FROM A CONVERSATION ON A SURF BEACH IN PORTUGAL CAME THE IDEA FOR AN INFLATABLE TENT. BUT WHAT SOUNDS GOOD IN THEORY MAY NOT ALWAYS WORK IN PRACTICE. WE FOUND A WAY FOR HEIMPLANET’S FOUNDERS TO REALISE THEIR DREAM BY LEVERAGING EXISTING SOLUTIONS.
When Stefan Clauss and Stefan Schulze-Dieckhoff dreamed of an inflatable tent, they had the energy and drive to develop the concept, but needed to iron out the important details. Initially hiring a team of engineers to make it happen, they quickly spent most of their budget, and according to feedback and insights they received, it was less and less feasible to put the tent into mainstream production.