Collection by Allie Weiss

Need a Break? Unwind for an Hour in a Modern, Private Space


Breather is a concept that gives users access to well-designed private spaces in cities when they're in a pinch. Envisioned as spots to unwind or have a meeting, these compact spaces can be unlocked with a smartphone, and users are charged hourly for use. Currently installed in Montreal, San Francisco, New York, and Ottawa, Breather is the brainchild of co-founder and chief creative officer Caterina Rizzi, who oversees the design of the spaces, which feature comfortable, modern furnishings.

The spaces are all under 400 square feet.
In another New York City spot, the chaise lounge is Fresco, the pillows are Marimekko, the rug is from Urban...
In Ottawa, the sofa is IKEA, the coffee table is EQ3, and the lounge chair is vintage.
A San Francisco space showcases an IKEA sofa, a Room & Board lounge chair, and a Crate and Barrel table with Modernica...
Elsewhere in San Francisco, an IKEA sofa is paired with an EQ3 coffee table. The lounge chair is by Eric Trine.