Gift Guide: Eco-Friendly Bedroom Goods

From eucalyptus sheets to a chair made from plastic waste, items that are kinder to the planet

In the bedroom, perhaps more than anywhere else in the house, it’s crucial to use items that are not only comfortable, but contribute to our overall wellness. (It is, after all, an oft-repeated piece of trivia that we spend around 1/3 of our lives sleeping.) Being kinder to ourselves means using products that are non-toxic and as natural as possible—with added benefit to the environment. …

Piaule Aims to Perfect Bedding

Sheets that works in any climate or time of year, within any decor, personal style or interior design

We’ve been tracking minimalist home goods brand Piaule ever since the launch of their lighter-than-air towel two years ago. Rather than try to grab consumer attention every two weeks with a new item or riff or hue, Piaule spends time intensely researching and testing in order to produce the right one. Their latest (the brand’s fifth product launch) is a set of bedsheets and pillowcases. Releasing a …

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 …