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Iris Muriël van Houten

Department: Man and Activity
Website: www.irismuriel.com

Piece of Comfort

To help combat the stresses of our contemporary working lives, Iris Muriël van Houten has created this fold-away daybed so workers can take a power nap even in small office spaces. Sleep is a natural recovery strategy for our bodies but in these hectic times, with people working long hours every day processing a wealth of information, our biological clock is easily ignored. However, research has shown that giving in to the natural after-lunch dip helps people recover, stay sharp, and be more productive. Margaret Thatcher was wrong when she said sleep is for wimps. Sleep is for winners!

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Copyright: Design Academy Eindhoven
Photographs: Iris Rijskamp