting and switches integrated into places where clients expect them to be.” The color scheme is neutral and natural, making use of an earthy color scheme of white, blue, light brown and beige. The environment of this stunning Airstream is classically graceful and grounding, yet the fashion is purely contemporary — taking full advantage of modern functionality.

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1971 Sovereign 31′

Kitchen

This 31-foot Airstream will continue to live on as a time capsule of fond memories for an adventurous family.  The practical design enables them to enjoy the present, while the refined beauty gives a respectful nod to the past.

Dinette

Beds“We help clients realize their dreams,” says HofArc founder and CEO Matthew Hofmann.   “We’re often engaged with our client’s deepest emotions … exceptionally influential themes in our lives.  It’s a very personal, creative and rewarding process.”

It has been said that no matter how much time passes, there are memories that we can never rub away. In this case, it took hundreds of rubbings to wipe away a thick layer of grime and neglect to restore it to her original luster.  Bringing back the bright silver aluminum skin resurrected this trailer from a decaying state to a time-honored consciousness of her classy past.

“This was a rescue trailer,” says Matthew’s father, partner and HofArc President, Wally Hofmann.  “There was a tree literally growing up through the frame;  and, as I’ve learned at 50, age is just a number — the bones and soul of this trailer were robust — she just needed a little TLC.”

Click here now for BEFORE photos.

BathThe client’s requirements were to maintain the same layout by keeping some of the cabinet and appliance locations from the factory-made design. “We preserved the spacious and practical scheme,” adds Matthew.  “The floor plan consisted of a spacious bathroom on one end and a dinette that easily converts into a sleeping space for two adults on the opposite side. In the middle are two sets of bunk beds as well as a fully appointed kitchen. ”

What sets our HofArc’s Airstream renovations apart from others? “I think it’s the simple livability we aim for with each client,” says Wally Hofmann, HofArc President and CEO. “Our designers take a lot of components into consideration which clients don’t need to think about, such as the hidden systems, storage and lighting features.”

AwningThere are built in drawers and cabinets everywhere — under and above the dinette and the kitchen, below the bunk beds, and opposite the shower in the bathroom. An abundance of windows offers resplendent natural lighting on the walls and ceiling. “Bringing the natural light in is our first priority,” says HofArc Designer Ivy Vargas. “Beyond that, we incorporate lighting intelligently — there are LED task lights, passive lighting and switches integrated into places where clients expect them to be.”

The color scheme is neutral and natural, making use of an earthy color scheme of white, blue, light brown and beige. The environment of this stunning Airstream is classically graceful and grounding, yet the fashion is purely contemporary — taking full advantage of modern functionality.

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Mary, Mary… Go Get It!http://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/mary-mary-go-get-it/ http://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/mary-mary-go-get-it/#comments Wed, 02 Apr 2014 04:02:09 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?post_type=portfolio&p=6370 This 1974 Overlander 26’ embraces simplicity, technology and nature See everybody has a season and I believe this one’s yours,         Cuz you been workin and waiting,                 and this what you`’ve been prayin for.                         Go get it… Selected lyrics from “Go Get It” by Mary Mary* The owners of this 173-square foot Airstream named Mary plan to split their time between a Southern California ocean view property in winters and a Canadian forest in summers. They’re going after a dream many of us only dream of. This HofArc-designed and built 1974 Overlander 26’ is understated in its simplicity and sleek design. The spacious layout and generous windows embrace the wide open expanse of its new home in the Pacific Ocean and the Canadian mountains. Comfort features of this elegant design are a custom-cut queen-sized bed in back, full bathroom in the mid-coach, and a convertible dinette / sleeper in front that seats six for a meal, or quickly converts to a comfy bed to sleep two adults. Quick-and-easy access to centrally-located bathroom and kitchen for a family of four, or two couples, is clearly a plus for a floor plan that just works. As a guesthouse for friends, or a off-the grid great outdoors experience with onboard water storage, propane, and 12 volt battery power makes even more sense. A full-function kitchen and bathroom design features custom-crafted solid walnut cabinetry in the kitchen and painted bathroom lavatory, with white solid surface countertops and oversized under-counter sinks. Surprisingly adequate storage space is tucked in all living spaces for essentials. A technology nook behind the wall-mounted TV monitor contains all the right WiFi or plug and play connections for an active mobile lifestyle. “Mary’s one of my favorites,” says Architect and HofArc founder, Matthew Hofmann. “Mary just gets it.” Features Dual Fuel Refrigerator Tankless Water Heater Low Profile Furnace 3 Burner Stovetop Air Conditioner with Heat Pump Water Pump 22” TV & DVD with Double Arm, Locking TV Mount Router, Remote Repeater Auxiliary Audio Player, Amplifier and Speakers Custom Walnut Cabinetry with Walnut Veneer Doors, and Satin Clearcoat Finish Aluminum Edging Surfacing Sliding Bathroom Door with Whole Milk Plexiglass Insert Converter Smoke Detector / CO2 / Gas Alarm / Detector Electric Tongue Jack Digital Thermostat Awning Hardware and Fabric Ash Flooring Custom Dinette / Bed Cushions White Corian Kitchen and Bath Countertops Walnut Veneer Tabletop Polished Silver Round Rosette Cabinet Hardware Puck LED Room Lighting and Task Lights Custom Cut Foam Bed Mattress Single Kitchen Sink Single-Bowl Drop-in Undermount Stainless Steel Sink Stainless Steel Bath Sink Undersink Water Filtration System Bath Faucet /Shower Combo Faucet with Hand Sprayer High Profile Toilet Chrome Kitchen Faucet Blue Glass Bathroom Tile  * Songwriters: Atkins-Campbell, Erica Monique / Atkins-Campbell, Trecina / Campbell, Warryn. Published by Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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This 1974 Overlander 26’ embraces simplicity, technology and nature

Mary-kitchen

See everybody has a season and I believe this one’s yours,
        Cuz you been workin and waiting,
                and this what you`’ve been prayin for.
                        Go get it…
Selected lyrics from “Go Get It” by Mary Mary*

The owners of this 173-square foot Airstream named Mary plan to split their time between a Southern California ocean view property in winters and a Canadian forest in summers. They’re going after a dream many of us only dream of.

This HofArc-designed and built 1974 Overlander 26’ is understated in its simplicity and sleek design. The spacious layout and generous windows embrace the wide open expanse of its new home in the Pacific Ocean and the Canadian mountains.

Mary-Bath

Comfort features of this elegant design are a custom-cut queen-sized bed in back, full bathroom in the mid-coach, and a convertible dinette / sleeper in front that seats six for a meal, or quickly converts to a comfy bed to sleep two adults.

Quick-and-easy access to centrally-located bathroom and kitchen for a family of four, or two couples, is clearly a plus for a floor plan that just works. As a guesthouse for friends, or a off-the grid great outdoors experience with onboard water storage, propane, and 12 volt battery power makes even more sense.

A full-function kitchen and bathroom design features custom-crafted solid walnut cabinetry in the kitchen and painted bathroom lavatory, with white solid surface countertops and oversized under-counter sinks.

Mary-dinette-top

Surprisingly adequate storage space is tucked in all living spaces for essentials. A technology nook behind the wall-mounted TV monitor contains all the right WiFi or plug and play connections for an active mobile lifestyle.

“Mary’s one of my favorites,” says Architect and HofArc founder, Matthew Hofmann. “Mary just gets it.”


Mary-dinette-side

Features

Dual Fuel Refrigerator

Tankless Water Heater

Low Profile Furnace

3 Burner Stovetop

Air Conditioner with Heat Pump

Water Pump

Dinette-down

22” TV & DVD with Double Arm, Locking TV Mount

Router, Remote Repeater

Auxiliary Audio Player, Amplifier and Speakers

Custom Walnut Cabinetry with Walnut Veneer Doors, and Satin Clearcoat Finish

Aluminum Edging

Surfacing Sliding Bathroom Door with Whole Milk Plexiglass Insert

Converter

Smoke Detector / CO2 / Gas Alarm / Detector

Electric Tongue Jack

Digital Thermostat

Mary-Bed

Awning Hardware and Fabric

Ash Flooring

Custom Dinette / Bed Cushions

White Corian Kitchen and Bath Countertops

Walnut Veneer Tabletop

Polished Silver Round Rosette Cabinet Hardware

Puck LED Room Lighting and Task Lights

Custom Cut Foam Bed Mattress

Single Kitchen Sink

Single-Bowl Drop-in Undermount Stainless Steel Sink

Stainless Steel Bath Sink

Undersink Water Filtration System

Bath Faucet /Shower Combo Faucet with Hand Sprayer

High Profile Toilet

Chrome Kitchen Faucet

Blue Glass Bathroom Tile

 * Songwriters: Atkins-Campbell, Erica Monique / Atkins-Campbell, Trecina / Campbell, Warryn. Published by Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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HofArc: A simple story of small beginningshttp://www.hofarc.com/hofarc-a-simple-story-of-small-beginnings/ http://www.hofarc.com/hofarc-a-simple-story-of-small-beginnings/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 16:29:15 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6364 From Apple to Google, American businesses tend to have humble beginnings.  Many enormous companies started in tiny garages. HofArc’s story begins with its founder, Matthew Hofmann, at age 6. He and his Dad (Wally) designed and built a six-story tree house in the backyard of their Eastern High Sierra home. Twenty-five years later they’re back together renovating vintage Airstream trailers. Today, HofArc (short for Hofmann Architecture) is a growing architectural firm that has earned a reputation worldwide for uniquely-beautiful and highly-functional Airstream designs. Since opening in 2011, HofArc’s crew of designers and craftspeople have designed and rebuilt more than 60 custom Airstreams, some valued at more than $150,000 for clients around the world. There are other Airstream renovators, from RV mechanics to cabinet makers, but HofArc is unique because they are a licensed Architectural firm, with experience designing and building homes and commercial buildings. “For the past two decades Matthew’s been hooked on progressive, small space design,” said his partner and father Wally.  “From tree houses, to brick and mortar buildings, to Airstreams.”  He earned his Architectural degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He studied a year in Florence, Italy and is also fluent in Italian. His alma mater’s motto is Learn by doing. In 2006, at age 26, Matthew became licensed to practice Architecture in California. “Architecture is the perpetual exercise in making things better,” said Matthew.  “I’m drawn to learning new techniques and making our client’s dreams a reality.  Whether it’s a tree house, a commercial space, or an Airstream, it’s the creative process that captures my attention.” Matthew designed and built his first Airstream for himself as a home office.  “I realized that living in an Airstream was an ideal way to reduce my overhead and simplify my life as I ventured out on my own,” he explained.  “So, I parked my renovated Airstream on a piece of ocean view property above Santa Barbara, overlooking the Pacific.  I lived and worked in my Airstream for the next year. It was a hands-on discovery that has changed my life.” The desire to live a simpler lifestyle motivated him to create the HofArc Airstream renovation firm.  “I couldn’t see myself sitting behind a computer every day, so I stepped out in faith and starting doing for others what I had done for myself – a home that offers freedom, adventure and comfort in a mobile space. “The view was stunning and the living was simple,” he added.  “Doing what I love, with people I love, in a place I love – it’s a dream come true.” HofArc has designed and built a popular Airstream hotel in Santa Barbara. The “AutoCamp” has five fully-renovated vintage Airstreams available for nightly rentals.  Check out www.AutoCamp.com for reservations and details.

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M&W BWFrom Apple to Google, American businesses tend to have humble beginnings.  Many enormous companies started in tiny garages. HofArc’s story begins with its founder, Matthew Hofmann, at age 6. He and his Dad (Wally) designed and built a six-story tree house in the backyard of their Eastern High Sierra home. Twenty-five years later they’re back together renovating vintage Airstream trailers.

Today, HofArc (short for Hofmann Architecture) is a growing architectural firm that has earned a reputation worldwide for uniquely-beautiful and highly-functional Airstream designs.

Tree House

Since opening in 2011, HofArc’s crew of designers and craftspeople have designed and rebuilt more than 60 custom Airstreams, some valued at more than $150,000 for clients around the world.

There are other Airstream renovators, from RV mechanics to cabinet makers, but HofArc is unique because they are a licensed Architectural firm, with experience designing and building homes and commercial buildings.

“For the past two decades Matthew’s been hooked on progressive, small space design,” said his partner and father Wally.  “From tree houses, to brick and mortar buildings, to Airstreams.”  He earned his Architectural degree from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He studied a year in Florence, Italy and is also fluent in Italian. His alma mater’s motto is Learn by doing. In 2006, at age 26, Matthew became licensed to practice Architecture in California.

“Architecture is the perpetual exercise in making things better,” said Matthew.  “I’m drawn to learning new techniques and making our client’s dreams a reality.  Whether it’s a tree house, a commercial space, or an Airstream, it’s the creative process that captures my attention.”

Original Trade Wind

Matthew designed and built his first Airstream for himself as a home office.  “I realized that living in an Airstream was an ideal way to reduce my overhead and simplify my life as I ventured out on my own,” he explained.  “So, I parked my renovated Airstream on a piece of ocean view property above Santa Barbara, overlooking the Pacific.  I lived and worked in my Airstream for the next year. It was a hands-on discovery that has changed my life.”

The desire to live a simpler lifestyle motivated him to create the HofArc Airstream renovation firm.  “I couldn’t see myself sitting behind a computer every day, so I stepped out in faith and starting doing for others what I had done for myself – a home that offers freedom, adventure and comfort in a mobile space.

“The view was stunning and the living was simple,” he added.  “Doing what I love, with people I love, in a place I love – it’s a dream come true.”

HofArc has designed and built a popular Airstream hotel in Santa Barbara. The “AutoCamp” has five fully-renovated vintage Airstreams available for nightly rentals.  Check out www.AutoCamp.com for reservations and details.

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SXSW Airstreamhttp://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/entertainment-airstream/ http://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/entertainment-airstream/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:53:23 +0000 mdhofmann http://www.hofarc.com/?post_type=portfolio&p=6362

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Abbey’s a Hit on the Roadhttp://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/abbeys-a-hit-on-the-road/ http://www.hofarc.com/portfolios/abbeys-a-hit-on-the-road/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 13:28:32 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?post_type=portfolio&p=6345 This video of Abbey, is her premiere as live a stage for an E! News television crew at the South by SouthWest Music Festival in Austin, TX, last month. HofArc designed and built this 1968 Safari 25’ as a live events production Airstream for Shawn Sedlacek, president of VOX Entertainment, which is based in Manhattan Beach, CA. Clearly, the Airstream stage is an instant chart-topper. “The HofArc Airstream garnered tons of attention at SXSW,” said Sedlacek. “Our next stop is the Cochella Valley Music and Arts Festival.” In the coming months, the Safari is scheduled to make appearances at music festivals, on-location news sites, and trade expos from California, Texas, and the Big Apple. The most unique aspect of this Airstream, named Abbey (as in the Beatles “Abbey Road), is HofArc’s exclusive gull wing design.  A large double-hinged door opens up 80% of one side allowing for maximum display of product and talent. When the gull wing is raised the interior is fully displayed. An optional stage can be placed into position at the interior height, offering an even larger platform and seamless connection to the audience. The interior of the Airstream includes durable wood Apitong flooring that’s used in semi-trailer beds, and anchored aluminum tie-down rails recessed in the floor. Tie-downs are also installed 360 degrees on the walls to provide unlimited options for safely stowing equipment while in transit. HofArc’s renovation crew completely restored the interior, windows, doors, and fully-polished the exterior to a mirror shine. The electric plan includes a full array of 12v LED lighting and a 110v service panel for connecting numerous sound and lighting options. Abbey is getting some press, too. Check out this write-up at Event Marketer. HofArc’s design team and the client have started development for Abbey’s baby sister.

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This video of Abbey, is her premiere as live a stage for an E! News television crew at the South by SouthWest Music Festival in Austin, TX, last month.

Backside

HofArc designed and built this 1968 Safari 25’ as a live events production Airstream for Shawn Sedlacek, president of VOX Entertainment, which is based in Manhattan Beach, CA. Clearly, the Airstream stage is an instant chart-topper.

“The HofArc Airstream garnered tons of attention at SXSW,” said Sedlacek. “Our next stop is the Cochella Valley Music and Arts Festival.”

In the coming months, the Safari is scheduled to make appearances at music festivals, on-location news sites, and trade expos from California, Texas, and the Big Apple.

Interview

The most unique aspect of this Airstream, named Abbey (as in the Beatles “Abbey Road), is HofArc’s exclusive gull wing design.  A large double-hinged door opens up 80% of one side allowing for maximum display of product and talent.

When the gull wing is raised the interior is fully displayed. An optional stage can be placed into position at the interior height, offering an even larger platform and seamless connection to the audience.

Interior

The interior of the Airstream includes durable wood Apitong flooring that’s used in semi-trailer beds, and anchored aluminum tie-down rails recessed in the floor. Tie-downs are also installed 360 degrees on the walls to provide unlimited options for safely stowing equipment while in transit.
HofArc’s renovation crew completely restored the interior, windows, doors, and fully-polished the exterior to a mirror shine.

Shawn

The electric plan includes a full array of 12v LED lighting and a 110v service panel for connecting numerous sound and lighting options.

Abbey is getting some press, too. Check out this write-up at Event Marketer. HofArc’s design team and the client have started development for Abbey’s baby sister.

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Mary, Mary… Go Get It!http://www.hofarc.com/mary-mary-go-get-it/ http://www.hofarc.com/mary-mary-go-get-it/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 00:34:04 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6335 This 1974 Overlander 26’ embraces simplicity, technology and nature See everybody has a season and I believe this one’s yours,         Cuz you been workin and waiting,                 and this what you`’ve been prayin for.                         Go get it… Selected lyrics from “Go Get It” by Mary Mary* he owners of this 173-square foot Airstream named Mary plan to split their time between a Southern California ocean view property in winters and a Canadian forest in summers. They’re going after a dream many of us only dream of. This HofArc-designed and built 1974 Overlander 26’ is understated in its simplicity and sleek design. The spacious layout and generous windows embrace the wide open expanse of its new home in the Pacific Ocean and the Canadian mountains. Comfort features of this elegant design are a custom-cut queen-sized bed in back, full bathroom in the mid-coach, and a convertible dinette / sleeper in front that seats six for a meal, or quickly converts to a comfy bed to sleep two adults. Quick-and-easy access to centrally-located bathroom and kitchen for a family of four, or two couples, is clearly a plus for a floor plan that just works. As a guesthouse for friends, or a off-the grid great outdoors experience with onboard water storage, propane, and 12 volt battery power makes even more sense. A full-function kitchen and bathroom design features custom-crafted solid walnut cabinetry in the kitchen and painted bathroom lavatory, with white solid surface countertops and oversized under-counter sinks. Surprisingly adequate storage space is tucked in all living spaces for essentials. A technology nook behind the wall-mounted TV monitor contains all the right WiFi or plug and play connections for an active mobile lifestyle. “Mary’s one of my favorites,” says Architect and HofArc founder, Matthew Hofmann. “Mary just gets it.” Features Dual Fuel Refrigerator Tankless Water Heater Low Profile Furnace 3 Burner Stovetop Air Conditioner with Heat Pump Water Pump 22” TV & DVD with Double Arm, Locking TV Mount Router, Remote Repeater Auxiliary Audio Player, Amplifier and Speakers Custom Walnut Cabinetry with Walnut Veneer Doors, and Satin Clearcoat Finish Aluminum Edging Surfacing Sliding Bathroom Door with Whole Milk Plexiglass Insert Converter Smoke Detector / CO2 / Gas Alarm / Detector Electric Tongue Jack Digital Thermostat Awning Hardware and Fabric Ash Flooring Custom Dinette / Bed Cushions White Corian Kitchen and Bath Countertops Walnut Veneer Tabletop Polished Silver Round Rosette Cabinet Hardware Puck LED Room Lighting and Task Lights Custom Cut Foam Bed Mattress Single Kitchen Sink Single-Bowl Drop-in Undermount Stainless Steel Sink Stainless Steel Bath Sink Undersink Water Filtration System Bath Faucet /Shower Combo Faucet with Hand Sprayer High Profile Toilet Chrome Kitchen Faucet Blue Glass Bathroom Tile  * Songwriters: Atkins-Campbell, Erica Monique / Atkins-Campbell, Trecina / Campbell, Warryn. Published by Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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Mary-kitchen

This 1974 Overlander 26’ embraces simplicity, technology and nature

See everybody has a season and I believe this one’s yours,
        Cuz you been workin and waiting,
                and this what you`’ve been prayin for.
                        Go get it…
Selected lyrics from “Go Get It” by Mary Mary*

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he owners of this 173-square foot Airstream named Mary plan to split their time between a Southern California ocean view property in winters and a Canadian forest in summers. They’re going after a dream many of us only dream of.

This HofArc-designed and built 1974 Overlander 26’ is understated in its simplicity and sleek design. The spacious layout and generous windows embrace the wide open expanse of its new home in the Pacific Ocean and the Canadian mountains.

Mary-Bath

Comfort features of this elegant design are a custom-cut queen-sized bed in back, full bathroom in the mid-coach, and a convertible dinette / sleeper in front that seats six for a meal, or quickly converts to a comfy bed to sleep two adults.

Quick-and-easy access to centrally-located bathroom and kitchen for a family of four, or two couples, is clearly a plus for a floor plan that just works. As a guesthouse for friends, or a off-the grid great outdoors experience with onboard water storage, propane, and 12 volt battery power makes even more sense.

A full-function kitchen and bathroom design features custom-crafted solid walnut cabinetry in the kitchen and painted bathroom lavatory, with white solid surface countertops and oversized under-counter sinks.

Mary-dinette-top

Surprisingly adequate storage space is tucked in all living spaces for essentials. A technology nook behind the wall-mounted TV monitor contains all the right WiFi or plug and play connections for an active mobile lifestyle.

“Mary’s one of my favorites,” says Architect and HofArc founder, Matthew Hofmann. “Mary just gets it.”


Mary-dinette-side

Features

Dual Fuel Refrigerator

Tankless Water Heater

Low Profile Furnace

3 Burner Stovetop

Air Conditioner with Heat Pump

Water Pump

Dinette-down

22” TV & DVD with Double Arm, Locking TV Mount

Router, Remote Repeater

Auxiliary Audio Player, Amplifier and Speakers

Custom Walnut Cabinetry with Walnut Veneer Doors, and Satin Clearcoat Finish

Aluminum Edging

Surfacing Sliding Bathroom Door with Whole Milk Plexiglass Insert

Converter

Smoke Detector / CO2 / Gas Alarm / Detector

Electric Tongue Jack

Digital Thermostat

Mary-Bed

Awning Hardware and Fabric

Ash Flooring

Custom Dinette / Bed Cushions

White Corian Kitchen and Bath Countertops

Walnut Veneer Tabletop

Polished Silver Round Rosette Cabinet Hardware

Puck LED Room Lighting and Task Lights

Custom Cut Foam Bed Mattress

Single Kitchen Sink

Single-Bowl Drop-in Undermount Stainless Steel Sink

Stainless Steel Bath Sink

Undersink Water Filtration System

Bath Faucet /Shower Combo Faucet with Hand Sprayer

High Profile Toilet

Chrome Kitchen Faucet

Blue Glass Bathroom Tile

 * Songwriters: Atkins-Campbell, Erica Monique / Atkins-Campbell, Trecina / Campbell, Warryn. Published by Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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Barber RVhttp://www.hofarc.com/barber-rv/ http://www.hofarc.com/barber-rv/#comments Mon, 13 Jan 2014 00:05:05 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6314 Since 2010, HofArc has renovated more than 50 Airstreams for dozens of clients. We specialize in custom interior designs and upgrading components. Our team is focused on installing new systems, along with modern appliances,and materials, plus expert metalwork and polishing. But there’s one part of the process we don’t handle — the running system. This is also known as the mechanical system, which includes the tires, axles, bearings, brakes, shocks, chassis, hitch, and hitch jack. For the mechanical work we refer our clients to the Barber RV service team in Ventura. Barber has been in RV service business for so long that they have encountered almost every problem, modification or service that can be done to any recreational vehicle. We depend on their technicians to give your Airstream the very best in service. To be sure, they  are not your average RV company because they have a passion for the RV lifestyle, and many of them are RV owners themselves. They’re also a great group of people, headed up by a couple of real pros. Service Manager Justin Smith and Service Advisor Gene Madsen are the type of guys  you can trust because we do. Our renovation clients have appreciated their skil and experience to get their vintage Airstream road-ready — quickly, safely and reliably.

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BarberBarberRVSince 2010, HofArc has renovated more than 50 Airstreams for dozens of clients. We specialize in custom interior designs and upgrading components. Our team is focused on installing new systems, along with modern appliances,and materials, plus expert metalwork and polishing.

But there’s one part of the process we don’t handle — the running system. This is also known as the mechanical system, which includes the tires, axles, bearings, brakes, shocks, chassis, hitch, and hitch jack.

RVlogosFor the mechanical work we refer our clients to the Barber RV service team in Ventura. Barber has been in RV service business for so long that they have encountered almost every problem, modification or service that can be done to any recreational vehicle. We depend on their technicians to give your Airstream the very best in service.

BaysTo be sure, they  are not your average RV company because they have a passion for the RV lifestyle, and many of them are RV owners themselves. They’re also a great group of people, headed up by a couple of real pros.

Service Manager Justin Smith and Service Advisor Gene Madsen are the type of guys  you can trust because we do. Our renovation clients have appreciated their skil and experience to get their vintage Airstream road-ready — quickly, safely and reliably.

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HofArc Holiday Celebrationhttp://www.hofarc.com/hofarc-holiday-celebration/ http://www.hofarc.com/hofarc-holiday-celebration/#comments Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:56:19 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6296 The holiday season at HofArc is all about family and friends.  It’s a chance to pause and show how much we appreciate each other. This month, we celebrated with a delicious dinner at Cádiz Restaurant Lounge.  This casual, yet elegant, spot is one of the up-and-coming stars on Santa Barbara’s State St.  It’s unanimous, Cádiz gets a big thumbs up from HofArc, and if you give them a try we think you’ll agree.  If you’re looking for an amazing culinary and top shelf evening out — this is the place. About 30 of our team members and their guests joined in a delightful evening that was opened up by HofArc’s owners Matthew and Wally Hofmann. “We are so grateful for the personal care and quality you each put your work,” said Wally.  “Your fine craftsmanship is only exceeded by the value of your friendship… we are so blessed to share each day at work with you.” Then we all got down to the business we know best:  having a great time.  How fun?  Well, as they say in Las Vegas, “What happens at Cádiz, stays at Cádiz.”  Suffice to say, we did have a perfect evening thanks to a the amazing team that owners Messina, Dante and Michael DeRose have assembled.  We especially like the way that Cádiz is a family — just like HofArc. Whether your evening calls for a party of 30 (as ours), or a delicious dinner for two, you’ll be treated to a cornucopia of seafood, pizzas, pastas, and creative entrees.  Or, you may simply want to enjoy a seasonal cocktail and scrumptious Italian small plates. Either way, at Cádiz you’ll be treated to Southern Seaside fare and first rate service in the heart of historic downtown Santa Barbara. There’s a reason  their food tastes so good — it’s all fresh and local.  Several times a week, their Head Chef Alex Bollinger, Consultant Chef John Pettitt and their staff shop the local Farmer’s Market for fresh produce.  Almost daily they visit the Santa Barbara Harbor for fresh seafood such as crab, lobster, and sea bass. Did we mention the drinks?  Ah, yes, the drinks.  You may not find a better frosty beverage in town thanks to bartender Scotty.  Servers Dudley and Sean, supported by Antoine, and hostess Alex, provided a great experience all around. After the party, most of us walked off the meal and drinks with stops at several of  State Street’s finest clubs — starting off with The James Joyce for some swing music ‘n’ dancing, and ended up at… now, wouldn’t you like to know! Thanks for a fabulous time, Cádiz!  Congrats, to the entire HofArc Team! Cádiz, 509 State St., (805) 770-2760

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The holiday season at HofArc is all about family and friends.  It’s a chance to pause and show how much we appreciate each other.

This month, we celebrated with a delicious dinner at Cádiz Restaurant Lounge.  This casual, yet elegant, spot is one of the up-and-coming stars on Santa Barbara’s State St.  It’s unanimous, Cádiz gets a big thumbs up from HofArc, and if you give them a try we think you’ll agree.  If you’re looking for an amazing culinary and top shelf evening out — this is the place.

Max&ChristineAbout 30 of our team members and their guests joined in a delightful evening that was opened up by HofArc’s owners Matthew and Wally Hofmann. “We are so grateful for the personal care and quality you each put your work,” said Wally.  “Your fine craftsmanship is only exceeded by the value of your friendship… we are so blessed to share each day at work with you.”

Then we all got down to the business we know best:  having a great time.  How fun?  Well, as they say in Las Vegas, “What happens at Cádiz, stays at Cádiz.”  Suffice to say, we did have a perfect evening thanks to a the amazing team that owners Messina, Dante and Michael DeRose have assembled.PeterJesusAdam  We especially like the way that Cádiz is a family — just like HofArc.

Whether your evening calls for a party of 30 (as ours), or a delicious dinner for two, you’ll be treated to a cornucopia of seafood, pizzas, pastas, and creative entrees.  Or, you may simply want to enjoy a seasonal cocktail and scrumptious Italian small plates. Either way, at Cádiz you’ll be treated to Southern Seaside fare and first rate service in the heart of historic downtown Santa Barbara.

Johana&CollinThere’s a reason  their food tastes so good — it’s all fresh and local.  Several times a week, their Head Chef Alex Bollinger, Consultant Chef John Pettitt and their staff shop the local Farmer’s Market for fresh produce.  Almost daily they visit the Santa Barbara Harbor for fresh seafood such as crab, lobster, and sea bass.

Did we mention the drinks?  Ah, yes, the drinks.  You may not find a better frosty beverage in town thanks to bartender Scotty.  Servers Dudley and Sean, supported by Antoine, and hostess Alex, provided a great experience all around.

After the party, most of us walked off the meal and drinks with stops at several of  State Street’s finest clubs — starting off with The James Joyce for some swing music ‘n’ dancing, and ended up at… now, wouldn’t you like to know!

Thanks for a fabulous time, Cádiz!  Congrats, to the entire HofArc Team!

Cádiz, 509 State St., (805) 770-2760

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The Helpful Placehttp://www.hofarc.com/the-helpful-place/ http://www.hofarc.com/the-helpful-place/#comments Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:27:14 +0000 wallyhof http://www.hofarc.com/?p=6286 HofArc believes it’s important to keep our business local.  We believe it’s vital to our local economy and our planet’s resources to use as few miles as possible when shipping and delivering products.  One local vendor we visit several times a day is the Santa Barbara Home Improvement Center. Although it’s an Ace Hardware Store most locals still know it by its original name – the Home Improvement Center – founded in 1967 by Kenneth Simpson Jr. Since 1983, his son Gary Simpson has continued the legacy of hard working staff who provide personalized cust  omer service and retain that small hometown feel that Santa Barbarans have come to expect and enjoy for more than 45 years. As they say, time is money, and as a busy small business we appreciate it when we don’t have to go on an expedition to get hardware advice.  The Home Improvement Center excels are the Lewis & Clark of hardware, paint and lumber. Over the years, the Home Improvement Center has grown and changed with the times to meet their customer’s needs.  In today’s electronic age, they still answer the phone with a live person and are quick to provide ample in-store and check-out ample staff.  As with any good hardware store, they have an amazing selection of home and small business building materials in a very compact space. We like the way we get online receipts emailed to us with every transaction, because this allows us to provide digital receipt links on all of our clients’ invoices. As a local Ace Hardware Store, it is part of the largest retailer owned co-operative in the world, yet is still independently owned which allows them to provide the kind of customer service that most chain stores simply cannot.  The co-operative also provides them with the buying power and product selection of a much larger organization, which means a great selection of products at very competitive pricing. Thank you for being a good neighbor!  You definitely live up to your ad slogan as being, The Helpful Place.

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HofArc believes it’s important to keep our business local.  We believe it’s vital to our local economy and our planet’s resources to use as few miles as possible when shipping and delivering products.  One local vendor we visit several times a day is the Santa Barbara Home Improvement Center.

Ace-frontAlthough it’s an Ace Hardware Store most locals still know it by its original name – the Home Improvement Center – founded in 1967 by Kenneth Simpson Jr.

Since 1983, his son Gary Simpson has continued the legacy of hard working staff who provide personalized cust  omer service and retain that small hometown feel that Santa Barbarans have come to expect and enjoy for more than 45 years.

As they say, time is money, and as a busy small business we appreciate it when we don’t have to go on an expedition to get hardware advice.  The Home Improvement Center excels are the Lewis & Clark of hardware, paint and lumber.

Ace-paintOver the years, the Home Improvement Center has grown and changed with the times to meet their customer’s needs.  In today’s electronic age, they still answer the phone with a live person and are quick to provide ample in-store and check-out ample staff.  As with any good hardware store, they have an amazing selection of home and small business building materials in a very compact space. We like the way we get online receipts emailed to us with every transaction, because this allows us to provide digital receipt links on all of our clients’ invoices.

As a local Ace Hardware Store, it is part of the largest retailer owned co-operative in the world, yet is still independently owned which allows them to provide the kind of customer service that most chain stores simply cannot.  The co-operative also provides them with the buying power and product selection of a much larger organization, which means a great selection of products at very competitive pricing.

Thank you for being a good neighbor!  You definitely live up to your ad slogan as being, The Helpful Place.

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