Keep your pack size down with this zippered travel pillowcase from Rumpl. It packs up small, then when you’re ready to set up camp, you can just stuff it with a jacket, hoodie, or t-shirt to plump it up for bedtime. It comes in solid black, yellow, or blue, but our faves are the Glacier Rays and Kaleidoscope patterns.
If you grew up eating those dinosaur-shaped chicken nuggets, consider tossing a couple of these Dino Nuggies throw pillows from LookHuman on your couch. The spun polyester pillow lets you enjoy prehistoric poultry any time and without caloric consequence. We don’t recommend dipping it in honey mustard though.
Montreal artist Olivier Gratton-Gagné is obsessed with maps. Olivier applied his coding and graphic design skills to data on OpenStreetMap, and his iLikeMaps project was born. Based on satellite imagery, each 18″x18″ pillow design is a contemporary work of art, appearing both abstract and detailed with identifiable avenues.
Lying on the ground in your sleeping bag is no fun without support for your head and neck. Trekology’s inflatable pillow takes up virtually no space in your pack but can help you get a good night’s sleep wherever your travels take you. It’s great for catching ZZZs on airplanes, trains, and bus rides too.
UK lettering artist Seb Lester has a knack for creating repeating patterns. His vibrant and whimsical Monkey Action series currently features two primates playing tennis, and another riding a BMX bike on an Escher-esque course. Both designs are available on throw pillows, laptop cases, blankets, and t-shirts.
Artist Alona Dudich runs a shop called Crazy Pillows. There, she specializes in handmade pillows that look like classic electronic instruments like the Roland TR-808 and SH-101, along with some playful original designs. She also makes pillows that resemble Technics turntables. They’re great gifts for musicians and DJs.
How’s this for a sight gag? Check your eyesight from the comfort of your couch with this clever 17” square pillow by textile designer Heather Lin. It features a classic doctor’s eye chart with 3D lettering that can be viewed with the included retro red-blue glasses. Also comes in a non-3D organic hemp version.
Rock out with all your favorite metal bands every time you take a nap. These silly home accessories from Threadless and designer Grant Shepley looks like concert posters, but the headliners and second-stage acts are all made entirely from actual metal. Available in blankets, duvets, throw pillows, shower curtains, and bath mats.
Saw imaginary sheep in half instead of counting them with Prime 1 Studio’s officially-licensed Bloodborne Saw Cleaver Pillow. Like its inspiration, the pillow can be folded and transformed. That said, we hope they can still fix it because the blade is reversed as it is.
The Cori Traveller is a modular travel pillow that supports your neck and chin. It consists of a strap with Velcro patches where you can attach the two included cushions in a variety of ways. You can roll all three up as one compact ball and hang them with the included carabiner.
Killspencer presents the most elegant way to sit on the floor ever. These limited-edition full-grain quilted leather pillows are made from hundreds of hand-cut panels, and are super comfy for watching TV or just taking a cat nap. Just don’t let your dog find out about it.
We’re not sure if Cuddle Eat’s photorealistic 18″ x 18″ food pillows will help curb our cravings without actually eating, or if they’ll make us drool all over the couch while watching TV. Either way, they’re pretty nifty, and will look delicious sitting in your living room.