Sleeping Cooler in the Bedroom

How to go from restless to restful during summer, beyond an A/C or fan

For those who live above the Equator, the worst is yet to come: the hot and humid dog days of summer, when every night feels like an epic battle for good sleep. Chances are you’re already maxed out on your A/C and your fan’s not cutting it. It’s not easy to shake off the night sweats, despite drinking as much water as possible, sleeping naked …

Japan’s Super Gorone Desk

It’s a fact; sitting down all day can lead to a shorter life, but does standing up actually sound like a more attractive option? The clever minds behind Japan Trend Shop have come up with the ultimate solution: a desk that props-up your laptop allowing you to type from the comfort of your bed. The $119 Super Gorone Desk features adjustable arms and a tilting …

The LaVista Bedroom Collection from Jelínek

The historic Czech furniture-maker presents its first design-oriented bedroom set

Though family-owned furniture brand Jelínek (based in the Czech town of Valašské Meziříčí) was founded in 1897, this is the first time in its long history that the company has worked with a designer to produce a contemporary collection of solid wood furniture—and the results of the experiment are pretty stunning. “With my LaVista furniture collection, I wanted to link quality craftsmanship with the traditional …