Slug-a-bed

This strange term conjures up all sorts of visions of unwanted creepy crawly nighttime visitors. However, obscurely, the word slugabed is actually an old English word to describe someone who is lazy and lies in bed late into the morning. Indeed, Shakespeare lovers may well recognise the term from the famous verses of Romeo and...

Cushy

Often the reward for the careful task of renovating a room is the enjoyable task of accessorising and adding finishing touches to your project. The same feeling can be true when we accessorise a new bed, particularly an extra special new bed like a luxurious handmade Millbrook Bed. With the business end of the new...

Millbrook Beds announces collaborations with England & GB Hockey and Garmin wearable technology

Millbrook Beds announces collaborations with England and GB Hockey and Garmin wearable technology, along with the new Perfect Sleep Collection at the Bed Show in Telford. As the ‘Official bed of England and GB Hockey’ Millbrook Beds will aim to work closely with the men’s and women’s hockey teams to perfect the part sleep has...

The best is yet to come

Here at Millbrook Beds we're unbelievably excited for next week's National Bed Federation Bed Show.   We'll be heading up to the Telford International Centre this weekend to get ready for a very special unveiling on our Millbrook Beds exhibition stand and we can't wait to share all we have in store with our guests...

Soft focus

The concept of softness is something that has many meanings, applications and associations in our world but amongst the more formal definitions of softness is the meaning of ‘a subtle effect or contrast; lack of sharp definition’. It's a definition that feels like it goes against the grain of a modern information-rich world that encourages...

Sleeptember

September is here again and so is the Sleep Council’s annual Sleeptember campaign.   According to statistics, the UK as a nation is getting less sleep, with a third of us sleeping for only five to six hours each night. Which is why campaigns like Sleeptember are an increasingly important reminder of the crucial role...

What’s hot for autumn?

Everywhere we go we are inundated with the latest season trends. Encouraging us to update our personal style, clothes, hair and beauty products, to breathe the new season into our home decor and even to tweak our diets and our choice of beverage at our favourite coffee shop; it's difficult to set foot outside or...

Berry brights

Summer berries, winter berries, few things are as rich in natural beauty than the berry colours to be found in nature.   So much so, these deep purples, reds and pinks have become associated with richness, royalty and decadence over many centuries.   So, if you're looking to create a sense of luxury and indulgence...

home

For those with a flair for interior design, the quest to create a sense of ‘character’ in modern homes can be something of a design obsession.   Everyone wants their home to be that little bit different. Quirky or comfy, luxurious or minimalist, but increasingly, an ephemeral sense of ‘character’ has prevailed over interior design...

Made to measure

There's something special about something that's made to measure. Something created just for you, uniquely created, even tweaked to your preferences.   Having something made to measure is a pretty special thing nowadays. It's not necessarily just a question of wealth, globalisation and advanced manufacturing have changed the way things are made and distributed forever...
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