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Ostrich Pillow Light – Portable Power Napping Pillow For People On The Go.

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We all spend way too much time in transit, travelling on the bus, train and plane. Lots of these hours are wasted doing nothing; we sit there wishing we could nod off in private, into a parallel universe, recharging our mind to tackle what lies ahead.

Catching some quick private Zzz’s whilst on the go means unwinding, dreaming and powering our bodies, not to mention bringing a smile to our face.

Ostrich Pillow Light is a clever little design inspired by our previous napping creation OSTRICH PILLOW and powered by the millions of napping lovers. A light design, with lots of charm and plenty of use.

OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT has been designed to allow you to catch some sleep whilst on the go, it is filled with special silent silicon coated micro-beads to enhance sound reduction whilst remaining light-weight. Its smart adjustable elastic ring allows power-nappers of different sizes to use it comfortably. The carefully sourced fabric is extremely soft, making you feel cosy enough to literally drift away anywhere.

Our aim behind this quirky new napping device is to bring comfort, practicality, and portability in one product not to mention napping with huge style.

Your new napping companion comes in two funky colors, Original Blue and Red. So what color will you be dreaming in?

1. What is OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT? 

OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT is the new travel-friendly model of the revolutionary OSTRICH PILLOW, which hit global media headlines just a year ago.

Suggestions from our thousands of supporters have encouraged us to come up with this new easy-to-carry model, designed specially for commuters, frequent flyers and holidaymakers.

OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT will be hand made with love in Spain, using top quality materials for a comfortable yet cool napping experience.

2. Benefits of power naps?

Urban commuters spend an average of 1 hour per day on their way to and from work. To make things even worse, the time we dedicate to sleep is dramatically reducing in contemporary society (7 hours in Europe, 6 hours in USA and even less in Japan).

Did you know that a power nap of around 20 minutes increases productivity by more than 30%? Why not make the most out of our time in transit? That’s why we came up with the idea of a device which helps you disconnect, dream for short periods of time and get to your destination with a smile on your face. This is when the dream of OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT came to life.

3. Seriously, can I use Pillow Light anywhere?

Have fun and rest anywhere! All you have to do so is choose a place to nap, slip on your OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT and you’re set to go. We’ve tried it in airports, trains, airplanes, buses, cars... and it’s really ‘naptastic’! Take it to work or on holidays and when you are busy dreaming big remember to send us your napping shots! We’d love to hear about your Ostrich naps! 

4. How does it work? 

It is simple, straight forward and just intuitive, you just need to slip it on your head and you’re set to go! You are secluded to sleep, dream or just think and relax.

The elastic strap allows you to adjust the size of the OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT to your head diameter. When you’re not using it you can conveniently carry it around your neck (doubling as a scarf for those windy autumn days), tie it to your bag or simply flat inside your rucksack. 

5. Who we are? 

kawamura-ganjavian, a young architecture and design studio. Our projects and visions are launched in collaboration with Studio Banana Things.

We love mixing fun and functional in the designs we produce. Our main aim is observing reality and focusing on solving contemporary human needs. We know sleep is the most basic human essentials and due to our life styles our traditional patterns of sleep has changed. Our dream is to improve the world through our environment and products, even if it is whilst snoring!

OSTRICH PILLOW is one of our products created and launched on KICKSTARTER a year ago. We discovered thousands of people around the world share the desire to nap in style and comfort.Making our dream a reality.

6. Where we're at…

We’ve been working on OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT for a year, testing and exploring the perfect dimensions and materials to create the best possible experience for the nap on the go.

We have gained a lot of experience and know-how from last year’s successful KICKSTARTER campaign for OSTRICH PILLOW and now, we are ready to bring the latest napping innovation to your doorstep before Christmas.

7. Wanting to start an Ostrich Pillow Light community with friends?

Send us your napping pictures for us to share on our site and social media pages. Alternatively join the napping revolution via www.facebook.com/ostrichpillow 

Distributors, we’re always excited to hear from you guys, so don’t be shy drop as a line : distribution@studiobanana.com

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Perfection & Customer service are our focus; and we would like to be frank with you.

Ostrich Pillow Light is a new innovation and like all Kickstarter products you will be the first to receive it. When you see Ostrich Pillow Light in retail months after you have been busy napping in style, you can boast to your buddies you made the manufacturing possible. Don’t be shy, share your experiences so we can make things better.

During our previous Kickstarter launch we encountered numerous hurdles and aim to avoid these 100%. Of course international customs, logistic delays and Force Majeure may occasionally show their ugly head. However, rest assured we will be working full throttle to avoid any issues on our end.

Please do stay in touch with us; we need you every step of the way, your feedback is essential to take the Napping Revolution to new heights.

Manufacturing-fulfilment plan

Supply chain
Fabric selections (done)
Fabric tests (done)
Fabric supply negotiations (done, guaranteed lead-time of 1 week)
Product filling studies (done)
Filling choice (done)
Filling supply negotiation (done, guaranteed lead-time of 1 week)
Packaging studies (done)
Packaging choice (in final stage)
Packaging print/wording selection (done)
Packaging supply guaranteed (feasibility study confirms supply date)
Labels & instructions (agreed)
Audit (based on previous Kickstarter)

Manufacturing
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    £25 = €29 or $39 (approx. exchange rate) .......................................................... Hey you early birds. That was quick. You’re awesome and obviously travelling a lot and in need of a good snooze on the go. Napping Revolutionaries deserve an OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT at a special rate (original blue color). .......................................................... Shipping included to main land mainland USA , Canada & mainland Europe & UK. For any other shipping destination please add £10. .......................................................... Deliveries to mainland USA, Canada & mainland Europe & UK will be made before 15th December.

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    £28 = €32 or $44 (approx. exchange rate) .......................................................... (Original blue color) “New Ostrich Pillow offers respite from jet lag.” Telegraph. For die-hard travellers, sleepy commuters and people on the go. Thank you lovely folk, let’s get the napping going! You will receive 1 ORIGINAL OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT. .......................................................... Shipping included to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK. For any other shipping destination please add £10. .......................................................... Deliveries to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK will be made before 15th December.

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    £28 = €32 or $44 (approx. exchange rate) .......................................................... (Red color) Because we know the world is not monochrome, here’s one for those with a soft spot for warmer tones. You’re passionate even when you sleep! You will receive 1 ORIGINAL OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT. .......................................................... Shipping included to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK. For any other shipping destination please add £10. .......................................................... Deliveries to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK will be made before 15th December.

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    £49 = €58 or $79 (approx. exchange rate) .......................................................... Now that’s what we’re talking about! You are onto a winner! You’ll get the best of two worlds. You will receive THE ORIGINAL OSTRICH PILLOW LIGHT TWIN PACK (1 blue, 1 red), one for you, and one for a friend, family member or travelling companion, you decide. .......................................................... Shipping included to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK. For any other shipping destination please add £10. .......................................................... Deliveries to mainland USA, Canada, mainland Europe & UK will be made before 15th December.

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