Nesting Instinct

If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet this cool new product from DEDON: a Nestrest. It's a Hershey's Kiss-shaped faux birds' nest made of weatherproof fibers, meant to sit on the ground or, better, to hang from a tree limb. Unrealistic dangling over a river is optional.

dedon nestrest river

The hanging pod is designed by Daniel Pouzet and Fred Frety, pictured below. They're both based in Paris. Pouzet used to work with Philippe Starck on large-scale architectural commissions; Frety has worked on projects ranging from bathroom fixtures to yachts to a sustainable village in the Philippines.

I like how the Nestrest provides a sense of security and privacy, but still proffers a view on your surroundings.

dedon nestrest field

Imagine curling up in one of these with a book on a warm, breezy afternoon? Surrounded by pillows? Heaven!

dedon nestrest tree

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