Linens and Lint in the Operating Room

Lint entering surgical wounds can often lead to health complications. Lint and fibers in the operating room can become trouble when it enters a wound and become an opportunity for surgical site infections and other complications. Invasive surgical procedures can introduce lint and fibers directly into a patient’s bloodstream. Not only is this a health […]

What Austin Luxury Guests Want Besides Great Linens

  Richard Gere, an Austin regular and legendary Hollywood actor, knows a thing or two about luxury living and hoteliering. He is used to traveling in ultra luxe and having super luxury accommodations. One of Gere’s favorite hotels is The Oberoi in New Delhi. Gere goes to great lengths to ensure the hotels where he […]

Bed Bugs, Lice, and Linens

Bed bugs or lice, just the mention makes you want to itch. The Centers for Disease Control estimates there are anywhere from six to 12 million infestations of lice per year. The lice are transferred most frequently by heads touching heads, not in the sharing of hats or scarves as was often the thought of […]

Choosing Your Austin Wedding Day Linens

Austin and the Texas Hill Country is a super hot spot for that one of a kind wedding. Choosing your wedding linens and aesthetics that fit into your vision of the perfect wedding can be frustrating and overwhelming. So I hear your question loud and clear, “Where do I start?” Not to worry we’ve got […]

Reduce Infections with Copper-Infused Linens

Copper is an essential element in our body. It is also an element increasingly found in medical and hospital linens. Sentara Albemarle Medical Center recently debuted new linens and patient gowns infused with copper. The medical center also has plans to install copper-infused handrails and tabletops for patients this summer, according to Bonnie Thrift the […]

In-Room Hotel Dining Trends

According to Hotel F&B, Thompson Chicago, a luxury lifestyle hotel located along Chicago’s Gold Coast, launched an elevated new in-room dining program that emphasizes some overlooked luxuries in traditional room service. Luxuries such as a restaurant quality experience, attention to details; unobtrusive, intuitive service; and most of all customization. At a time when hotel room […]

Poor Service, Bad Linens

We are all consumers. We have access to lots of information usually right in the palm of our hand. We can use Yelp to determine where we are going to dine based on the reviews of what other customers say. We use Google to research information and find the best deals before we make a […]

A Valentine’s Idea and Special Linens

Valentine’s is right around the corner and for a few in Austin who can afford it is the world’s most expensive trip that will likely have your travel agent laughing all the way to the bank. The cost: $13,875,000. That’s not a typo. Experiential travel boutique DreamMaker has designed a trip around the world aboard […]

Changing The White House Linens

While most eyes this past week were on the Capitol in Washington D.C., the most action was happening during the frantic residence changeover less than two miles away at the White House. This is an American ritual you’ve never seen unless you work at the White House, called the “transfer of families.” This is a […]

An Austin Trend in 2017: Crisp, Clean Linens

According to StyleBlueprint in their recent publication, The Top 5 Health Trends for 2017, the number one trend is a better sleep. In The Sleep Revolution, Arianna Huffington introduced a novel approach to achieving personal and professional success. The solution was a quality good night’s sleep. “Individually and as a society, we have been ignoring […]