The Casper Mattress

The Casper Mattress

Also known as “The Disrupter” The Disrupters When The Casper Mattress and Yogabed were put on the market in 2014, “The Disrupters” soon became a nickname for these upstarts. They joined Tuft & Needle (T&N) and BedInABox (BIAB) as online only mattresses,...
Cyber Sleep

Cyber Sleep

The Era of Smart Beds Smart Technology All around us we have smart technology. Our smart cameras have auto-focus, auto-exposure, and auto-zoom. They recognize faces and snap the shutter for a smile. We drive smart cars, talk on smart phones, and some of us live in...
Latex-Like Foams

Latex-Like Foams

Made to Perform and Feel Like Latex Latex, Natural and Synthetic Latex is a milky liquid (“latex” means milk/milky) produced by the rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) when the trunk is cut. It is not sap, but is used to seal wounds, keeping harmful pests and infectious...
Tencel (Lyocell)

Tencel (Lyocell)

The Third Generation Cellulosic Fiber First Generation The first, best known, and most common cellulosic fiber is rayon (viscose). Both natural and artificial, cellulosic fibers are manufactured fibers produced from a natural substance – cellulose. Cellulosic fiber is...
Tri-Pedic Mattresses

Tri-Pedic Mattresses

The Mattress That Revolutionized Memory Foam Mattress Design The Original Memory Foam Mattress The first memory foam mattress was put on the market in 1991 in Sweden by Fagerdala World Foam as the Swedish Tempur Mattress (this came from the name “temper foam” that...
American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

American Down & Feather Council (ADFC)

Organization The American Down & Feather Council (ADFC) is “a section of the Home Fashion Products Association (HFPA).” Its members are companies which manufacture products using down and feathers or distribute, buy/sell, or process feathers and down. ADFC...
Keetsa Eco-Friendly Mattresses

Keetsa Eco-Friendly Mattresses

“Eco-Friendly” Mattresses The Company Keetsa, started in 2007, is a distributer/retailer of mattresses. Though listed and reviewed as a manufacturer, Keetsa designs its mattresses, but does not actually manufacture them. Zinus, with its huge manufacturing...
Snuggle-Pedic Shredded Memory Foam Body Pillow Review

Snuggle-Pedic Shredded Memory Foam Body Pillow Review

4.7 stars average customer rating on Amazon 88% owner satisfaction rate on Sleep Like the Dead A Top Choice in the Marketplace The Shredded Memory Foam Body Pillow by Snuggle-Pedic is the top-rated memory foam pillow on Amazon, based on 2,603 memory foam pillow...
CRaVE Mattress

CRaVE Mattress

Deja Vu I heard the rave about the CRāVE Mattress (CM), and thought to myself, “That name sounds familiar.” When I Googled the name, page 1 of the search results had a review of the CRāVE Collection from 2½ years ago. The family who owned Carolina Mattress Guild, the...
Sealy Conform Line

Sealy Conform Line

The Optimum Replacement Restructuring Sealy In January 2017, Tempur-Sealy International introduced its restructuring of the Sealy product portfolio. The three lines of 2015-2016 – Sealy brand, Posturepedic, and Optimum – are discontinued. In their place are three...