Japanese mattress inventor, Motokuni Takaoka, has developed one of the best mattresses in the world that many athletes benefit from. He has, in fact, been to all of major sports events, including the Olympics, in order to find out how his design and inventions have helped sportsmen to become better at their game.
Quite an amusing product, the Snore Stopper Pillow is designed in Japan and distributed by a company called France Bed. This item is featured with cutting-edge technology that can help with a heavy snorer and the person sleeping next to him or her.
Made with memory foam to deliver the best in comfort, this pillow also comes with an audio sensor that can tell if the person is snoring. And once that happens, the pillow will lightly vibrate and slightly interrupt the snoring. It has been proven to work effectively.
Because it would be so much fun to sleep in a bed like this one…
It’s like sleeping inside the pages of a giant book…
Which is really the idea, hence it would work for children!
Designed by Japanese artist Yusuke Suzuki, this bed is a “book bed” a futon or low level bed with actual giant pages you can turn and drawings you can marvel at. I’m not sure if the drawings are bed accessories too, but the rainbow, sun and trees would make great pillows.
The Japanese know how to make use of a small space and turn it into a bedroom that almost has everything. By incorporating a truly functional and minimalist design, a single room can be all that you ask for. It has adequate space as well as a really comfortable futon mattress.
Here is a video that shows what’s inside a small-spaced Japanese bedroom, which is, in fact, a whole single pad in itself:
This unusual bedroom is part of the Llove Hotel concept, a design exhibit done in Tokyo between October and November of last year. The exhibition consisted of guest rooms that carried the theme “Still in Llove”. It was a project done in collaboration with some fifty designers from Netherlands and Japan.
Japanese can’t get enough of Shropshire wool, which is quite a popular material for futon mattresses over there. They are such big fans, that a Japanese film crew had to travel all the way from Asia to the UK, to document a Shropshire flock in the region.
The Japanese are such big fans of wool from Shropshire sheep that a film crew has travelled from Japan to Derbyshire to film the largest Shropshire flock in the UK.
Inside this J-Life Shiki Futon you’ll find nothing but authentic Japanese mattress. That means it doesn’t have any foam or innerspring. It only has traditional cotton filling which is ensured to stay firm for years. The cover is optional and is also from Japanese fabic. Those concerned with health issues however may have to think twice as the mattress contains boric acid powder:
A bed suspended on the side of the building? In vertical position? With a woman actually sleeping on it? Why this stunt surprising stunt was pulled off by Crowne Plaza, a hotel in Japan, wasn’t fully explained but it did caught the attention of passers by.