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Reconsider bedding 2/2
How you can use sleeping bag as daily bedding.
Well, it wasn't that bad, but my back hurts a little, even if it's not as bad as sleeping on the ground when camping. However, even though it was made of light material, I expected it to be warm enough, then it was a little more than I expected, so I thought, "Well done, Montbell." According to the evaluation of campers, the brand is called "UNIQLO of the camping industry (it seems that it is because it is a relatively cheap and high-performance product group)".
The next day, I slept on the tatami mats in the Japanese-style room. It was a little better, but my back still hurts a little. After confirming such things for a few days, I learned that having a mattress would be better for my back, so I bought a mattress that was just the right width and length. Well then, the combination looks perfect, as long as I've experienced for 5 weeks. The current conclusion is that sleeping bags can become completely everyday bedding. It might be a game changer even.
Because it's easy to maintain. A sleeping bag naturally envelops the body, so think of it as a single futon and comforter. If so, you can easily bask in the sun just by holding a very light piece of cloth, going out onto the balcony, flipping it inside out, and drying it. How easy it is compared to the labor required to keep a normal futon clean, such as lifting and lowering the futon, alternating between drying the futon and the quilt, changing the sheets, and so on.
And this lightness and ease of use will be a great advantage in terms of space and interior scenery. Compared to Western beds, Japanese futons are more flexible than Western bedding systems, and sleeping bags are lighter and more compact than Japanese futons. It takes up less storage space, and it is possible to arrange the layout and plan of the room, such as placing a platform like a daybed or couch instead of a bed in a Japanese-style room or a Western-style room, and taking out a sleeping bag when you sleep. A Japanese-style room with futons is easy to maintain, although the room remains empty once it is put away. Furthermore, in a Western-style room, there is no need to place a huge volume like a bed in the room. Anyway, it's all good stuff. Isn't a sleeping bag the best bedding for modern day-to-day life?
In fact, now I have a mat laid out on a platform laid out with fittings, and a sleeping bag on top of it. Having a sleeping bag lying in the room instead of a bed or futon is surreal in a way, but it is interesting depending on how you look at it. If you compactly roll up your sleeping bag and mat and put them away in the closet, there is only a platform in your room. Of course, a large storage such as a closet is unnecessary to put a sleeping bag in. In fact, from the point of view of space design, I have been wondering if there is something that can replace futons and beds. Indeed, the sleeping bag is the game changer in that you can get rid of a long served domestic bedding system like traditional Japanese or Western bedding systems.
For some reason, bedding hasn't evolved much. There must be a reason for that. Some people want the ultimate comfort in a thick mattress, while others want comfort in a well-made futon. But the truth is that not everyone cares that much. But, rather than customs, before you knew it, you have been buried in the valley of “common sense” let’s say.
Still, it's understandable that for many people, sleeping in a sleeping bag on a regular basis would seem like a crazy freak. But it is the insane people who bring change to the world in the first place. The Eiffel Tower, the Beatles, the iPhone are the work of freaks. Camping is so popular, and more and more people are using camping equipment such as tableware, tables, and chairs on a daily basis. The down jacket, which has now become a popular item, was originally a wear to survive the harsh winter outdoors, and jeans were workers' clothes before. Even flight jackets and trench coats were originally military uniforms.
If so, isn't it a sleeping bag too? I think there may be people who say "Is it too late?" (people who are already practicing sleeping bag life on a daily basis). That's why, seeing the potential of sleeping bags, I want to produce a model that is arranged for modern interiors. For now, let's try to contact the manufacturer, although they may not be able to deal with it.