6 Cozy Cocoons to Retreat From The World

by , 05/18/12

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Martin Azua’s Cubic Basic House is Made From Recyclable Golden Polyester

Made from brilliant recyclable polyester and designed by Spanish Martin Azua, Basic House is a self-inflating shelter that fits in your pocket. As soon as the material interacts with body temperature or the heat from the sun, the prefab home takes the shape of a glowing cube for snuggling inside, anywhere you want to take it.


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Berta Riera Pomes’ Spherical Iglu is Made From Biodegradable Rattan

Made from plant fibers rattan and designed by Berta Riera Pomes and Yunwei Zhu, Iglu is a cute woven shelter that offers a natural space in which to hide. Eco-friendly, biodegradable and breathable, Iglu is delicately handmade and is sure rock your world.


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Porky Hefer’s Hand-knitted Human Nests are Made From Bark and Branches

Made entirely from local compostable materials like wood, bark and branches, Cape Town-based Porky Hefer’s Nests are inspired by weaverbirds‘ nests but made for humans. Weather they are hanging from a branch or placed on stilts, Hefer’s natural pods are the perfect cozy cocoons to retreat from the world.

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1 Comment

  1. teneal37 October 21, 2014 at 5:00 am

    Would love to have one of these cocoons’

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