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In the factory with sustainable bed & mattress manufacturer Naturalmat

In the factory with sustainable bed & mattress manufacturer Naturalmat With its fascinating storyline stretching from luxury superyachts to international hotels, bed and mattress brand Naturalmat’s stamp of approval can be traced right back to the source, as editor Hamish Kilburn learns when he pays a visit to the brand’s HQ in Topsham, Devon… The story behind the success of…

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Naturalmat wins the Queen’s Awards for Sustainable Development

Naturalmat wins the Queen’s Awards for Sustainable Development The Devon-based company, Naturalmat, has won the prestigious award for sustainable development just months after winning The Eco Award at The Brit List Awards 2019… Following its memorable win at The Brit List Award 2019, Naturalmat has won the Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development. Naturalmat’s committed team, based in Devon, have been…

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Naturalmat launches 500 thread count, organic percale bed linen

Naturalmat launches 500 thread count, organic percale bed linen Made by hand in Devon, Naturalmat’s new luxury 500 thread count, organic cotton percale bed linen is the answer to a good sleep, which is what we all need right about now…  Naturalmat, the award-winning brand in organic and ethically made mattresses and beds that has been supplying the industry for…

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Naturalmat announces new collaboration

Naturalmat announces new collaboration Leading eco bed supplier Naturalmat launched Another Bed, a collaboration with Another Country, at Decorex International… Another Bed marries Another Country’s honest furniture forms with Naturalmat’s excellence in craftsmanship and organic credentials. Oak and upholstery are fused with beautiful dovetail detailing and a piped seam, to realise a timeless design with a double-sided headboard allows the option for either…

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In Conversation With: Mark Tremlett, co-founder of Naturalmat

In Conversation With: Mark Tremlett, co-founder of Naturalmat With ‘the bed’ continuing to be the first and arguably most important furniture element to get right when designing any hotel experience, editor Hamish Kilburn sits down with Mark Tremlett, co-founder of Naturalmat, to understand how it has uniquely become one of the world’s leading bed and mattress manufacturers for the hotel…

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Naturalmat

Organic mattresses and beds, made from sustainable materials in Britain, have been Naturalmat’s business for more than 20 years. Suppliers to luxury hotels all over the world, the expert designers and craftsmen can work to bespoke requirements to suit any room scheme and create a great night’s sleep… naturally. Image credit: Naturalmat Naturalmat’s stylish bed bases are built to endure,…

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Naturalmat Hotel launches new website alongside new hotel partnerships

Naturalmat, the UK’s leading manufacturer of organic, natural fibre mattresses have recently launched the new Naturalmat Hotel website, www.naturalmathotel.co.uk, a website devoted to hoteliers around the world, alongside the announcement of several new hotel partnerships, including Six Sense’s Duoro Valley Luxury Resort.Six Senses Hotels Resorts and Spas are located in some of the world’s most exotic and beautiful locations and…

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Naturalmat at The Scarlet and Bedruthan

When The Scarlet and The Bedruthan Hotels started looking for ethically produced and eco friendly mattresses for their luxurious spa hotels, there was only one logical option – Naturalmat!So why do The Scarlett and Bedruthan love Naturalmat mattresses so much? Naturalmat use environmentally conscious materials which include organic coir, natural latex, organic wool from Soil Association certified farms, natural cotton…

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Naturalmat and Qbic – The partnership that dreams are made of

Naturalmat has been appointed as the official bed supplier for Qbic London City.Qbic, who are pioneers of sustainability in the hotel arena were impressed by Naturalmat’s eco credentials and loved the idea of their guests sleeping on a sustainably sumptuous bed! Naturalmat has been hand crafting natural and organic mattresses from their premises on the banks of the River Exe…

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Sleep soundly after visiting Naturalmat’s mattress showroom in Devon

Test Naturalmat’s range of natural and organic mattresses and see the choice of great new beds and headboards at their new showroom in Devon, as well as browse their organic bedding, duvets pillows and mattress toppers. Grab a steaming hot coffee (or tea) and let them show you the way to a better night’s sleep. Naturalmat’s new showroom is upstairs…

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Visit Naturalmat’s brand new mattress showroom in Devon

Visit Naturalmat’s brand new Devon showroom! Test their range of natural and organic mattresses and see the choice of great new beds and headboards, as well as all their lovely organic bedding, duvets pillows and mattress toppers. Grab a steaming hot coffee (or tea) and let Naturalmat show you the way to a better night’s sleep. The new showroom is…

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Devon organic mattress company Naturalmat wins contract for Z Hotels

Naturalmat, based in Devon are delighted to have won the contract to manufacturer all 303 organic mattresses for the first three Z Hotels. The first two hotels have already opened Soho and Victoria whilst a third hotel location in Liverpool is in the pipeline.The clever team behind Z Hotels Bev King, Rich Meeham and John Raymond came up with an…

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Company Profile of NaturalMat: From hotel bed to flower bed

Sometimes companies can start by accident. It was an accident of location (Odhams Wharf, Topsham outside Exeter) and history that birthed Naturalmat. Berthed next to the shipyard in his houseboat one of the directors was forced to mull over the nature of mattresses for boats. The company started making custom mattresses for yachts, and realised the quality had to be…

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Naturalmat are Recognised Finalists at DEBI Awards

Topsham based mattress manufacturer Naturalmat were honoured at the 19th Devon Environmental Business Initiative (DEBI) Awards Ceremony, which took place at the Met Office. Naturalmat were selected as finalists in the Environmental Goods and Services Large Business Category by the DEBI judges. Television presenter Dick Strawbridge was the star attraction at the event and presented Naturalmat with their deserving certificate,…

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Official Launch of Naturalmat Hotel

The innovative Devon based mattress maker Naturalmat, joined forces with like-minded businesses including Craster, Another Country, Studiotex, All Square and Axminster Carpets to launch their luxury hotel mattress range in the Naturalmat Green Room. The Naturalmat Green Room exhibited at this year’s Sleep Event, which took place on 23 and 24 November at the London Business Design Centre. The Naturalmat…

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Exclusive 10% Discount on Naturalmat Products for HotelDesigns’ Readers

Naturalmat are thrilled to be teaming up with Hotel Designs and offer visitors to their website a 10% discount on mattresses from www.naturalmat.co.uk.Naturalmat is a UK company that manufactures 100% natural fibre and organic mattresses for the hotel industry. Using ecological principals, each mattress is made by hand in Devon from the best raw materials, all of which are from…

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‘First in’ to review LEVEN in Manchester

‘First in’ to review LEVEN in Manchester In the heart of Manchester, LEVEN, brought to you by the innovators at Wellbrook Hospitality, has opened its glass door. Editor Hamish Kilburn was ‘first in’ to review the luxury/lifestyle brand’s debut hotel… For some time now, the David-and-Goliath narrative between Manchester and London has been an exciting battle to watch. London, a…

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YOTEL moves into Manchester

YOTEL moves into Manchester Global hotel brand YOTEL, renowned for challenging the status quo of the traditional hotel stay, is bringing its innovative hospitality concept to the city centre of Manchester, this month as the brand opens its newest hotel in Deansgate. We thought we would take a closer look… Rebranding the Qbic hotel on the corner of iconic Deansgate…

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Checking in to The Bull Inn, Totnes – a new standard in eco hospitality

Checking in to The Bull Inn, Totnes – a new standard in eco hospitality The award-winning indy hotel, The Bull Inn in Totnes, is a bare reminder that hospitality can be fully sustainable in both design and service. Editor Hamish Kilburn checks in… It is time we erase the myth that sustainable hotels are a compromise on luxury. No longer…

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Winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 announced

Winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 announced Guests flooded into Patch East London last night where the winners of The Brit List Awards 2019 were announced in spectacular fashion… For three years now, Hotel Designs has invited the industry’s finest together in November, after Sleep & Eat, to celebrate the climax of its year-long  nationwide search to find the…

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The Brit List 2019: Shortlist unveiled

The Brit List 2019: Shortlist unveiled The shortlisted finalists for The Brit List 2019, who are considered to be the leading interior designers, architects and hoteliers operating in Britain today, have been announced. The annual award ceremony will take place on November 21 at Patch East London (tickets available here)… The wait is over. Hotel Designs has exclusively published the shortlist for The Brit List…

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A – Z Supplier Search

This list comprises of additional suppliers within this sector of the industry. Hotel Designs Recommended Suppliers can be found here. Naturalmat – https://www.naturalmat.co.uk Hypnos – https://www.hypnoscontractbeds.com And So To Bed – https://www.andsotobed.co.uk Baxter – https://www.baxter.it/en/ Minotti – https://www.minotti.com/en Cornish Beds – https://cornishbeds.co.uk  If you looking for a way to promote your business to hoteliers, interior designers and architects then one of our Recommended…

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Eco bed to be unveiled inside The Conscious Bedroom at IHS London 2019

Eco bed to be unveiled inside The Conscious Bedroom at IHS London 2019 To launch its Spotlight On ‘beds’, Hotel Designs learns more about Naturalmat’s eco partnership with Harris & Harris for The Conscious Bedroom, which will be unveiled at Independent Hotel Show London 2019…  Naturalmat, which is the leading supplier of eco, organic beds and mattresses to the hotel…

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EXCLUSIVE: Pre-show interview with designer of The Conscious Bedroom

EXCLUSIVE: Pre-show interview with designer of The Conscious Bedroom The Founder and Creative Director of Harris & Harris London, Alex Harris, gives Hotel Designs‘ editor, Hamish Kilburn, a sneak peek of The Conscious Bedroom that he and his team are designing for The Independent Hotel Show London 2019…  It was at the beginning of 2019 when Harris & Harris, the…

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Trends forecast ahead of Independent Hotel Show London 2019

Trends forecast ahead of Independent Hotel Show London 2019 Ahead of the Independent Hotel Show London 2019, which takes place on October 15 – 16 at Olympia London, design partners and exhibitors identify four key areas predicted to be hot in hotel design…  Now that registration is officially open for the Independent Hotel Show London 2019 – and following the…

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Hyatt Regency brand debuts in Beijing

Hyatt Hotels has announced the continued expansion of the Hyatt Regency brand in China with the opening of the first Hyatt Regency property in the capital of China – Hyatt Regency Beijing Wangjing. The 348-key hotel, designed by award-winning architect Kengo Kuma, is set in an urban environment with energizing, intuitive experiences and a deep connection to design and nature. “As…

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Natural Sleep, Natural Hotels

Naturalmat are teaming up with sleep and industry experts in June to kick start a series of breakfast seminars, exploring how hotels can help guests get a refreshing, natural night’s sleep. The first seminar will explore two themes; the psychology of natural sleep and the latest trends in hotel sustainability.Christabel Majendie MSc, Naturalmats very own sleep expert, will be offering…

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Z Glasgow Opens

Our good friends at Z Hotels have certainly been busy this year. Z Piccadilly opened in London and now Z Glasgow is taking bookings.The Glasgow property is the first hotel from the Z group outside England and is centrally located near George Square, in a building that was formerly home to well known pub. It has 104 bedrooms and just…

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Sleep Event: 26-27 November 2014

We look forward to meeting friends old and new at this year’s Sleep Event.Among our Directory members present together with their stand numbers will be: Agua Fabrics M24B Altfield M5 Baulmann Leuchten Gmbh M6 Brintons SH2 Chelsom Limited M4 Cliq Designs M1 Crosswater G12 H6 Curtis Limited G31 G32 Dixon Turner Wallcoverings G6 Encompass M2 Focus SB V7 Grohe Hamilton…

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It’s Saturday, must be another new Premier Inn

Another day and another new Premier Inn appears. This time it’s Lichfield that benefits. This delightful little city in the Heart of England gets a new build hotel and restaurant from England’s most popular hotel chain. It was worth the stay to see how the brand is evolving. Many will be relieved to hear that it really isn’t, although the…

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Plenty to see at The Independent Hotel Show 2014

Inspiring and informative, the Independent Hotel Show is the UK’s only forum bringing together the luxury, boutique and independent hotel sector.Companies from our Directory of suppliers that will be exhibiting include: Crosswater Cubbins Forbes Group Ltd Geberit Aquaclean Ltd Hansgrohe Harlequin Hypnos Beds Kobe Max International Naturalmat Hotel Panaz Ltd Sanderson Scion Sekers Style Matters Trevira GmBH Vaughan Zoffany Our…

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All Set for The Independent Hotel Show 2013

The second Independent Hotel Show takes place in the West Hall Olympia on 30th and 31st October 2013 with a focus on the luxury and boutique hotel market.Companies from our Directory of suppliers that will be exhibiting include: Brintons stand 130 Chelsom Limited stand 217 Crosswater stand 130 Dallmer stand 63 Distinction Contract stand 102 Focus SB stand 135

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Sleep Tight at the Magdalen Chapter Hotel

Did you know that Naturalmat manufactured all the mattresses for the new Magdalen Chapter Hotel in Exeter? They were made by hand only a few miles away from the hotel at our nearby factory in Topsham, Devon.Chapter Hotels focus on providing guests with a luxurious, inviting and restful experience in thoughtfully designed spaces with high quality furnishings; they saw the…

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Magdalen Chapter, Exeter (Patrick Goff)

Unmissable as you drive in to Exeter, this 60 bedroom hotel occupies a spectacular example of a re-engineered building. The hotel is a conversion of the West of England Eye Hospital for Swire Group. The foundation stone was laid originally on the 11th April 1899 to a design by Sir Alfred Brummell Thomas. The entrance includes a large 18th century…

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Guests Feedback to Hoteliers That an Uncomfortable Bed Is Simply Unacceptable

For its July 2012 issue, Consumer Reports asked more than 22,000 readers about their stays at 44 US hotel chains. The survey revealed that 27% of respondents had at least one complaint, the most common being uncomfortable hotel beds. It seems that more hotels are getting it wrong than right, but the ones who are doing a good job, certainly…

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What Lies Beneath

In the latest issue of Green Hotelier, Christopher Hunter delves into the world of the hotel mattress to find out what truly lies beneath and why Naturalmat are setting a great example for other manufacturers. Despite a growing trend towards sustainability in the hospitality industry, there is evidence to show that cheap, environmentally unfriendly mattresses with short life-spans continue to…

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Handmade Organic Mattress is Latest Celebrity Must Have Item

There are many reasons why celebrities such as Maggie Gyllenhaal, Halle Berry and Gwyneth Paltrow have chosen to buy from innovative mattress manufacturer Naturalmat. It could be that A-listers adore the low carbon footprint, the overall healthier sleeping environment, not to mention their mattresses provide excellent levels of both support and comfort. However it’s the renewable materials contained within Naturalmat…

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Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite

We live in an age of international travel and commerce. Unfortunately the movement of people all over the world has also lead to the global spread of bed bugs. We can easily transport bed bugs and their eggs through the movement of our luggage, clothing or bedding. It is therefore unsurprising that some of the most affected places in the…

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The Demise of British Manufacturing (3)

BBC’s Newsnight picked up on our theme of resurrecting British manufacturing in its programme Monday night (28/11/2011). It took a trip to an area I consider one of my home areas, the North West of England. I lived in the North West for years and you will know from reading my opening remarks in the Reviews of the Indigo and…

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YOTEL- the iPOD of the hotel industry brings affordable luxury to New York

YOTEL, the revolutionary hotel concept, has announced that it will open for business in New York City with a property featuring 669 stylish cabins. This will mark the first YOTEL opening outside of its current international airport locations and make it the largest hotel opening in New York in 2011. Yotel New York – Premium Double Cabin YO! Founder Simon…

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