You know those capsule hotels in Japan that cost an exorbitant price just for a night’s sleep? Well, it has been given an overhaul in terms of design thanks to product designer Fumie Shibata whose concept will be known as 9 h (Nine Hours). Opening in Kyoto from next month onwards, you will get 125 clean, minimalist capsules alongside lockers, showers and a communal lounge. Each capsule will boast its own computerized lighting system by Panasonic alongside sheets with a thread count equivalent of a four-star hotel.
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