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WEIGHTED QUILT PROTOTYPE

ISSUE: Reflect
YEAR: 2022
STUDIO: Peter Heon and Ben Dooley
MATERIAL: Nylon, fleece, 3M Thinsulate
QUALITIES: Heavy, Interactive, Aggregated, Puffy

DESCRIPTION︎︎︎

The Weighted Quilt Prototype is intended for camping, picnics, laying on, laying under, sticking your arms or head through and wearing as a cape while eating cereal late at night, moving furniture, moving boxes, fort making, sound dampening, carpeting, maybe, and more.

The two pieces of the Prototype each have nine buttons and nine button holes and can be attached in a variety of ways. The padded buttons weigh two pounds each making each quilt weigh about 12 pounds. The buttons can be removed, too. It's adjustable. The quilts join together or they can be apart.

The Prototype is made of lightweight ripstop nylon and fleece, with 3M Thinsulate inside.


$600 $450