Even if you're not fond of the van life, a new concept from camper van maker Hymer and chemical concoctor extraordinaire BASF may make you take a second look.

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It's called the VisionVenture concept and it's chock-full of good stuff that makes this more like a rolling five-star hotel, complete with a touches of 21st-century wizardry.

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Inside, the glamorous interior is complete with a kitchenette, a dining space and a staircase that leads passengers to a pop-up tent bedroom. The area, which opens up in 60 seconds, is complete with a bed frame and mattress. 

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While the spaces aren't atypical of campers, the BASF materials are totally new.

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A new imitation leather does its best impression of the material with the added benefit of no organic solvents.

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Natural elements like hemp and slate combine with plastics to create some of the interior walls, like in this shower.

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Check out all the materials in this nifty infographic.

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