A Wooden Hammock Looks Incredibly Classy (and Maybe a Little Pinchy)

A stained wood Adirondack chair can class up any deck, and it turns out a stained wood hammock can do the same for a backyard. This impressive creation, called the Para Hammock, still features an intricate web of cords (in this case, strong nylon parachute cord)—but here they're used to support over 700 tiny tiles… » 8/26/14 5:42pm 8/26/14 5:42pm

An Under-Desk Hammock For Your Feet Is the Best Office Upgrade

Laying in a hammock while wrangling a simple book is often a challenge, which explains why hammocks replacing desks in offices never caught on. Here's a nice compromise, though: A compact hammock for your feet that hangs under your desk and raises or lowers to put you in a working or slacking mood as needed. » 7/15/14 5:10pm 7/15/14 5:10pm

Your Entire Family Can Waste Away the Summer On This Mega Hammock

There'll never be another fight over who gets to lay in the hammock with this monstrosity strung up in your backyard. The Mega Hammock requires you to find at least four nearby trees (or cranes) for hanging, but when it's up it looks like it can easily support a group of at least ten loungers—plus a toddler or two.… » 7/14/14 4:09pm 7/14/14 4:09pm

A Hammock In a Backpack Is All You Really Need For Camping

When you think of everything you really need for a weekend of camping, what comes to mind? Food? A change of clothing? A guitar? Wrong, wrong, wrong. All you really need is a comfy place to nap away the hours. So Nick Scroggs and Fred Bane created the HackedPack, a backpack featuring the most important camping… » 5/20/14 10:20am 5/20/14 10:20am

Can This Off-Center Hammock Really Be As Comfy As a Bed?

No one's ever called the hammock industry out on false advertising, but the image of someone comfortable napping in a net suspended between two trees is a lie. Finding your way in and out of a sagging hammock is an ordeal equal to mounting Everest, and once you're in, you're swallowed up by netting that's slowly… » 7/02/13 2:49pm 7/02/13 2:49pm

Only the One Percent Can Burn Their Money on This Hoity Toity Hammock

There's nothing quite like languishing in a hammock, drifting off to sleep with a glass of iced tea in your hand. Close your eyes for a second and picture the lovely La Seóra Hammock on the terrace of your luxury villa in St. Tropez, right next to the infinity pool. As you gaze out over the bright blue ocean, you… » 7/25/12 9:00pm 7/25/12 9:00pm