Looking like the odd love child of an alien plush toy and an antique diving helmet, the Ostrich Pillow is part pillow, part cushion, part hand muff and part garment, all mixed together in one wacky package being billed as the ultimate “nap accessory.”
As explained by Kawamura–Ganjavian and Studio Banana Things — the design entities from whose quirky imaginations the new invention sprang — the Ostrich Pillow offers “a microenvironment in which to take a warm and comfortable power nap at ease.”
“Its soothing cave-like interior shelters and isolates both your head and hands, perfect for a power nap,” notes ostrichpillow.com. “You can use the Ostrich Pillow at your desk, on a bench, on the train or while you wait at the airport to catch a flight. In fact, you can use the Ostrich Pillow whenever and wherever you feel like a nap is needed.”
Handmade in Spain, the inside is stuffed with synthetic stuffing, not ostrich feathers. Made with lightweight materials and created with little internal structure, the Ostrich Pillow is designed be taken with you wherever you go – because you never know when you’re going to need a power nap … or to simply bury your head in a pillow to hide from the maddening crowds.
Buy your very own Ostrich Pillow for $99; see it in action in the video below:
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