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About this project

Meet The Pause Pod - The world's first private pop up space suitable for all your relaxation needs.  

You deserve a Pause. At home. On-the-go. At work. In the great outdoors.

Premium quality. Multifunctional. Lightweight. Foldable.
Premium quality. Multifunctional. Lightweight. Foldable.

Pop it up in seconds. Sit up or lie down. Block out the light. Meditate, power nap, read, home cinema and much more. 

Endless relaxation possibilities.
Endless relaxation possibilities.

 

 

 

 

 
Life's too short to be stressed. Don't you agree?

In an always-connected world where outside noises are assaulting our senses every day, the need for a pause becomes more apparent than ever… and easier to overlook.

We learned the importance of taking time to recharge the hard way. After trying out every de-stressing technique there is, one problem still remained: Finding a place, at home or at work, dedicated for relaxation.

Inspired by the blanket forts we used to build when growing up, we've developed a solution that will meet all your relaxation needs. We're so certain that you'll love your Pause Pod that it comes with a satisfaction guarantee.

In order to turn the Pause Pod into reality and make recharging as ouse podbvious as brushing your teeth, we need your help!

Enter. Unplug. Recharge. De-stress. Exit.
Enter. Unplug. Recharge. De-stress. Exit.

 

 

Nature + Pause Pod = Recharge even faster.
Nature + Pause Pod = Recharge even faster.

 

The possibilities are endless. How you choose to use the Pause Pod is entirely up to you.

Calm your mind.
Calm your mind.

 

 

Guided meditation with The Pause App.
Guided meditation with The Pause App.

 

Quality time with your children.
Quality time with your children.

 

Super simple set up.
Super simple set up.

Enter the Pause Pod 

Treat yourself with a power nap in the dark after a long day, calm your mind with meditation or simply relax by reading a book, listen to music or kick back to your favorite show. 

Want to upgrade your Pause Pod? Every Pause Pod comes prepared for the Pause Pod add-ons.

 Pause Pod is made for YOU

No matter who you are and what relaxation means to you, the Pause Pod has you covered. 

Pause Pod focus group participants.
Pause Pod focus group participants.

 

 

 

Do you have a hard time finding a place feeling completely relaxed? 

You're far from alone. The Pause Pod lets you create a private sanctuary in seconds. Simply pop it up and treat yourself with a pause from those dirty dishes and work e-mails. Enjoy a mini vacation away from everyday stressful moments right in your own home. You deserve it.

 

 

Do you ever feel exhausted at work?

It's simply impossible to stay focused for 8+ hours straight. Unplugging from work by taking a daily break, in the form of a relaxation technique, meditation or power nap – have not only shown to improve your well-being but to boost creativity and productivity. Being constantly connected and with the trend of open offices makes it even more important, both on a personal and a business level.

Take a moment to collect yourself.
Take a moment to collect yourself.

 

Working hard or hardly working?
Working hard or hardly working?

 

Enjoy some fresh air while you're at it.
Enjoy some fresh air while you're at it.

 

Wherever life takes you –  Be prepared to Pause.

When on-the-go, simply fold your Pause Pod into the included carrying bag and take it with you (weighs less than 5lbs/2kg). Pop it up in the park, when out hiking or at the airport, and for once, enjoy that long layover.  

Enjoy a long layover.
Enjoy a long layover.

 

Go explore.
Go explore.

 

Pause Pod focus group participants.
Pause Pod focus group participants.

 

Made to last. Made to follow you through life.

When it comes to the design of the Pause Pod, nothing has been left to chance. With a combined experience of 25+ years in design and product development we're confident to say that the Pause Pod and its carefully designed add-ons will meet all of your expectations.

The Pause Pod is made from a high quality, light reducing fabric. When zipped up it will block out approximately 99 % of the light, meaning you'll be able to relax in the dark no matter what time it is. We simply call it: Night on demand.

While the fabric naturally is breathable, the three strategically placed ventilation openings along with the mesh door ensures a rich air flow when spending time inside of your Pause Pod.

If you feel like lying down, the leg compartment can be folded out from the inside of the Pause Pod. For increased comfort, the width of the leg compartment is designed to fit any yoga/fitness mat.

Mesh door for additional air flow without letting too much light in and a spacious pocket for your headphones, books/magazines and Pause Pod add-ons.

Use your own mood lights or charge your devices through the cord exit. High quality zippers made to last.

 The Pause Pod is super easy both to pop up and to fold down.

 One size fits all.

The stylish Pause Pod carrying bag, the attachable reading light and the Pod stakes for outdoor use comes included with every Pause Pod.

Pause Pod carrying bag.
Pause Pod carrying bag.

 

Read? Paint? Solve crosswords?
Read? Paint? Solve crosswords?

 

Secure your Pause Pod to the ground (if outside).
Secure your Pause Pod to the ground (if outside).

 

To meet all your relaxation needs, we've carefully developed three add-ons for you to choose from (more exciting add-ons to come in the future!).

#1 The Mini Pause

Enjoy the silence with The Mini Pause - an ear muff and eye mask hybrid. Keep any disturbing noise out or turn your headphones into noise canceling ones. Fold down the eye mask for a pause on those few places where the Pause Pod can't be used (like on a train or plane).

  • Adjustable and super comfortable
  • Foldable to fit in the Pause Pod carrying bag

 #2 Star Sky  

There's something extraordinarily relaxing about looking at the stars. Unfortunately, most of us are not able to do it very often. The Star Sky will solve that for you. Simply snap it on to the Pause Pod ceiling, lie on your back, turn it on and dream away.

  • Mood lighting for a relaxing atmosphere
  • Battery powered LED

 #3 Pod Cinema  

You probably won’t be in meditation mood all the time. Kicking back to your favourite Netflix show or watch funny Youtube videos can do you good as well. Attach the Pod Cinema to the ceiling of your Pause Pod and stream away in your very own private cinema.

  • Stream while lying on your back
  • Universal tablet mount

 

To help you feel even more at ease, we're in the process of developing a guided relaxation app that will assist you in finding your inner peace. Whether you're familiar with meditation since long or never tried it out, the app will offer you curated content that you'll love.

For best effect, use it while spending time in your Pause Pod. Future app updates will include audio-visual relaxation sessions (with the Pod Cinema) and light therapy sessions (coming add-ons).

  • Proven meditation and mindfulness techniques
  • Guided relaxation from experts
  • Suitable for all levels and ages
  • Sessions ranging from 60 seconds to 60 minutes
  • Simplistic interface - Easy to use

And, best of all: our Kickstarter backers will get early (and free!) access. For life.

 

Phone in flight mode > Start > Relax
Phone in flight mode > Start > Relax

 

 

Bonus for our Kickstarter backers: Lifetime subscription of the coming guided relaxation app "The Pause App" (iOS/Android).

Please note: when selecting your reward you'll only choose the number of add-ons (none, one, two or three) that you'll like. After the campaign has ended we'll send out a survey where you'll specify which ones you want.

 

 

  

 

We're a group of old friends from Gothenburg, Sweden making things that aims to improve your well-being. In short, we believe that if you're feeling good – you will do good. And that's something that are highly needed in today's society.

Apart from extended experience when it comes to dealing with stress and overlooking the need to do something about it, we've got 25+ years combined experience in the field of product development, design, logistics and marketing and are more than ready to turn the dream of the Pause Pod into reality.

Our promise to you is not only to provide a high quality product but to do everything we can in order to assist you in de-stressing with a vision of being a community rather than a product company.

Representing a school/organization?

During the development of the Pause Pod a lot of parents and teachers to children with special needs have reached out seeing the potential of the Pause Pod to be used in schools.

If you're representing a school/organization where you think that the Pause Pod can make your student/s everyday life a bit easier - get in touch, we'd love to help!

Help us spread the word about Pause Pod:

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We can't do it without you- Thanks for your support!

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With love from Sweden,

Eric, Adam, Linda B, Jonathan, Linda & Jacob

Risks and challenges

We have extensive experience when it comes to designing and developing new products and a solid partnership with our overseas manufacturers from past client projects (a few of them crowdfunding projects- all of them who successfully fulfilled their orders on time).

We're very satisfied with the Pause Pod prototypes and feel very confident in delivering a high quality product that will exceed your expectations.

That being said, every new project is unique and has their own potential bumps on the road. Delays are always a possibility both considering the finalising of the design, manufacturing and shipping. Manufacturing errors and other unforeseen events are also a possibility. If we would experience any setbacks (small or big), we promise to keep you very well updated and do everything we can to keep every one of you satisfied.

No matter what it takes or how hard we will have to work, we'll get it done!

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