Category Archives: Mattress History, Style

Your Pillow, Your Way: The Best Bed Pillow That’s Right for You

Pillow

Finding the right pillow for you is essential to your sleep. It’s a matter of what kind of support you need! If a traditional head pillow isn’t giving you the right amount of comfort, consider these options. A neck pillow, or travel pillow, cradles and supports the neck. Good if you nap in a sitting […]

Celebrate Your Old Man: Good Ideas for Father’s Day

Father & Daughter Playing with pillows

Imagine how tough it is to be a father. Father’s Day was created to celebrate the hard-work to keep the family fed; being there for every scraped knee and shed tear, pointing you in the right direction when you go the wrong way, and preparing you for life in the real world. It’s a tough […]

The Humble History of Simmons Mattresses

  Simmons Bedding Company is one of America’s oldest major mattress stores and manufacturers of mattresses and bedding products. Similar to many companies though, they had humble beginnings. Founder Zalmon Simmons, a businessman based out of Kenosha, Wisconsin, was an entrepreneur with many interests. First, the owner of Kenosha’s general store. Besides that, he continued […]

The Spacey Start of Tempur-Pedic Sleep

The Spacey Start of Tempur-Pedic Sleep

The history of Tempur-Pedic International, Inc. started with space-aged technology in their Tempur-Pedic mattress! In the 1960’s, NASA’s Ames Research Center developed a material they called ‘Temper Foam.’ To be specific, a viscoelastic foam material whose purpose was to give a firm yet adaptable and comfortable padding material for astronaut and pilot seats. Temper Foam […]