Musings about design, nature, and connections to our modern world

Poly Foam v. Natural Latex Foam: What’s the Difference?
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Poly Foam v. Natural Latex Foam: What’s the Difference?

All sofa cushions are not created equal! We’ve done the work to source the most comfortable, durable, and supportive eco-certified foams out there. At Medley, we offer both GOLS-certified organic ...

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A Fluff Above the Rest: All About the Amazing Properties of Wool

Warm. Fuzzy. Soft. Wool might make you think of sweaters, knits, and all kinds of cozy things you can wrap up in—which might be why some customers are surprised to hear that we use wool inside our...

Healthy Home + Healthy PlanetMeg Christensen's Portland, OR Home

Meg Christensen's Portland, OR Home

It wasn't her plan, but Portland, OR native Meg Christensen found her 1904 dream-come-true home smack in the middle of the pandemic house-buying frenzy. Meg gives us all the details about settling...

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Natural Latex Explained

Pictured: Kaydan Chair in Latex + Wool  Maybe you eat organic food or use natural cleaning products at home. If you've thought about embracing more sustainable, natural materials in your home decor...

Healthy Home + Healthy Planet6 Reasons to Sleep on a Natural Latex Mattress

6 Reasons to Sleep on a Natural Latex Mattress

We spend roughly a third of our lives asleep—and having the right mattress is an important way to make sure that sleep is restful. If you’re looking for an eco-friendly, durable option with optimal...

Healthy Home + Healthy PlanetHow to Spot Truly Sustainable Furniture

How to Spot Truly Sustainable Furniture

On a mission to outfit your home with sustainable furniture? Amazing! We know this takes effort: from eco materials to responsible production practices, there’s so much to learn and compare before...

Healthy Home + Healthy PlanetWhy Sustainable Brands Matter

Why Sustainable Brands Matter

As the world sees the negative effects of climate change reach new heights, limiting global temperature rise is more pressing than ever. Companies right now have an opportunity (and responsib...