Sleep Makes the Modern Girl

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<p Photo Credit Konstantin Kakanias Have we reached peak sleep? Countless studies confirm the importance of eight solid hours. Pajama suits have migrated from the boudoir to the boardroom. And new elixirs, decadent sheets and calming bedroom things perfect the art of a good night’s rest. Photo Credit Cody Lidtke […]

The Hallmark of a Great Artist’s Studio: A Daybed

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<p Photo Credit Courtesy of Susan Cianciolo In this series for T, the writer and author of “Worn Stories,” Emily Spivack, interviews creative types about their most prized possessions. In her home studio, the artist Susan Cianciolo’s primary piece of furniture is a daybed, a nod to artists before her, […]

Shopping for Daybeds

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<p The mere sight of a daybed — part sofa, part mattress — is enough to evoke images of lazy weekend lounging. A perfect perch for reading, it’s also comfortable enough for an impromptu nap. But that’s not all daybeds are good for. “A daybed is one of the most […]

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Argent Attitude is suitable for youth

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Graphic walls and expressive dark wooden accents define the youthful yet understated tone of this room.    Cleverly placed above the Gaines study table, the Baron wall shelves offer space to store your books and essentials.The Adela bed and bedside table are perfect additions to this compact room.   All […]

Soft Headboards From Alessandra Baldereschi

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<p Photo Alessandra Baldereschi’s soft headboards could easily be mistaken for puffy wall art. Yet these upholstered pieces are entirely functional and were created out of necessity. “My bed is without a structure,” said Ms. Baldereschi, a Milan-based designer, recalling how she was living during the three-month residency in Japan […]

The Pillow Cure

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<p Photo My neck is killing me. Isn’t yours? My shoulder hurts, too. Not always the same one, but always in the morning. Herniated disks, spinal stenosis, bone spurs: It’s a mess in there. As for the shoulders, one gave out with a horrible popping noise in a yoga class […]

Alpaca Blankets From the Rug Company

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<p Photo The Rug Company has just added alpaca blankets to its offerings. And the patterns are a lot more subdued than one may expect, given the fanciful floor coverings by artists and designers that the company is known for. “For us, it was more about the material than anything […]

Tanning Bed Use Falls

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<p Use of tanning beds declined to 4.2 percent of American adults in 2013, down from 5.5 percent in 2010, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The findings, published in a report in JAMA Dermatology, showed broad declines in the practice of indoor tanning […]