Cleaning a mattress, though vacuuming or using mattress shampoos (regardless if its homemade or store bought), is something that many homeowners do these days. The process is especially helpful for getting rid of bed bugs and keeping the mattress fresh and well-cared for. Cleaning pillows, however, is more often than not, usually disregarded. When was the last time you’ve done this?
As part of the perks given to its workers, Google apparently provides sleep pods for thousands of its employees at its offices in Mountain View, California. Because of the demanding work that Google employees perform, they are encouraged to take breaks and sleep or rest on the pods to de-stress and recharge.
The e-book provides a step by step instruction to the Twist DIY Mattress, and it enumerates how to build this from scratch, with any materials of your choosing.
Some consumers aren’t really fans of down filling and memory foam pillows because the construction does not provide ample support and comfort. Down pillows have fillings that eventually become lopsided and clumpy, especially if the pillow is something that’s actively used. Memory foam pillows can sometimes be too firm that it feels like a rock to sleep on.
For the past 25 years, teenagers have apparently lost some 50 minutes of sleep on average. Bearing other factors that may affect this, such as the propensity for using gadgets, and the teen’s attachment to social media, researchers said that one way to remedy this is to introduce a newer, better and bigger mattress.
Designer Stephanie Hornig has come up with a cozy invention that has a sleeping bag working double as a sofa seater.
Ms. Hornig, who is born in Austria and has had work in Milan, calls this bed the Camp Daybed and it even comes up with a number of other bedroom furniture that completes the look and feel of a teenagers bedroom. Her work and creations are mostly modernistic and very trendy. You can check her portfolio here.
It’s interesting how creative designers’ mind work, especially when they redesign and repurpose a familiar piece and come up with something truly exceptional.
Take this case of the Roulade Armrest from a company called KiBiSi. Instantly, you know that you’ve seen this before. The chair will automatically remind you of a mattress, only it’s rolled up to form a suitable seating area. The chair, however, isn’t an actual mattress. But the designer has taken the idea from it.