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Somnus by
Harrison Spinks

Somnus not only create comfortable and
luxurious boxspring beds, they are dedicated to
sustainability like no one else. At their 300 acre
farm in Yorkshire, the company grows their own
hemp and flax and keeps 600 sheep, all of these
resulting in natural materials used in the
production of their beds.

AT A GLANCE

About Somnus

Founded in 1840, family run Harrison Spinks are said to be the world’s most sustainable bed manufacturer. Not only do they build comfortable, luxurious and innovative boxspring beds, they are also dedicated to sustainability, like no one else. Their aim is to be as self sufficient and circular as possible, by growing their own, hemp and flax as well as keeping 600 sheep on their 300 acre farm in Yorkshire. All of the natural materials they grow, are used to produce their beds. The company also owns their own 56 acre woodland in the North of England.

Harrison Spinks pledge to recycle every mattress they produce that contains their Cortec® spring technology and are committed to continuous innovation. They are the inventors of the world-leading micro pocket spring technology, which is used across all their mattress collections and offers unrivalled comfort and support.

In 2013, Harrison Spinks were awarded two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in Innovation and Sustainable Development and in 2018 another two Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in Innovation and International Trade.

The company also recently gained Carbon Neutral + accreditation for their award winning sustainability.

All fabrics are woven in house and made of damask, which is completely free of any fire retardant chemicals.

SLEEP ATELIER are proud to be able to showcase the largest collection of Somnus beds in Switzerland.

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Materials

Wool

Nature’s material for keeping the body cool when it’s hot and warm when it’s cold. In addition to the wool from their own farm, Harrison Spinks sources additional wool from the British Wool Marketing Board to help support local businesses.

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Hemp

Hemp is a resilient, antibacterial and durable natural fibre, making it the perfect material for mattresses. Every acre of hemp grown on the farm, absorbs one tonne of CO2 every year. The fibre is also 100% recyclable at the end of a mattress’ life.

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Flax

Flax: Flax crops produce fibres that absorb moisture from the mattress while you sleep – keeping you cool and dry.

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Pocket springs

Harrison Spinks’ pocket springs are the advanced Cortec Quad Core pocket springs, offering the best comfort and support.

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Micro-springs

Harrison Spinks are the inventors of the micro-pocket spring technology that is used throughout all their mattress collections, providing one of the highest densities in mattress springs worldwide.

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Mohair

Mohair comes from the Angora goat and is more luxurious than wool. It is superb at regulating body temperature and available in some of Harrison Spinks’ more exclusive mattresses.

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Sleep is a unique and complex activity that is deeply personal and private. There is no one- size-fits-all solution to finding the perfect bed and that is why we offer our individually tailored sleep consultations, held by our highly trained sleep specialists.

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