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Four Ways to make an Impact for Good in 2016

Posted on Jan 11, 2016

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Sleep Clean and Healthy

The Problem:  An Unhealthy Source of Rest.  Did you know that you will spend over a third of your life in bed? Naturally, it would make sense to consider what type of materials your body is coming into contact with for eight or more hours per day.  Many of the synthetic sheets and comforters commonly known as ‘microfiber’ are 100% polyester which is essentially a chemically treated plastic. These commercially produced synthetic cotton or microfiber sheets emit toxic gasses and create a welcoming habitat for dust mites and other allergens.

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A New Year with Resolve - 2016

Posted on Jan 06, 2016

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Ring in the 2016 New Year by setting effective and reachable long-term goals and plans to fulfill over the next twelve months!

One of the best ways to christen the New Year is to visualize your home as a sacred space and a place where you can feel safe and comfortable. This often involves letting go of old habits or unnecessary possessions, or even making apologies and keeping promises offered to people we care about. In the spirit of domestic redesign and personal redemption, Haiku Designs would like to help you beautify your living space. 

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The Value of Small Business in Contemporary Furniture

Posted on Dec 16, 2015


The unique quality and charm of small businesses is unmatched with any other when it comes to overall value and contribution to society. Although the superstores and mega corporations continue to grow bigger and more widespread across the world, the small retailer is becoming stronger and more competitive in terms of its focus on employee satisfaction, community based customer service, and local investment in the economy.

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The Science Beneath Latex Mattresses

Posted on Dec 07, 2015

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While some mattresses support restful sleep more effectively than others, a viable option in both strength and comfort is the all natural latex foam mattress. These eco-friendly and comfortable mattresses were first produced as "orthopedic mattresses" in the 1950s. Orthopedic mattresses were initially designed to properly align the spine while sleeping, with the hope of minimizing stress and improving various medical conditions. In the same way that orthopedic shoes provide support while walking, an orthopedic mattress is designed to provide your whole body with more support while sleeping. 

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Sleeping Soundly in a Busy Modern World

Posted on Dec 02, 2015

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The key to sleeping soundly is sensory deprivation. It used to be that older homes had shutters that sealed the house from daylight more thoroughly than modern houses today, which means that contemporary bedrooms need to rely upon curtains or shades to shut out the light. Before the advent of the automobile and the Industrial Revolution, people had less noise to keep them awake at night. That being said, if you are sensitive to light and sound when sleeping, you may need to use earplugs and eyeshades.  You should also select the correct mattress that provides maximum comfort to your body shape and desired firmness.

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