Suppliers Focus on Sleep-Enhancing Products
GDA Staff -- Gifts & Dec, April 26, 2010
Products that provide solutions and enhance sleep were abundant during the first quarter trade shows and markets. Whether providing improved comfort through heat regulation or alleviating medical conditions such as chronic headaches or sleep apnea, many employ propriety foams and fibers.
Avela advanced comfort technology represents a new, revolutionary line of Carpenter Co. visco-elastic foam. It is a durable, pressure relieving comfort foam that has a significantly improved air permeability and a quicker response time for deeper sleep.
The Isotonic Platinum mattress topper features advanced cooling and comfort technology. TheraGel inserts add cooling support for the hips and shoulders, reducing pressure for less tossing and turning. Avela foam provides cooling support, and Active Air Technology provides additional airflow. The topper includes a 300 thread count cover.
Isotonic Platinum pillows also employ TheraGel inserts and Avela foam with a 300 thread count cover.
Perfect Sense pillows are available in three-gusset thicknesses: one inch, two inch, and three inch so consumers can choose the pillow height that fits best. A pressure relieving memory foam core is surrounded by LuxuryLoft comfort fiber to help align the head and neck for a better sleep.Countour Living
Avon Lake, Ohio
The CPAP Freedom Pillow for sufferers of sleep apena accommodates the mask to reduce shifting, leaks and facial pressure.
The Cloud Mattress Pad offers three layers of comfort and support: soft touch memory foam to relieve stress; yellow lumbar support insert; and firm blue base for overall support.
The new Leg Pillow employs medical grade foam for firm support and holds it shape through the night. The patented design properly aligns legs, hips and spine. The velour cover is removable and washable.
The Ortho Fiber Pillow supports and aligns the spine to help alleviate neck pain associates with poor sleeping posture. It fits in a standard size pillow case.
Good Housekeeping, Good Home Collection – offers a variety of performance sleep stories as well as reusable packaging.
Ther signature 2-in-1 Mattress Rejuvenator system comes with a core feather bed placed directly on the mattress for support and a mattress topper that is water repellent and stain resistant. The mattress topper gets put directly on top of the feather bed core and secured in all four corners with a custom snap system to lock into place. The skirt is then wrapped around the mattress base to eliminate shifting.
PrimaDown range of bedding offers softness, adjustability and re-lofting. PrimaDown's exclusive formula balances the luxuriousness of down with PrimaLoft polyester fiber fill for added loft, durability and support.
Design Weave USA
A new collection of luxurious 400 thread count sheets and pillowcases for the DreamAire bedding collection features temperature-regulating Outlast technology to aid “thermally-incompatible” couples as well as people who sleep hot. Available in white and several light and mid tone colors.
A new heavyweight flannel collection featuring Outlast will be available in white, as well as a soft range of pastel colors.
Hollander Home Fashions
Boca Raton, Fla.
The Royal Damask by Court of Versailles comforter provides warmth without weight with a breathable silk and cotton cover. The comforter is blown with an 800 fill power of the finest Hungarian white goose down. The down clusters are blown with a lot more power to open the cluster up, creating a much loftier hand and while retaining the warmth of the down.
The Tri-Loft mattress pad comes in three different lofts to suit individual comfort levels. Single Loft comes with a layer of bonded polyester for those who like more firmness. Its anti-microbial 400 thread count Egyptian cotton also comes with stain release.
Double Loft's first layer is a bonded polyester fiber with an additional layer of Cluster Puff fiber that creates a loftier layer for a cushiony feel.
Tiple Loft's first layer is a bonded polyester with an additional layer of the Cluster Puff fiber and on top of that a third layer of gel fiber which provides a softer, gel-like comfort.
Polar Foam Tri-Level Reversible Mattress Topper is a patented, reversible cushion that contains a top and bottom layer of Polar Foam made with cooling ingredients and ventilation. Each of the calibrated six zones addresses weight distribution throughout. The reverse is a solid, firmer topper. The KingMaker is a king-size mattress topper system that accommodates the use of two twin beds/mattresses. The connector system provides a pillowtop quilted, foam filled surface which has a special laminated wedge down the center to cover the two beds with a smooth, uninterrupted surface. It is secured by 4 adjustable corner straps.
The Polar Foam SleePap Pillow caters to all C-Pap device users who suffer from some form of sleep apnea. The specially shaped pillow permits the mask and tubes to remain stable and in place during sleep.
The patented D-Core pillow has a center that cradles and provides more support to help relieve neck pain, tension headaches and snoring. Additionally, it helps to restore the natural curvature of neck and spine. The shell is a 300 thread count, 100% cotton cover.
The Pocketed Coil Bed Pillow uses premium AdjustaLoft fiber that surrounds covered, pocketed coils. The coils provide continuous bounce back support without ever going flat.
The Multi-Purpose Foam Wedge Pillow supports the upper torso when the sleeper is lying flat or supports the lower legs when placed under the knees. When used for sitting, it supports the lower back as well. A zippered, removable Microfiber is machine-washable and stain-resistant.
The NaturaProtect Deluxe Mattress Protector creates comfort with a wool core and NaturaProtect Silver Technology that is hypoallergenic and anti-bacterial. Studies have found wool modulates temperature fluctuations and provides pressure point relief. A 100% waterproof but breathable barrier protects against accidents and spills.
The Washable Wool Comforter uses moisture-wicking Natura Smart Wash Wool fill to provide a fresh, dry sleep environment that also halts the growth of dust-mites and other allergens.
The Aloe Dream Mate Pillow's granulated latex core mimics down & feather fill and blocks allergens while a plush wool lining wicks moisture and provides temperature control. An aloe-enriched, cotton blend cover nourishes facial skin.
The 2-in-1 Blanket Pillow serves double duty. Its Smart Wash Wool fill maintains temperature control and diminishes allergens. The shell is a soft, cotton percale.
The Sleep Number Bedding Collection offers an individualized sleep experience for couples who can't agree on warmth. Made with temperature-regulating Outlastmaterial, the collection includes pillow protectors, sheets, mattress pad, a topper and pajamas.
The Sleep Style group features a 100% cotton cover generously filled with SofLoft fiber fill, trimmed with a Sona Signature Stripe corded edge.
Following the international introduction of the Sona Stop Snoring Pillow last fall, the line has added Sleep Style Pillows: Back Sleeper, Side Sleeper and Stomach Sleeper. Each is engineered with a specially designed baffle to provide an ideal surface.
United Feather & Down
Des Plaines, Ill.
Sleep pillows developed by United Feather & Down and renowned sleep expert Dr. James Maas are based on Maas' sleep research. The lines –
Power Sleep by Dr. Maas and Sleep for Success – include pillows designed for stomach, back and side sleepers, a “Comfort Reader” pillow, and United Feather & Down's proprietary Tri-Chamber, Single Chamber, and Pillow Top pillows
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