Did you remember that it was World Sleep Day on March 15th or were you too busy living your life to pause and reflect on the importance of sleep? Here at Futon Company sleep is always something that’s top of mind – how to get enough, how to balance it with work and an active social life, and ultimately how to create sleep spaces that create the optimal environment for.
We love browsing through magazines for inspiration and ideas, and we thrive on finding top tips for making the most of small spaces. So when we came across an article in Grazia (grazia.co.uk), 28th January issue, called How to make a small space look and feel bigger you can imagine how thrilled we were! Written by the inspiring interiors writer Rachel Loos (rachelloos.com), this perfect piece was brimming with.
What with political uncertainty, global warming and who knows what personal challenges you’re facing, it’s no wonder that we’re all a bit stressed at the moment! So it comes as no surprise that wellness, mindfulness and spiritual wellbeing are being touted as the cultural buzzwords for 2019. Browse any magazine, paper or website and you’re virtually guaranteed to come across an article focusing on meditation, mindful exercising or the benefits.
Now that 2019 has arrived it’s only natural for our thoughts to turn to the future. What does the New Year have in store? Will this be the year I get a new job? Should I move house? On a larger scale it’s a time for thinking about trends – those both in and out of the home. One trend that looks set to continue for 2019 and beyond is the number of.
The team at Futon Company are the equivalent of ‘interiors meerkats’ – always alert and on the lookout for top tips and advice! As experts in small space living we’re always keen to learn more about how to make the most of the space available in our homes. So we were pleased to come across an article by Elle Decoration’s Amy Bradford, on how to make a small space feel.
With all this talk of relaxation and mindfulness, and with winter well and truly here, our minds have turned to getting cosy. And when it comes to cosy there’s nothing nicer that a long soak in a hot tub filled with lush-scented bubble bath. Which makes us part of ‘team tub.’ That’s according to Samantha Silver, writing for The Sunday Times Style, 11 November, who says: “Are you team tub.
As experts in small space living, our customers are hard to define, spanning as they do, a wide age group that includes students, renters, new home owners, city dwellers, empty nesters and families (to name just a few different types of people who buy our stuff from time to time!). Interesting, then, to come across some general insight into the tidy/ cleaning habits of the different generations. According to.
As experts in pocket pads, we’ve got small space living down to a fine art. A savvy combination of dual purpose furniture, furniture with a smaller-than-average-footprint, canny use of hooks, rails and storage, and strategically placed lighting can all help to maximise compact spaces. But thankfully, when it comes to the finer detail of styling a small space there’s no need to compromise. A well-placed piece of art, poster.
Vogue, the September issue (anyone else remember that film?) just happened to land on our desks, and we’re excited by the continuing trend for all things 80s (mainly because Futon Company was born in 1980, and that’s the year we introduced the futon to the UK). Though Vogue’s first love is fashion, we all know that fashion and interiors go hand in hand, and here at Futon Company we love.
Now that the last days of summer are upon us and all things autumn/winter are arriving in the shops we’re turning our attention inwards and focusing on our homes. Whether you live in a house share with several others or have a place to yourself, it’s often the case that there’s never enough space for all your stuff. So surfing the wonderful resource source we call the worldwide web we.