Handmade Luxury: Savoir Beds

One of the secrets to these decadent mattresses is horsehair

by Rima Suqi In a suburban London warehouse, a man is massaging horsehair. Not just any horsehair, but hair from the tails of Argentinian horses which is apparently the best hair to use to make some of the most expensive mattresses in the world. The warehouse (once a Carlsberg brewery) is now one of two factories where Savoir mattresses are made. There are 14 stations …

Helix Sleep’s Customized Mattresses

A direct-to-consumer bed actually made for you

In the Western world, it seems one of the most universal narratives is that of the nightmare mattress. We’ve all had a Goldilocks moment (or three) in beds that are too hard, too hot, lumpy, squishy, lopsided or creaky. Unsurprisingly, it was the shared experience of buying lousy mattresses that brought Jerry Lin, Kristian von Rickenbach and Adam Tishman together to create their new company, …