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The Art of Japanese Minimalist Design

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

Love Art Print

Simplicity Sparks Your Creative Muse

" Don't imitate me;
 it's as boring
 as the two halves of a melon."

                 ~ Matsu Basho

Japanese Minimalism is the ideal complement to almost any style of art. It is no coincidence that modern art museums and galleries opt for modern, minimalist furnishings – the sleek lines and uncluttered look accents the original works of wildly divergent exhibits, without detracting from the works themselves.   

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Hybrid Organic Futons: the Best of Both Worlds

Posted on Nov 02, 2016

Aspen PLatform

Prepare for the Best Sleep of Your Life 

"The lamp once out
Cool stars enter
The window frame"

                 ~ Natsume Soseki

We get it: you love the idea of a traditional Japanese futon. You've got your eye on a gorgeous platform bed, which is the most stylish bedroom furniture on the market today. Yet you're slightly worried about switching to an entirely new type of bed, and you worry that you might miss the softer feel of a traditional mattress.  

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E-1 Certification: The Gold Standard of Green Living

Posted on Oct 28, 2016

Aspen PLatform

E-1 Certification: The Gold Standard of Green Living

"Wake, butterfly
it's late -
we've miles to go together."
                 ~ Matsu Basho

A heartening trend in modern manufacturing is a new emphasis on green production practices and the use of sustainable materials. In some sectors of society, we have a long way to go, but in general the trend definitely favors being friendly to Mother Earth. Many modern furniture manufacturers embrace this standard of conscientious business practices; E-1 Certification is awarded only to those who meet the most exacting standards.  

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How Our Total Sleep Systems Provide You with a Better, Healthier Good Nights Rest

Posted on Sep 15, 2016

Natural Mattress vs Bed of Nails

TOTAL SLEEP SYSTEMS PROVIDE A BETTER, HEALTHIER NIGHTS REST

"The moon on the pine-
hanging it, taking it off-
I keep on gazing."
               - Hokushi

A good night's sleep is one of the best gifts you can give your body. Seven to nine hours a night of healthy, restful sleep can have a transformative effect in all areas of your life. Good sleep has been shown to have dramatic effects on your mood throughout the day, making you less prone to depression, anxiety, and irritability.

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Five Hot Modern Bedroom Furniture Trends for 2016

Posted on Sep 15, 2016

Natural Mattress vs Bed of Nails

FIVE Hot Modern Bedroom Furniture Trends for 2016

"How cool the breeze-
the empty sky is filled with
the sound of the pines."

Arguably the biggest design trend in 2016 was an upswing in the popularity of minimalistic furniture with their clean lines, rich natural wood grains, and neutral color palettes of Scandinavian design create a relaxing bedroom environment.

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