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May the Horse Be with You in 2014 – the Wooden Horse That Is | HaikuDesigns Blog

Posted on Feb 24, 2014

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Taking Care of Where You Spend 1/3 of Your Life - The Bedroom | HaikuDeisgns Blog

Posted on Feb 17, 2014

Did you know that the Bedroom furniture, Mattress and Bedding choices you make can have a direct impact on your health and sense of well-being?

Like it or not… it is true.  We spend over 1/3 of our lives horizontally in bed, or at least most us do, and it is clear that the type of furniture and bedding one uses has a direct impact on one’s health, sleep and sense of wellness

It is a proven fact that sleeping in an environment of synthetic products, chemically treated fabrics, petro-chemical foams, mattresses sprayed with flame retardant chemicals, furniture that is made toxic glues, particle board, much of which off –gasses VOC- Volatile Organic Compounds directly into the sleeping environment is detrimental to our health.  This can take the form of a compromised immune system, allergic sensitive’s, restless sleep, frequent colds, or allergies, low energy and lethargy.

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A Simple Platform Bed - Japanese Style for Easy Comfort | HaikuDesigns Blog

Posted on Jan 31, 2014

raku bed

 In Japan, Raku can be translated as "comfort” or “simple comfort", and our Japanese Raku bed is the perfect expression of simple comfort. In a practical sense, this translates into a bed-frame that is easy to assemble and yet so secure in its assembly that it won’t come apart by sliding it into a new location.  Also referred to as the Tatami bed, and available with or with out grass straw Tatami mats; the Raku bed embodies the Zen principle of simplicity, both in its style and its harmony with nature.  This type of Japanese furniture as well as much of Japanese interior design expresses a theme that is pleasing to the senses, and a harmony in look and feel that is balanced, and welcoming.

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Better Furniture Choices for a Harmonious Home | HaikuDesigns Blog

Posted on Jan 08, 2014


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Harmony is defined by Webster as a “pleasing or congruent arrangement of parts”. Two synonyms for harmony are tranquility and unity. Milieu therapy is a term that refers to the way a person or a family can organize and decorate their domestic environment to create the most harmonious conditions to maintain a deeper sense of wellbeing. One could say that furniture is the most basic element for creating a harmonious home filled with beauty and a sense of peace. Haiku Designs takes these principles seriously, offering bedroom furniture, dining-room furniture, gifts, and accessories sets that will easily foster the aesthetic unity that can turn your home into a place of tranquility after a long day at work or a short moment of chaos.

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The Home as Sanctuary Furniture Resolution for 2014 | HaikuDesigns Blog

Posted on Jan 03, 2014

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