What is a futon?

From blow up mattresses, to pull-out couches, to trundle beds, there are a lot of options when it comes to temporary sleeping arrangements—but none quite compare to the futon. But what exactly is a futon, and how is it different from a regular bed?What is a Futon?Put simply, a futon is a type of convertible couch that you can fold or slide out to form a bed in the evenings. Futons are t...

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Phoenix Start Up Week | The Five Things to Know About Your Sixth Year

In support of our local start up community, we put together a list of the five lessons we learned when we hit our sixth year in business. Check out the excerpt and head on over to Phoenix Start Up Week's blog to read the rest.If you’ve ever been brave enough to share your amazing new business idea with a friend or family member, you’ve undoubtedly been met with a hesitant head tilt and the ...

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Meet Your Mattress Soulmate

Whether you've got a hot date lined up, or celebrating singledom, Valentine's Day can be a lot of pressure. That’s why we’re trading expensive flowers and fancy restaurants for a new kind of eros that you don’t need to leave the house for. That’s right—we’re talking about mattresses. But this isn’t just about staying in bed. It’s about finding your mattress soulmate, the kind you want to cozy u...

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What is Tencel?

There are a lot of buzzworthy brands to keep up with when it comes to sustainability, but most of them don’t live up to the hype. After all, consuming sustainably is still consuming, and it’s hard to feel good about any products when even our recycling often ends up in the landfill. At the same time, making the right choices as a consumer is one good thing we can do for the environment, and now...

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How to Wash a Wool Blanket

When it comes to how to wash a wool blanket, it can seem like a high maintenance product, but you just need the right tools and a little prep.Nothing beats snuggling up with a heavy wool blanket during the cool winter months. Not only do wool blankets provide extra warmth thanks to their thick fibers, but they’re also durable enough to last a lifetime, as long as you treat them right. Ever ...

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Your Worst #SleeplessDecisions of 2019

Late last year, we worked with comedian Neal Brennan to recap some of the decisions America could (and should) have slept on over the past year. From bad chicken sandwich inventory planning to Area 51 “raids,” there were a lot of things we maybe should have… not. This got us thinking—what #SleeplessDecisions are our Twitter followers making?Here’s a round up of our favorite portraits of sleep...

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You’re Invited to our Grand Opening!

Hey, Glendale!We're coming to The Americana at Brand and we can't wait to see you. Our eighth store is celebrating their grand opening with Mobar & Co. Coffee, free pillows, and plenty of Zzz's.Come check us out! Date: Saturday, Feb 1Time: 10am - 8pmLocation: 230 S Grand Blvd, Glendale, CA 91204 (We're next to the Warby Parker!) Grab a coffee on us un...

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Sleep Technology over the Decade

From the rise of influencers to the explosion of wellness fads, a lot has changed in sleep technology over the last decade. But it’s not just dairy alternatives and 12-step skin care routines we have to be thankful for. Along with rising trends toward healthy living, there’s a new appreciation for a good night’s sleep, and the tools you need to achieve it. Throughout the decade, CEOs and sh...

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Make Life Havenly: Build Your Ideal Sleep Sanctuary and Sleep Better in 2020

Every new year we start out with the best intentions. We promise ourselves we’re going to read more, drink less, and hit the gym. But keeping up with our resolutions is always harder than we think it will be. Why? Because we tend to forget that wellness starts with sleep. Want to work out harder? Focus more? None of that is possible if you don’t leave the time and space your body needs to rest ...

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Get 15% Off Last Minute Holiday Gifts

It’s the second week of December. The dust has settled from Thanksgiving and you’re stuck staring at a mile-long list, a mere half of the names crossed off. And that other half, they taunt you. What on earth will you come up with this year?Black Friday is over. Cyber Monday came and went. It’s two weeks until your family holiday party and you’re at a loss. You’ve missed all the best sales, ...

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