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Designed by Forrest Jessee, the Sleep Suit is more like a portable cocoon to sleep practically anywhere. This contraption was inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s practice of Dymaxion Sleeping, which involves four 30-minute naps over a period of 24 hours, and the material requirements for such conditions. Hence, the Sleep Suit is designed to allow constant air flow no matter how much we toss and turn.

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Architecturally, the very close relationship between the human body and the suit acts as the generator of form as well as tool to negotiate between the occupant and his or her surroundings.  The structure of the material, a structural pleat, is used as a means to create feelings of connected and disconnectedness as well as provide varying levels of support for different parts of the body.  By thinking of the cut pattern as sections of the body, the structure can act as a semi-permeable outer skin. – Blogitecture

Sleep Suit material studies

Sleep Suit

Sleep Suit Steps

Sleep Suit Grass

Sleep Suit Bench

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I’d give anything a try if sleep is involved.

Image source: Blogitecture

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