Subtitle: Featuring Swaying Forest Pillow Mist

15 January 2024, Written by Stephanie Peh
Illustrated by Saki Obata

It has been scientifically proven that regularly obtaining adequate sleep offers numerous benefits for our physical and mental well-being. Beyond repairing and protecting our bodies, sleep enhances memory and creativity, and helps us look better. This series of illustrations, created exclusively for ANOTHER LAND by Japanese illustrator Saki Obata, expresses the concept of sleep.

Apart from creating a comfortable sleeping environment, establishing a relaxing pre-sleep routine can aid the body in winding down, especially for city dwellers leading hectic lifestyles. Consider reducing screen time by at least an hour before bedtime and opt for activities such as reading, engaging in breathing exercises, or performing gentle stretches to induce quality sleep.

Dreams offer substantial benefits for mental health by contributing to memory consolidation, emotional processing, and brain development. Dreams predominantly take place during the Rapid Eye Movement (REM) phase, which is the fourth out of four stages of sleep occurring in cycles throughout the night. Allocating sufficient time for sleep permits multiple sleep cycles, thereby increasing the likelihood of experiencing dreams.

ANOTHER LAND believes that one of the most effective self-care techniques is ensuring good quality sleep. This principle has inspired the team to create the Swaying Forest Pillow Mist, a soft and aromatic pillow mist formulated with frankincense, true lavender and bergamot oils—a blend that helps relieve tension, promote restful sleep and ease the mind so you can welcome the next morning rejuvenated and invigorated, ready to take on any challenges that may arise.

illustrator / graphic designer

Graduating from the Kuwasawa Design Institute in 2009, Saki Obata worked as a graphic designer at NanoNano Graphics from 2010 to 2014. She currently works as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer. Apart from illustrating books, she has also contributed her illustrations to magazines and books. Her personal work includes illustrating seasonal themes.

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