February 27, 2017

Time for Bed: Siestas, Power Naps and Sleep Schedules around the World

Our internal clocks have developed regional variations that align our need for sleep with climate, working conditions and other conditions. Although globalization is causing sleep patterns to become more similar worldwide, diversity still remains.

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February 20, 2017

The Incredible Diversity of Sleeping

Although sleep is a universal need, the culture of sleep is incredibly diverse around the world. People have developed unique sleeping rituals, customs and habits based on their environment, climate, social norms, wealth or religion.

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February 13, 2017

Inspiring More Love in Your Life

Although it may seem that Valentine's Day is the invention of a clever florist, the origins date back to 14th century England. Today the holiday remains a reminder that love shouldn't be taken for granted. Expressing gratitude for the people you care about helps make them feel good, and will help you feel happier too. As a Valentine celebration of our love for all of you, we share some thoughts on ways to inspire more love in your life and, in turn, inspire more love in the world around you.

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February 6, 2017

The World of Beds - from Ancient to Modern

At the 2017 International Furnishing Fair IMM in Cologne, visitors were once again immersed in the entire range of bedroom design. The exhibition has inspired us to think about the history of the bed and the modern intersection of design and function. Join us for a brief look at the role of beds in our lives, from ancient to modern.

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