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Noodle-Like Blankets

Golden Field's Unique Blanket Takes Inspiration from Japanese Udon Noodles

— August 16, 2019 — Art & Design
Inspiration can come from absolutely anywhere, as proved by Japan's Golden Field, which found a desire to create a unique blanket after being served a bowl of noodles. The 'Udon for Sleeping' introduces an unconventional kind of sleeping blanket that's made up of several noodle-like strands. As well as boasting a lightweight and novel design, the blanket is said to offer more comfort during sleep, as hugging the strands is said to provide additional warmth, while weaving one's limbs through the strands helps to give off a cooling effect.

When the offbeat Udon for Sleeping was first introduced to the Japanese market, the style quickly sold out but fortunately for fans who are hoping to experience the qualities of the unique blanket, Golden Field has made it available for purchase yet again.
Trend Themes
1. Noodle-inspired Design - There is an opportunity for designers to incorporate unconventional shapes and textures into their creations for a unique customer experience.
2. Comfort-enhancing Products - Innovations that put emphasis on comfort, such as tactile textures or flexible forms, could appeal to customers seeking a more cozy and relaxing lifestyle.
3. Unexpected Product Sources - Inspiration for new products can come from unusual places, and businesses should be open to exploring creative ideas that break conventional norms.
Industry Implications
1. Textiles and Bedding - Companies in the bedding and textile industries can explore creative unconventional designs that offer enhanced comfort while also appealing to customers seeking unique products.
2. Home Decor - Incorporating playful and unexpected elements to home decor, such as noodle-inspired designs, can help brands stand out and offer a fresh take on traditional products.
3. Consumer Goods - Consumer goods companies can explore new and unconventional sources of inspiration for creating products that are distinctive, engaging, and appeal to a wider range of market segments.
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