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Sweet dreams are made of these
You shouldn’t need a reason to get more sleep, but we’ll happily lay the facts out for you anyway. According to National Institute of Health sleep expert Dr. Merrill Mitler, “Sleep services all aspects of our body in one way or another: molecular, energy balance, as well as intellectual function, alertness and mood.” Also, don’t buy into the hype surrounding sleeping less as a trait shared by the uber successful. It’s simply not true for the average joe. In Mitler’s words, “when we look at well-rested people, they’re operating at a different level than people trying to get by on one or two hours less nightly sleep.”
While there are countless factors that can prevent you from getting your fair share of beauty sleep, a poorly equipped place of rest shouldn’t be one of them. The path to a better night’s sleep starts here.
Freitag Roy Shoulder Bag A lot of bags purport to be sturdy and tough, but how many can say they are made of some of the sturdiest and toughest materials around? Freitag’s bag is constructed of recycled truck tarps and car seat belts — fabrics that save lives at best and tether some serious cargo…
Le Corbusier would be proud
When Design Within Reach asked Singaporean designer Nathan Yong to expand upon his already successful media console he returned with another man-essential, a home bar. The Line Bar ($2,995) has devestatingly handsome mid-century looks enhanced by a healthy dose of functionality. It is a bar after all. Two drawers with leather pulls, 12 bottle storage…
Restaurant Quality Durability Meets Residential Good Looks
A man’s kitchen table often resembles a war zone, especially if they have a young family in tow. Just because it’s a high-traffic piece of furniture, the daily use of which involves sharp utensils, liquids, and foods, doesn’t mean we have to accept shoddy looks. Built using contract-quality construction, the Moravia table ($799) from Design…