Efficient Japanese Beds

​​​​ This bed, constructed in Japan, is made in the style of the Edo period, which was known for its simplicity and restrained elegance. It’s constructed out of sustainably-farmed solid mahogany. The bed can support a futon or a traditional style mattress. One benefit of this type of design is that no box springs are […]

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Efficient Folding Beds

Folding beds have been around at least since the 1920s. The original Murphy Bed Company still exists and is selling beds today. Other companies making contemporary folding beds are: Modern Wall Beds, whose birch bed is pictured here (prices start at $1795). Bonbon in the U.K. makes elegant folding beds, but they are pricey. Others […]

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Edo Style Japanese Beds

This bed frame, constructed in Japan, is made in the style of the Edo period, which was known for its simplicity and restrained elegance. On the eco-level, the bed is constructed out of solid mahogany, which is sustainably farmed. The bed can support a futon or a traditional style mattress. One benefit of this type […]

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Raised Beds: Efficient

The “Raised Beds” method of gardening is certainly metaefficient, and should be included in our guide here. Raised beds are widely acknowledged as the method to obtain the greatest yields of vegetables per alloted space. You can read about the benefits here: Aaron’s Home & Garden weblog (Aaron is an expert in Rainwater Harvesting). Website: […]

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