Grand Rapids – Michigan interior designer Andy Yates, NCIDQ, ASID, IIDA shares his expertise in a recent feature on sleep care by Better Homes and Gardens. In the article, the Principal of Andy Yates Design offers valuable insights into selecting the best comforters to enhance the quality of sleep.
In a world where sleep care is often associated with calming rituals and technology habits, Yates emphasizes the significance of selecting the optimal comforter for achieving the most recuperative slumber. He explains choosing a well-crafted comforter that is sturdy, yet lightweight, and composed of materials uniquely suited to the individual sleeper’s needs.
Yates played a key role in compiling a list of the best comforters tested for factors such as quality, texture, durability, breathability, and overall value. The article provides essential guidance for consumers, covering aspects like fill materials, shell construction, care instructions, and certifications.
Key Points from Andy Yates
1. Fill Material: The article delves into the differences between down, down alternative, silk, and microfiber fill materials. Yates highlights the softness of goose down, the affordability of polyester-cotton blends, and the lightweight nature of silk-filled comforters.
2. Shell Material: Yates explains the construction methods of comforter shells, distinguishing between sewn-through and baffle-box designs. He also discusses the various materials used in comforter shells, including cotton percale, polyester, nylon, Spandex, and bamboo.
3. Care Instructions: With a focus on maintaining the longevity of comforters, Yates advises consumers to follow manufacturers’ instructions meticulously. Cautioning against certain dry-cleaning methods and machine drying, he provides valuable tips on ensuring the optimal care for different types of comforters.
4. Certifications: Yates underscores the importance of certifications such as OEKO-TEX, RDS, and GOTS. These certifications assure consumers of sustainable, ethical, and organic practices in the production of comforters.
“A comforter is more than just bedding; it’s a crucial element for a good night’s sleep. Choosing the right one involves understanding materials, construction, and care,” Yates says. “My goal is to empower consumers with the knowledge to make informed decisions that contribute to their well-being – sleep being one of the most important factors for optimal health.”
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About Andy Yates
Andy Yates, NCIDQ, ASID, is an award-winning interior designer known for his smart, artistic approach to interiors that function and delight clients in Michigan, Chicago and nationwide. His work has been featured in Architectural Digest, MENSBOOK Chicago, Houzz, Cosmopolitan Home and more – highlighting his diverse range of styles, and obsessive focus on quality.
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Phone: (616) 287-3871
Address:134 Manchester Rd SW
State: Michigan 49548
Country: United States