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Sparking Joy in Your Life – 2 Simple Steps

Posted on Aug 16, 2018

The Nikko Platform Bed

 "  Summer in the world;
    floating on the waves
    of the lake. "

                           ~ Matsuo Bashō

Best selling Japanese author, Marie Kondo, writer of the book, The Life-Changing Magic Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, describes the idea of creating a home and interior space that spark joy. Her best selling guide has sold over 3 million copies worldwide and speaks about the importance of de-cluttering and paring down your belongs in a way to help you feel more comfortable in your environment.

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The Floating Platform Bed – Great Looks, Amazing Design

Posted on Jun 28, 2018

The Moduluxe Platform Bed Set.
Learn the Advantages of the Floating Bed Design

 "  Summer in the world;
    floating on the waves
    of the lake. "

                           ~ Matsuo Bashō

There are a lot of advantages to the platform bed design over traditional beds. Many of our platform beds use a solid wood slat system that supports the mattress and eliminates the need for a box spring. This allows air to circulate up through the slats and sets up a circulating air exchange in the mattress. This cuts down on allergens, dust mites and mold which creates a healthier sleeping environment. Other platform beds use a flat piece of wood for the mattress support, again eliminating the foundation or box spring requirement.

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Mid Century Modern and Japanese Furniture Design - Can we be friends?

Posted on Jun 13, 2018

The Catalina Bedroom Set.Mid Century Modern and Japanese Furniture Design

 "  Fallen petals of
    the crimson plum I pluck
    from the tatami. "

                           ~ Masaoka Shiki

Today Mid Century Modern Design is a popular growing resurgent trend and becoming hugely popular in furniture collections, home designs, remodeling, and architecture. The name is referenced in magazines, online, and in many current magazines and blogs.

What exactly is Mid Century Modern and why is it so popular? What does that have to do with Japanese home spaces? 

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How the Hybrid Construction of Our All Natural Eco-Rest Futons Makes All the Difference.

Posted on May 18, 2018

Take a deep breath and relax, take in nature in your bedroom environment.East meets West — Get the best of Both Worlds

 "  My arm for a pillow,
    I really like myself,
    under the hazy moon. "

                           ~ Yosa Buson

Remember the futons you had when you were younger? For the boomer generation, it would be the futon you had in your apartment or dorm room, that you enjoyed while listening to the Allman Brother, Jethro Tull or Pink Floyd.

For Generation X it would be the Futon that you enjoyed while grooving on the Cars or Billy Idol. For younger generations, the futon would be the same and the music background would be… Well, you get the point. 

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Experience the Beauty of Simplicity

Posted on May 03, 2018

Zen Scene - Rain drops falling lightly on a pond.
Come to rest with the tomaru Japanese platform bed

 "  The old pond;
    a frog jumps in,
    splash. "

                           ~ Bashō Matsuo

In Japan, Tomaru can be translated as "Come to rest" and our Tomaru Platform Bed is the perfect expression of simple comfort, and what is sometimes called Asian fusion design. The Tomaru Bed embodies the Zen principles of simplicity, and balance with an end result that is both comfortable to the senses and pleasing to the eye. Untie your shoes, take a load off, and “Come to rest” on the new Tomaru low-profile platform bed. 

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