Where do old mattresses go? | Tuft & Needle

We’ve all driven by the sad, lumpy, dingy mattress set sitting on the side of the road and wondered about its fate. Is this really all there is for our worn out mattresses? According to Cascade Alliance's 2017 report The State of the Mattress Recycling Industry, an estimated 55,000 mattresses end up in landfills every single day, despite 80% of mattress materials being reusable. Isn’t there som...

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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?

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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