Australian developer David McKinney built the Product Hunt app in a very unusual workspace: a
As McKinney explained to our sibling site Business Insider, using the van as an office saves on rent and gives him much more mobility (and the ability to escape from a busy home with two young children):
The van office and working in different places is really about sort of preservation of flow. I get quite protective about that little window I have where I can actually make things and get creative so the office in the van is really like a tool I have to help me get there.
To ensure he has enough power for his laptop, McKinney travels with a second battery. Internet access is via a 4G hotspot.
Hit the link below for more pictures. For an even more minimal approach, check out the IT pro who lived in a car for six months.