Gallery: 6 Cozy Cocoons to Retreat From The World

 
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.

DEDON’s Zero Waste Nest Rest is Made From a Recyclable Synthetic Resin Fiber

Made from an innovative eco-lux material that is recyclable, non-toxic and weatherproof, DEDON’s Nest Rest is the perfect cocoon for snuggling in the wild. Designed by Daniel Puzet and Fred Frety, its production implies zero waste, as every little scrap gets sold or recycled back to make a new product.

 

Freyja Sewell’s Warm Hush is Made From Biodegradable Felt

Made from thick grey felt that is biodegradable, soft and very warm, Freyja Sewell‘s Hush pod was designed for retreating from the world within public spaces. A hiding space, seat and bed all in one, Sewell’s design offers a quiet, dark, soft, and natural place to take a break from the stresses of daily life and other people.

 

Victoria University of Wellington’s Rocking Cradle is Made From Cold-bent Plywood

Made from cold-bent plywood and designed by a group of people within the Victoria University of Wellington, cradle is a rocking cocoon for giving autistic people a space to calm-down through movement. Safe, comfortable and flat-pack, the cleverly-designed Cradle is a home within a home.

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