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Hammock that fits underneath your desk will forever change how you nap at work

Great for people who enjoy sleeping next to old gum.


David Britton

Internet Culture

Posted on Apr 1, 2016   Updated on May 27, 2021, 12:17 am CDT

Ah, the hammock. It conjures up images of lazy summer days spent dreaming in the shade, a beer close at hand, your troubles far away.

But soon it could also mean sneaking in a quick nap at work. Aqil Raharjo, a 19-year-old graphic design student, has invented Schnap, a hammock specially designed to fit under a desk or table.

“The idea came up while observing a friend of mine who seemed exhausted and told me that she didn’t sleep for two days,” Raharjo told Tech Insider. “However, the inspiration itself came from a Facebook group that [was created] to share funny pictures of sleeping people in my university.”

Raharjo designed clamps and surface protectors that allow the small hammock to be hooked to under a desk, and the final product will also include extension ropes for longer tables.


The entire thing, from the initial idea to the final design and packaging, was completed in just one week, for a project at the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto, Canada.

Sounds like someone deserves a nap.

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*First Published: Apr 1, 2016, 4:19 pm CDT