How Much Could Your School be Earning with our Gives Back Program? | Tuft & Needle

2020 has been nothing short of a question mark for all of us, and no one is feeling that pressure quite like our schools are. We know that students and their families are struggling to adjust to the ever-changing landscape of learning in 2020, but we know our administrators and teachers are getting hit the hardest. Trying to figure out what your days look like is hard enough–but now you have to...

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What’s the Longest Someone Has Slept? | Tuft & Needle

There are a lot of weird sleep-related world records out there. From the longest line of human-mattress dominoes—2016 'dominoes' and took 14 minutes for all of them to fall—to the most people served breakfast in bed at once—418 people in 113 beds set up on the lawn of a Sheraton Hotel in China. But there's one record that remains elusive: who holds the record for longest consecutive slumber?...

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Q&A with our Austin Artist Jen Mussari | Tuft & Needle

In celebration of our Austin store finally opening their doors, we wanted to highlight one of our favorite features of the location. Jen Mussari, a commercial artist who has worked for clients like Target, Dolce & Gabbana, and Airbnb (just to name a few!) created a custom piece for one of our walls to greet our customers. We asked her a few questions about her creative process, who insp...

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Sleep Tips for Pet Parents | Tuft & Needle

Animals have very different sleep needs than their humans, but it doesn’t mean the whole house has to lose sleep. There are plenty of small adjustments you can make to your daily life that will help your pet—and you—get the best sleep possible.How to help your pet get the best sleepIf your dog or cat suddenly experiences radical changes in their sleep, it’s always a good idea to let the...

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How to Choose an RV Mattress | Tuft & Needle

This summer the RV industry has seen a huge boom in sales, and it's not hard to deduce why. People what to get out of their homes without risking staying in unfamiliar hotels, AirBnBs, or crowded camping sites. An RV is a great way to get out and away with the comforts of home nearby. One of the advantages is that you have a bedroom on wheels ready to crash in after a long day of adventures, bu...

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What’s the Connection Between Sleep and Overeating? | Tuft & Needle

Recently, there's been a lot of focus on sleep and why you need more of it. It seems we're constantly learning new ways in which our health suffers from sleep deprivation. Whether it's impacting our ability to drive safely, perform at work, or recall memories–sleep has a lot of control over our health.Why am I hungrier when I haven't slept?A lot of us might notice after a long night of ...

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What Are the Best Sheets for Summer? Linen vs. Cotton | Tuft & Needle

When the daily temperatures start to skyrocket, the last thing you need after a long, hot day is sweaty, stuffy bedding. Rolling up that fluffy duvet for the warmer months can be a bummer, but just because it’s hot doesn’t mean you can’t sleep cozy. Switching out the fabrics you’re utilizing during warmer seasons makes a huge difference in how you sleep. Usually, the debate comes down to tw...

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One Room Challenge | Studio Plumb Reveal | Tuft & Needle

Last fall, T&N sponsored the bi-annual interior design One Room Challenge™ and this spring, we returned to work with more designers tackling a single room transformation in just six weeks. The One Room challenge™ provides a supportive, enthusiastic forum where participants can share the process of transforming a room. The ORC is not a competition, but rather a celebration of creativity, ins...

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7 Tips for Getting the Best Sleep While Camping

This summer, we’re all looking for more fresh air and time away from home. There’s no better way to reset than a camping trip, but in order to maximize the R&R, you’ll need a plan to get the best sleep possible. Sleeping in a new place can be tricky enough, but sleeping outdoors can bring strange sounds and experiences that might keep you up more than usual. These tips will help you stay we...

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What is a Hybrid Mattress? | Tuft & Needle

Foam mattresses were all the rage in the industry for the last few years, but now there’s a new buzzword popping up in all the new models rolling out—Hybrid. Just about every mattress brand has a hybrid model available, and it’s for good reason. Foam mattresses are great for most people, but there’s a certain feeling that only an innerspring mattress can give that customers missed. For those sl...

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How to Fix a Slippery Mattress on an Adjustable Frame | Tuft & Needle

Adjustable bed frames are an excellent way to customize your bedtime setup to your exact needs. Whether you want to lounge and binge your favorite Netflix show, or you’re trying to combat snoring or back pain, the benefits are numerous. One thing that tends to get in the way is a slipping-and-sliding mattress that you have to constantly readjust anytime you change the settings. There are a few ...

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Baby Naps 101 | Tuft & Needle

Naps can be one of the most frustrating parts of baby and toddlerhood. They are so important to help get you all through the day, but often they become a huge fight. Understanding how naps work, the best times to get one in, and when to start dropping them from your baby’s schedule are key to avoiding fussy babies and parents. How do I put my baby down for a nap?Let’s start at the basic...

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How Do Sleep Cycles Change? | Tuft & Needle

As we age, our sleep cycles can change pretty drastically. Babies, for example, require sixteen hours of sleep a day, whereas an older adult probably only needs between seven and eight. The way our sleep cycles function help determine when and how much you should sleep—understanding how these cycles shift as you get older can help make sure your body is getting enough rest.How do sleep cycl...

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What Are Sleep Regressions? | Tuft & Needle

Ah, sleep regressions. The ‘He Who Must Not Be Named’ of the baby-sleep world. No one wants to tell a new parent what lies around the corner when they’ve just finally “figured out” their 3.5-month old baby’s sleep. But with a little education, and a lot of grit, the whole house doesn’t have to come crumbling down when your little one hits a regression. What is a sleep regression?If yo...

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Cataplexy | Tuft & Needle

There are a lot of sleep disorders out there that interfere with our night life—but what about sleep disorders that actually rear their ugly heads during the daytime? What is CataplexyCataplexy is a complex medical condition most commonly associated with narcolepsy—an uncommon sleep disorder that affects between 135,000 and 200,000 people in the US. Cataplexy is a sudden loss of muscle tone...

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