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A luxurious weighted blanket designed to improve sleep, increase relaxation and promote overall well-being. Visit our official online store: www.leviablanket.com
A luxurious weighted blanket designed to improve sleep, increase relaxation and promote overall well-being. Visit our official online store: www.leviablanket.com
142 backers pledged €33,235 to help bring this project to life.

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LEVIA: This weighted blanket changes the way you sleep

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Almost everybody knows the frustration of not being able to fall or stay asleep. The kind that happens at 2 am, on a weekday, when you can’t sleep but know you must be up in 5 hours for an important meeting at work. 

There are pills and tricks suited for these types of situations, but we’re here to offer a less invasive solution…the weighted blanket. We know it sounds a little nuts, but hear (read) us out.  

The LEVIA blanket is similar to about 10% of your body’s own weight. This ratio is perfect for the stimulation of relaxation. It triggers the sensation of feeling hugged, relaxed, protected and ultimately, sleepy.

We want to eliminate restless nights, so you can gain mornings with clarity! 

Sound sleep is one of the three pillars of good health along with a balanced diet and regular exercise. Individuals who get an entire night of  sleep without any interruptions, experience lower rates of diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and other chronic illnesses. 

The numbers are shocking: more than 75 million adults in the US suffer from insomnia. In Europe, 50 million adults have difficulties initiating or maintaining sleep. What's worse – people that suffer from insomnia have a more than 2x higher risk of suffering from mental health problems, such as depression. 

Sleep is considered essential for health, productivity and well-being. Our mission at LEVIA is to reduce insomnia and stress, which are the drivers and triggers of countless health issues. Better Sleep = Better Life. 

Deep Pressure Touch Stimulation - everyone has felt it before

Weighted blankets have been used for years in the medical community in order to de-stress and calm patients with Autism, Asperger's, ADHS and other processing disorders – with great success and feedback.  

LEVIA weighted blankets use the natural force of gravity to help relax and reduce stress. The scientific trigger is called “deep pressure touch stimulation” – in short DTP. 

DTP, to put it in simple words, is a term for weight being smoothly and evenly distributed on the body. You have felt DTP before in form of a massage or a hug - this effect on the body is linked to better sleep, relaxation and overall well-being.

Hormones are key for sound sleep

The LEVIA blanket helps to improve sleep in a number of ways. One of the main drivers is the production of the “feel-good” hormone serotonin, triggered by the DTP (described above). Serotonin is decreasing the activity in the nervous system and calms your body and mind.  

Serotonin also helps to produce the “sleep-good” hormone Melatonin, which is responsible for telling us when it’s time for bed. Due to our busy lifestyle and irregular sleeping schedules, the production of Melatonin can get altered. LEVIA helps to reclaim your sleep by triggering the production of those hormones - in a natural, drug-free way. 

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Heavy Blankets are not just like your ordinary duvets you probably use right now. The special construction of the LEVIA blanket was engineered for your everyday use and everyday needs. It consists of two parts – an ultra-soft minky cover and a weighted duvet. The weighted duvet has little 4x4 inches (10x10 cm) chambers containing micro glass beads, which will evenly apply calming pressure on your body. You can easily connect the cover to the weighted duvet by simply knotting them together using slopes that are attached to the duvet. This ensures that the inlay won’t move within the cover.

Whether you use LEVIA to reduce stress and anxiety during the day or to get the best out of your sleep during the night, it was designed for your everyday use and everyday needs. We have got your covered!    

About us

LEVIA is a start up from Munich (Germany) that concentrates on building products that cater to sleep and relaxation. Our mission is to improve people's lives – in a natural, non-intrusive way. 

The LEVIA blanket is a product that can be used on the couch or bed and is scientifically proven to enhance relaxation, sleep, and overall well-being. Weighted blankets have been used for years in the medical environment with great success and feedback. We want share the therapeutic benefits with the world.  

Therefore we have partnered with experts in order to produce a product that features the soothing effects of gravity along with a practical design in order to give you a quality experience. We offer one of the best products on the market – the samples look and feel amazing and our trusted manufacturer is ready to tackle the production in order to get your blanket delivered as quickly as possible. All we need is your support in order to make it happen. By backing us up, you will get to enjoy your LEVIA blanket in October/November. At this point we also would like to send a huge and sincere thank you to all the people that supported us, this includes: designers, photographers, content creators, focus group participants , family and friends.

Risks and challenges

We tested a lot of different versions of our heavy blanket and tried different ways to construct the blanket. We have seen a lot of different fabrics and materials to find the most comfortable combination.

At this point we have our final version ready to go into mass production. Our production partner know what to do and are ready to get the production running as soon as possible.

So as soon as the campaign is over, we will verify the last few details and make sure to deliver you the highest quality possible.
The main risks from this point is to keep the quality high during mass production (we will work really closely with our partners to make sure that every single blanket will fulfill our high-quality expectations).
Afterwards we will send the blankets to our warehouse in Germany and start sending them to your home.

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    Super-Early-Bird

    Get one (1) LEVIA blanket in a color of your choice and save up to 90€ from the later retail price (250€).
    Get your Super-Early-Bird Pledge now! Only 100 blankets available for this special discount!

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
    You will be able to choose a weight once the campaign is over.
    Shipping will be 6€ to Germany and 12€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU.

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    Back to school Special

    First day of school is coming soon. Save some money and get free shipping to the US!

    Get one (1) LEVIA blanket in a color of your choice and save up to 90€ ($100) from the future retail price (250€ / $290).

    Get your Super-Early-Bird "Back-to-school" Pledge now!

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
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    Early-Bird

    Get one (1) LEVIA blanket in a color of your choice and save up to 70€ from the future retail price (250€).
    Get your Early-Bird Pledge now! Only 200 blankets available for this special discount!

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
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    Pledge €200 or more About US$ 223

    Not-so-Early-Bird

    Get one (1) LEVIA blanket in a color of your choice and save up to 50€ from the future retail price (250€).

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
    You will be able to choose a weight once the campaign is over.
    Shipping will be 6€ to Germany and 12€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU and 20€ to the US.

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    Super-Early-Couple

    Get two (2) LEVIA blankets in the colors of your choice and save up to 200€ from the later retail price (500€).
    Get your Super-Early-Couple Pledge now! Only 50 packs available for this special discount!

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
    You will be able to choose a weight once the campaign is over.
    Shipping will be 12€ to Germany and 24€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU.

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    Early-Couple

    Get two (2) LEVIA blankets in the colors of your choice and save up to 180€ from the later retail price (500€).
    Get your Early-Couple Pledge now! Only 200 Early-Couple Packs available for this special discount!

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
    You will be able to choose a weight once the campaign is over.
    Shipping will be 12€ to Germany and 24€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU.

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    Not-so-Early-Couple

    Get two (2) LEVIA blankets in the colors of your choice and save up to 140€ from the future retail price (500€).

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket.
    You will be able to choose a weight once the campaign is over.
    Shipping will be 12€ to Germany and 24€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU and 30€ to the US.

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    Pledge €1,500 or more About US$ 1,673

    Retailer Pledge

    Get ten (10) LEVIA blankets in the colors of your choice for just 1500€ (around $1750).

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket. You will be able to choose weights once the campaign is over. Shipping will be 60€ to Germany, 120€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU and 240€ to the US.

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    Retailer Pledge XL

    Get ten (20) LEVIA blankets in the colors of your choice for just 1500€ (around $1750).

    Choose between the blue or ivory version of the LEVIA blanket. You will be able to choose weights once the campaign is over. Shipping will be 120€ to Germany, 240€ to Switzerland and every other country in the EU and 480€ to the US.

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