Interview Video & airweave Mattress Topper Review
We had the chance to chat with airweave President & CEO, Mr. Motokuni Takaoka. A premium mattress topper and category leader in Japan, airweave is where science meets sleep. Takaoka took over his uncle’s manufacturing company and turned the resin material used to produce fishing lines into this revolutionary new bedding product.
In 2007, the development was completed and airweave was born. The highly resilient material coupled with a breathable design allows users to achieve and maintain a deep sleep. It is extraordinarily easy to turn over due to the excellent dispersion of body pressure. Like the 2014 Olympic Athletes from Austria, France, Germany Switzerland, Japan and the U.S., Academy Award Nominees and Presenters, I was gifted with the portable version of this mattress topper to try out at home.
After hearing the compelling story of the fortuitous meeting of Mr. Takaoka and top-ranked professional golfer, Paula Creamer, I was excited and delighted to have the opportunity to test this topper. Everyone needs the restoration that a good night’s sleep provides, but Creamer was involved in a terrible car crash that left her injured, in pain and doubtful that she would be able to complete the tournament she was competing in. Enter airweave. Mr. Takaoka happened to be on site with one sample of his mattress topper in tow for an important presentation the next morning. When he learned of Creamer’s accident, he gifted her with his mattress topper and Creamer credits her speedy recovery and ability to finish the tournament to the restorative powers of deep sleep curtesy of airweave.
For my part, I have to tell you that it is incredibly easy to turn over on this mattress topper. If you’ve ever disappeared into a pillow top mattress or one of those memory foam products, you know how much effort it takes just to adjust your position. The airweave mattress topper is extremely light weight, yet dense and supportive of your body. I don’t notice any excessive build up of heat either. The travel version is fairly thin (less than 2 inches) and has a firm side and a softer side for shorter sleeping sessions. Although I haven’t had a nap since receiving my airweave, it’s unlikely that I would take my bed apart to flip the topper over. Yes, I know I have the portable version, but it instantly became a permanent part of my sleep system. Perhaps when I upgrade to the proper sized product for my mattress, I’ll grab a nap on the flip side and fill you in then. You know they are using these in First Class on JAL, too. Reportedly, there are no customer complaints. The flight attendants however, have noticed it is increasingly difficult to wake passengers upon arrival.For more information about airweave mattress toppers visit: airweave.com