# INDUSTRIAL DESIGN /// Sleep Suit by Forrest Jessee

My co-worker in New York Forrest Jessee just got published in Le Monde for a project he realized in Columbia in 2009: The Sleep Suit. With this beautiful peace of industrial design, Forrest offers the means of practice of what Buckminster Fuller called the Dymaxion Sleep, a series of four 30min naps in one day, providing a sufficient rest to a human being.

The Sleep Suit is therefore a piece of cloth full of folds that provide a comfortable sleeping position to the person wearing it in any kind of context. In a more philosophical and poetical way, it also materialize the piece of folded fabric that Gilles Deleuze uses to explain the Leibnizian concept of monads in his book The Fold: Leibniz and the Baroque.


4 Comments on “# INDUSTRIAL DESIGN /// Sleep Suit by Forrest Jessee

  1. do you have any idea how i can contact forrest jesse about using his sleep suit for a short film. I cant seem to find an email addrss on his website

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