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. …

Floyd’s Attachable Birch Headboard

An affordable addition to the web-based brand's signature item

Over the past few years, a never-before-seen burst of interest in simple, well-designed bedroom items struck the direct-to-consumer e-commerce market. One of the brands leading this movement, Detroit-based Floyd, introduced a beautiful bed platform for under $500 by way of Kickstarter in January 2014. The accessible price defied the trend of similarly priced disposable furniture pieces at the time. Unlike many other brands, Floyd put …

Floyd’s New Furniture for Urban Living

The table leg makers launch of collection of portable pieces like a leaning coat rack and bench set

Last year, Detroit design company Floyd introduced its clever, clamp-on Floyd Leg, which made it possible to create a table out of any flat surface: which took some of the hassle out of relocating. Now, the Floyd Leg’s creators—Kyle Hoff and Alex O’Dell—are branching into more apartment essentials. This month, they’ve launched a small range of new products under the Floyd name, all of which …