Would you wear this pillow on your head at the airport?

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Would you wear this pillow on your head at the airport?Rex


Ever been on the train or at the airport feeling like you just want to close your eyes and go to sleep in comfort? Well, a company now claims to offer the perfect solution for resting on the go - an Ostrich Pillow for power naps.

The quirky invention is placed on the head allowing you to comfortably rest your head on any surface, while blocking out visual and aural distractions.

But, unfortunately, it does also make you appear to be wearing a padded balaclava, or like you're an extra from The Fly.

Design studio Kawamura-Ganjavian and product innovators Studio Banana Things are now seeking funding for their idea through renowned creative crowd-funding platform Kickstarter.

They say their product will help overtired workers as they claim a 20-minute power nap can increase productivity by 37%.

Would you wear this pillow on your head at the airport?Rex


Ali Ganjavian, co-founder and designer at studio Kawamura-Ganjavian, says: "Seeing as we all spend more and more time at work, in front of a computer screen or in transit and less time relaxing, we thought why not create something that helps us recharge. That's how the Ostrich Pillow came to life."

A spokesman told Rex Features: "It is neither a pillow, nor cushion, bed or garment, but a bit of each, all at the same time. It's soothing cave-like interior shelters and isolates both your head and hands, perfect for a power nap.

"You can use the Ostrich Pillow at your desk, on a bench, on the train or while you wait at the airport to catch a flight. In fact, you can use the Ostrich Pillow whenever and wherever you feel like a nap is needed."

The company currently have 565 backers on Kickstarter with $43,783 pledged of the $70,000 goal needed to bring the Ostrich Pillow into production.

So would you wear the creation while you were waiting to catch a flight? Or would vanity kick in and make you realise you look, well, a little silly? Leave your thoughts below...

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