Headspace Invites You to Make Meditation a More Material Experience
Pods inspired by geological forms encourage dedication to relaxation
Finding the time and space to meditate can prove difficult, especially in an age where most people find it hard to disconnect from their devices. Founded in 2010, Headspace focuses on encouraging users to make meditation a daily practice in their lives—even if just for a few minutes each day. The company hopes to take the practice one step further with the unveiling of Meditation Pods, physical objects that invite users to sit down, relax and meditate.
For the project, Headspace enlisted the help of Dwayne Oyler and Jenny Wu, also known as the architecture and design firm Oyler Wu. Inspired by geological formations, Oyler Wu created an eye-catching interior made from numerous layers of machine-cut wood. A simple white exterior puts the focus on these intricate layers, which come together to create a space for users to sit.