Cocooning inside your transparent balloon takes just 15 minutes of inflation time. And no planning permission is required. When designer Pierre-Stéphane Dumas decided to follow his ecological dream – that of being closer to nature – the result was a new company, BubbleTree. He started with a ‘tree hut’, which was followed by the CristalBubble, which is made of a recyclable, anti-UV, crystal-clear material. A minimal entrance supported by a lightweight frame creates a barrier between outside and inside. A blower ensures that air renewal is continuous and that humidity, dirt, mosquitoes and other pests – apart from inquisitive passers-by – are kept out. If more privacy is desired, the partially opaque BubbleRoom is a better option.